Do you dream of empty roads, twisting through stunning landscapes? Then why not consider a motorcycle holiday in France. The roads here are a dream– much quieter than in the UK and range from country lanes and coastal roads to breathtaking routes through the mountains with plenty of high-speed bends guaranteed to set your pulse racing.

Here Are 3 Regions to Consider for Your Next Motorcycle Holiday in France


In Brittany you can choose from stunning coastal roads with dramatic views or discover quiet country lanes. Don’t miss the the epic 200km route from Plestin les Grèves on the northern Brittany coast right down to Huelgoat and the Crozon peninsula in south west Brittany. If you’re a beginner or simply fancy something shorter, why not base yourself in central Brittany and plan day trips to lovely Breton towns like Quimper or Auray, and visit famous sites such as Dinard or the standing stones at Carnac.


Discover beautiful Normandy following the coastal route to from Caen to Honfleur with its half-timbered houses and picturesque harbour. Alternatively, you can follow the coast up to Étretat where you’ll find the stunning cliffs of the Alabaster Coast, loved by impressionist painters and featuring in famous pieces of art such as Monet’s Sunset. If history is your thing, the D-Day beaches and World War II monuments are easily accessible on a motorbike.

The Pyrénées

The Pyrénées mountain range has some excellent rides including stretches offering numerous hair-pin bends and spectacular views. Plan a route taking in some of the interesting towns of the region like Bagnères-de-Luchon, Bagnères-de-Bigorre, Lourdes, Pau, Argelès-Gazost or Tarbes. You could even go right across the mountains into Spain to join the N260; just be sure to have your passport with you as the Spanish police will need to see it if you cross the border.

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Holiday France Direct have a wonderful selection of properties for your motorcycle holiday in France. Plus, when you book through us you can benefit from up to 20% off bike and passenger fares with Brittany Ferries. For more information or to book please visit: