A bike tour from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean sea on the side roads !

From Northern Alps to Provence, "P'tites Routes du Soleil" is a newly created bike route, perfect to enjoy the alpine countryside. With 890 km and 44 "little" accessible passes it offers an amazing bike tour through the lower part of the Alps.

From Thonon-les-Bains to the Mediterranean sea, "P'tites Routes du Soleil" is a bike touring route crossing the Alps far from major roads, offering you to live a first (or another!) experience of bike travelling with tranquility. After a panoramic picnic or a good swim in the rivers, take time to discover local products and flavors : Tomme cheese of Savoie, Chartreuse, Clairette de Die, lavender essential oil ... 

Between wild valleys and medium mountains, you will cycle through a beautiful landscapes palette : from green hills of the Albanais to wide lakes of Savoy, from the Vercors wilderness to the mineral terrain of the « Baronnies », from the lavender’s fields of « Haute Provence to the “ villages perchés” in the « Préalpes d’Azur » ! "P'tites Routes du Soleil" offers a deep immersion in the heart of protected territories and perfect for a active holiday escape. 

We selected 90 accommodation fitting cyclists needs and where your hosts will share the secrets of their hometown with you. So don't worry about carrying heavy bags while cycling, you can find beds and meals all along the way ! But if you feel more like a wild adventurer, you will also find nice camping areas...

Last but not least, we created "P'tites Routes du Soleil" to be the first great “wired” cycling route thanks to more than 100 e-bike charging spots, spreaded every 30 to 40 km. Ideal for group traveling, electric bikes allows everyone to mix effort and pleasure and makes ascents of passes accessible to everyone. No more excuses for your friends, they can come with you on this one

Map of P'tites Routes du Soleil