Cycling the Canal de la Garonne: From Bordeaux to Toulouse

October 30, 2020
Cycling the Canal de la Garonne: From Bordeaux to Toulouse

This guidebook presents a cycle ride along the Canal de laGaronne in the south of France. The 290km route is covered in 7stages from bustling Bordeaux to the splendid rose city ofToulouse, with a 135km excursion from to Lacanau on the Atlanticcoast. Optional side trips explore the countryside and historicaltowns and villages, including Agen, Moissac, Marmande andMontauban. Mainly flat and easy cycling, including 193km along themain canal towpath, this is an easy route suitable for lonecyclists, families, groups and those using e-bikes. It is perfectfor those planning a cycling holiday, and for people boating on thecanal or holidaying nearby who want to get out and explore.A detailed route description is accompanied by 1:50,000 maps, withfascinating information about the places encountered along theroute and notes on the region's history and the building of thecanal. The guidebook also contains practical information on travel,choosing the right bike and equipment, facilities and cycleshops.