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Accueil vélo (Cyclist welcome)

accueil véloAccueil Vélo is a national trademark guaranteeing a high quality of welcome and services for cyclists.

This quality mark is similar to that you’ll find in certain other countries (e.g. Bett & Bike in Germany or Welcome Cyclists around Quebec)


Accueil Vélo is awarded to providers of accommodation, bike rental and repair companies, tourist offices, sightseeing sites and leisure facilities.


All those awarded the quality mark are located no more than 5km from an official cycle route and have to respect certain conditions :


• Offering a warm welcome specially geared to cycling tourists via: a personalized welcome, information and advice (on cycling trails, weather, further Accueil Vélo services)


• Offering services such as: luggage transfers, clothes washing and drying, rental of bikes and accessories, bike-cleaning.


• Offering special facilities: a secure shelter for bikes and repair kits.



The Tourist Office of Chinon is an Accueil Vélo member. Feel free to stop there on your way.


This logo will help you recognize the participating members on your route across France.


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