Category Archives: Odyssey#6 2019 Wandering in Europe

Eurovelo 1 Brittany: La Gacilly to Rennes

BRITTANY: LA GACILLY to RENNES. JUNE 2019   Reluctantly we departed La Gacilly and followed quiet D roads (minor roads) hoping to stay in front of the predicted storms. The ride took us through rural areas and with the wind at … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 1 France: Nantes to La Gacilly

FRANCE: NANTES to BLAIN, REDON and LA GACILLY ALONG THE NANTES-BREST CANAL    2019. There were a number of reasons we didn’t continue along the Eurovelo 6 to the Atlantic from Nantes as it meant crossing a high suspension bridge … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 6 France: Brain-sur-l’Authion to Nantes

FRANCE: BRAIN SUR-L’AUTHION TO NANTES ALONG THE LOIRE ON THE EUROVELO 6     2019 This section of the bike route took us further along the Loire but with some detours inland past vineyards, picket fences and grand gateposts and along a … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 6 France: Nevers to Brain-sur-l’Authion

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE 2019. FRANCE: NEVERS TO BRAIN SUR-L’AUTHION ALONG THE EUROVELO 6 From Nevers we took a train. Instead of riding the hooked part of the river to Orleans and back south to Tours we … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 6 France: Lyons to Nevers

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE                                                             Lyon to Nevers France   After five days in Lyon we decided to move on and the simplest thing to do was to take a train to Paray-le-Monial back on the Eurovelo … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 6 France: Lyon and Perouges

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE WANDERINGS 2019  FRANCE: LYON and PEROUGES The name Lyon has nothing to do with the animal, it is more likely associated with the Latin name of the city Lugdunum, which was reduced to … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 6 France: Dole to Lyon

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE  FRANCE: DOLE TO LYON with overnight stays at SEURRE, CHALON-sur-SAONE and TOURNUS. From Dole we rode around sixty kilometres to Seurre, which for us is a big day but we had a tail … Continue reading

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Our wanderings begin: France

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE  and our WANDERING EXPERIENCES of 2019. Avid readers of this blog will note that I have added ‘Wandering Experiences’ to the heading and I have done this because that is exactly what we … Continue reading

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