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Med via Semaine Fédérale Return Ticket

Med via Semaine Fédérale Return Ticket

From the UK we will pick up at the following points: Leeds, Wakefield, Sheffield Meadowhall, Trowell, Leicester Forest, Northampton, South Mimms, Waltham Abbey, Gravesend and Dover. The drop offs for this Route are at Paris (Overnight Stay will be required if heading further South), Auxerre, Beaune, Roanne (Semaine Fédérale), Valence and Orange. For the return pick ups will be Orange, Valence, Roanne, Beaune and Reims (Overnight stay will be required) before heading back to the UK.

This route has proved extremely successful with our clients. It has been changed slightly to incorporate those wishing to go to the Semaine Fédérale or perhaps get off the coach elsewhere and do part of this popular event.

 

Paris - This is a popular pick up for those returning from a London to Paris ride or charity event. Enjoy good access to the Marne Valley. Here we will having an overnight stay for which you will need to book your own hotel at St. Witz, a map will be sent with the hotel options near to the drop off/pick up.

 

Auxerre   - An excellent starting point for a tour of Burgundy and convenient for Vézelay - starting point for the Santiago de Compostela pilgrim route to Spain.

 

Beaune - Scenic routes north to the Parc Régional du Morvan and quiet roads south to the Jura Mountains. Low gears needed!

 

Roanne - The base for this year’s Semaine Fédérale.

 

Valence - Starting point for exploring the Vercors. Tough climbs reaching 1000ft high, offer superb views and easy riding once you're up there. Further east the mountains of the Alps offer snow-capped scenery and the chance to tackle some of the classic mountain passes.

 

Orange - Go west to the Ardeche or head east into Provence and enjoy Mont Ventoux or the mountains of the Luberon and the Gorge du Verdon. Easier cycling can be found in the Rhône Valley.

 

To book please go to the Departure Dates tab above, change to the number of passengers if more then one, and click on the trolley.

 

BOOKS

 

Cycling Southern France - Loire to Mediterranean at Excellent Books Click HERE

 

Cicerone Books for all your cycling routes Click HERE

 

For information on this event please go to https://www.cycloroanne2024.fr/  - This is the dedicated site for this popular event and you can get your registration forms (normally from January) and information on campsites, meals, etc also.

 

 

FAQ's

 

Where do I find out the exact location of my pick-up?

 

The easiest way to find your pick-up point is on the 'Pick-up points' tab above. You can manipulate the google map by clicking and dragging the cursor so that you point is in the centre of the map and then you can zoom in and out by using the '+' and '-' buttons on-screen. The point that you can see on the google map when you are fully zoomed in is the exact area where the European Bike Express Coach can be found. Click on the "Satellite" tab to get an accurate picture.

 

 

Do I have to give a Mobile Number?

 

We strongly recommend that you supply us with a contact number in case we need to advise you of any important information about your transfer close to the time of departure. For example if we are running late due to unforeseen circumstances, then we will keep you updated by text. After over 30 years of experience we highly recommend that you provide us with this information so that we can make your travel arrangements go as smoothly as possible.

 

How do I book a departure?

 

To book please click on the Departure Dates above tab and then amend number of passengers if not 1. Then click the trolley.

 

Where can I book the Hotel in Paris for the outbound journey?

 

We will be parking the Coach at the Premiere Classe at St Witz, although there are other Hotels in the Area.  The Hotels can be found here on Google Maps. You can click on them there or go to the Hotels direct websites, or  TrivagoExpedia,  Hotels.com or Booking.com or indeed any website that sells hotels.  You must book them independently and we would advise booking them with free cancellations. We will be leaving the hotel at 06:00 the following morning. Please do not book breakfast as this won't be available until 06:30 and we will have left. We will stop at around 08:15 to allow you to get breakfast. Please do NOT book the Roissy Charles de Gaulle Hotels, you want the Roissy St Witz ones.

 

Where can I book the Hotel in Reims for the return journey?

We will be parking the Coach at the Ibis Reims Tinqueux Hotel, although there are other Hotels in the Area.  The Hotels can be found here on Google Maps. You can click on them there or go to the Hotels direct websites, or  TrivagoExpedia,  Hotels.com or Booking.com or indeed any website that sells hotels.  You must book them independently and we would advise booking them with free cancellations. We will be leaving the hotel at 06:00 the following morning. Please do not book breakfast as this won't be available until 06:30 and we will have left. We will stop at around 08:15 to allow you to get breakfast.

 

References

 

Cycling Southern France - Loire to Mediterranean at Excellent Books Click HERE

 

Cicerone Books for all your cycling routes Click HERE

 

For information on this event please go to https://www.cycloroanne2024.fr/  - This is the dedicated site for this popular event and you can get your registration forms (normally from January) and information on campsites, meals, etc also.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address
Dover Eastern Docks DOVER Outside Old Terminal Building (knocked down)
Dover Eastern Docks, Dover, CT16 1JA
Gravesend GRAVESEND - Cyclopark, The Tollgate, Wrotham Rd,
Gravesend, DA11 7NP
Leeds LEEDS - M1 Junc 45, Skelton Lake Services
Leeds, LS9 0AS
Leicester Forest LEICESTER - Leicester Forest East Services
M1 (Juncs 21/21A), Southbound, LE3 3GB
London (North) LONDON NORTH - South Mimms Services
M25 Junc.23, Bignells Corner, Potters Bar, EN6 3QQ
Northampton NORTHAMPTON, M1 Junction 16 (A45), Oval Services
Upper Heyford. NN7 3NF
Nottingham Trowell Serv. NOTTINGHAM - M1 (between junctions 25/26)
Trowell Services, (S/bound), Nottingham. NG9 3PL
Sheffield Meadowhall SHEFFIELD - M1 Junction 34 (A6109). Bus Stop on
Meadowhall Way, (Nexus Academy) Sheffield. S9 1EA
Wakefield WAKEFIELD - M1 Junction 39 (A636) Slip road,
Cedar Court Htl, Denby Dale Rd, Wakefield WF4 3QZ
Waltham Abbey WALTHAM ABBEY - M25 junction 26 (A121)
Layby nr Skillet Hill Farm, Waltham Abbey. EN9 3QU
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