Le Var by bike .

Le Var is a perfect playground for cycling enthusiasts! Ride the trails in the heart of the Massif des Maures, enjoy the island of Porquerolles in the autumn on an electric bike or cycle around the Verdon! Also discover the events organised all year round, including the unmissable Roc d'Azur, the biggest mountain bike event in Europe!

Discover our brochure Le Var à vélo, with ideas for routes and trips, themed itineraries and advice on how to cycle “differently”!

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Balade à vélo à Saint Aygulf

The four major cycling routes in Le Var .

Le Var is crossed by four major itineraries that are sure to make you see the country! Between the sea and the mountains, between vineyards and hilltop villages, it is by bike that you can best observe the variety of the Var’s landscapes.

Parcours Cyclable du Littoral Varois : sea lovers, let yourself be surprised by this route which will reveal sublime views of the Grande Bleue !
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La Méditerranée à Vélo : a more technical route, this is the French section of EuroVélo 8, which crosses the Haut Var over 135 km from east to west.
See the complete route  See the Var sections 

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Le Tour du Verdon à Vélo : breathtaking panoramas, remarkable sites and majestic forest massifs.
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La Vigne à Vélo and its shaded routes have everything to seduce families or lovers of quiet rides.
Find out more  See the route

Balade à vélo autour des vignes

Loops and circuits for the more experienced .

You are an experienced cyclist, used to the paths as well as the small and large roads? No problem! 13 cyclosportive loops and other hilly routes are shared throughout the department (and other new routes are to come!). Aimed at the more sporty, these routes offer the possibility of going beyond your limits while discovering an extraordinary natural and cultural heritage. The Verdon dams ou the gorges route are yours! You can climb up to Mont Lachens, “the roof of the Var”, admire the pre-Alpine landscapes or even explore the Maures massif…

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Balade à vélo

Le Var has a lot to offer mountain bikers !

Whether you ride a mountain bike, a gravel bike, a cross-country bike or any other type of bike, there are more than a hundred itineraries waiting for you to discover the most hidden corners of the Var countryside. Two FFC mountain bike bases (Hyères andProvence Verdon), three Bike Parks and a Pump Track will allow you to practice mountain biking in all conditions! Events, festivals and randuros take place regularly, not forgetting the unmissable Roc d’Azur, the biggest mountain bike event in Europe, which is held in Fréjus every year in October.

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VTT en bord de mer

Accompanied tours and stays .

Do you like to vary the pleasures? That’s a good thing! If you are a cycling enthusiast, if you also have a passion for cultural heritage, local products or wine tours, then the guided tours are for you! Whether it’s a three-hour excursion or a five-day stay, you can enjoy all the pleasures of the Var’s natural and cultural heritage.

To get an idea of what to expect, download our cycling brochure or contact the tourist offices.

VTT au bord des champs de coquelicots

"Accueil Vélo" Brand .

They are all located within 5 km of a route!

To eat, sleep or have your bike repaired, think of the service providers displaying the Accueil vélo trademark! Restaurants, hotels, rental companies, repair shops, tourist offices or tourist sites… establishments displaying the dark green label guarantee a wide range of services for cyclists

Services dedicated to cyclists (luggage transfer, laundry and drying, bike hire, etc.)

A warm welcome and sound advice are guaranteed

Adapted facilities (secure bike shelters, repair kit, etc.)

See all “Accueil Vélo” certified service providers

Roc d'Azur
Roc d'Azur

Instructions to follow .

For your safety, here are the instructions to remember: 

Avoid the height of summer (high temperatures, heavy road traffic, possible closure of forest areas)

Choose a circuit adapted to your physical abilities

Check the weather forecast

Check the condition of your bike

Take a repair kit with you

Wear a helmet

Adapt your clothing (a reflective waistcoat must be worn outside built-up areas, at night or when visibility is poor)

Take food, water and sun cream with you

Respect the highway code

Remember to warn those around you

Check the access authorisations to the forest areas if you come between June and September