Where can I hire or repair a bike ?
Some advice on hiring the equipment best suited to you
- Today, professional cycle hire centres can be found in most towns and along designated cycle routes : refer to the interactive maps of sections and stages to search for bicycle hire and repair centres.
Rent a bike suitable for the route.
Generally a mixed terrain bicycle, such as a hybrid bike.
Consider hiring panniers at the same time as the bicycle.
These are very practical - even for a day trip - and useful for carrying your clothes and a picnic.
- Remember that some rental centres offer a one-way service. You simply take the bike at the beginning of the route and hand it back at the end. Very practical if you are planning to take the train for the return journey!
Take care of the equipment you rent.
That way, you’ll get all your deposit back.
Self-service bicycles (such as Bicloo and VCub) are not suitable for long tours!
Don’t fancy tackling the hills ? More and more cycle hire shops, tourist offices and cycling organisations are offering electric bikes for hire ; why not give yourself a break ? The following list is not exhaustive :