10 days/9 nights, with 8 days cycling


Start any date between May 1 and October 31
Cannot Start on Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays.


48 km (30 miles) daily average



Classic Accommodation:   US$2490             
        
Luxe Accommodation:   US$4100
                                 Single suppl. classic: US$740
Single suppl. Luxe: US$1010       


  • 9 nights hotel based on double occupancy
  • All breakfasts and 3 dinners
  • Use of a top quality 21-speed hybrid bike complete with handlebar bag, pump, and all the necessary accessories for changing flats. We recommend that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Luggage transfers
  • Area Manager available throughout the tour

You start in La Baule. La Baule can be reached by train from Paris Montparnasse; the journey takes approx. 3 hours. Your trip finishes in Hennebont where you can take a train back to Paris; the journey takes between 4 to 5 hours.


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Randonnée Tours

France

Brittany Cycling 10 days

In the northwest of France lies one of the great undiscovered regions of the country;  dramatic coastline, lush forests and enchanting villages are the initial draw. Look deeper and see a rich land revealed - from the beaches of La Baule to medieval villages such as Guerande and Sarzeau to the pre-historic megaliths of Carnac the Breton Coast is our newest discovery offering gentle cycling, gastronomy of sea-food and crepes and a proud people eager to welcome.





Day 1, 2 & 3

La Baule

Your trip starts in Le Baule, where white sand beaches are a short stroll from your hotel. On Day 2, ride along the Cote Sauvage to the fishing village of Le Croisic, a good introduction to this coastal region. Next day, cycle to an area known as the Briere and Kerhinet, with its pedestrian streets and chaumieres or thatched cottages. You’ll have the chance to explore the marshes by punt to see how peat was extracted before an easy cycle back to your hotel.


Day 4 & 5

Billiers

Riding north from Le Baule, you pass through salt marshes to the fortified medieval village of Guerande and then through farmlands to Billiers. Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to stop and see the harvesting of salt where locals use the same technique as their ancestors. Next day, your ride options will include La Roche Bernard, a 1000 year old town which claims to be the home of the inventor of the guillotine.



Day 6
Locmariaquer

Your ride begins with a glide past the Chateau de Suscinio- a medieval castle once home to the dukes of Brittany. You’ll also visit Sarzeau and Surzur and the route des Huitres- the most famous oyster-producing area in Brittany. In Port Novalo you’ll ferry across to fishing village of Locmariaquer where monuments and tombs from the megalithic civilization still stand.



Day 7, 8 & 9

Hennebont

Next day your journey will continue towards Hennebont passing through the legendary village of Carnac, one of the most famous megalithic monuments and ancient ruins in France. Day 8+9 offer riding options to Nostang, Riantec and to the sea-side village of Port Louis with its impressive 17th century citadel.

 

Day 10

Depart after breakfast at your leisure.


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