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The Cyclists Welcome quality mark

Accueil Vélo [Cyclists Welcome] is a national mark guaranteeing a high quality of welcome and of services for cyclists using major French cycle routes. Dear cyclists, with Accueil Vélo, enjoy a warm welcome along the EuroVelo 6!

Which partners are involved with Accueil Vélo?



Tourist offices

Bike-hire and bike-repair



Sights open to visitors


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Accueil Vélo participating members must meet certain criteria:

  • location-wise, being under 5km from a relevant cycle route;
  • offering a warm welcome specially geared to cyclists – including providing useful information and advice (e.g. on local cycling circuits, the weather and further Accueil Vélo services);
  • providing services for cyclists such as: baggage transfers, clothes washing and drying facilities, the hiring of bikes and accessories and bike cleaning;
  • providing special facilities for cyclists such as: a secure bicycle shelter and cycle repair kits.

How to find Accueil Vélo participating members?

  • The green pictograms on the interactive maps of the various routes and their stages indicate participating Accueil Vélo members
  • On the spot: thanks to the specially marked panels bearing the Accueil Vélo logo
  • By entering Accueil Vélo into a search engine