Paris to London - Self-Guided

Hotel & Bike 7 nights

VISITING: France, The UK

Why we love this tour

"Dickens wrote of the Tale of Two Cities, but I'm not sure he cycled between them. Experience the green countryside and picturesque villages along the 'Voie Verte' route in France before crossing the Channel. The last leg takes you to Big Ben to finish this iconic route!"

Historic French towns, stunning chateaux & English villages and pubs

Cross the English Channel between Dieppe and England’s chalk cliffs

Cycle through rural landscapes between two iconic capitals

Designated cycle tracks beside riverbanks and forests on rural lanes

Guiding
Self-Guided
Distance
202miles/325km
Level
Easy to Moderate
Standard
Superior
Departs
Sat, Sun
Runs
May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Code
FR041
Fly to
Paris
Good for
Multi-Country, Solo
Return
London

Cycle between two of the world's most iconic cities, setting out from Paris to London and touring through rolling countryside scattered with castles, cathedrals and picture postcard villages. Pedal at your own pace along a network of linked cycle paths, crossing the English Channel by ferry between Britain’s white chalk cliffs and the historic French resort of Dieppe. A perfect blend of city sights and rural charms, see the Arc de Triomphe and Houses of Parliament, and tour through blue-tinged estuaries and shady forests.

Take a break whenever it suits, visiting pubs in quintessential English villages or relaxing on the banks of the River Seine – a favourite painting spot of the artist Monet. The stately homes of Royal Tunbridge Wells are an appealing place to stop in England, and take your pick of stone castles and grand chateaux to visit in France.

If you prefer to experience this tour with the benefit of a guide's local knowledge, why not choose the guided Paris to London tour with a back-up support vehicle? 

Accommodation

3 & 4* Hotels (plus one 2*)

We use a pool of 3* and 4* hotels plus one 2* to maximise our availability for this tour, so regardless of the time of year we do our best to secure your dates of choice. The accommodation often has a lovely local flair, with a chance to experience local life with an authentic flavour of your destination, plus four of the hotels have swimming pools.

A mix of 3* and 4* hotels plus one 2*

Secure bike storage

Luggage transferred each day

Breakfast included

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What's included

Price includes

7 nights accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels plus one 2 star

Board basis: Bed and breakfast

Luggage transportation

Maps and written description of route information (GPS tracks available on request)

Tour specific travel guide with recommended cultural, historical and refreshment stops

Ferry Dieppe - Newhaven (passport details required)

Welcome meeting

Local contact number for assistance with support from a vehicle travelling nearby

Local tourist taxes

Price excludes

Flights and transfers

Bike hire

Cycle helmets

Train transfer on day 7

Bike hire and extras

Bike hire

Pannier, handlebar bag or map holder, odometer, water bottle and lock all included at no extra cost when you hire a bike. The bikes are also equipped with puncture-resistant Schwalbe tyres. One repair kit per room is provided and includes a spare inner tube, glue, patch, pump, allen keys and tyre levers. 

Hybrid bike

Hybrid bike with 27 gears

£84

E-bike

£190

Extras

Extra nights in Paris and London available - prices on request

Other Extras

Helmet

Helmet hire

£16

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Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about this tour. Simply click on a question to reveal the answer.

How do I get there?

Fly to Paris or Lyon, then take a taxi to your hotel. 

Alternatively by train, take the Eurostar from London to Paris.

How do I get back?

Take the train (National Rail) or tube to your airport, then fly from London.

Why are the hotels not listed in the itinerary?

We use a pool of hotels to maximise availability for you.

What is the average temperature on this tour?
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