From Munich to the Mediterranean and More - CycleBlaze

From Munich to the Mediterranean and More

Starting from our front door, we cycle to my sister's home in southern France and continue on to the

By Suzanne Gibson
2,138 km (1,328 miles) over 48 days between Jun. 29, 2006 and Aug. 15, 2006
Looking Back heart 0
The plan: Can we do it? heart 2
Map heart 0

Germany: From the front door

Day 1: Munich - Landsberg: We get an early start heart 1
Day 2: Landsberg - Ottobeuren: Forget the bicycle routes heart 1
Day 3: Ottobeuren - Tettnang: The beautiful Allgau heart 0

Switzerland: Without the Alps

Day 4:Tettnang - Sirnach: The family tour heart 0
Day 5: Sirnach - Zurich: Hot weather in Zurich heart 0
Day 6: Zurich: Stuart arrives heart 1
Day 7: Zurich - Aarau: Cycling with a pro heart 0
Day 8: Aarau - Solothurn: In the valley of the River Aare heart 0
Day 9: Solothurn - Saint-Blaise: School days heart 0
Day 10: Saint-Blaise - La Sarraz: French Switzerland heart 1
Day 11: La Sarraz - Coppet: Along Lake Geneva heart 0

France: We reach our goal

Day 12: Coppet - Seyssel: Bonjour, France heart 1
Day 13: Seyssel - Aoste: A swim in the Rhone heart 0
Day 14: Aoste - Beaurepaire: Hot climbs heart 1
Day 15: Beaurepaire - Valence: Tailwinds from now on ... heart 0
Day 16: Valence - Pierrelatte - Valence: Encounter with the Tour de France heart 0
Day 17: Valence: Time for a tent heart 0
Day 18: Pierrelatte - Villeneuve-les-Avignon: From where we left off heart 0
Day 19: Villeneuve-les-Avignon - Vallabregues: Avoiding the tourists heart 0
Day 20: Vallabregues - St-Gilles: Bull fights and boule heart 0
Day 21: St-Gilles - Carnon-Plage: We reach the Mediterranean heart 0
Day 22: Carnon-Plage - Marseillan: Bicycle paths heart 0
Day 23: Marseillan - Capestang: Canal du Midi, yes or no? heart 0
Day 24: Capestang - Trebes: This is all going too fast heart 1
Day 25: Trebes - Durfort: Anybody home? heart 3
Durfort: Time out heart 0

France: We want more

Day 26: Durfort - Villenouvelle: On the road again heart 2
Day 27: Villenouvelle - Gratentour: Through Toulouse to the Canal Lateral heart 0
Day 28: Gratentour - Bourret: Hungry to bed heart 3
Day 29: Bourret - Agen: On the pilgrims path heart 1
Day 30: Agen - Lagruere: This campground I love heart 1
Day 31: Lagruere - Sauveterre: Aurevoir, Garonne heart 1
Day 32: Sauveterre - Bordeaux: The Piste Cyclable Roger Lapebie heart 0
Day 33: Bordeaux: A city and a wine heart 1
Day 34: Bordeaux - Lacanau Ocean: By the sea, by the sea heart 0
Day 35: Lacanau Ocean - Soulac: By the beautiful sea heart 0
Day 36: Soulac - La Rochelle: Time's up heart 1
La Rochelle - Paris: Fini heart 2