5 ideas for a motorcycle road trip on the roads of France

The thousand and one French roads reserve unique moments for motorcycle road trip enthusiasts. Today we offer you five routes on the roads of France. To do alone, with family or friends ...

Ddiscovering France during a motorcycle road trip on secondary roads is an addictive experience. Everywhere in France, the bends, the switchbacks, the curves and the main straight lines of the departmental roads, make the happiness of the bikers in love with driving and freedom. The coast, the countryside or the mountains are all conducive to beautiful walks. All you have to do is equip yourself and take your mount out of the garage to experience unparalleled driving sensations.

The crest route in Cassis

From the Gulf of Cassis to the Gulf of La Ciotat, an exceptional panorama awaits motorcyclists on this magnificent road. The view of the Mediterranean is simply breathtaking. The turns of the cliff of Cap Canaille overlook the sea. They leave visitors feeling at the end of the world. The scenery is total on this path which winds through the Mediterranean vegetation. The various landscaped belvederes offer a relaxing break with a sea view under the Provence sun.

Motorcycle road trip on the Crêtes de Cassis road
Route of the Crests of Cassis

Motorcycle road trip on the Napoleon road

With more than 300 kilometers of bends, climbs and descents, the Route Napoléon is an extraordinary link between the Alps and the Mediterranean. From Grenoble to Golfe-Juan, this historic route materialized by an eagle, winds between forests, cliffs and valleys, through L'Isère, the Hautes-Alpes, the Alpes de Haute-Provence and the Alpes Maritimes. Throughout this journey, do not miss a stop in the Gorges du Verdon, at the citadel of Castellane or in Grasse, capital of perfumes.

Napoleon road
Napoleon road

The Alsace Ridge Route

From May to November, the Route des Crêtes linking Cernay to Sainte-Marie-au-Mines is accessible to motorcyclists. Through the Ballons d'Alsace Regional Natural Park, the Vosges chain, the balloons, passes, lakes and green landscapes are revealed around the magnificent bends. This route is also popular with bikers from all over Europe.

Motorcycle road trip on the Crêtes d'Alsace route
Alsace Crest Route

The Trans-Pyrenean

Cross the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. An XXL adventure for bikers looking for pure sensations and authentic landscapes. From the Basque Country to the Pyrenees National Park, from the prestigious Col du Tourmalet to Andorra, then from the Cathar castles to the vineyards of Banyuls… The Transpyrenean is an epic with varied landscapes. From ocean freshness to high mountains, from the Eastern Pyrenees to the Mediterranean… The switchbacks of this emblematic route will satisfy the most adventurous.

Bends on a road in the Pyrenees
Bends on a road in the Pyrenees

The tour of Corsica, a sumptuous motorcycle road trip

Between sea and mountain, the island of beauty is known to be biker paradise. The purity of wild landscapes and the preserved heritage of Corsica cannot indeed be better appreciated than on a motorbike. Impossible not to succumb to mountain bends, exceptional panoramas and at the multiple stages of this territory with a thousand facets. From Cap Corse to the Gulf of Porto, from the heart of the island and its typical villages, to the extreme south and its beaches with crystal clear waters, Corsica offers bikers a feeling of freedom and a unique experience.

Corsican coast road
Corsican coast road