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The official website for the travel trade in Normandy

 

Major routes

Cycling in Normandy offers a selection of major themed routes giving cycle tourists the opportunity to explore the key attractions of this magnificent area. The Mont-Saint-Michel, the D-Day Landing Beaches, the Bayeux Tapestry, as well as the towns of Giverny, Dieppe, Cherbourg, Bagnoles-de-l’Orne and Alençon amongst others.

A succession of coastal and rural landscapes unfold along these routes offering cycle tourists the chance to combine the pleasures of outdoor activity with exploration.

Normandy’s reputation for fine food gives them the promise of many stops for local specialities along the way.

Main routes in the area:

CRT Normandie

Carte de la Normandie à vélo - 2016

 

The Vélo Francette

From Normandy to the Atlantic Ocean

This 607 km route, of which 140 km are in Normandy, links Ouistreham to La Rochelle passing through three regions: Normandy, the Pays de la Loire and Poitou-Charentes.
> Find out more
> Download route maps (Ouistreham > Angers)

 

Stunning Routes:

Veloscenic ... an itinerary featuring some star attractions

This route of more than 450km, of which 232 km are in Normandy, links Notre-Dame in Paris with the Mont-Saint-Michel.
> Find out more
> Download route maps

Incoming agency offering turn-key breaks along this route:
Rando Vélo ((Loire Valley Travel)- +33 (0)2 54 78 62 52 - info@loire-valley-travel.com
> Find out more
France à Vélo - +33 3 86 42 35 96 -
contact.fav@orange.fr
> Guided tour
> Self-guided tour

Tryvell – +33 (0)9 80 54 74 74 -
contact@tryvell.com -

Loisirs Accueil Orne - +33 2 33 28 07 00 / +33 2 33 28 88 71 - resa@orne.fr
> La Normandie à vélo sur la Véloscénie (in french)

 

Historical Routes:

From the D-Day Landing Beaches to the Mont-Saint-Michel

This 210 km long route links the famous sites of D-Day with the Mont-Saint-Michel.
> Download route maps

Incoming agency offering turn-key breaks along this route:
Normandie Rando - +33 (0)9 66 94 88 11 / +33 (0)6 75 23 33 55 - normandie.rando@gmail.com
> Find out more

 

Legendary Routes:

Avenue Verte London <> Paris

This 406 km long cycle route links Paris and London with a section of 142km through Normandy, and using the cross Channel ferry route from Dieppe to Newhaven.
> Find out more
> Download route maps
> Download tourist map

Incoming agencies offering turn-key breaks along this route:
Rando Vélo - +33 (0)2 54 78 62 52 - info@randovelo.fr
> Find out more
Association for the promotion and development of the Avenue Verte London-Paris - +33 (0)2 35 03 54 45 – AVLP@cg76.fr
> Find out more
Espace Randonnée - 03 88 89 26 07 - contact@espace-randonnee.fr
> Find out more


The Tour de Manche

This major Anglo French circular route of over 1200 km links Normandy and Brittany with the South West of England.
> Find out more
> Download route maps

Incoming agency offering turn-key breaks along this route:
Normandie Rando - +33 (0)9 66 94 88 11 / +33 (0)6 75 23 33 55 - normandie.rando@gmail.com
> Find out more

 

The coastal cycle route

EuroVelo 4

The coastal cycle route is part of the EuroVelo 4, linking Kiev in Ukraine with Roscoff at the tip of Brittany and should eventually provide a 600 km route along the Normandy coast from Le Tréport to the Mont-Saint-Michel:
In Seine-Maritime, 180 km from Le Tréport to Le Havre > Find out more
In Calvados, some sections. 100 km from Cabourg to Omaha Beach > Find out more
In the Manche, 346 km Carentan > Cherbourg > Le Mont-Saint-Michel > Find out more

 

The Seine Impressionist cycle route

Part of this route, which is signed "Véloroute du Val de Seine", is now open in Seine-Maritime: 165 km linking Saint-Aubin-les-Elbeuf to Le Havre. The Seine Impressionist cycle route aims to link Giverny with Le Havre, and continue as far as Honfleur, all iconic towns and cities which inspired so many of the Impressionists.
> Find out more

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