The desire to travel the most beautiful roads of our country and to be able to admire the dream panoramas that they offer has been tempting you for a little while? What if it was finally time to organize all this and prepare your motorcycle trip through France? To vary the pleasures during your different tours in two-wheeler and to make the most of your road-trip, we have selected ideas of leisure activities to be carried out alone, in Duo or with friends!
The Arcachon Basin – the flyover of the Dune of Pilat
Discover the Landes de Gascogne, where the Arcachon basin is located. The only interruption of the Silver Coast is an inland sea that opens directly onto the Atlantic Ocean through passes. It is a bike ride in a natural corner of Gironde, the rich maritime culture and the grandiose scenery that awaits you! If you are in the vicinity of Bordeaux, go down to the end of the Cap-Ferret to get back up the inside of the basin towards Arcachon.
It is not very long, you can make a few stops to enjoy the surroundings and perhaps even taste the famous gravettes, oysters arcachonnaises. The most beautiful remains to come: the Dune of the Pilat, the highest in all of Europe, will rise right in front of you. To savor all the immensity and more, there is nothing like flying in a helicopter over the basin of Arcachon to observe everything in an impregnable way. You will also see the oyster basins, the bird Island and the National Nature Reserve of the Arguin bank.
The Gulf of Morbihan – catamaran excursion to the Île-d'Houat
The roads in the south of Brittany will seduce you during a motorcycle trip, especially with the large choice of popular destinations offered by the Morbihan. On a weekend, from the outskirts of Rennes, you can head to Vannes, its St. Peter's Cathedral and its ramparts. La Trinité-sur-Mer and its pretty harbour will welcome you for a stroll and you can then go and visit Carnac, its dolmens and menhirs (almost 3000 in all).
The next day you can visit Quiberon and its bay which houses a small paradise called the island of Houat. Wild and preserved, its waters to the color worthy of the Caribbean will amaze you! You will be able to embark for a trip at sea during a whole day on a sailing trip with a skipper. It will drop you in a catamaran for 3 hours during which you can relax on the superb beach Treac'h Er Goured with clear waters, or stroll on the cliffs and discover small coves.
The Auvergne volcanoes – motorcycle on circuit and paragliding
The Puy-de-Dôme department will offer you its most beautiful places to travel on motorcycles. The Auvergne is a lively area with a beautiful array of leisure activities. Motorcyclists eager for sports driving will be able to discover one of the circuits of the corner during a motorcycle internship with a professional team as you can see here. During your getaway, you can drive from Clermont-Ferrand to Saint-Nectaire where you can enjoy the thermal baths, visit the caves of Cornadore and even taste the iconic cheese! Then you will head to Mount Dore and the Puy du Sancy, to take full eyes!
The regional natural Park of the Auvergne volcanoes that you can cross on motorbike during your stay on the Auvergne roads is a huge volcanic site. To be able to observe the many extinct volcanoes there, why not opt for the air route so as not to miss a corner? In a tandem pod with a monitor, you will fly in paragliding and fly over the volcanoes of Auvergne that will parade under your feet. A magical moment that will leave you memories for life!
The gorges of the Verdon-defying the void by bungee jumping
Want to ride in a case of privileged nature to the beauty without the same? The regional park of the Verdon and its surroundings will enchant you, to make the bike tour will be unforgettable. Departing from Castellane, where you can admire the Provençal charm, Saint Victor's church and the Pentagonal tower. Head towards Rougon, then follow the route of La Palud-sur-Verdon, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, laugh, Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon and obviously you will not resist stopping to observe the largest artificial lake that feeds the river Verdon: The Lake of St. Croix.
The gorges of the Verdon represent the largest canyon in Europe with an absolutely exceptional panorama, conducive to aquatic and extreme activities. Thrill enthusiasts will not resist going to the Artuby Bridge, 182 meters high, to make a bungee jump rich in adrenaline! Will you have the courage to launch against the lush vegetation of the area?
The Luberon massif – The villages perched in a hot air balloon
Not far from the Verdon, you can enjoy the roads of the Luberon and its regional natural park. On the way to Moto de Manosque, take the direction of Rustrel and what is more commonly known as the Provençal Colorado. An atypical and colorful landscape! A little stroll will allow you to appreciate the originality.
Just before you go on a motorcycle ride, at sunrise, how about taking a seat in the hot air balloon basket that will take you to the Luberon sky? As the surroundings awake peacefully, you can admire the beauty of the perched village of Gordes, that of Roussillon and its palette of colours with ochre tones, not forgetting the breathtaking view that you will have on the forest. Enjoy the good smell of the garrigue!
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