French Association "Les Raideurs Fous" Visits Vienna

Lifestyle & TravelTravel ♦ Published: April 13, 2023; 22:48 ♦ (Vindobona)

For 15 years now, the Cité Scolaire of Bischwiller in Alsace has been organizing an annual long-distance mountain bike trip for students of the André Maurois high school, always to a different capital city. This year it was Vienna.

Vienna was the scene of French public diplomacy this year. / Picture: © French and Austrian crossed flags by Vindobona

Since 2007, the young adventurers called "Les Raideurs Fous" (a non-profit association made up entirely of volunteers) have had the opportunity not only to demonstrate their athleticism but also to have enriching encounters and experiences and to open up to others and the world. This also represents an opportunity for them to realize a dream and to be involved in the life of the…