CYCLING ACTORS IN ESSONNE
Departmental Committee of bicycle tourism
The Departmental Committee of bicycle tourism (CODEP91) offers on its website many ideas for mountain bike and cycling road trips in Essonne. It lists about twenty detailed routes as well as about thirty detailed mountain bike routes.
For each route, it is possible to download the corresponding GPS tracks. You will also find events calendar of cyclotouristic excursions, contacts for 70 cycling clubs or associations as well as all practical informations to organize an event and to practice this activity in complete safety. If you encounter problems in your way, you will be able to report the anomalies in the FAIDAIR file downloadable on the website.
Contact the CODEP91 : 01 69 20 48 31 – firstname.lastname@example.org – cyclotourisme91.free.fr
“Vélo en France”
The French Cycling Federation in partnership with the Departmental Committee of bicycle tourism is offering several road and mountain bike tours in the Essonne department.
These free downloadable itineraries will help you to better prepare your route and to know the remarkable tourist and heritage sites to discover.
Connect Notre-Dame de Paris to the Mont Saint-Michel by bike, what a great idea! With the bicycle route of “La Véloscenie”, discover the history of France, illustrated by its most beautiful monuments.
Between developed trails, greenways, small marked roads and forest paths, this cycling route takes you from Paris to the Bièvre Valley, in the heart of the Chevreuse valley, the Perche and the Normandy grove. Do not miss the Palace of Versailles, Maintenon, the Chartres Cathedral, the Bagnoles de l’Orne Baths, the Alençon Lace. Five sites are UNESCO World Heritage sites, discover them quickly!
The “Scandibérique” is the French part of EuroVelo 3, a European cycle route from Trondheim (Norway) to Santiago de Compostela (Spain). It crosses France from north-east to south-west over more than 1700 km and offers the longest cycle route in France.
Walking between plains and hills, historic towns and green spaces, the “Scandibérique” offers the opportunity to explore, through 20 departments and 6 regions, many terroirs, heritage and remarkable sites in France.