Vie-et-Velo: Cycle the south of France. What could be better!

There is an active cycling community in Pezenas region. We aim to support local riders and visitors to the area to get the most out of the many scenic cycling opportunities. If you have questions or content suggestions, please leave us comment. We would love to hear from you!

Lonely Planet has named Languedoc a top region to visit in 2018

The Languedoc region is the oldest and largest wine-growing area in the world, but it is also one of the most historically interesting regions in Europe. Of 37 “Grand sites de France” areas protected for their natural beauty or historical significance, 10 are located in Languedoc. Lessor known [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cancer Support France: Cycle for Life, June 2017

The 2017 route for Cancer Support France - Cycle for Life started in the medieval citadel of Carcasonne and ended at the beautiful Mediteranean port of Sete. Over 4 days, we cycled approximately 50 km per day along the scenic Canal du Midi, through the Languedocian vines and along the [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cancer Support France: Cycle for Life

We are very excited at Vie et Velo to be supporting The Cancer Support France Cycle for Life this year. This event not only benefits a great cause, but highlights some of the fabulous cycling to be had in Languedoc. We expect it will be a great event for cycling [...]

By | March 28th, 2017|Cycling events, Easy, Languedoc region|0 Comments

More than just cycling!

Cycling is a pretty important part of our life, so we get it...you are planning a cycling holiday because you want to spend as much time as possible exploring on 2 wheels. But we also know that sometimes it is good to mix it up a little. So, we are [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Easy, Glass fusion, Inspiration, Off-bike activities|0 Comments

The Vie et Velo team is growing

We are adding a new team member (well sort of). Meet Slumpy! He is a new glass fusing and slumping kiln who has made the move all the way from the Alpes Maritime to make Languedoc his new home and working location.     We intend to put [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Climbing Mont Ventoux: The Sault Ascent

Ascending Mont Ventoux via Sault is considered the "easiest" of the three routes to the summit - the other 2 routes are via Bédoin or Malaucène. This route is 26 km in length with an average gradient of 4.6%. The route is also the most picturesque starting in the pretty [...]

By | November 12th, 2016|Cycling tips, Hill climbs, Inspiration|0 Comments