Frequently asked questions from travellers

Can I rent a bike in one city and return it in another?

Yes, there are options:

I want to have our luggage transported

All Accueil Vélo-certified lodging offered on this website is capable of handling the transfer of your luggage to your next place of lodging. This service may be free or for a fee. Note: Make sure to clearly inform the lodging staff before your stay.

You can also use transport companies that specialise in transferring luggage for cycling trips.

Specialised transporters

Can I take my bike on a train?

Please note that not all departmental, regional, or national trains or coach buses are equipped for transporting bicycles. It depends on the age of the train or coach, local infrastructure policies, and whether it’s economically advantageous to offer such a service on the line in question.

Transport with a bike

What is the Accueil Vélo (Cyclists Welcome) label?

This mark of quality helps you identify tourism service providers specially adapted to cycling tourism. This can include lodging (hotels, campsites, holiday cottages, bed and breakfasts, etc.) or bicycle rental and repair services, but also tourism offices, tourist attractions, and leisure activities. All establishments with the label must be located less than 5 km from La Vélodyssée and offer a certain number of services specifically for bicycle travellers.

On the route pages, you can find these establishments by selecting the type of service you’re looking for.  You can also find them here:

In person, you can identify the service provider thanks to the Accueil Vélo logo posted at the entry.

Are you a professional who wants to be listed on our website or get the Accueil Vélo (Cyclists Welcome) label? Contact us.