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Normandy/Brittany 8-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 3

  • 8days
  • France

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From Bayeux to Saint-Malo Self-guided Cycling Tour

This bike tour will lead you from Normandy to Brittany: from the impressive World War II Landing Beaches to the Corsair City of Saint-Malo, via the outstanding Mont St Michel!

From the impressive Landing Beaches, you will follow the signed posted cycling route which goes through the picturesque “Bessin” area with typical Noman bocage landscapes up to the spectacular Mont St Michel bay. Then follow the Brittany wild coasts, from little fishing ports to oyster beds before reaching the fortress of Saint-Malo.

Tour character: Level 3

Average sometimes difficult - hilly stages OR long stages (about 50 km)

Included in the Bayeux to Saint Malo Cycling Tour:

  • 7 nights’ accommodation with breakfast (double room with shower & toilets) in 2* and 3* hotels
  • 1 dinner (half board available at 220 EUR)
  • Transport of luggage between hotels
  • Colour maps, detailed itineraries & tourist information
  • Taxes & services

Not included in the tour:

  • 6 x dinners
  • Drinks, lunches, and personal expense
  • Entrance fees to the monuments
  • Solo travellers 300 EUR

Departures daily March to October. Reduction for groups of 4+  

Please note that the first bike ride is on day 1 so arrive early or book an extra night

If you would like to rent a bike (135 EUR ) or e-bike (265 EUR ) please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in Bayeux

    Arrive a few days early and take time to admire the amazing 11th century Bayeux Tapestry showing the conquest of England by William Duke of Normandy. The cathedral of Bayeux is also well worth a visit. Don't miss the war museum, which has one of the best films in English of the WWII involvement of this region.

    Excursion Landing Beaches | 51 km.

    A loop to the landing beaches at Omaha beach. Have a walk into a path of history on a sandy beach before reaching the American cemetery. Continue to the ‘Pointe du Hoc’ which was one of the strategic points in the German fortifications along the Normandy coast. Then, follow the seaside routes to Colleville sur mer and its very impressive American cemetery, before reaching Bayeux.

  • Day 2

    Bayeux – Villers Bocage | 40 km.

    Enjoy the beautiful small routes through the Bessin meandering around the picturesque lands and fields to the Abbey of Mondaye. Continue to the village of Villers Bocage.

  • Day 3

    Villers Bocage – Vire | 46 km.

    Keep cycling into the Norman Bocage, from small villages to green pastures before reaching the Souleuvre river. Here you will see the imposing Viaduct dating from 1887. Then, the Voie Verte cycling path will lead you to Vire, a city rich in mediaeval history. Arrive early so you can walk around the cobblestone streets, half-timbered houses and visit the Vire castle

  • Day 4

    Vire – St Hilaire du Harcouët | 55 km.

    Leave the fortified city of Vire and follow the Voie Verte through the Norman green bocage: riding up and down rolling hills and small woods. Make a stop in Mortain nestled into a cliff, offering nice views over the cascading waterfalls and the valley. Continue to St Hilaire du Harcouët.

  • Day 5

    St Hilaire du Harcouët – Pontorson | 56 km.

    Still on the peaceful ‘Voie Verte’, ride towards Mont St Michel right in front of you! Enjoy this splendid and unforgettable view over the bay, with the salt marshes on the foreground and the unforgettable view of the island and its Abbey which slowly appears in the background.

  • Day 6

    Pontorson – Le Vivier sur Mer | 33 km.

    Today is devoted to the discovery of “Mont Saint Michel”. This rocky islet has existed in the bay for more than a thousand years and has kept its tradition of welcoming visitors. Enjoy a walk through the authentic medieval streets lined with timber framed houses. Continue with a visit of the abbey and lose yourself in the labyrinth of the numerous walls surrounding the city. After your discovery walk, ride on a cycling path through countryside and fields towards the sea and Vivier sur mer, famous for its oyster parks.

  • Day 7

    Le Vivier sur Mer – Saint-Malo | 40 km.

    A day ride starting in the inner lands through typical small villages and countryside before arriving in Cancale a picturesque fishing harbour along the granite coast. Enjoy the beautiful view from this bay and taste the fresh seafood arriving every morning by the local fishermen. Then, continue along the coast via ‘Pointe du Grouin’ a wonderful outlook facing the sea. This place is also a bird protection reserve where you can observe them. Continue your ride until you reach Saint Malo, the "City of the Sea".

  • Day 8

    Departure during the day after returning your cycling equipment If you have the time to stay a night or two in St Malo, ask us for accommodation tips.

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Tours marked with are special prices.

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Jul 12 2021 Jul 19 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Jul 13 2021 Jul 20 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
Jul 21 2021 Jul 28 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Jul 22 2021 Jul 29 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Double rooms 1,219€
Jul 24 2021 Jul 31 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Jul 25 2021 Aug 01 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Jul 26 2021 Aug 02 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Jul 27 2021 Aug 03 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Jul 28 2021 Aug 04 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Jul 29 2021 Aug 05 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Jul 30 2021 Aug 06 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Jul 31 2021 Aug 07 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Aug 01 2021 Aug 08 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Aug 28 2021 Sep 04 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Aug 29 2021 Sep 05 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Aug 30 2021 Sep 06 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Aug 31 2021 Sep 07 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Sep 01 2021 Sep 08 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Sep 08 2021 Sep 15 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Sep 12 2021 Sep 19 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Sep 24 2021 Oct 01 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Sep 26 2021 Oct 03 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Sep 27 2021 Oct 04 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Sep 30 2021 Oct 07 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
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Oct 01 2021 Oct 08 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
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Double rooms 1,219€
Oct 23 2021 Oct 30 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Oct 24 2021 Oct 31 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Oct 25 2021 Nov 01 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Oct 26 2021 Nov 02 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Oct 27 2021 Nov 03 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Oct 28 2021 Nov 04 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Oct 29 2021 Nov 05 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Oct 30 2021 Nov 06 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€
Oct 31 2021 Nov 07 2021 8 Single rooms 1,607€
Double rooms 1,219€

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