Cycle touring

Fancy a trip by cycle touring?

What if you combined your stay and cycling with other activities?

Take in the history or indulge in the sun-drenched culinary specialities… Take the opportunity to marvel at the breathtaking views of the Nice Côte d’Azur.

Ideally located between the sea and the mountains, Nice Côte d’Azur is full of treasures.

Opting for cycle touring is an opportunity for you to explore all the rich heritage and discover the local gastronomy while cycling.

After the effort, the comfort… Take the opportunity to relax in the wellness areas of Nice Côte d’Azur. Choose accommodation adapted to your needs by staying with our “Accueil Vélo” approved accommodation providers.

The Great Alps Route

Experience an unforgettable adventure by bicycle, bike, car or motorbike!

This mythical route takes you from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean via the most famous of the great Alpine passes. 720 kilometres, 18 mythical passes (Galibier pass, Lautaret pass, Izoard pass, Vars pass, Couillole pass, Saint Martin pass, Turini pass, Eze pass) and 14 stages, the Great Alps Route is undoubtedly the most majestic of all mountain bike routes.

Departure : Thonon les Bains
Arrival : Nice

On the territory of the metropolis, the main route goes over the Col de la Couillole and the variant over the Col de la Bonette.

Main route : Valberg – Beuil – Col de la Couillole-  Roubion – Saint Sauveur sur Tinée – Valdeblore – Saint Dalmas – La Colmiane/Col Saint Martin – Saint Martin Vésubie – Roquebilière – La Bollène Vésubie – Col de Turini – Moulinet – Sospel – Menton – La Turbie – Eze le Col ( M2564) – Villefranche sur mer – Beaulieu sur Mer – Nice

Variant : Variant n°6: Jausiers (junction before Barcelonnette) – Auron – Saint Sauveur sur Tinée (deletes Barcelonnette – Valberg and Roubion) .

The EuroVelo 8

The EuroVelo 8 (EV8) or “Mediterranean by bike” is a 5900km European cycle route crossing 11 countries along the Mediterranean coast between Spain and Greece.

The EV8 reinvents a way of discovering the Mediterranean arc at one’s own pace by bike or EV.

Live a unique experience and enjoy a mosaic of landscapes and heritages during your trip: sea, mountains, lakes, marshes, canals, heritage of the Roman Empire…

Awaken all your senses!

The Itinerary on the territory of the Metropole Nice Côte d’Azur follows the coastline from Cagnes-sur-Mer to Cap d’Ail via the Grande Corniche.

Find the itineraries passing through Nice Côte d’Azur :

– From Cannes to Nice 

– From Nice to Menton