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Arcachon to Biarritz 6-day Cycling Tour Level 3

  • 6days
  • France

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La Vélodyssée: 6 day Cycling Tour Arcachon to Biarritz 

You'll discover the Arcachon Bay and the Pilat Dune. Riding along the ocean using bike paths inbetween dunes and pines. Enjoy the lively cities (Biscarrosse, Mimizan, Capbreton) and wild beaches famous 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. Good bike fitness is recommended

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 5 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
  • Personalised app navigation
  • Hotline 7-days a week 

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 285 EUR (if you are the only traveller on the tour)

Notes:

  • Extra nights:
    • Arcachon: From 80-85 EUR p.p. (+65-70 EUR single room) 
    • Biarritz: From 90-100 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 station >> Arcachon station (about 3h / 3h30 by TGV train + train).
  • Return transfer to Arcachon: Biarritz train station >> Facture Biganos train station >> Arcachon train station (about 2h30 by 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 (100 EUR) or E-bike (180 EUR) please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in Arcachon

    Use this first day to discover Arcachon, a famous seaside resort well-known for the ‘Arcachonaises’ and marvelous villas of the 'winter town'. Take a walk on the seaside front promenade or under the shady Mauresque park.

  • Day 2

    Arcachon – Biscarrosse | 32km / 49km

    Take advantage of this small stage to appreciate the discovery of the Pilat Dune. You will be rewarded with the ascent at the top you will enjoy a panoramic view impregnable on the ocean and the Bay of Arcachon. A view not to be missed.

  • Day 3

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

    The course now travels inward away from the ocean and the Vélodyssée allows you to discover the interior of the Landes and its ponds. The more sinuous and more 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 4

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

    The Vélodyssée finds you 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 point of view the visit 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 5

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

    A great last stage in apotheosis with a beautiful bike path that leaves the Landes arriving where the surf is king. 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 6

    Departure during the day

    Option : Extra bike stage to Hendaye (30km) & an additional night in Hendaye: Vélodyssée, the views of the ocean are wonderful and you discover the soul of the Basque country. You will cross pretty villages of 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 as well.

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Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Jun 09 2024 Jun 14 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Jun 10 2024 Jun 15 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Jun 11 2024 Jun 16 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Jun 12 2024 Jun 17 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Jun 13 2024 Jun 18 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Jun 14 2024 Jun 19 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Jun 15 2024 Jun 20 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 16 2024 Jun 21 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 17 2024 Jun 22 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 18 2024 Jun 23 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 19 2024 Jun 24 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 20 2024 Jun 25 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 21 2024 Jun 26 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 22 2024 Jun 27 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 23 2024 Jun 28 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 24 2024 Jun 29 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 25 2024 Jun 30 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 26 2024 Jul 01 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 27 2024 Jul 02 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 28 2024 Jul 03 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 29 2024 Jul 04 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jun 30 2024 Jul 05 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 01 2024 Jul 06 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 02 2024 Jul 07 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 03 2024 Jul 08 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 04 2024 Jul 09 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 05 2024 Jul 10 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 06 2024 Jul 11 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 07 2024 Jul 12 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 08 2024 Jul 13 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 09 2024 Jul 14 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 10 2024 Jul 15 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 11 2024 Jul 16 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 12 2024 Jul 17 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 13 2024 Jul 18 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 14 2024 Jul 19 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 15 2024 Jul 20 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 16 2024 Jul 21 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 17 2024 Jul 22 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 18 2024 Jul 23 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 19 2024 Jul 24 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 20 2024 Jul 25 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 21 2024 Jul 26 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 22 2024 Jul 27 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 23 2024 Jul 28 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 24 2024 Jul 29 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 25 2024 Jul 30 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 26 2024 Jul 31 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 27 2024 Aug 01 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 28 2024 Aug 02 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 29 2024 Aug 03 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 30 2024 Aug 04 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Jul 31 2024 Aug 05 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 01 2024 Aug 06 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 02 2024 Aug 07 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 03 2024 Aug 08 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 04 2024 Aug 09 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 05 2024 Aug 10 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 06 2024 Aug 11 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 07 2024 Aug 12 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 08 2024 Aug 13 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 09 2024 Aug 14 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 10 2024 Aug 15 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 11 2024 Aug 16 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 12 2024 Aug 17 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 13 2024 Aug 18 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 14 2024 Aug 19 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 15 2024 Aug 20 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 16 2024 Aug 21 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 17 2024 Aug 22 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 18 2024 Aug 23 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 19 2024 Aug 24 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 20 2024 Aug 25 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 21 2024 Aug 26 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 22 2024 Aug 27 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 23 2024 Aug 28 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 24 2024 Aug 29 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 25 2024 Aug 30 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 26 2024 Aug 31 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 27 2024 Sep 01 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 28 2024 Sep 02 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 29 2024 Sep 03 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 30 2024 Sep 04 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Aug 31 2024 Sep 05 2024 10 Single rooms 1,488€
Double rooms 1,013€
Sep 01 2024 Sep 06 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Sep 02 2024 Sep 07 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Sep 03 2024 Sep 08 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Sep 04 2024 Sep 09 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Sep 05 2024 Sep 10 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Sep 06 2024 Sep 11 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Sep 07 2024 Sep 12 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Sep 08 2024 Sep 13 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Sep 09 2024 Sep 14 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Sep 10 2024 Sep 15 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Sep 11 2024 Sep 16 2024 10 Single rooms 1,457€
Double rooms 1,013€
Sep 12 2024 Sep 17 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 13 2024 Sep 18 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 14 2024 Sep 19 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 15 2024 Sep 20 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 16 2024 Sep 21 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 17 2024 Sep 22 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 18 2024 Sep 23 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 19 2024 Sep 24 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 20 2024 Sep 25 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 21 2024 Sep 26 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 22 2024 Sep 27 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 23 2024 Sep 28 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 24 2024 Sep 29 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 25 2024 Sep 30 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 26 2024 Oct 01 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 27 2024 Oct 02 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 28 2024 Oct 03 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 29 2024 Oct 04 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Sep 30 2024 Oct 05 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 01 2024 Oct 06 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 02 2024 Oct 07 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 03 2024 Oct 08 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 04 2024 Oct 09 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 05 2024 Oct 10 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 06 2024 Oct 11 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 07 2024 Oct 12 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 08 2024 Oct 13 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 09 2024 Oct 14 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 10 2024 Oct 15 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 11 2024 Oct 16 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 12 2024 Oct 17 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 13 2024 Oct 18 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 14 2024 Oct 19 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 15 2024 Oct 20 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 16 2024 Oct 21 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 17 2024 Oct 22 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 18 2024 Oct 23 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 19 2024 Oct 24 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 20 2024 Oct 25 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 21 2024 Oct 26 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 22 2024 Oct 27 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 23 2024 Oct 28 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 24 2024 Oct 29 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 25 2024 Oct 30 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 26 2024 Oct 31 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 27 2024 Nov 01 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 28 2024 Nov 02 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 29 2024 Nov 03 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 30 2024 Nov 04 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€
Oct 31 2024 Nov 05 2024 10 Single rooms 1,407€
Double rooms 963€

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