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Three Great Cycling Holidays in France with HF Holidays

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Of all the cycling holidays in Europe, cycling holidays in France are some of the most popular and with the range of tours available from HF Holidays it’s easy to see why

World Wide (PRUnderground) July 19th, 2012

Of all the cycling holidays in Europe, cycling holidays in France have to be some of the most popular and with the great range of tours available from HF Holidays it’s easy to see why. We offer both guided and self-guided cycling holidays across the country. Some of the most popular current choices include:

A Guided Bike and Boat Holiday in Loire Valley

At just £735 for 7 nights, based on two adults sharing, this cruise and cycle, along one of Frances longest rivers, is a great way to take in the French countryside. The guided tour travels through a number of picturesque wine villages and past lush forests, with highlights including the Sancerre vineyards and the stunning Aprémont, a 12th century castle with beautiful gardens.

A Guided Bike and Boat Holiday in Burgundy

Another great mix of French waterways and cycling trails; this 7 night long £699 tour follows alongside the Canal of Burgundy and the famous Saône River. Running through the regions rolling landscape, a landscape dotted with impressive castles and ancient monasteries, the trail will take you through the very heart of this famous wine region. The tour through the region also provides a great opportunity to taste some of its famous wines.

A self-guided Cycling holiday in Historic Dordogne

Finally we have a great 7 night self-guided tour for just £715, based on two adults sharing, which follows the meandering Dordogne. The trail runs past the region’s dramatic limestone cliffs and Bastide towns, with stops at stunning destinations such as the town of Sarlat, with its maze of medieval streets, and the Vézère valley, which sits in the shadow of the cliffs of la Roque St. Christophe.

About HF Holidays

HF Holidays has been helping people enjoy the great outdoors for nearly 100 years. Today over 50,000 people come on holiday with us every year. They come for the walking. They come for the activities. They come for the fun. They come for the food. And they come for the high quality accommodation. It’s why we’re Britain’s biggest walking and outdoor leisure holiday specialists.

Background info:

* Founded in 1913, HF Holidays is a co-operative society arranging walking, outdoor and
leisure activity holidays for 50,000 people each year (for non-members, a £5 associate fee
is payable per holiday).
* Options range from guided walking breaks and self-guided trails in Britain to challenging
ascents Worldwide. The leisure activities range includes art, music, literature and mindand-body holidays.
* HF Holidays is the recommended walking holiday partner of the Ramblers, Britain’s
walking charity (ramblers.org.uk), and supports the work of the Ramblers through
membership initiatives and charitable donations.
* HF Holidays has 20 Houses in the UK’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural
Beauty as well as independent hotels for overseas holidays.
* HF Holidays’ walks leaders are passionate about walking and keen to share their
experience with guests (after passing a rigorous selection course).
* HF Holidays is committed to Responsible Tourism, contributing to environmental projects
around the UK – such as footpath maintenance – through its Pathways Fund and
supporting local Air Ambulance and Mountain Rescue teams as well as charities in Kenya
and South Africa.
* Voted Best Large Tour Operator by Guardian and Observer readers 2010, 2011 and 2012,
with a 2012 satisfaction score of 98 per cent. Also Best Large Short Break Operator 2011
and 2012.
* In recent research (March 2012) carried out by Which?, HF Holidays achieved
Recommended Provider Status receiving an overall customer satisfaction score of 94%.
* HF Holidays is a member of ABTOT and is ATOL protected.

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