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9-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Bordeaux-Biarritz Level 3

  • 9days
  • France

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La Vélodyssée : Cycle tour from Bordeaux to Biarritz 

From Bordeaux, go up the estuary of the Gironde and cross the vineyards of Bordeaux. Then join the Ocean the Bay of Arcachon. Enjoy the lively resorts (Biscarrosse, Mimizan, Capbreton) and wild beaches renowned for surfing then arrive in the Basque Country with the prestigious Biarritz. The extension to Hendaye by the wild ledge offers magnificent views. 

Tour Character: Level 3 

Moderate cycling. Good bike fitness recommended

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 8 nights with breakfast (double or twin room) in 2*/3* accommodation (3*/4* available on request)
  • Luggage transfer during the bike stages (1 luggage, 20kg per person)
  • 1 Travel folder (per room) including colour maps, detailed route directions (FR/GB/DE) and tourist brochures 
  • City taxes
  • Hotline 7-days a week
  • Personalised app navigation
  • Boat transfer from Bassin d'Arcachon (day 4)

Not included in the Tour:

  • Dinners and lunches 
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions 
  • Bike rental 
  • Helmets
  • Transfer to the starting point 
  • Solo traveller supplement 385 EUR (if you are the only traveller on the tour)

Notes:

  • Extra nights:
    • Bordeaux: From 75-80 EUR p.p. (+55-60 EUR single room)
    • Biarritz: From 90-110 EUR p.p. (+75-90 EUR single room)
  • Daily departure from March to October

Arrival/parking/departure:

  • From Paris: Montparnasse train station >> Bordeaux St Jean train station (about 2h10 by TGV train).
  • Return transfer to Bordeaux: Biarritz train station >> Bordeaux St Jean train station (about 2h by train or TGV train).
  • Return transfer to Paris: Gare de Biarritz train station >> Paris Montparnasse train station (about 4h15 by TGV train).

If you would like to rent a Hybrid bike (160 EUR) or E-bike (290 EUR) please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in Bordeaux

    At your arrival take your time to visit Bordeaux a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Take a walk along the Garonne docks meander in the lively streets of St Pierre quarter bargain-hunt in the Chartrons quarters.

  • Day 2

    Bordeaux – Margaux | 34km

    This first stage leads you across the vines toward one of the most famous vineyards in France: Château Margaux. The moment you leave Bordeaux you will be surrounded by vineyards. You won’t know where to turn for a wine tasting or winery visit as they are available at every turn.

  • Day 3

    Margaux – Lacanau | 58km

    Enjoy the vineyards landscapes for some kilometres before reaching the cycle paths. This will softly lead you toward Lacanau-Océan by the pines of the greatest forest in France: the Landes forest. Reaching your hotel the a swimming pool will be waiting for you.

  • Day 4

    Lacanau – Arcachon | 47km

    Follow the Ocean until Arcachon. This stage is a subtle mix of pines and fine sand dunes. Leave your bikes wherever you wish along the path and enjoy the beaches. Later on arriving at the Cap Ferret take the ferry with your bikes to reach Arcachon. The hotel will welcome you, the hotel will not be far from the beaches to have fun in the Bay waves!

  • Day 5

    Arcachon – Biscarrosse | 32km / 49km

    Take advantage of this small stage to appreciate the discovery of: the Pilat Dune. You will be rewarded with the challenging incline for at the top you will enjoy a panoramic view of the Ocean and the Bay of Arcachon.

  • Day 6

    Biscarrosse – Mimizan Plage (or Contis les Bains) | 55km

    The course now travels inland away from the ocean and the Vélodyssée, discover the interior of the Landes and its ponds. The more challenging and hilly route winds between the dunes and the big lakes (Biscarrosse, Parentis, Aureilhan) to arrive at the seaside resort of Mimizan-Plage, animated and charming with its Belle-Epoque villas.

  • Day 7

    Mimizan Plage (or Contis les Bains) – Vieux Boucau (or Capbreton) | 60km (or 66km)

    The Vélodyssée finds a peaceful route along the coast in the heart of the pine forest. Contis les Bains is an ideal first stop. A small unusual detour for a superb view of the lighthouse of Contis with the ascent of its 183 steps. After Saint Girons Plage the route slowly departs from the ocean once more by a cycle path that alternates between forest and small roads. Leon lake invites you to swim before returning to the coast and reach Vieux Boucau with its marine lake.

  • Day 8

    Vieux Boucau (or Capbreton) – Biarritz | 61km (or 41km)

    A great last stage in apotheosis with a beautiful bike path that leaves the Landes to get to where the surf is king. You'll ride along the longest sandy beach in Europe to the famous resorts of Hossegor and Capbreton. Do not miss the history soaked walk on the Estacade, a wooden pier built by Napoleon III in the 19th century.

  • Day 9

    Departure during the day

    Option : Extra bike stage to Hendaye (30km) & additional night in Hendaye: Vélodyssée, the views of the ocean are wonderful and you will discover the soul of Basque country. You cross pretty villages Bidart then the old fishing port of Guétary. Saint Jean de Luz also deserves a stop. Then the route ends with the cliffside road (bike path and shared lanes) between Ciboure do not miss the Socoa Fort and Hendaye. The castle of Abbadia deserves the detour and the visit.

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May 13 2024 May 21 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
May 14 2024 May 22 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
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Jun 03 2024 Jun 11 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
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Jun 04 2024 Jun 12 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
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Double rooms 1,563€
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Jul 01 2024 Jul 09 2024 10 Single rooms 2,350€
Double rooms 1,575€
Jul 02 2024 Jul 10 2024 10 Single rooms 2,350€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
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Double rooms 1,575€
Aug 26 2024 Sep 03 2024 10 Single rooms 2,350€
Double rooms 1,575€
Aug 27 2024 Sep 04 2024 10 Single rooms 2,350€
Double rooms 1,575€
Aug 28 2024 Sep 05 2024 10 Single rooms 2,350€
Double rooms 1,575€
Aug 29 2024 Sep 06 2024 10 Single rooms 2,350€
Double rooms 1,575€
Aug 30 2024 Sep 07 2024 10 Single rooms 2,350€
Double rooms 1,575€
Aug 31 2024 Sep 08 2024 10 Single rooms 2,350€
Double rooms 1,575€
Sep 01 2024 Sep 09 2024 10 Single rooms 2,213€
Double rooms 1,563€
Sep 02 2024 Sep 10 2024 10 Single rooms 2,213€
Double rooms 1,563€
Sep 03 2024 Sep 11 2024 10 Single rooms 2,213€
Double rooms 1,563€
Sep 04 2024 Sep 12 2024 10 Single rooms 2,213€
Double rooms 1,563€
Sep 05 2024 Sep 13 2024 10 Single rooms 2,213€
Double rooms 1,563€
Sep 06 2024 Sep 14 2024 10 Single rooms 2,213€
Double rooms 1,563€
Sep 07 2024 Sep 15 2024 10 Single rooms 2,213€
Double rooms 1,563€
Sep 08 2024 Sep 16 2024 10 Single rooms 2,213€
Double rooms 1,563€
Sep 09 2024 Sep 17 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Sep 10 2024 Sep 18 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Sep 11 2024 Sep 19 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Sep 12 2024 Sep 20 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Sep 13 2024 Sep 21 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
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Double rooms 1,463€
Sep 19 2024 Sep 27 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Sep 20 2024 Sep 28 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
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Double rooms 1,463€
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Double rooms 1,463€
Sep 25 2024 Oct 03 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Sep 26 2024 Oct 04 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Sep 27 2024 Oct 05 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Sep 28 2024 Oct 06 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Sep 29 2024 Oct 07 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Sep 30 2024 Oct 08 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 01 2024 Oct 09 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 02 2024 Oct 10 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 03 2024 Oct 11 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 04 2024 Oct 12 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
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Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 06 2024 Oct 14 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
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Double rooms 1,463€
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Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 09 2024 Oct 17 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 10 2024 Oct 18 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 11 2024 Oct 19 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
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Double rooms 1,463€
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Double rooms 1,463€
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Double rooms 1,463€
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Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 16 2024 Oct 24 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 17 2024 Oct 25 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 18 2024 Oct 26 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 19 2024 Oct 27 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 20 2024 Oct 28 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 21 2024 Oct 29 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 22 2024 Oct 30 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 23 2024 Oct 31 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 24 2024 Nov 01 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 25 2024 Nov 02 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 26 2024 Nov 03 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 27 2024 Nov 04 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 28 2024 Nov 05 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 29 2024 Nov 06 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 30 2024 Nov 07 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€
Oct 31 2024 Nov 08 2024 10 Single rooms 2,113€
Double rooms 1,463€

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