Category: Short trips

Canal de Bourgogne

Getting there This weekend we decided to go for a quick weekend ride along the Canal de Bourgogne. Leaving Paris from the Bercy train station we took the regional train to Montbard (1h ride), and from there we cycled to Tonnerre. Arriving to Montbard, we decided to stay not far from there (Rougemont) after a ...

Canal du nivernais

This weekend we went for a quick weekend ride at the Canal du Nivernais. Leaving from Paris it’s only a 2h ride on a regional train (TER) which allows you to get onboard with your regular bikes (not foldable, not disassembled). At Auxerre we slept at the Relais des Saints Pères hotel. They were very ...

Cycling in Berlin

Flying from Paris, we booked a flat south of Görlizter Park in Berlin. The flat included a couple of free bikes. This is what happened… I have the chance of knowing Berlin quite well. I usually go there 2-3 times a year for conferences and such. So what I ended up doing was to focus ...

Loire castles

Getting there From Paris we took the TER train to the Blois-Chambord station in Blois (1.5 hours train ride from Paris Austerlitz). Blois Blois is the first castle we visited. It’s main feature is that it has very different styles from once facade to the other: gothique, renaissance and classical. Specially worth seeing: The Salle des ...