Frank's 60th Birthday
London to Paris
Charity Cycle Ride
22/7/2009 - 26/7/2009

The Route

Guide Itinerary:

  • DAY 1: Cycle from London through Kent and North Downs to Dover; ferry to Calais
  • DAY 2: Quiet winding roads and old market towns to Arras
  • DAY 3: Follow undulating tree-lined roads to Compiegne, on the banks of the River Oise
  • DAY 4: Rural countryside and villages to outskirts of Paris; finish under Eiffel Tower
  • DAY 5: Free to rest or explore Paris
  • DAY 6: Follow River Seine from central Paris; cycle undulating roads through small towns and vineyards
  • DAY 7: Quiet roads through ancient villages, farmland and woodland of Burgundy
  • Day 8: Hillier roads south to Lons-le-Saunier and the foothills of the Jura
  • DAY 9: Mountain climb of Col de la Faucille into Switzerland; fabulous descent to Geneva lakeside
  • DAY 10: Free day Geneva; return to UK