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Free wheeling in Nantes!

The destination’s hotspots: Routes, useful info, ideas for excursions...

Located at the crossroads of two indisputable, international stars of bike travel beloved by the public – “La Vélodyssée” (EuroVelo 1) and “La Loire à Vélo” (EuroVelo 6) – and with its 586 km (364 mi.) of bike paths and more than 2,900 parking spots and 7,000 bike racks, Nantes and its surrounding region loves cycling! According to the 2019 Parlons vélo list of most bikeable cities in France (data collected by the Fédération française des Usagers de la Bicyclette), Nantes is the nation’s second best city with over 200,000 inhabitants. Currently, the modal share is 6%. And Nantes is aiming for 12% by 2030. Numbers aside, Nantes and its surrounding area have never stopped promoting cycling. Whether it’s for everyday travel or for just getting around town. So, Nantes invites you to freewheel/kick it into high gear and discover the region “en roues libres”...