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!

Wine harvest: « La saison des vendanges »

The harvest season is a gruelling but crucial period for wine producers; it marks the culmination of a year of patient monitoring and attentive care in the vineyard. Timing is critical; the grapes must be picked at their optimal ripeness to ensure the best starting point for producing a fine [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Languedoc region|0 Comments

Choosing the right bike for your cycling holiday

One of the first decisions you need to make when planning a cycling holiday is whether to bring your own bike or to rent a bike at your chosen location.  If you ride frequently, are comfortable on your current bike, and plan to ride a similar type of terrain on [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|Cycling tips|0 Comments

Cycling at the Gateway to the Cirque de Moureze

On the road to Haut Languedoc, the Cirque de Moureze offers an unusual natural environment. The Cirque de Moureze is one of the oldest “Grand Sites” of France. The  limestone rock has been carved and sculpted by erosion creating unusual rock formations resembling a martian landscape - a unique cycling [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Hill climbs, Languedoc region, Videos|0 Comments

Languedoc Circulades

Here in the Languedoc region in the south of France, a circulade is a traditional village that has been built in concentric circles. Our home base of Caux is a ville circulade. Unique to the Languedoc region, the centre of the village is often the site of a château-fort or a parish [...]

By | July 9th, 2016|Languedoc region|0 Comments

More than just wine

In addition to its many wines, Herault also produces a famous regional beverage - Noilly Prat. Noilly Prat This unique aperitif has been produced in the town of Marseillan since 1855. The process takes a considerable amount of time and has changed little over the years still using the Picpoul and [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|Languedoc region|0 Comments

New jerseys have arrived

Our new Vie et Vélo jerseys have arrived! It was a really fun process to put together our own design. We went through quite a few iterations and are pleased with the final result. Thanks to all our Facebook fans for their feedback along the way. We were aiming for [...]

By | May 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments