Veloscenic Normandy: the best of the Veloscenie bikeway

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7 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
219 Km
avg 44 Km
Guided

Leisurely guided tour in Normandy

The newest bikeway to be undertaken in France, the Véloscénie (or Veloscenic) cycle route earns its name well - not only does it link iconic Paris and the Mont-Saint-Michel, but it winds through some of the country's most beautiful landscapes along the way.

While the Mont-Saint-Michel is certainly a tour highlight, our itinerary will also introduce you to the hidden gems of northern France, often overshadowed by the more sunbathed vistas to the south. Following a mix of greenways, bike paths, and quiet secondary roads, you'll cycle through the hedgerow fields of the Bocage Normand, lush forests of oak and pine, and the gorgeous nature parks of La Perche and Normandie-Maine. You'll learn the names of charming historic towns that won't be listed on every map: Mortagne-au-Perche, Bagnoles-de-l'Orme, Ducey.

For most riders, this will also be a tour through Normandy's incredible gastronomic heritage, with opportunities galore to sample traditional buckwheat galettes, teurgoule (rice pudding), blood sausage, and more. And while the rivers don't quite flow with cider and poiré, it's not far off! Hearty and fragrant, the northern cuisine is the perfect fuel for an unforgettable bike trip - through an utterly enchanting region.


Information

Tour Location

Country:
France
Region:
Normandy
From:
L'Aigle
To:
Pontorson - Mont Saint Michel

Tour Information

Guiding:
Guided
Duration:
7 Days
Level:
Easy-Moderate
Terrain:
Quiet Roads|Cycle Paths/Trails
Tour Type:
Groups
More Options:
Point to Point|Electric Bike
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
EUR 1120

Tour Distance & Dates

Distance:
219 Km
Riding Days:
5
Month(s):
April|May|June|July|August|September
Departure:

June 30, 2019

Additional Information

Special Deal

We're currently offering a 10% discount for groups of 2-3 people, and 15% for groups of 4 or more  -  first come, first served!

Accommodation:

Double Occupancy / Twin Share

Single Supplement: 260

Group Information:

it can be organized for private groups of 6 or more on any other dates.

Inclusions

6 nights' accommodations
Daily breakfast
4 dinners (drinks are not included)
Transfer from the train station of L'Aigle to Mortagne on June 30th
Transfer from your hotel in Pontorson to the Pontorson train station on June 6th
Support vehicle on all rides
Feedstations (snacks, fruit, water, energy drinks, etc.)
Roadbook and marked maps
Pre-loaded GPS unit (subject to availability)
Luggage transfers
Assistance if necessary (you will be provided with our local rep's mobile number)
All tax and service charges

Exclusions

Expenses of a personal nature
Travel insurance

Options

Bicycle rentals. Hybrid bikes are available at the rate of 110 euros per bike
Full-carbon bikes rent a the rate of 210 euros
E-bikes rent for 225 euros.
These prices include the delivery and drop-off fee.

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