The Vosges, land of cycling

Épinal is the capital of cycling in the east of France with its hundreds of kilometres of mountain bike trails crossing the countryside and the forests. There is a 73-kilometre cycle route and a multitude of others paths for cycle touring.

Do you enjoy cycling?

Hop on your bike to discover The Vosges and more specifically Épinal. Cycling in the Vosges offers a recreational ground that is ideal to discover the area in all its diversity. The abundance of its preserved natural areas allow all cycling lovers to ride in an idyllic environment, between beautiful landscapes and exceptional views of the Vosges. You can cycle through the rich hard or soft wood forests along the banks of the Canal des Vosges and the Moselle River. As for the ones who seek thrill, the slopes of the forests made of pink sandstone rocks or roots of beautiful fir trees are waiting for you. You are guaranteed to get a surprising and varied programme, with paths that are stony and sometimes sandy.

Mountain bikers, cycle tourists, road cyclists, BMX sports enthusiasts etc. everyone here can find the ideal recreational ground and facilities to practice their sport. Our area offers exceptional choices such as wood and forest trails, bike paths and mixed-use trails. The large variety of landscapes guarantees a total change of scenery for all cycling trips.

In Épinal, everything is done to make of cycling a key attraction, for all types of visitors, whether they are amateurs or experienced cyclists. Hundreds of kilometres of epic marked circuits are regularly maintained. We have cycling events, equipment and specialized trails. We have ideas for cycling holidays as well as more and more sites with the Accueil Vélo (Bikes Welcomed) label. You are in a region where bikes rule . The local bike clubs are partners with the Tourist Office and we are therefore able to offer you their expertise. They are specialized in all the different types of cycling for all levels, which allows us to answer your requests.

Young and old find themselves pedalling together in this privileged environment to practice and to learn more about cycling. Many international champions from our region have developed their talents here and are now our ambassadors. Cycling and nature lovers prepare your bikes! Our region has many beautiful surprises to offer so that you can practice your favourite sport