Brittany Walking Tour

From Saint Malo, explore the majestic Brittany Coast during this walking tour of Brittany.
The itinerary starts in St Malo. Take time to visit this old fortified town and its beautiful cathedral. From there you will walk along the Emerald Coast to Cancale, a small fishing village famous for its delicious oysters.
After a night in Cancale, your next and final stop is the world famous Mont Saint Michel. Originally, this island was just a huge rock. The most imaginative techniques where used to build the Abbey, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Price from : 860 €
Region : Brittany
Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights
Level : Hobby or Active
Trip : Self-guided
Activity : Hiking
Dates : Starts any day

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Day 1 :  

Arrive in St Malo

Arrive in Saint Malo, a famous seaside town and a famous sailing city, where many major sailing events take place. After checking in at your hotel, you will have some free time to discover the walled city with the Chateau of Saint Malo and the Solidor Tower of Saint-Sevran.

Day 2 :  

From Saint Malo to Cancale

Option 1 : 9 Miles - 14 Km  Option 2 : 11 Miles - 18 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 175 Meters  Elevation gain 2 : 175 Meters 

Our driver will transfer you to La Guimorais, from where you will take the GR34 trail. You will walk along the Emerald Coast up to La Pointe du Grouin, where you have a stunning view on the ocean. On a clear day, you can even see the outline of the Mont Saint Michel! Your destination is Cancale, a picturesque fishing village famous for its oysters. History says that Louis XIV had his oysters brought to Versailles from Cancale. Centuries later, the oyster farming is still a major activity in the port and there are oyster beds covering about 7.3 square kilometres, easily seen from the pier. You'll stay in a lovely hotel.

Day 3 :  

From Cancale to the Mont Saint Michel

Distance 1 : 9 Miles - 15 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 50 Meters 

Today, you will walk to the Mont Saint Michel. Our driver will transfer you to La Masse in Saint-Marcan, where you will take the GR 34 trail taking you to the Mont Saint Michel. You will walk through the polders and along the Bay of the Mont St Michel.

To visit at the Mont Saint Michel:

  • The Abbaye: once a humble little monastery, the island and its fortifications have grown up around this Abbey. During the French Revolution, the abbey was used a prison, and an extensive restoration was required to restore it.
  • Porte de l'Avancée, the main gate at the end of the causeway, which leads straight to the Grande Rue
  • The ramparts, which offer great views over the bay
  • Museum of History, which features old weapons, paintings, sculptures and watches collections, and a 19th century periscope.
  • The Archeoscope, a light show retracing the construction of this fabulous monument and its sacred history.
  • The Maritime Museum, where you can discover all about tides and the bay surrounding the Mont Saint Michel.

Day 4 :  

Loop Walk along the coast or free day to explore

Distance 1 : 8 Miles - 13 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 69 Meters 

You have two options today. You can either take the whole day off to visit the Mont Saint Michel, or you can go walk around the Mont. If you choose to walk, today's itinerary will take you to East coast of the Mont Saint Michel along the GR 223.

Day 5 :  

Departure Day

After breakfast, you can take your time and catch a bus that will bring you back to Rennes, from where you can catch a TGV to Paris. You have a bus leaving at 9:30am, allowing you to catch the 11:05am train to Paris.

Average / Day : Distance : 15.00 Km / 9.25 Miles - Elevation gain : 117.25 Meters

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Day : 1

L'Univers is situated in the town centre, at the Chateaubriand place and in front of the castle, close by the seaside. The hotel has a special atmosphere with a coziness aspect, and is also an historic place. 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 and in the Mecca of the local navy, the Univers bar is an incontrovertible place to meet with friends and to get the nostalgic adventure boat stories...


Day : 2

Located in tranquil surroundings La Mère Champlain brings you the comfort of a grand hotel and the atmosphere of traditional Brittany. Our extremely comfortable rooms with their seaside decor offer an exceptional view over the Bay of the Mont Saint Michel.


Day : 3, 4

In a unique setting, nestled in the heart of the medieval city of Mont-Saint-Michel, the inn La Mere Poulard offers the charm and comfort of the hotel, the tradition and the quality of its restaurant, the heat and the friendliness of its piano-bar: an unforgettable moment in this magical place steeped in history.


Day : 1

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 shop.


Day : 2

Located in tranquil surroundings La Mère Champlain brings you the comfort of a grand hotel and the atmosphere of traditional Brittany. Our extremely comfortable rooms with their seaside decor offer an exceptional view over the Bay of the Mont Saint Michel.


Day : 3, 4

Overlooking the Mont Saint Michel Bay, with an unforgettable view of the world's most spectacular tidal phenomenon, in the heart of a landscaped park and flower-filled gardens, awaits the Relais Saint Michel hotel. The hotel is tastefully decorated and equipped with the most modern facilities for your comfort. There is also a lounge bar and terrace to relax over a cocktail and take in the amazing panoramic views.

Accessories


INCLUDED

GPS are included on most of our tours since 2008. We change the units every 2 years and always invest in the best models. Simple to use, easy to read, yet sophisticated devices they are available on all of our tours. The routes described in your roadbook are stored as tracks in the GPS unit. You simply have to follow the line shown on the GPS, and enjoy. 1 GPS for every 1-3 people


INCLUDED

Our roadbooks are complete packages of information that will help you to guide yourself through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out. We have invested significant time and incorporated the feedback of our customers over many years (since 1997!) to make our roadbooks even better. Our roadbooks include: color maps, highlighted routes, touristic information, orientation points to reach hotels, and easy to follow step by step directions (cue-sheets). Please note that for custom itineraries you will not have cue sheets. Only maps and GPS routes.


INCLUDED

Our Travelbooks are complete packages of information that will help you to guide yourself through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out. You will find information about the hotels, itinerary, regional informations...

Rates vary according to the availability of hotels and seasons.
Contact our sales team for more information and an exact rate based upon your travel dates.

Included

  • 4 nights of accomodation in superior hotels of charm with private shower and/or bath
  • Daily breakfast at each hotel, 1 dinners included
  • Orientation in person with our local guide
  • Detailed ROAD BOOK, including details maps, touristic information, step by step itinerary and cue sheets
  • 1 GPS for every 1-3 people
  • All luggage transfers
  • Comprehensive trip literature
  • Technical and emergency support available at all times

What's 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.
  • Option for an in-person orientation with a supplement.

information

Arrival city is Beaune; via Paris Gare de Lyon by train; 1 hour, 30 min. and departure city is Nuits Saint Georges, 3Hrs to Paris Gare de Lyon. Trains from CDG airport to Dijon possible with connecting train to Beaune.

Price from & per person Double occupancy Single supplement
(traveling with a group)
Solo traveler
(traveling alone)
Standard 860 € 220 € 1290 €
Upgraded 990 € 290 € 1490 €

*Please contact us for triple room rates

Accessories
GPS Included
Biking Roadbook Included
Travelbook Included
Bot scann is mandatory