Need to escape and wide open spaces?

Take on the most beautiful roads and landscapes of the Ardèche . The 13 bike routes signposted On the roads of the Ardéchoise cross the territory from north to south. From 85 to 620 km of course to do at your own pace and according to your desires. 

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Ardèche roads are renowned for their tranquility but don't forget to share them with motorists and remember that the rules of the road apply to everyone. 

Cycle routes all year round

13 routes and 620 km on the Routes de l'Ardéchoise can be used all year round. Here is a great way to train and discover the riches of the region: exceptional landscapes, meetings and villages await you “On the roads of the Ardèche."

Let yourself be guided on the roads of the Ardéchoise

"The markup of the thirteen loops, crossing the department from North to South, was carried out by the services of the General Council, with specific signage: altitude, elevation, mileage to the pass…”, explains Anne-Laure Dardun, from the Ardèche Tourist Development Agency. 

Le national bike welcome label, supported by France Vélo Tourisme, allocated in particular to the Tourist Offices of Val d'Ay in Lalouvesc and Ardèche Hermitage in Saint Félicien, makes it possible to combine offers adapted to cycle tourists. Along the routes, accommodation is labeled and undertakes to "provide a personalized and attentive welcome to cycling tourists", in terms of services, equipment and advice. These accommodations are characterized by certain advantages: being located less than 5 km from a course; to be labeled (Gîte de France, Vacation key…) or classified; overnight stays, to meet the needs of traveling cyclists.

Course on the roads of Ardéchoise the genets Ardèche Saint Félicien LalouvescArdèche cycle promotion

A race for the glory of a territory

If the mythical race of the Ardéchoise is held each year in June, the circuits of Northern Ardèche (race in June open to electrically assisted bicycles, VAE) are passable throughout the year. 

The Ardéchoise brings together thousands of participants each year. This race is the first cyclo rally on mountain roads in Europe. Since 1992, she has made the Ardèche a must-see destination bicycle tourism. It must be said that the June race is a great cycling festival throughout the territory. Volunteers, and much more, get involved in a festive and colorful atmosphere allowing an unforgettable crossing cyclists et athletes. The diversity of landscapes Ardèche, as well as the many iconic collars are traveled through 80 routes and variants. 

House of the Ardéchoise

1 Place des Myrtilles
07410 Saint Felicien
+04 75 06 13 43 XNUMX

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An event designed for everyone

Sports cyclist or not, the race of the Ardéchoise is above all a party where everyone is invited. And yes, it is practicable in VAE (electrically-assisted bike suitable for medium mountains) on the Wednesday route. In the same way the youngest also have their own courses and can register for the Ardéchoise des Jeunes. The permanent markupOn the roads of the Ardéchoise” is a chance to practice before the big day. The ideal opportunity for those who like to prepare for sporting challenges, or for those who prefer to escape and take the time to meditate in the great natural spaces

Routes full of sight!

The kilometers parade full of promise, panoramic viewpoints on the Alpes or Mezenc and Ardèche mountains. The winding roads rush into the Gorges du Doux going up to the upper valleys of the Cance and the Ay. Places to visit and heritagee meet in each charming village. We stop in front of a small église before recovering in a few good restaurants, products of "terroir" (a paving stone of Saint Régis “ taste the Ardèche” for the road) and then meetings…

After the stage, we will think about treating ourselves to a sports recovery with a professional well-being…Leave nothing to chance for a perfect cycling holiday in every way.

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Rent an electric bike on the roads of the Ardéchoise 

You will find bikes for hire in Lalouvesc, you just have to book in advance, 20 euros per day from 9 a.m. to 17 p.m. and off you go, helmet, anti-puncture kit, the regulars take their bathing suits, ride and enjoy swimming in the river. 

e-bike rental 

Tourist Office
+04 75 67 84 20 XNUMX 

Experience a cycling holiday

And for an organized trip from A to Z the cycling tours of “l'Ardéchoise Autre”.

Group stays from 8 people offered by the SRA association offer logistics and the presence of a coordinator. You will certainly have the chance to meet Gretel there. She describes herself as a "centipede from the Ardèche", a precious asset for the discovery of heritage and cuisine. 

All you have to do is pedal!

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Also find your Tourist Offices and services labeled Accueil vélo Cycling reception services – France Vélo Tourisme (