Bicycling in Paris; happiness in the turning of the wheels
Publish on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 in Events
In summer Paris stands revealed in her finest attire. When the sun shines it’s the perfect opportunity to discover the capital’s riches while building up your leg muscles! The Hotel Convention Montparnasse recommends exploring Paris on two wheels to get the most out of the city’s monuments and other picturesque places. You’ll not be alone in your Parisian pedal pushing, either, as on July 23rd the most beautiful city in the world will welcome, as it does every year, the arrival of the Tour de France.
The finale of the Tour de France on July 23rd
Will the British favourite Chris Froome claim a fourth Tour de France victory on July 23rd when the world’s greatest bicycle race reaches its thrilling conclusion on the Champs-Elysees? The Hotel Convention Montparnasse invites you to the world’s loveliest avenue to welcome the brave competitors who began their journey on July 1st with an individual time trial in Düsseldorf.
Perched on their steel and titanium mounts, the world's top cyclists will ride 103 kilometres from Montgeron to the heart of the capital, arriving shortly after 19:00 following nine loops and a final sprint on the Champs. This final stage will climax a sporting feat filled with punishing climbs, descents and sprints. All the action and excitement that has made the Tour de France an unmissable show of skill, speed and stamina since 1903.
Paris by bike is a beautiful and healthy experience!
Does the 104th edition of the Tour de France make you want to get pedalling? Then why not take advantage of the opportunity to discover Paris in a different way? On a bike you’ll feel closer to the city and the discoveries awaiting around every corner. There are many thematic tours and other interesting rides to do as a couple, with family or friends. Enjoy a ride along the banks of the Seine, discover the canals, and explore little-known streets or the capital’s most beautiful monuments within just a few kilometres. Push yourself by biking around Montmartre, the charming village perched atop a hill. Want to see the City of Light illuminated? Rent a bike and visit the Parisian landmarks by night.