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Highlights

Known as a land of myths and legends, Brittany is also the birthplace of cycling legends like Bernard Hinault and Louison Bobet. The awesome landscapes and history of Brittany make it an unforgettable travel destination. Cliffs that fall directly into the ocean, medieval villages with a rich cultural heritage and a beautiful countryside; Brittany won’t stop amazing you with its breathtaking scenery. Your voyage will take you from the famous Bay Mont Saint Michel on the Normandy frontier, along the beautiful coastline of northern Brittany, and travel to the symbolic towns of Brittany: Rennes, Saint Malo, and Dinard. Finish with the spectacular landscapes of the extreme point of Arcouest and admire the mysterious Bréhat Island.

Not to mention the unique local gastronomy: crepes, cider, oysters and seafood. There is something for everyone.

To see

Mont Saint Michel, Island of Bréhat

Gastronomy

the oysters, the crepes, the galettes, the scallops, the kouign-amann

Wine

the cider, the Calvados

Testimonials

PROGRAM

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Arrival in Rennes


Arrive in Rennes. (transfer on your own to the hotel), This city is easily accessible from Paris. Our guide will meet you at your hotel to present your trip, set your bike up, and give you all the information necessary for an excellent stay in Brittany, all with enough time to take a stroll around Rennes, the capital of Brittany.


Accommodation : Hotel Anne de Bretagne*** - Rennes show
Accommodation : Balthazar Hotel & Spa***** - Rennes show
Included : Emergency support,concierge service,phone not provided,mobile guidance application,roadbook,travelbook,Orientation with a local guide,luggage transfer,bedroom and breakfast

J-2

From Rennes to Mont Saint Michel


You will leave the capital of Brittany for a night in Normandy. You will ride along the quaint little country roads towards the sea. The steeple of the abbey of Mont Saint-Michel will be your beacon towards this world renowned island.

Distance : 110 Km (68 mi).

Elevation 850 m.


Accommodation : Hotel Gabriel*** - Mont St Michel show
Accommodation : Hotel le Relais Saint-Michel**** - Mont St Michel show
Included : luggage transfer,Itinerary (no cue sheets),bedroom and breakfast

J-3

From Mont Saint Michel to Saint Malo


Follow the bay of Mont Saint-Michel then ride along the Emerald Coast after a detour through the countryside and town of Combourg. Today you will discover a mixture of countryside and sea landscapes with many charming stone villages along the way : Dol de Bretagne, Combourg, Le Mont Dol and the picturesque fishing village of Cancale where you can sample fresh oysters.

Distance : 108 Km (67 mi).

Elevation : 636 m.


Accommodation : Hotel de L'Univers*** - Saint Malo show
Accommodation : Maison des Armateurs**** - Saint Malo show
Included : luggage transfer,Itinerary (no cue sheets),bedroom and breakfast

J-4

From Saint Malo to Lamballe


Ride along the coastline from port to port and cape to cape. Admire the beautiful architecture of Dinard, then the colorful boats in the ports of Saint Cast and Erquy. Between the two, discover Cap Fréhel and its impressive cliffs rising over 70 meters above the sea. Finish the day in the calm parks of your hotel manor.

Distance : 137 Km (84 mi).

Elevation : 1558m.


Accommodation : Le Manoir des Portes*** - Lamballe show
Accommodation : Le Manoir des Portes*** - Lamballe show
Included : luggage transfer,Itinerary (no cue sheets),bedroom and breakfast

J-5

From Lamballe to Saint Quay Portrieux


Today you will follow in the footsteps of the most famous cyclist from Brittany. Multiple winner of the Tour de France, Bernard Hinault was raised in the villages of the Saint Brieuc Bay. Your route will follow the back country roads and hills that remind us that Brittany is not flat! But the amazing scenery is well worth the effort: high rising cliffs that fall into the sea and beautiful white sand beaches for the pleasure of all.

Distance : 126 Km (78 mi).

Elevation : 1440 m.


Accommodation : Hotel Ker Moor**** - St Quay Portrieux show
Accommodation : Hotel Ker Moor**** - St Quay Portrieux show
Included : luggage transfer,Itinerary (no cue sheets),bedroom and breakfast

J-6

From Saint Quay Portrieux to Paimpol


Today is another excursion into the countryside and the region known as l’Armor (land of the sea) and l’Argoat (land of soil) that brings you to Guingamp, a town with a rich architectural heritage. Then ride the hillsides Armorican and discover the windfarms. You will join the river Trieux and visit the charming town of Pontrieux. From here you will rapidly join the coast and today’s destination port of Paimpol.

Distance : 108 Km (75 mi).

Elevation : 1050 m.


Accommodation : Hotel K'Loys*** - Paimpol show
Accommodation : Les Terrasses de Brehat**** - Ploubazlanec show
Included : luggage transfer,Itinerary (no cue sheets),bedroom and breakfast

J-7

From Paimpol LOOP to Bréhat island


Today you will mount your bike for a final loop in the neighboring towns of Ploubazlanec and Plouézec with their typical Breton architecture and rich cultural heritage. It’s another opportunity to appreciate the sea from Pointe de L’Arcouest and admire the islands of Bréhat and their amazing granite pink colored rocks.

Distance : 69 Km (43 mi).

Elevation : 750 m.


Accommodation : Hotel K'Loys*** - Paimpol show
Accommodation : Les Terrasses de Brehat**** - Ploubazlanec show
Included : Itinerary (no cue sheets),bedroom and breakfast

J-8

Departure from Paimpol


Enjoy a nice breakfast and leave when you are ready. (Depart on your own).

The simplest way to leave Paimpol is to take a train all the way to Paris with only one change. It takes less than 5 hours.


Included : breakfast

ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES

Rennes is very easy to travel to. There are many trains including the TGV (2h30 from Paris). There is also an international airport linking Rennes with many French and European cities.

For the return, the simplest way to leave Paimpol is to take a train all the way to Paris with only one transfer. It takes less than 5 hours.

BIKES


included

Road Bike - Standard

More info

Bike rental description :

The SCOTT ROAD BIKE ADDICT 30 Disc (Standard) (or equivalent)

With a new geometry that focuses more on endurance. The SCOTT ADDICT 30 Disc will become your preferred choice for long distance travel.

Available sizes : XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

Availability: This type of bike has limited availability, and is likely to move very quickly.

Included with your bike rental :

  • Front pannier containing:
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 2 spare tubes
  • 1 hand pump
  • Rear pannier
  • Helmet
  • Odometer
  • Lock
  • 2 souvenir water bottles
  • Pedals (flat or cages on request). You can bring your own pedals to clip in but remember to bring a pedal wrench to take them off at the end of the tour.

Note: "Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."


optional

Road Bike - Excellence

More info

Bike rental description :

PINARELLO Pinarello X3 - 105/Di2 (Excellence) (or equivalent)

Equipped with a Shimano 105 Di2 12 speed drivetrain and a brand new carbon frame, the Pinarello X3 is designed to go the distance thanks to its ability to filter vibrations and absorb the shocks present on your next

road.

Sizes available: XXS,XS,S, M, L, XL,XXL

Availability: This type of bike has limited availability, and is likely to move very quickly.



Included with your bike rental :

  • Front pannier containing:
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 2 spare tubes
  • 1 hand pump.
  • Helmet
  • 2 souvenir water bottles
  • Pedals (flat or cages on request). You can bring your own pedals to clip in but remember to bring a pedal wrench to take them off at the end of the tour.

Note: "’Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."


optional

Road Bike - Premium

More info

Bike rental description :

TREK Emonda SLR 7 (Premium) (or equivalent)

The all-new TREK Emonda SLR 7 is the lightest model of the American Brand. Equipped with the Shimano Ultegra Di2 transmission, the gear shift is faster and more precise.

Available sizes : XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL

Availability: This type of bike has limited availability, and is likely to move very quickly.

Included with your bike rental :



  • Front pannier containing:
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 2 spare tubes
  • 1 hand pump
  • Helmet
  • 2 souvenir water bottles
  • Pedals (flat or cages on request). You can bring your own pedals to clip in but remember to bring a pedal wrench to take them off at the end of the tour.

Note: "’Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."

Details

Included


ACCOMODATIONS

- 7 nights of accommodation in superior hotels of charm with private shower and/or bath

MEALS

- Daily breakfast at each hotel

BIKES

- Road bike rental included

GEAR

- Complimentary Discover France Gear (including water bottle, drawstring bag)
- Guidance Application (phone not provided)

SUPPORT

- Orientation in person with our local guide
- Detailed ROAD BOOK, including detailed maps, touristic information (No directions step by step (No Cue-sheet).
- Comprehensive trip literature
- Technical and emergency support available at all times
- Concierge service available to assist you for your requests during your trip (taxi transfer, restaurant, activities...)

TRANSFER

- All luggage transfers

Not included


- Airfare to and from the trip
- Lodging before and after the trip
- Drinks
- Some meals are not included in each destination, which gives you the opportunity to explore regional cuisine on your own. You will find all information needed with our team support in your roadbook.
- Multirisk travel insurance

Other questions?

See our FAQs page for answers to common questions.

FAQ

Rates

Tour rates vary based on hotel availability and specific start date

PRICE FROM / PER PERSON
STANDARD HOTEL ACCOMODATION
UPGRADED HOTEL ACCOMODATION
Double occupancy *
2520 €
2855 €
Single supplement **
395 €
395 €
Solo traveler ***
3645 €
3980 €

* Please contact us for triple hotel rates. ** Traveling with a group. *** Traveling alone.

Upgrade your bike

From / Per person

Road Bike - Excellence
165€
Road Bike - Premium
235€

CANCELLATION INSURANCE

Cancellation insurance 6%

STANDARD HOTEL ACCOMODATION FROM

UPGRADED HOTEL ACCOMODATION FROM

Hotel Anne de Bretagne*** - Rennes

Located in the heart of Rennes, the hotel Anne de Bretagne is situated nearby the old city center and its medieval streets as well as many bars and restaurants. Major cultural animations: house of Anne de Bretagne, the National Theater of Brittany, and the Opera are only a few minutes by foot. This modern hotel has all the necessary comforts. You will be enchanted by its calm and pleasant surroundings.
http://www.hotel-rennes.com/en/index.html

Balthazar Hotel & Spa***** - Rennes

The Balthazar Hotel & Spa is a luxury 5-star hotel nestled in the heart of Rennes, a city filled with art and history. This welcoming design hotel, established in an elegant townhouse is a destination all of its own. Spa Nuxe, restaurant, bar, lush patio...everything is in place for you to have a memorable experience. The Hotel features 54 elegant guest rooms, ranging from Classic to Deluxe, as well as 2 suites with spacious private terraces overlooking the city’s rooftops. All rooms are full of character blending authentic furnishings, quality bed linen with a genuinely home feel, the latest technology, as well as spacious bathrooms with luxurious Nuxe toiletries.
http://hotel-balthazar.com/en/index.html

Hotel Gabriel*** - Mont St Michel

Enjoy the original atmosphere of this entirely renovated 3-star hotel. The rooms are spacious and decorated in an ambiance « pop » to add a bit of color to your stay at the foot of Mont Saint Michel. Only ten minutes by bike from the famous Mont Saint Michel, the Hotel Gabriel is ideally situated to discover the Abbey and town.
http://www.hotelgabriel-montsaintmichel.com/en/home

Hotel le Relais Saint-Michel**** - Mont St Michel

The 4-star hotel Le Relais Saint Michel welcomes you to Mont Saint Michel. This comfortable, elegant hotel, member of the «Châteaux & Hôtels Collection» network, is nestled in the heart of a landscape garden and boasts a stunning view over the bay of Mont Saint Michel. Each room offers the ultimate in comfort in peaceful surroundings by day and by night. From the private terrace in your room you can admire the fabulous view over the sea and Mont Saint Michel bay. The restaurant, awarded the «Tables & Auberges de France» label offers a panoramic view and authentic, gourmet cuisine. Ideally located a few minutes from the medieval village of Mont Saint Michel, the Hotel Le Relais Saint Michel will be your haven of peace during your stay at the « Wonder of the West ». A unique and memorable experience not to be missed !
http://en.relais-st-michel.fr/

Hotel de L'Univers*** - Saint Malo

Located in intra muros in front of the castle, the Hôtel de l’Univers with its 64 rooms welcomes you all year round within the refuge of the ramparts of Saint Malo. Ideally situated within reach of beaches and the piers for Dinard, Dinan via the river Rance, Cézembre and the Channel Islands Guernsey and Chausey. Its terrace invites you to make the most of the summer entertainment on the square whose painters and portrait painters, concerts, Christmas market...
http://www.hotel-univers-saintmalo.com/

Maison des Armateurs**** - Saint Malo

Located in the heart of St Malo, La Maison des Armateurs is the only 4 star hotel in St Malo Intra Muros. Choose a Sailor's Cabin, Major's or Lieutenant 's Room, Captain's or Admiral's Suite. Centrally located, all of Saint Malo is within a 5 minute walk; the Saint-Malo ramparts, the Beaches, the Casino, Restaurants and shops...
https://www.maisondesarmateurs.com/

Le Manoir des Portes*** - Lamballe

Located at Lamballe, in the heart of Penthièvre en Bretagne, this small manor built in the 16th century offers serenity and the charm of an authentic residence. A true haven of peace in the Lamballe countryside, the rooms of the hotel are comfortable with a pleasant view of the manor’s gardens.
https://www.manoirdesportes.com/

Le Manoir des Portes*** - Lamballe

Located at Lamballe, in the heart of Penthièvre en Bretagne, this small manor built in the 16th century offers serenity and the charm of an authentic residence. A true haven of peace in the Lamballe countryside, the rooms of the hotel are comfortable with a pleasant view of the manor’s gardens.
https://www.manoirdesportes.com/

Hotel Ker Moor**** - St Quay Portrieux

The hotel Ker Moor is situated near the center of Saint Quay Portrieux (5 minutes by foot). Saint-Quay-Portrieux is a charming place which has its own fishing port, marina and casino. The hotel Ker-Moor stands proudly on top of the cliffs, and gives you a breathtaking panoramic view of the sea, inlets and islands across Brittany’s coasts.
http://www.ker-moor.com/index.php?set_locale=en_US

Hotel Ker Moor**** - St Quay Portrieux

The hotel Ker Moor is situated near the center of Saint Quay Portrieux (5 minutes by foot). Saint-Quay-Portrieux is a charming place which has its own fishing port, marina and casino. The hotel Ker-Moor stands proudly on top of the cliffs, and gives you a breathtaking panoramic view of the sea, inlets and islands across Brittany’s coasts.
http://www.ker-moor.com/index.php?set_locale=en_US

Hotel K'Loys*** - Paimpol

Ideally located on the marina, in the heart of the historic quarter of the city of Paimpol, this charming hotel entices you to take a break on the Goëlo Coast, famous for its wild sites and reinvigorating walks. Five minutes away from Arcouest where you can board to Bréhat, close to the Beauport abbey, and other unforgettable sites, you will enjoy the cosy atmosphere of the K’Loys hotel. Luxuriously renovated and decorated in a warm style enhanced with woodwork, this former shipowner’s residence has preserved the character of a XIXth century house. The Hotel features 17 bedrooms, all different from each other so that each of your stays remains unique.
http://www.hotel-kloys.com/en/

Les Terrasses de Brehat**** - Ploubazlanec

The Best Western Plus - Les Terrasses de Bréhat, built in an amazing setting between pink rocks, will reveal the beauty and the genuineness of a place inspired by the sea. Each of the 35 rooms has the unique decorations of a port from different countries in the world. In the restaurant, Le 360°, the chef will prepare authentic dishes full of flavors. Lounges, bar, swimming pool, steam bath, hot tub, theme gardens and terraces with sea view. Comfort and relaxation, an unforgettable stop-over! Enjoy your stay.
http://www.lesterrassesdebrehat.fr/en

Hotel K'Loys*** - Paimpol

Ideally located on the marina, in the heart of the historic quarter of the city of Paimpol, this charming hotel entices you to take a break on the Goëlo Coast, famous for its wild sites and reinvigorating walks. Five minutes away from Arcouest where you can board to Bréhat, close to the Beauport abbey, and other unforgettable sites, you will enjoy the cosy atmosphere of the K’Loys hotel. Luxuriously renovated and decorated in a warm style enhanced with woodwork, this former shipowner’s residence has preserved the character of a XIXth century house. The Hotel features 17 bedrooms, all different from each other so that each of your stays remains unique.
http://www.hotel-kloys.com/en/

Les Terrasses de Brehat**** - Ploubazlanec

The Best Western Plus - Les Terrasses de Bréhat, built in an amazing setting between pink rocks, will reveal the beauty and the genuineness of a place inspired by the sea. Each of the 35 rooms has the unique decorations of a port from different countries in the world. In the restaurant, Le 360°, the chef will prepare authentic dishes full of flavors. Lounges, bar, swimming pool, steam bath, hot tub, theme gardens and terraces with sea view. Comfort and relaxation, an unforgettable stop-over! Enjoy your stay.
http://www.lesterrassesdebrehat.fr/en