Cycling through french vineyards 11 January 2018Par Stephane Fritsch The Bordeaux Medoc vineyard by bikeThis year, why spending of your holidays to visit some of the most famous vineyards of France by bike. Discover by bike the wine routes of Bordeaux, cross Burgundy. Discover the famous Champagne Houses or Cognac Houses, also by bike.Daily cycling follow small roads little borrowed closer to the vineyards, lined with wineries with remarkable architecture that reflect the richness of these terroirs. Savor at your own pace the amazing landscapes shaped by the hand of man over the centuries.It is current to meet vine growers who take care of vine shoots and bunches of grapes. Stop as you go through the producers who, subject to their availability, will share their passion and sample some of their production. It is common for cyclists to leave with a bottle of wine they will enjoy during their lunch break or in the evening in their room.Bordeaux cycling is reflected in different circuits, so much soil is large. Also, you can choose to cross the Médoc by pedaling between vineyards, bank of the Gironde estuary and Atlantic coast. For fans a little more passionate, the Route des Grands Crus cycling tour is offered to you with a sweet blend of Margaux, Côte de Blaye, Pomerol and Saint-Emilion … A nice program ! For lovers of sweet wines, let(s prefer the South Gironde cycling with the Entre-Deux-Mers and of course the Sauternes and its famous Château Yquem. These bicyclle routes, focused on the vineyards will also be an opportunity to discover the cultural richeness of the Gironde, World Heritage by UNESCO such as Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion, natural resources such as the estuary of the Gironde, the Bay of Arccahon, the Pyla sand dune.The vineyard of Burgundy, smaller in size but just as prestigious will be associated during its crossing by bike to Beaujolais vineyards further south to Mâcon.Concerning the vineyards of Champagne or Cognac, you will discover them during cycling holiday in Champagne or cycling tour in Charente, 2 hiurs far from Bordeaux.All these regions will make you appreciate and savor their local cuisine in accordance with your choice of wines for the most gourmet!