Fietsen in de Hérault, fietsvakantie en fietsen op vakantie in Occitanië, Frankrijk met vakantiehuis
Fietsen in de Hérault, fietsvakantie en fietsen op vakantie in Occitanië, Frankrijk met vakantiehuis

Cycling in the Hérault

Cyclists and mountain bikers, explore the most beautiful routes around Graissessac.

Cycling in the Hérault, cycling holiday and cycling holiday in Occitania, France with a holiday home.

If you’re staying in the LOTT Graissessac holiday home and you’re a cycling enthusiast, you can enjoy some great days of cycling. The Hérault department, with its breathtaking landscapes and charming villages, is the perfect destination for your next cycling adventure!

Explore Graissessac and the surroundings on your bike

Graissessac, located in the heart of Hérault, is the ideal starting point for your cycling adventure! Hop on your two-wheeler and discover the unspoiled nature, winding trails, and picturesque roads that this region has to offer. It’s a region for experienced cycling enthusiasts.

Breath-taking cycling routes

Hop on your electric bike, mountain bike, or road bike and be captivated by the natural beauty of the Aveyron region. Cycle through green hills, along babbling rivers, and through vast forests.

The Wine Route

Start your day with a relaxing bike ride through the vineyards of Hérault. Taste local wines and enjoy the breathtaking views of the rolling hills. From Graissessac, you can first take a car ride to a beautiful cycling area, for example, alongside vineyards.

Cycling in the Hérault discover the beautiful wine route!
Cycling in the Hérault discover the beautiful wine route!

Along the Canal du Midi

Follow the historic Canal du Midi on your bike and admire the beautiful bridges and locks along the way.

Mountain Adventure

For the adventurous among us, there are plenty of mountain paths and single tracks that will challenge you and reward you with unforgettable views!

Tips for the perfect cycling day

  • Make sure to have a good map or GPS to plan and follow your route.
  • Bring enough water and snacks to stay energized.
  • Stop at local markets to pick up fresh regional products for a delightful picnic along the way.

Culinary indulgence after cycling!

After a day filled with cycling adventures, you deserve to treat yourself! Visit local restaurants and savor delicious regional dishes, such as the famous cassoulet or fresh seafood. Don’t forget to order a glass of local wine to complete your meal!

The best time to cycle in Hérault

The mild Mediterranean climate makes Hérault a great cycling destination year-round. Spring and autumn are ideal for pleasant temperatures and beautiful landscapes!


Holiday ideas, inspirations & links

Useful information and cycling tips for a cycling holiday:

“Cycling through the French hill country... Delicious!”
- Joke and Marijn
Holiday in the Hérault, France! Things to see and discover in the Hérault (Occitanië)
Holiday in the Hérault, France! Hiking in the Hérault
Holiday in the Hérault, France! Cycling in the Hérault
Holiday in the Hérault, France! Holiday home LOTT Graissessac

Things to do?

Discover your favourite activities during your holiday. LOTT holiday homes has exclusively selected some activities for you. Please visit the 'Things to do?' page as a starting point for your explorations during your holiday at one of our cottages.

FAQ - Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions. Do you have another question? Please visit the main 'FAQ' page or contact us by email.

Yes, it makes total sense to bring your bike to your holiday destination in France. LOTT’s holiday homes are selected on their proximity to a good cycling route in the area.

We have made cycle page per region and there’s information available in the cottages as well.

Yes, you can definitely rent a bike during your stay. Even among locals, the bike is gaining traction. You will see more and more bike shops and rental shops in the area.

YUseful information can be found in the cottages of LOTT holiday homes & more or at the local tourist office.

Yes, LOTT holiday homes & more always makes sure there is information available including cycling routes or a website with links to find/download routes.

Yes, there are also routes for mountain bikes or speed racing in the area of LOTT’s holiday homes. Every region of France is different and provides different challenges: mountainous areas with challenging mountain bike trails or just beautiful landscapes easily accessible by electric bike.

Depending on your skill level, an electric bike could come in handy. Any hill will be easier to conquer on an electric bike!

Yes, there are definitely shops in your area. LOTT strives to be in the vicinity of at least one shop. Since cycling is gaining traction in France, you will see more and more shops popping up. Otherwise, the big Decathlon stores (found everywhere) also provide basic cycling necessities.

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