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Highlights

This trip lets you discover the authentic Brittany. Discover the beautiful natural landscapes, the breathtaking cliffs carved by the ocean, and the medieval villages that have withstood time such as Dinan, Dinard, or Saint Malo. Get acquainted with the locals known for their genuine hospitality. And of course, take advantage of regional food specialties: crepes, oysters, apple cider, and more. This trip also has a special feature. You arrive in Saint Malo by boat (a short 2.5 km trip), an original way to discover this town and a great souvenir.

To see

Medieval jewel, Dinan, Mont Saint Michel

Gastronomy

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

Wine

the cider, the Calvados

Testimonials

PROGRAM

J-1

Arrival in Saint Brieuc


Arrive in Saint Brieuc, (transfer on your own to the hotel), a city that is easy to reach by train from Paris. A guide will meet you at your hotel to set up a bike and present your trip and give you any information necessary for your Brittany experience.


Accommodation : Z_[DoNotUse] Hotel de Clisson*** - Saint Brieuc show
Accommodation : Hotel Edgar**** - Saint Brieuc show
Included : Emergency support,concierge service,phone not provided,mobile guidance application,roadbook,travelbook,Orientation with a local guide,luggage transfer,bedroom and breakfast,dinner (no drinks)

J-2

From Saint Brieuc to Sable d'Or


The leg of today’s journey explores the largest production of farmed mussels in Europe, which goes well with the ocean panoramas that you will encounter. After following the bay of Yffiniac, where Bernard Hinault, the famous cycling racer was born, your ride will zig zag between the sea and countryside along small country roads. You will travel by the picturesque port of Dahouet and finish your day with a last little climb to the port of Erquy, then down to the beaches of Sable d’Or Les Pins where you will spend your night. A large beach of fine sand awaits you. Or for another type of leisure, try the Casino.

Distance: 46 Km (29 mi)

Elevation: 530 m


Accommodation : Hotel de Diane**** - Sables-d’Or-les-Pins - Frehel show
Accommodation : Hotel de Diane**** - Sables-d’Or-les-Pins - Frehel show
Included : luggage transfer,bedroom and breakfast

J-3

From Sable dor to Matignon via Cap Frehel & Saint Cast


A bike path marked the « Tour de Manche », will show the direction to follow to reach Cap Fréhal. From atop the cliffs that tower 70 meters above the sea, you can watch a grand spectacle unfold in front of you. Your travels cross an environmental reserve with wild heather, furze, broom, and ferns providing a beautiful mixture of colors. You will travel to the historical monument, the Fort of La Latte, a remarkable château built on the stones hovering above the sea. Then ride around the Fresnaye bay where you can meet local oyster farmers and try the merchandise. Arrive at your day’s destination where you can take a dip on the beaches of Saint-Cast.

Distance : 40 Km (24 mi)

Elevation : 464m


Accommodation : Hotel Port Jacquet** - Saint Cast de Guildo show
Accommodation : Hotel de Matignon** - Matignon show
Included : luggage transfer,Itinerary (no cue sheets),bedroom and breakfast

J-4

From Matignon to Dinan


You’ll leave Matignon to ride towards a medieval jewel, Dinan! This town has preserved the granite stones and half- timbered homes since medieval ages. Travel back in time, but first explore the other marvels of the day. Small country roads will bring you through remarkable villages such as Plancoët, known for their natural mineral water. The countryside roads of Brittany that wind through a patchwork of green fields and stone walls provide a splendid itinerary. You arrive in the old part of Dinan, along the shores of the Rance River.

Distance : 35 Km (21 mi).

Elevation : 259m


Accommodation : Hotel Le Challonge*** - Dinan show
Accommodation : Hotel Le Challonge*** - Dinan show
Included : luggage transfer,bedroom and breakfast

J-5

From Dinan to Saint Malo


You will leave Dinan passing by the picturesque homes that run alongside the port and crossing its charming stone bridge. You will start with a nice downhill followed by several kilometers on a flat towpath. For a little challenge in the day, an uphill awaits you to join Taden and Saint-Samsen before joining a bike path to Dinard. You can admire the Taden Manor and its countryside. Dinard is the French Riviera of Brittany, with large villas, important luxury hotels. Large sandy beaches and ice cream stands. There is a certain charm with the 19th century architecture and British influence. From Dinard you will climb aboard a boat shuttle that joins Saint-Malo (included in trip) You arrive within the fortress of Saint Malo. Here awaits a completely different ambiance than Dinard. This town is very imposing with ramparts and large demurs.

Distance : 31 Km (19 mi) + 30 minutes of taxi boat (Dinard to Saint Malo).

Elevation: 167m


Accommodation : Hotel de L'Univers*** - Saint Malo show
Accommodation : Maison des Armateurs**** - Saint Malo show
Included : luggage transfer,client transfer,bike transfer,boat transfer,bedroom and breakfast

J-6

From Saint-Malo to Cancale


Today, you'll cycle along the Emerald Coast up to La Pointe du Grouin, where you will have a stunning viewpoint on the ocean. On a clear day, you can even see the outline of the Mont Saint Michel ! Your destination today is Cancale, a picturesque fishing village famous for its oysters. History has it that Louis XIV had his oysters brought to Versailles from Cancale. Centuries later, the farming of oysters is still a major activity in the port and there are oyster beds covering about 7.3 square kilometres easily seen from the pier at the harbour.

Distance : 28 Km (18 mi).

Elevation : 305 m.


Accommodation : La Mere Champlain*** - Cancale show
Accommodation : La Mere Champlain*** - Cancale show
Included : luggage transfer,dinner (no drinks)

J-7

From Cancale to Mont-Saint-Michel


Today, you will cycle to the Mont Saint Michel. Before reaching the Mont, you will stop at the charming town St Benoit des Ondes, a fisherman village which name comes from a benedict priory linked to the Saint Benoit du Blanc Essay monastery.

Distance : 50 Km (31 mi).

Elevation : 162 m.


Accommodation : Hotel Gabriel*** - Mont St Michel show
Accommodation : Hotel Gabriel*** - Mont St Michel show
Included : luggage transfer,bedroom and breakfast

J-8

Departure from Mont-Saint-Michel


You can take your time getting started in the morning to have breakfast and catch a bus that will bring you back to Rennes, from where you can catch a TGV to Paris. (Depart on your own).

Note : We can help with extra nights, transfer with train to Paris, or other extensions to your tour, please contact us.


Included : breakfast

ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES

Arrival city: Saint Brieuc, Saint Brieuc is about 450 km from Paris. Althought there is an airport close to the city, the easiest way to reach Saint Brieuc is the TGV (2h30 from Paris).

Departure city: Mont Saint Michel. For the way back, several options are possible: Either you take the bus until Rennes and then you can take the plane, the TGV or the train to leave the city, or you take a bus until Dol de Bretagne and then the TGV to Paris.

BIKES


included

Hybrid Bike - Standard

More info

Bike rental description :

The SCOTT SUB SPORT 20 (or equivalent) features a sporty "trekking" geometry that suits trips of all distances. Equipped with a Shimano 27 speed transmission and integrated front and rear lights, this bike is begging to go on an adventure.

Your bike rental comes with 2 bags (1 Rear pannier + 1 front pannier) so you can easily carry your stuff during your ride.

Included with your bike rental :

  • Helmet
  • Lock
  • Hand pump
  • 2 spare tubes
  • Rear pannier
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 1 souvenir water bottle
  • Pedals are included, flat by default or toe straps on request

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


optional

Electric Assisted Bike - Standard

More info

Bike rental description :

The SCOTT SUB TOUR ELECTRIC-RIDE 30 unisex (or equivalent)

All the fun of cycling in an electric version. The SCOTT Sub Tour eRide 30 will assist you in all your rides in town or in the countryside thanks to its 500 Wh Bosch battery.

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

Your bike rental comes with 2 bags (1 Rear pannier + 1 front pannier) so you can easily carry your staff during your ride.

Included with your bike rental :

  • Helmet
  • Lock
  • Hand pump
  • 2 spare tubes
  • Rear pannier
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 1 souvenir water bottle
  • Pedals are included, flat by default or toe straps on request

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




optional

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."


optional

Gravel Bike - Standard

More info

Bike rental description :

SCOTT Speedster Gravel 30 (Standard) (or equivalent)

A talented and versatile gravel road bike. Designed to go the distance, explore the roads less traveled or speed up your daily commute. It's high enough for long-distance comfort and forward-leaning enough for speed.

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 :

  • Helmet
  • Bottles (2)
  • Front bag (S)
  • Rear saddlebag (L)
  • Computer
  • Padlock
  • Patch Kit (tire levers, spare tubes, multi-tool, patches, pump)
  • Pedals : flat, cages or own available

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
- 2 dinners included

BIKES

- Hybrid 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, step by step itinerary and cue sheets
- 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
BASIC HOTEL ACCOMODATION
STANDARD HOTEL ACCOMODATION
Double occupancy *
2305 €
2390 €
Single supplement **
270 €
375 €
Solo traveler ***
3295 €
3370 €

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

Upgrade your bike

From / Per person

Electric Assisted Bike - Standard
135€
Road Bike - Standard
135€
Road Bike - Excellence
290€
Road Bike - Premium
360€
Gravel Bike - Standard
135€

CANCELLATION INSURANCE

Cancellation insurance 6%

BASIC HOTEL ACCOMODATION FROM

STANDARD HOTEL ACCOMODATION FROM

Z_[DoNotUse] Hotel de Clisson*** - Saint Brieuc

Hotel De Clisson Saint Brieuc is located in Saint-Brieuc, just 35.4 km from Paimpol. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. Every room includes a flat-screen TV. Each room has a private bathroom. Extras include free toiletries and a hairdryer. Superior rooms feature a spa tub or a hot tub. You will find room service at the property.
http://www.hoteldeclisson.com

Hotel Edgar**** - Saint Brieuc

Featuring free WiFi and a sun terrace, Hôtel Edgar offers accommodations in Saint-Brieuc, just 37 km from Paimpol. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Private parking is available on site. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and has a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some rooms include a sitting area to relax in after a busy day. The rooms have a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer. This property also has one of the top-rated locations in Saint-Brieuc!
http://www.saint-brieuc-hotel.fr

Hotel de Diane**** - Sables-d’Or-les-Pins - Frehel

This property is a 4-minute walk from the beach. Hotel De Diane is located in Sables-dʼOr-les-Pins, just 29 km from Saint Malo. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Each room is fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom.
http://www.hoteldiane.fr/

Hotel de Diane**** - Sables-d’Or-les-Pins - Frehel

This property is a 4-minute walk from the beach. Hotel De Diane is located in Sables-dʼOr-les-Pins, just 29 km from Saint Malo. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Each room is fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom.
http://www.hoteldiane.fr/

Hotel Port Jacquet** - Saint Cast de Guildo

Discover the charm and hospitality of Brittany with simplicity Located on the heights of the Saint-Cast le Guildo peninsula, between the Great Beach and the port, the Port-Jacquet hotel offers a breathtaking view over the Bay of Ebihens to Saint-Malo. In this old house built with Saint-Cast le Guildo quarry stones, Nathalie and Christophe have wanted to keep the authentic spirit of former seaside resort boarding houses. Your hosts will make every effort to ensure you have a pleasant stay, in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
http://www.port-jacquet.com

Hotel de Matignon** - Matignon

Each room comes with a flat-screen TV. Certain accommodations include a sitting area to relax in after a busy day. Certain rooms feature views of the garden or city. All rooms have a private bathroom. There is luggage storage space and hairdresser's at the property.
https://www.hoteldematignon22.com/

Hotel Le Challonge*** - Dinan

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Citotel Hôtel le Challonge offers accommodations in Dinan. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Every room comes with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Certain rooms include a sitting area for your convenience. Certain rooms have views of the garden or city. All rooms are fitted with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.
http://www.hotel-dinan.fr

Hotel Le Challonge*** - Dinan

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Citotel Hôtel le Challonge offers accommodations in Dinan. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Every room comes with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Certain rooms include a sitting area for your convenience. Certain rooms have views of the garden or city. All rooms are fitted with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.
http://www.hotel-dinan.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/

La Mere Champlain*** - Cancale

The hôtel de la Mère Champlain is a peaceful haven right at the heart of the lively spa resort of Cancale. The hotel blends the comfortable feel of a grand hotel with a traditional Breton atmosphere, and has 17 recently renovated rooms with private bathroom, flat-screen TV and free internet access as well as a lift. The terrace restaurant serves dishes featuring produce fresh from the sea around Cancale including its famous flat oysters that are sourced directly from the fishing port, whose hustle and bustle you can enjoy watching.
http://www.lamerechamplain.com/

La Mere Champlain*** - Cancale

The hôtel de la Mère Champlain is a peaceful haven right at the heart of the lively spa resort of Cancale. The hotel blends the comfortable feel of a grand hotel with a traditional Breton atmosphere, and has 17 recently renovated rooms with private bathroom, flat-screen TV and free internet access as well as a lift. The terrace restaurant serves dishes featuring produce fresh from the sea around Cancale including its famous flat oysters that are sourced directly from the fishing port, whose hustle and bustle you can enjoy watching.
http://www.lamerechamplain.com/

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 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