The Morvan, France, 3-5 days

Motorcycle News (UK) - - 2016 Missions Spring Edition -

France’s best-kept se­cret isn’t some hid­den Pyre­nean pass, it’s this quiet area of wooded hills, half-a-day’s ride south of Paris. The Morvan doesn’t have any tow­er­ing peaks to at­tract tourists, but it’s packed full of quiet, twisty roads like your favourite Brit- ish B-roads – only with a frac­tion of the traf­fic.

Bet­ter still, the Morvan’s far enough south to have the kind of weather we can only wish for: gen­uinely hot days, cool­ing to pleas­antly warm evenings as you walk around the quaint town cen­tres. It’s a pop­u­lar area for out­door hol­i­days, with walk­ing and moun­tain-bik­ing cen­tres mean­ing there are plenty of ho­tels. It’s an ideal des­ti­na­tion – but keep that to your­self. We don’t want ev­ery­one know­ing our se­crets…

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