Self-guided Cycling and Active Vacations
Congratulations for choosing an active vacation! For the past 25 years, Discover France has perfected the art of European cycling vacations and French bike tours. We create itineraries with the spirit of independent travel in mind, offering cycling, hiking, and active vacation tours in France and Europe. We can customize your vacation according to your time, fitness level, and interests. Our European vacations are the ultimate adventure for couples, families, and friends.
With our self-guided active vacations, you have the freedom to explore at your own pace the historical landmarks and spectacular scenery of Europe and France. We are there for you with support whenever and wherever you need it along the way.
Exceptional booking conditions for Discover France trips (valid for a booking from 04/01/2020 until further notice) : Your Discover France booking becomes refundable up to 15 days before your departure: book your trip by paying a fully refundable 30% deposit.
Family, couple, solo or friends vacations ?
Looking for travel ideas for your family, as a couple or vacationing with friends? From romantic getaways to family trips, there is always the right trip for you with Discover France.
Enjoy a romantic visit of the Loire Valley castles with your beloved one. Discover the secrets of the Mont Saint Michel with your kids.
Have fun with your group of friends while cycling along the Canal du Midi.
Different types of bikes are available : e-bikes, road bikes, touring hybrids and mountain bikes. If you are a sport addict of looking for a family vacation, there’s a tour for you!
Discover our featured tours of the month
We introduce you to our favorite trips of the moment to discover France by bike
Our Featured Trips
Where we go Overseas
You’ve decided to see Europe, France, or any of our overseas destinations up close and off the beaten path with an active vacation. Whether biking, hiking, or on one of our multisport tours, you have the opportunity to discover Europe at your own pace with self-guided travel. Explore the European favorites: the castles of the Loire Valley, the scenic natural beauty of Ireland, or the Mediterranean sunshine of Provence or Tuscany, Italy.
Try the newer hot spots like Croatia, Corsica, or Portugal. We’ve created a complete catalogue of vacation destinations and bike tours, designing itineraries that share the outstanding historical landmarks, beautiful scenery, and interesting cultures of Europe.
Discover France is a specialist of self-guided and guided biking tours in France and Europe. And a whole lot more! We offer a wide selection of vacation experiences: such as walking or multi-activity tours in different European destinations. We offer theme-based tours: culinary vacations, wine tours, or cultural interest tours. Our vacations are a perfect occasion to explore a destination and live a new experience.
We even design special training camps with coaching and advice from our professional guides. Adventure seekers! Let us design your experience. If you are looking for a new or off the beaten path experience - join us!
What is self-guided ?
Our self-guided cycling, multi-sport and hiking tours offer the same quality, style, service and comforts of our guided trips. The only difference is that with self-guided... you are the guide! Tailored specifically for active, independent and curious travelers who demand exceptional value and flexibility, these tours are customizable and extremely affordable.
Discover France Adventures pioneered and perfected the art of self-guided travel. Each of our self-guided cycling and multi-sport tours is a complete and affordable vacation, tailored specifically for active, independent and curious travelers who demand exceptional value and flexibility.
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Official Tour de France Tour Operator
Come with us to experience first-hand the blood, sweat, tears-and of course-fantastic landscapes and delicious food and wine along the Tour's route.
As an Official Tour de France Tour Operator, we are able to offer exclusive, VIP access along the race course. Imagine mingling with the pros as the Departure Village, following the Caravan, flying in a helicopter to get a bird's eye view of the cyclists, taking on the same alpine summits racing across the same finish lines-just before the pros do, popping open a celebratory bootle of bubbly on the Champs-Elysées.