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UK To Mediterranean (One Way Only)

UK To Mediterranean (One Way Only)

The Med route is for those clients wishing to travel One Way only with us. We will pick-up at Leeds, Wakefield, Meadowhall, Trowell Services, Leicester Forest, Northampton, South Mimms, Waltham Abbey, Gravesend & Dover and drop-offs will be at Paris (Overnight Stay will be required for those heading south) and the following day at Auxerre, Beaune, Macon, Lyon, Valence, Orange and Montpellier in May (Narbonne & Rosas also in Sept. only). For July please see Med Routes via Semaine Fédérale.

This long established route has proved extremely popular with our clients.

 

Paris

This is a popular drop off for those wanting to return from Paris to London. Enjoys good access to the Marne Valley. Here we will have an overnight stay, for those heading south, which you will need to book your own hotel at St. Witz, a map will be sent with the hotel and restaurant options near to the drop off/pick off.

 

Auxerre (May and Sept only)

Excellent starting point for a tour of Burgundy and convenient for Vezelay - Starting point for the Santiago de Compostela pilgrim route to Spain.

 

Beaune (May and Sept only)

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

 

Macon (May and Sept only)

Explore the Jura Mountains, head east to the Alps or south east to the plateau of the Dombes, or enter the Massif Central for some excellent cycling.

 

Roanne (July only)

This will be the host in the Loire, for the popular 85th Semaine Fédérale but you can also get off the coach here and do some easy cycling along the Canal, or why not try the intermediate or expert routes.

 

Lyon (May and Sept only)

Well placed for the Jura Mountains, the Chartreuse, French Alps and Lyonnais Mountains.

 

Valence 

Starting point for exploring the Vercors. Tough climbs reaching 1000ft high, offers 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.

 

Montpellier (May and Sept only)

Flat easy cycling to the mouth of the Rhône. More challenging cycling is in the countryside of the Cévennes and Gorges de Tarn.

 

Narbonne (September only)

Flat easy cycling to the north and west and Carcassonne is an opportunity to explore the foothills of the Pyrénées.

 

Rosas (September only)

Why not head inland and explore the volcanic natural parks beyond Banyoles, or cycle the fascinating nature reserves of Emporda. Or if you want to use a base on the beautiful Bay of Roses then look at our Fixed Holiday Options.  If you need a day to recover or just rest it is ideal. Click HERE

 

To book please go to the Departure Dates above and if you want to book more than one person, please change to the number required.

 

For the Mediterranean Route in July via Semaine Fédérale, please Click HERE

 

BOOKS

 

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

 

Cicerone Books for all your cycling routes Click HERE

 

 

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 date?

 

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 or Paris?

 

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.

 

Are there any restaurants at Saint Witz I can book for the overnight stay?

 

Yes just click on the link here for the Hotels and the restaurants.

 

BOOKS

 

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

 

Cicerone Books for all your cycling routes Click HERE

 

For an independent website for cycling in France 'FreeWheeling' Click HERE

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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