• Cycling and seaweed baths on France's wild west coast

    5 days ago - By Flux Magazine

    Words: Chris Zacharia
    Even for France, Noirmoutier is breathtaking.
    A flower-shaped island on France's Atlantic coast, with a long thin stem leading to a wider head, Noirmoutier is the Gallic getaway of choice for stylish Parisiens.
    But they won't be the only guests this summer. Noirmoutier is the starting point for the 2018 edition of the Tour de France. This peaceful little island is being invaded by lycra-clad cyclists and their avid fans, putting Noirmoutier in the spotlight.
    So what's it like to go cycling in Noirmoutier?
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