Discover the Enjoy Vélos Epinal territory.

Plan de france avec mention des villes à proximité de la ville d'Epinal

Région Grand Est 

Département des Vosges

Ville d'Épinal

The Épinal agglomeration

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Gathering 78 municipalities and 116,000 inhabitants, the Épinal Agglomeration Community is a significant actor in the Grand Est region. Among its assets, the agglomeration is particularly attractive for its quality of life.

A true playground and discovery area for cycling enthusiasts, the destination allows everyone to practice cycling in a diverse environment: deciduous or coniferous forests, along the Canal des Vosges, rives de Moselle… And for thrill-seekers, you’ll find woodland slopes, pink sandstone rocks, fir tree roots, and a variety of paths, sometimes rocky, sometimes sandy, for a surprising and varied program.

The destination ranks among the top five largest sites in France with a wide range of cycling routes, in the forest or on bike paths, to discover a rich heritage and landscapes. Mountain bikers, cyclists, road cyclists, BMX enthusiasts… each finds the ideal playground and suitable facilities.

With 1,400 km of MTB between countryside and forest, a 75 km bike path “La Voie Bleue”, and 500 km of marked trails, the destination positions itself as the cycling capital of Eastern France.

As a driving force in mobility, the Épinal Agglomeration Community offers its residents various options to promote cycling: financial assistance for bike purchases, long-term rentals, or nearly 80 self-service stations for free movement 24/7.


Charmes is located north of the agglomeration, at the foot of a hill in the Côtes de Moselle called Haut-du-Mont and near the vast Ternes forest, which largely encompasses Charmes and gave the town its name. The municipality is crossed by the V50 bike path “Voie Bleue” in a preserved natural environment.


Located in the Vosges plain, along the Moselle canal, and bordered by the V50 bike path “Voie Bleue,” the town boasts a heritage inherited from its prosperous industrial era. With neighborhoods built on the model of workers’ estates and master houses, the city has numerous monuments and buildings echoing its textile past.


Golbey, located on the outskirts of the capital city Épinal, lies on the left bank of the Moselle, serving as a harmonious link between the “mountain” and “plain” parts of the department. The town enjoys numerous sports facilities and clubs, including a BMX track and a pumptrack.


Chantraine is a commune located on the outskirts of the capital city Épinal. It boasts three forest areas totaling 171 hectares; the Bois-le-Duc area is equipped for recreational activities (sports trails, equestrian cross-country, orienteering, MTB), while the Louvroie and Tournées areas.


Located in the heart of the Vosges region, between the Faucilles mountains and the Vosges Massif, Xertigny lies to the south of the Vosges. Positioned along the thermal route and just a twenty-minute drive from Épinal or Remiremont, Xertigny provides an ideal terrain for all cycling disciplines: road cycling, gravel riding, MTB, and pumptrack.

The City

As the capital of the Vosges department, Épinal, traversed by the Moselle, boasts a population of 32,000 inhabitants, making it the fourth largest city in Lorraine. Located near urban centers like Nancy, Metz, Strasbourg, with access to 4 international airports, and at the crossroads of European trade, industrial, and tourist routes, the city of images is just a 2h15 TGV ride from Paris.

Renowned as the capital of wood and images, Épinal stands out for its inspiring natural setting where water and forests abound. The city is situated less than an hour from the mountains, lakes, and ski resorts of the Hautes Vosges (La Bresse, Gérardmer, La Schlucht). It is connected to lac de Bouzey by a 13 km bike path that follows the Vosges Canal to the river port.

The Region

The Region encourages all forms of cycling on its territory.

Thanks to the Plan Vélo, it encourages the use of soft mobility on a daily basis, through the financing of equipment and infrastructure in the regions, multimodal transport services and aid for the purchase of bicycles.

With 2,500 kilometers of tourist itineraries, the Region aims to become France’s leading cycling region, and to pedal on a national and international scale.

The Department

Naturally green by its very essence, the Vosges department is a haven of preserved nature and an ideal playground for all cycling enthusiasts, whether for leisure or more competitive pursuits. With its dense forests, serene lakes, and undulating terrain, cycling tourism represents a significant economic opportunity for the department, which boasts nearly 200km of cycle paths and greenways, over 3500 km of mountain biking trails, and an app offering cyclosportive loops and leisure routes (Bike.vosges).