Cycle routes in the Bassin de Pompey
The Voie Bleue® (Blue Way)
The Voie Bleue® is a 700 km route from Luxembourg to Lyon. Following the Moselle and then the Saône, the route offers a variety of landscapes and discoveries, both historical, cultural and gastronomic.
It crosses the Pompey Basin from north to south, and offers a variety of discoveries:
the village of Millery, a bucolic stopover in a village that still has some traces of the Templars' stay
the town of Custines and its Gothic church
the town of Pompey, with its interactive tour of 100 years of steelmaking know-how, presenting the factory that made the beams for the Eiffel Tower
the town of Lay-Saint-Christophe, nicknamed the "village of 1000 fountains
the town of Champigneulles and its brewing know-how.
>> More information on: www.lavoiebleue.com
The Loop of the Moselle
The Boucle de la Moselle® offers an 85 km cycling circuit, linking the towns of Liverdun, Nancy and Toul. A variant of the Voie Bleue®, this itinerary offers an easy route (suitable for children aged 10 and over), sites steeped in history, remarkable panoramas, gentle nature, dynamic towns, (very) good local produce, accommodation at all prices. The ingredients of the "Family Holiday" recipe are all there.
It crosses the Bassin de Pompey in the towns of Liverdun, Pompey and Frouard, before joining the Voie Bleue® route. The cyctourists will be able to appreciate the medieval city of Liverdun, its leisure area and to taste the famous madeleine.
>> More information on : www.boucledelamoselle.fr
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The greenways of the Mauchère and Amezule
The Bassin de Pompey offers complementary cycle routes along the valleys of the Mauchère and Amezule rivers.
From the Voie Bleue®, cycling enthusiasts can discover a rural landscape, punctuated by fields and orchards where the rivers thread their way through the Lorraine hillsides.
Along the Mauchère, you will discover the towns and villages of Custines, Malleloy, Faulx and Montenoy, where several local producers and craftsmen have set up shop.
Along the Amezule, you will find a small local heritage dedicated to water and the use of water (fountains, wash houses, mills...).
Services dedicated to cycling and cycle tourism
The Accueil Vélo label
The Accueil Vélo label is a national label that certifies establishments that offer services adapted to cycle tourists: parking hoops or ramps, small bicycle repair and maintenance equipment, specific restaurant or accommodation services. Below you will find the establishments in the area that have been awarded the label.
Other establishments that do not have the label can also welcome cycle tourists, so don't hesitate to contact them too.
Bike rental and repair services
Repairing your bike
In Frouard, in the "le Grand Air" commercial zone, in shops specialising in the sale of bicycles and sports.
>> Giant shop
4 rue du Saule Gaillard - FROUARD
Sale of bicycles, bicycle equipment, bicycle repairs
>> Decathlon Essentiel shop
Rue du Saule Gaillard - FROUARD
Sale of bicycles, bicycle equipment
>> Repair yourself with the help of repair kits available in establishments with the "Accueil vélo" label, if you are their customers.
Hire a bike
From May to September, the Boucles de la Moselle campsite offers a bicycle hire service.
Balades 54, a walking tool
Download the Balades 54 application, and find all the routes for cycling in the Bassin de Pompey but also in Meurthe-et-Moselle.
It allows you to be guided by an offline GPS tool.