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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.

  

Published in Semaine Europ ENGL

 

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 permanence,

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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fleche the animations

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).

Published in Semaine Europ ENGL
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