Wednesday, February 10, 2010

New "Motorcyclists Welcome" Label

Things just got a whole lot brighter motorcyclist traveling though Doubs (25) in eastern France. The Tourist Board (CDT) of Doubs has set an example for other regions to learn from by launching a new label "Logis moto" in partnership with the hotel chain Logis and FFMC 25 of Doubs. The department strengthens its welcome of two wheeled clinets after the establishment in 2003 of another service "Rando moto" (see below).

25 of the 38 Logis hotels in Doubs have signed the charter that commits to providing the following services to bikers:

* a garage or enclosed space that can accommodate at least 4 bikes
* an private heated and ventilated space for drying clothes, including an hair dryer
* a list of motorcycle dealers and repair garages in their area
* basic tools for small repairs
* a list of refueling, bike washing and revitalizing points that accept credit cards
* maps to consult on site;
* suggestions for tourist routes "Rando moto" provided by CDT
* enthusiast magazines to read on site ...

A welcome drink and a packed lunch are also available on request to bikers by the hotel Logis du Doubs charter signatories. The establishments are identified by a logo "Motards, bienvenue !" affixed to the facade of the hotel.

"Rando moto" at Hotel Logis: 186 € / person (plus tax)

Since 2003, CDT Doubs offers a stay "Rando bike" to tourists bikers. This stay (4 days / 3 nights) includes accommodation based on double occupancy in a Hotel Logis in the Doubs region, a garage for the bike, a road book with detailed itinerary and all practical information, plus a welcome drink ... everything is done in the Doubs to welcome tourists bikers.

More info on the Label "Motards, bienvenue !"

* CDT 25 - booking service
* Tel: + 33 (0)381 212 978