Cycling in France - Paris & the Île de France (Chapter)
This is the Paris & Île De France chapter from Lonely Planet's Cycling France guidebook.
With its world-famous museums, historic monuments, elegant avenues, magnificent churches, romantic quays and stylish locals, you don't need us to tell you that Paris transcends the hype. What you may not know, however, is how cycle-friendly the city is. Grab this chapter and find out!
- cycle the Île de France's loveliest woods, the Forêt de Fontainebleau
- transport and accommodation
- make like a local and cruise Paris' bikepaths on a Vélib' bicycle
- discovering your inner Impressionist in Monet's flower-filled garden at Giverny
Coverage includes: Paris & the Île de France, History, Environment, Climate, Getting to/from the Rides, Towns & Facilities, Paris Orientation, Fabulous Fontainebleau, Monet's Passions.