This 280 km (6 hours) tour straddling France and Switzerland will take you through valleys and winding roads to discover some of the most beautiful natural sites in Savoie.
If the two Savoie regions are famous for their mountain roads, passes and curves, they are just as famous for their superb and well-preserved castles. It is this combination of curves, history and architecture that we suggest you discover along this original 250 km (5.5 hours) route.
This 280 km (6 hours) ride will take you from bend to bend to discover some superb Alpine passes such as the Aravis pass (1487 m), the Cormet de Roselend (1967 m) or the Colombière (1613 m). Few tourist stops during this tour but superb roads and breathtaking scenery!
The second part of this tour will take you to the lakes of Annecy and Le Bourget through the Massif des Beauges Park. Always curves, passes and beautiful landscapes along this 250 km (5 hours) route.
The Savoie is a land of predilection for motorbike tourism: grandiose landscapes, a string of curves and passes, not forgetting the superb lakes of Annecy, Bourget and Leman. It is towards the latter that our first circuit of 220 km (4.5 hours) will take you before returning to the mountains and the Route des Grandes Alpes.
Between Gravelines and Boulogne sur Mer, the Opal Coast unfolds its white sandy beaches, chalk cliffs, dunes and marshes. A superb mosaic of landscapes to discover on this 310 km (5.5 hours) circuit.
Mining towns and slag heaps are the images most often conveyed or retained from a too quick visit to the North. However, on the 210 km (5 hours) route that we propose, several stages will allow you to have another look at this part of France that was once highly industrialised. You will come back enchanted!
This 290 km (5.5 hours) tour will take you to the magnificent Gulf of Morbihan via the legendary Broceliande forest. If the coast is remarkable for its tourist sites, you will also appreciate the small quiet roads inland!
This 270 km (5 hours) circuit will allow you to discover several places not to be missed on the north coast of Brittany, whether it is Dinan, whose basilica houses the heart of the knight Du Guesclin, the fortified town of Saint-Malo or the superb views of the ocean offered by the Pointe du Grouin or the Cap Fréhel. Inland, you will certainly take great pleasure in finding the small roads that are much less busy than those along the coast.
This 270 km (5 hours) itinerary will take you through a hinterland full of valleys, straddling the departments of the Hautes-Pyrénées, the Haute-Garonne and the Gers. You will discover the superb Arros valley, the Save gorges, beautiful views of the Pyrenean mountain range and many small authentic villages.
The Aubrac is a vast plateau, about 40 km long and 20 km wide, with an average altitude of between 1000 m and 1400 m. It is the perfect playground for bikers who love beautiful curves and old historic villages. Because of its relative isolation, the landscapes have kept all their authenticity and will give you a real feeling of freedom along this 290 km (6 hours) route.
This 290 km (5 hours) tour will allow you to explore the Regional Natural Park of the Grands Causses with a wide variety of landscapes. This tour is above all a nature tour and, apart from Millau and Saint-Affrique, there are no major towns on the route. Think about your refuelling... and food.
Causses, gorges, caves, chasms, rocky chaos... Few regions offer so much for motorcyclists: magnificent landscapes crossed by winding roads and first-class tourist sites criss-cross this superb 260 km (5.5 hours) route.
For this exceptional 330 km (7 hours) tour, plan to get up early... and go to bed late because you will certainly want to share your experience back at the campsite! If the route is not too technical, it remains intense: climbs, descents, curves, straights: a condensed version of motorbike roads that will delight all bikers, whatever your level.
This 210 km (4 hours) route takes in the 4 most famous passes of the Pyrenees: Aubisque (1709 m), Soulor (1474 m), Tourmalet (2115 m) and Aspin (1489 m), you will also discover the beautiful gorges of Luz and the Pic du Midi de Bigorre.
This 200 km (4 hours) route has 8 passes, including the Col d'Aspin (1489 m), one of the most famous in the Pyrenees. Each of them promises a breath of fresh air and memorable moments.
This 250 km (4.5 hours) itinerary on the foothills of the Pyrenees will allow you to discover a hinterland full of valleys, straddling the departments of the Hautes-Pyrénées, the Haute-Garonne and the Gers. Among the highlights of this tour, we would like to highlight the small town of Mauvezin with its castle and the Escaladieu abbey, in the superb Arros valley, the Save gorges, between Montmaurin and Lespugue, the Gallo-Roman villa of Montmaurin and the view of the Pyrenean range from Puntous de Laguian. Between the two ends of this nature trail, take the time to stop in small villages that have remained authentic, such as Saramon, Simorre or Miélan.
Appearances are sometimes deceiving... The beautiful straight line shown in the main photo is one of the rare ones on this circuit made of passes and curves. This 240 km (5 hours) route also follows the Route des Grandes Alpes to take you to the Iseran pass (the highest in the Alps at 2764 m) as well as to the twin Madeleine passes (Val Cenis at 1746 m and La Léchère, the most famous, at 1993 m). Sublime roads, grandiose landscapes, breathtaking views, it is difficult to find the words to describe the beauty of this route.
Although this 240 km (5.5 hours) route only includes a few tourist stops, it is nonetheless very rich in sensations and views. You will have to cross 4 major passes in Savoie: the Telegraphe pass (1566 m), the Lautaret pass (2057 m), the Montgenèvre pass (1850 m) and the Mont Cenis pass (2081 m), all along the superb roads and landscapes of the Savoyard and Italian parts of the Great Alps Road. A must for the 68° application!
Belfries, mining towns, slag heaps, greyness and rain are the images that we most often retain from a too quick visit to the North. But if you take the time, you will get a different view of this once highly industrialised part of France. Arras and its superb Grand'place, the Wellington quarry, the Louvre Museum in Lens, the promenade boats of old Douai, the citadel of Cambrai and its fortifications, Old Lille and its terraces are just some of the places to discover on this beautiful 185 km (5 hours) route.
The Savoie is a land of choice for motorcycle touring in France, with its grandiose landscapes and a host of high mountain turns. This 300 km (6 hours) itinerary will take you to discover the two main lakes of the region: Annecy and of course Lake Geneva, a real inland sea.
The Luberon massif stretches over 60 km between Manosque and Cavaillon, with an average width of only 5 km. It is therefore relatively easy to walk around it and to discover the many points of interest in the area on this 290 km (6 hour) circuit.
This 230 km (5 hours) tour will take you around the famous Grand Canyon du Verdon. This canyon can reach 800 m in height and is the largest in Europe. It is surrounded by the Corniche sublime to the south and the route des Crêtes to the north. Both offer magnificent views. From the Grand Canyon, the Verdon feeds the magnificent Sainte-Croix lake.
No excitement of the peaks on this 230 km (5.5 hours) loop, but rather the scent of olive trees that goes to your head, just before the splendour of the Baux de Provence transports you into another world.