Cycling the Canal de la Garonne


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Cycling the Canal de la Garonne

Cycling the Canal de la Garonne

This guidebook describes the cycle route along the Canal de la Garonne in the south of France.

The 290km route is covered in 7 stages from bustling Bordeaux to the splendid rose city of Toulouse, with a 135km excursion from to Lacanau on the Atlantic coast. The route also links with the Canal du Midi.

Cycling the Canal de la Garonne and Canal du Midi - route

Optional side trips explore the countryside and historical towns and villages, including Agen, Moissac, Marmande and Montauban. Mainly flat and easy cycling, including 193km along the main canal towpath, this is an easy route suitable for lone cyclists, families, groups and those using e-bikes.

It is perfect for those planning a cycling holiday, and for people boating on the canal or holidaying nearby who want to get out and explore. A detailed route description is accompanied by 1:50,000 maps, with fascinating information about the places encountered along the route and notes on the region’s history and the building of the canal.

The guidebook also contains practical information on travel, choosing the right bike and equipment, facilities and cycle shops.

Cycling the Canal de la Garonne

Author: Declan Lyons
No of Pages: 224
Page Size: 116 x 172 mm
ISBN 10: 1852847832
ISBN 13: 9781852847838
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Published Date: January 2019
Edition: 1st ed, Jan 2019
Binding: Paperback (encapsulated)
Illustrations: Colour photos and maps
Weight: 216g

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