2016 is the year of the bike in Côte-d’Or!
Its 300km of cycle paths and greenway trails cross an area that will play host to the 78th International Cycle Tourism Federation Week this summer, which is set to attract more than 13,000 cyclists from 31st July to 7th August 2016. To ensure that you make the most of this year’s events, all year round the Côte-d’Or will be presenting a programme of trails that everyone is sure to find both enriching and enticing…
And to prove that things are really moving in Côte-d’Or, the department has been elected « Cycling Destination of the Year 2016 » by the French Cycle Tourism Federation!
So, whether along the roads or the cycle paths, riding solo or with the family, feeling sporty or just out for a relaxing ride, everyone can jump in the saddle and head for Côte-d’Or !
The Top 10 cycling events in 2016:
- Tous à Vélo in 2016! Guinguette & Marinières – More information
Saturday 25th June at Pontailler-sur-Saône et Auxonne
- The Tour de Côte-d'Or
Friday 8th July from Nuits-Saint-Georges to Arnay-le-Duc
Saturday 9th July from Montbard to Châtillon-sur-Seine
Saturday 9th July from Chailly-sur-Armançon to Bligny-sur-Ouche
Sunday 10th July from Dijon to Marsannay-la-Côte
- The Crit Mustard National - More information
Sunday 17th July in Dijon
- The Criterium after the Tour de France – More information
Thursday 28th July in Dijon
- International Cycle Tourism Federation Week – More information
from Sunday 31st July to Sunday 7th August in Dijon and in Côte-d’Or
- Dijon Cycle Tour – More information
Sunday 4th September in Dijon
- Tous à Vélo in 2016 ! Fantastic Picnic in the vineyards – More information
Saturday 24th September in Beaune, Meursault and Santenay
- Dijon Cyclo-Cross International – More information
Tuesday 1st November in Dijon
To find out more about cycling in Côte d'Or go to: www.bouger-nature-en-bourgogne.com/a-velo
2 maps have been produced for this year: The Loire in Burgundy map and the Canal du Nivernais map (new for 2016!)
These maps will provide you with all the practical and tourist information regarding the River Loire in Burgundy and the Canal du Nivernais. These are 2 indispensable tools that will help visitors on two wheels that want to explore the cycle paths and greenway trails of the Nièvre.
The plus: find Accueil Vélo scheme members on the Loire in Burgundy map with the help of the icons!
In order to get hold of these maps, rendezvous on the web site of the ADT Nièvre
The national e-tablissement branché label is awarded to companies and establishments that offer a free* and high quality service to their clientele, allowing them to recharge their small electric vehicles: bicycles, mountain bikes, scooters, motor cycles, light quadricycles, licence-free cars and electric passenger cars, as well as electric boats within France.
Any establishment that earns this label commits to supplying clients and visitors who wish to recharge their electric vehicles with a 220V power socket, either at a charging station or with a wall box. Ideally, it should also provide a rack in front of the establishment or a secure garage for two wheeled vehicles.
*a small fee may be payable only in the case of recharging electric cars.