EuroVélo 6: Montbéliard, a must for cyclists!

The city of Montbéliard is located on the EuroVélo 6 route. Do not hesitate to put your foot down to discover this city of character. It offers accommodation solutions for cyclists. This is the case of the hotel La Balance where tourists on bikes are always welcome. 

The EuroVélo 6 is one of the longest cycling routes in Europe, linking Nantes on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in France, to Constanta in Romania, on the Black Sea. Over 3,600 km long, it crosses ten countries and follows the courses of the Loire, Rhine and Danube rivers. This route, reserved for cyclists, crosses the Doubs River for 135 kilometers to Montbéliard, a historic city in Burgundy - Franche-Comté, known for its castle of the Dukes of Wurtemberg, its cobblestone streets, its half-timbered houses, and in winter for its Christmas market. 

The promise of a meeting between culture and gastronomy in the Franche-Comté region

In Montbéliard, the EuroVélo 6 route follows the bike path of the Rhone-Rhine Canal, offering a pleasant view of the surrounding fields and forests. Once you have arrived at the marina of the City of Princes, turn towards the old town, take the time to discover it and let yourself be surprised by the promise of an encounter between culture and gastronomy in the Franc-Comté region. 

Many cyclists on the EuroVélo 6 route stop in Montbéliard. The city offers accommodation possibilities adapted to bicycle tourism. This is the case of La Balance, a 3-star hotel, located in the historical center, one kilometer from the bike path. The hotel, where the composer Tchaikovsky used to stay, offers all the comforts for a good night's rest after a hot shower. It is a perfect place for a relaxing stopover before continuing the EuroVélo 6. 

A sporty breakfast before getting back in the saddle

Most of the rooms have been recently renovated. You will fall under the charm of the authentic room where breakfast is served. In fact, on the morning of your departure, you can ask for a sporty breakfast to start the day and get back in the saddle with energy. 

It is always a pleasure for the hotel de La Balance to welcome visiting cyclists. Everything is provided for them! In the inner courtyard of the hotel, a secure bicycle room has been set up. You can leave all your equipment there for the night. This room also contains a mechanical kit that will allow you to make some repairs on your bike if needed. The hotel La Balance will make your stay in Montbéliard very pleasant.