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River Rhone Cycle Route

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The River Rhone Cycle Route

“Cycling The River Rhone Cycle Route”, is a guide to an 895km bicycle ride starting high in the Alps of central Switzerland and finishing at the Mediterranean Sea, near Marseille.

The route – which is mostly downhill – is divided into 20 stages (averaging 45km per stage) and can be completed by most cyclists in 12-14 days. The described route uses two waymarked national cycle trails: the Swiss R1 Rhone Route and the French ViaRhona, which together have been adopted by the ECF (European Cyclists’ Federation) as EuroVelo route EV17.

The guide provides detailed route descriptions and 1:150,000 mapping for each stage, together with plenty of practical advice such as preparing for the journey, transport options there and back, what to take, accommodation en route and more. A Swiss/French glossary is also included.

The River Rhone Cycle Route - sample pages

Taking in dramatic mountain vistas, Lake Geneva’s enchanting beauty and the coastal delights of southern France, the route showcases some of the region’s most spectacular scenery, making it a veritable gem for any tour cyclist looking to stretch their legs in stunning surrounds.

If a visual feast is not enough, cyclists can indulge in the gastronomic wonders of the region. And need we mention the fact that the Rhone flows through some of the greatest wine producing regions of both Switzerland and France?

The River Rhone Cycle Route - route map

The River Rhone Cycle Route

Author: Mike Wells
No of Pages: 256
Page Size: 116 x 172 mm
ISBN 10: 1852847557
ISBN 13: 9781852847555
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Published Date: October 2016
Edition: 1st ed, Oct 2016
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: colour photos and maps
Weight: 300g

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