Enjoy the sublime cycling
Pedal through the verdant scenery of the region
Explore France and French Switzerland by bike
Discover lots of fine and scenic viewpoints along the way
Bike the historic towns and villages of the region

France Bicycle Tour: Geneva to Lyon on the Via Rhôna

Duration
6 days
Site savings
$18
From
$872 USD

The “Via Rhona” project is a bicycle path connecting Lake Léman (Geneva) to France’s Mediterranean beaches. The project is still a “work in progress,” but it is a huge accomplishment for France — and an incredible boon for the people who love France (and French Switzerland, of course). If you’re dreaming of la bonne vie but are short on time, this 6-day cycling itinerary is the perfect fit! This tour runs from Geneva, Switzerland to Lyon in France.

  • Category
    For Families
  • Type
    Self-Guided
  • Duration
    6 days
  • Culture Level
    Familiar
  • Skill Level
    2 - Novice
  • Activity Level
    2 - Moderate
  • Elevation
    2 - Moderate
  • Terrain
    Alpine
  • Distance
    125.5 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    31.4 miles
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Carefully selected accommodation, including some authentic family-run guesthouses with traditional French character and a cozy atmosphere.

The tour operator uses 2- and 3-star properties and guest houses of an excellent standard. Although not guaranteed, these are a sample of the accommodation used on the tour:

Hotel Jade (www.hoteljadegeneva.com), a 3-star property conveniently located by the lake and train station in Geneva;

Hotel Beau Sejour (www.hotelseyssel.fr), a 2-star property overlooking the Rhone river located in Seyssel;

Hotel Les Bergeronnettes (www.hotel-bergeronnettes.com), a 3-star "Relais du Silence" hotel in Champagneux providing an indoor heated pool;

Hostellerie de Pérouges (www.hostelleriedeperouges.com), a 3-star property of character made of several beautiful old houses spread out in the village of Pérouges;

Residence Belambra Villemanzy (www.residence-villemanzy.com), a 3-star property conveniently located in the center of Lyon.

The tour price is based on two people sharing, a single supplement is payable if you would like your own room.

Hotel Jade, Geneva

Hotel Jade, Geneva

Stay in this 3-star property conveniently located by the lake and train station in Geneva

Hotel Jade, Geneva

Hotel Jade, Geneva

Stay in this 3-star property conveniently located by the lake and train station in Geneva

Hotel Beau Sejour

Hotel Beau Sejour

Your second night's accommodation is a property overlooking the Rhone river located in Seyssel

Hotel Beau Sejour

Hotel Beau Sejour

Your second night's accommodation is a property overlooking the Rhone river located in Seyssel

Hotel Les Bergeronnettes

Hotel Les Bergeronnettes

You'll love staying at this 3-star "Relais du Silence" hotel in Champagneux

Hotel Les Bergeronnettes

Hotel Les Bergeronnettes

You'll love staying at this 3-star "Relais du Silence" hotel in Champagneux

Hotel Les Bergeronnettes

Hotel Les Bergeronnettes

You'll love staying at this 3-star "Relais du Silence" hotel in Champagneux

Hostellerie de Perouges

Hostellerie de Perouges

A 3-star property of character made of several beautiful old houses spread out in the village of Pérouges

Hostellerie de Perouges

Hostellerie de Perouges

A 3-star property of character made of several beautiful old houses spread out in the village of Pérouges

Residence Belambra Villemanzy

Residence Belambra Villemanzy

A 3-star property conveniently located in the center of Lyon

Residence Belambra Villemanzy

Residence Belambra Villemanzy

A 3-star property conveniently located in the center of Lyon