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Prayssac (France) - from 5 to July 12, 2025

 

From 5 to 12 July 2025, during the 19th European Week of the UECT, cycle tourists from all over Europe will be welcomed at town of 2,460 inhabitants located 25 km west of Cahors 
>>> Site Map

Prayssac (107 metres above sea level) is situated on the banks of the River Lot, in one of its magnificent meanders, covering 2,400 hectares in the centre of the CAHORS vineyards, a wine with a prestigious past and spearhead of the région's economy.

In a few words, the Lot Valley, a region in the heart of the Quercy region, rich in discoveries of all kinds, where heritage, bastides, traditions and modernity complement each other in a region that combines cycling with gastronomy and wine with character.

The climat is oceanic, with temperate summers and average summer temperatures of around 20°C to 27°C in July.   Weather forecat Prayssac.

The réception  will be from Friday, July 4, 2025 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to Saturday, July 5, 2025 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Sports Complex.

 

As far as accommodation is concerned, the possibilities  :

A fédéral UECT campsite in 6 separate spaces for motorhomes/caravans and tents, it will not be possible to cohabit motorhomes / caravans and tents.

  • 5 motorhome/caravan zones are planned on the outskirts of the city (grassy soil on meadows and gravel).
  • 1 tent camping zone with 70 pitches is planned within the Sports Complex (grassy ground and gravel).
  • the paid supply (on reservation) of individual electrical connections in limited number will be possible only in 2 zones area camping sites.
  • for owners of electric bikes, the (paying) recharge of the batteries will be possible at a single fixed point within the Sports Complex.
  • for the catering provided by the UECT :
    • breakfasts at the sports complex
    • dinners in various town squares.

Accommodation in Prayssac and the surrounding area, of the Holiday Centres - Hotels - Gîtes - Apartments - Campsites type.

 

The road bike routes are being studied/developed, according to the specifications it is planned :

  • A discovery trail of 80 km on Saturday and 60 km Sunday afternoon
  • Monday to Friday every day 50 - 80  -120 km.
  • We'll be in a region of valleys and hills, with circuits with gradients accessible to all trained cyclists.
  • The different cycling routes will be online in March 2025 on our website à European Week, after bicycle recognition and authorizations from local authorities. 

 

For accompanying, the program of visits will focus exclusively on tourist sites with the accompaniment of French and English speaking guides.

 If you would like more information :

  • on registration and the organization federal UECT campsite : info@uect.org (answer in french/english).
  • sur l'organisation logistique en général à Prayssac : paem5250@gmail.com (answerin french/english).

 

This section will be updated as new information becomes available, so please consult it regularly.

The provisional programme and electronic registrations will be available from week 46 of 2025 on our website.

  

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PLASENCIA (Spain) - from 1st to 8th July 2023

From 1st to 8th July 2023, during the 17th European Week of the UECT, cycle tourists from all over Europe will be welcomed in Plasencia, a town of 41,000 inhabitants (altitude 408 m) located in the south-west of Spain, in Extremadura, and in the north of the province of Cáceres. The Portuguese border is only 90 km away and Madrid 250 km.
>>> LOCATION PLAN

The autonomous community of Extremadura is steeped in history, with monumental and artistic remains, some of which date back to Roman times

Plasencia is located on the Ruta de la Plata and the banks of the river Jerte, it is a city with a medieval past still present with its walls and big towers.
The pedestrian streets of the historic city centre, lined with palaces and stately homes, will allow you to visit the Parador de Plasencia, the Plaza Mayor and the two cathedrals : the Vieja and the Nueva..

 picto video   Discover the city of Plasencia

The climate is continental with hot summers and average summer temperatures of about 26°.

In close collaboration with the UECT, the Spanish organisers of the FECT Cyclotourism Federation and the Municipality of Plasencia will welcome you at the "administrative" centre which will be located in the El Berrocal building in Miguel de Unamuno Street, (located 1 km from the city centre) where the following events will take place :

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fleche the federal UECT campsite in 2 separate areas for motorhomes/caravans and tents :
-  the motorhome/caravan site with 225 pitches is planned on the outskirts of the El Berrocal building (semi-grassy ground on a grassy slab and asphalt)
-  the tented camping site with 54 pitches is planned on the outskirts of the El Berrocal building (grassy ground and clay).

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The El Berrocal Exhibition Centre will also be the starting/finishing point for the various road circuits, with 50-80-120 km each day in a mountainous region with a difference in altitude accessible to all trained cyclists. The circuits will be at altitudes of between 350 m and 600 m, and the gear ratios will be adapted to each person's ambitions. The route will be online on our website in mid-March 2023.

For accompanying persons, the program of visits will focus exclusively on tourist sites, accompanied by French and English guides.

  For all information concerning :
fleche - the registration and camping file: info@uect.org (answer in French/English)
fleche - about the organization in Plasencia: sect@plasencia.es (answer in French/English/Spanish).

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17th European Cycle Touring Week
at PLASENCIA (Spain) - July 1-8, 2023
            
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Weather Plasencia

 

 

 programme

Program :
We invite you to discover the definitive calendar of the organisation (as of 04/06/2023).

 

 

Various accommodations hotel :
You are looking for accommodation in Plasencia, and the surrounding area, such as Hotels - Apartments - Group hostels - Rooms

>>>>  All information on llist of accommodation.

 

 

au camping
The campsite :
Close to the city centre, the UECT federal campsite will be divided into 2 separate areas for motorhomes/caravans and tents, it will not be possible to have motorhomes/caravans and tents together.
Location and capacities  all info HERE.

Consult the internal regulations of the UECT federal campsite.

 

picto Bus Excursions :
A tourist programme in Extremadura in the province of Càceres is proposed, see the programme, i t will allow you to discover a natural and historical environment classified as World Heritage.

 



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Breakfast will be held from Saturday 1 July to Saturday 8 July 2023 in the Hotel Real -17 avenue Salamenca - Plasencia, 550 m from El Berrocal campsite. There is no limit to the number of people who can be booked.

Dinner will be held from Saturday 1 July to Thursday 6 July 2023 in the Hotel Real -17 avenue Salamenca - Plasencia, 550 m from El Berrocal campsite. There is no limit to the number of people who can be booked.

TThe closing dinner/gala will take place on Friday 7 July 2023 at the Los Alamos Av. Martin Palomino restaurant, 3.5 km from the El Berrocal campsite - shuttle buses will be available, timetables and information at the reception desk. A maximum of  150 people has been booked.
Meal reservations are made exclusively in advance via the electronic registration form.

 

picto parcoursThe definitive routes for bike road (04/06/2023) :
It is planned :
- A 75 km discovery route on Saturday and a 55 km route on Sunday with a gradient accessible to all trained cyclists
- From Monday to Friday, a choice of 3 routes each day with varying distances: short 35/57 km - medium 55/78 km - long 94/142 km with varying degrees of difficulty depending on the distance, but accessible to all trained cyclists
- We will be in a small mountain region, the courses on asphalt roads will have an altitude between 212 m and 1269 m, plan gears adapted to the ambitions of each one
- Some of these courses will allow you to "hunt for passes" which will allow everyone to increase their record, especially for members Club des 100 Cols.

>>>>>>>>   Details of the routes (km, altitude difference) : DOWNLOAD of the tracks
>>>>>>>>   Visualize the route on maps:  - LONG - MEDIUM - SHORT
>>>>>>>>  Download the routes byr QRCODE

 

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You want to rent a bike :
all info HERE

 

 

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If you want additional information :
fleche on registration and the federal camping organization : info@uect.org (question and answer in French – English)
fleche on the logistical organization in general in Plasencia : sect@plasencia.es (question and answer in French – English - Spanish)

 

The final programme and cycle routes will be published on this page on 4 June 2023..

We invite you to visit this page periodically, various information will be posted regularly.

 

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Plasencia (Spanish) - From 1 to 8 July 2023

From 1 to 8 July 2023, the 17th European Cycle Tourism Week will be organised in Plasencia, a Spanish municipality located in Extremadura, in the north of the province of Càceres.

The UECT office will be located in the building El Berrocal,  street Miguel de Unamuno, the reception will take place from Friday 30 June 2023 14:00-19:00 to Saturday 1 July 2023 9:00-19:00

With regard to housing, it is planned to :

  • Close to the city centre, the federal campsite is divided into 3 separate areas for motorhomes/caravans and tents, it will not be possible to have motorhomes/caravans and tents together
    • the camper/caravan site with 484 pitches is planned on the outskirts of the El Berrocal building (semi grassy ground and asphalt)
    • the 2 tent campsites with 90 pitches are planned in the grounds of 2 football stadiums (grassy ground)
    • the supply paying (reservation required) of individual electrical connections 6/8 amps in limited numbers will be possible in each camping space
    • for owners of electrically-assisted bicycles, the (paying) recharging of the batteries will be possible at a single fixed point in each camping area
  • 1 youth hostel (number of rooms/beds per establishment, price for the week being listed)
  • 12 hotels (number of rooms/beds, price for the week per hotel being listed)
  • 2 private campsites
  • 2 vacation homes (cottages)
  • apartments
  • Information will be posted on our website -à European Week beginning of November

The road bike routes are being studied/developed, according to the specifications it is planned :

  • A discovery course of 50/60 km on Saturday and Sunday morning with elevation gain accessible to all trained cyclists
  • From Monday to Friday every day 50-80-120 km with elevation gain, accessible to all trained cyclists
  • We will be in a mountainous region, on roads at altitude between 350 m and 600 m provide gear ratios adapted to the ambitions of each
  • Some of these courses will allow you to "hunt for passes" which will allow everyone to increase their record, especially for members Club des 100 Cols

Information on the routes will be online on our website -à European Weeks mid-March 2023 after bike recognition and authorization from local authorities

To date, there are no gravel routes planned, but mountain bike routes will be studied if there is high demand.

If you want additional information :
fleche on registration and the federal camping organization: info@uect.org (answer in French/English)
fleche on the logistical organization in general in Plasencia : sect@plasencia.es (answer in French/English/Spanish)

  The general program defensive and the different cycling routes will be online in March 2023 on this page.

We invite you to visit this page periodically, various information will be posted regularly.

Electronic registrations will be open from week 46 of 2022 on our website.

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Discover the city of Plasencia

 

 

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