Recognized as being of public-utility and approved by the State, the French cycle touring federation (FFCT) gathers 3 100 affiliated clubs and 126 500 members, including 21 000 women and 10 000 juniors.
Each year, 4 500 bike trips are organised under its auspice all over the french territory, gathering more than 2 millions adepts of all ages.
Its national and international actions are unanimously recognized by institutional organisations, positionning the FFCT as a major player in the development of cycle touring in Europe and in the world.
For more information: ffct.org
The French cycle touring federation has choosen Strasbourg to organise this significant meeting. This place has many assets :
– a border town with a central geographical location in Europe
– a wide welcoming capacity with important hotel infrastructures
– an appropriate cycling network, positionning Strasbourg urban area as a leader in this field
While Strasbourg is an off-center location considering the french territory, it has a central position in western Europe. The Alsatian capital has an outstanding historical heritage. The city-center is entirely listed as a UNESCO world heritage site since 1988, including Notre-Dame Cathedral and the neighbourhood of “Petite France”.
Close to Germany, the city is deeply bicultural, with a strong and exceptional architectural heritage.
For more information: strasbourg.eu