Cycle Brittany Coast to Mont St Michel

Cycle along the beautiful Emerald Coast and discover Britanny and its breathtaking landscapes!
You will start your journey in Saint Malo, where you can visit the cathedral and enjoy a walk around the old cobbled street overlooking the sea. Then bike along the coast of Brittany to Cancale, a picturesque fishing village where you can taste the local specialty : the oysters.
Continue your ride along the coast all the way to the world famous Mont Saint Michel. Situated between Brittany and Normandy, the Mont Saint Michel is a UNESCO World Heritage Monument. Spend some time visiting the Abbey before riding through its scenic bay and enjoy the beauty of the Brittany coast.

Price from : 1090 €
BIKE INCLUDED
Region : Brittany
Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights
Level : Casual or Hobby
Trip : Self-guided
Activity : Biking
Dates : Starts any day

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Day 1 :  

Arrive in Brittany

Arrive in Saint Malo, the town is easily accessible from Paris by TGV. You will stay in a beautiful hotel in the center of Saint Malo. Orientation at 6pm. To visit in Saint Malo: the walled city, the chateau of Saint-Malo with the Solidor Tower of Saint-Servan.

Day 2 :  

From Saint Malo to Cancale

Distance 1 : 17 Miles - 28 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 305 Meters 

For your first riding day, you will cycle along the Emerald Coast up to La Pointe du Grouin, where you will have a stunning view over 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 says that Louis XIV had his oysters brought to Versailles from Cancale. Centuries later, the oysters farming is still a major activity in the port and there are oyster beds covering about 7.3 square kilometres, you can easily see them from the pier.

Day 3 :  

From Cancale to the Mont Saint Michel

Distance 1 : 31 Miles - 50 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 162 Meters 

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

Day 4 :  

Loop ride in the Bay of the Mont Saint Michel

Distance 1 : 22 Miles - 35 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 146 Meters 

You have two options today: you can either take the whole day off to visit the Mont Saint Michel, or you can go cycle in the bay. If you choose to ride, today's itinerary will take you around the Mont Saint Michel Bay. Return to the same hotel.

Day 5 :  

Departure Day

After breakfast, you can catch a bus that will bring you back to Rennes, from where you can catch a TGV to Paris. Please check the train schedules to see the departure times.

Average / Day :
Distance : 37.67 Km / 23.33 Miles - Elevation gain : 204.33 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

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.


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.

Bikes available for your tour

Accessories


Hybrid & Electric Assisted Bike rental : Your bike comes with 2 bags (1 rear pannier + 1 front pannier) so you can easily carry your stuff during your ride.
  • Rear pannier containing : Helmet / Lock / Pump / 2 Spare tubes
  • Handlebar bag containing: Toolkit / Tire levers / Patch kit
  • 1 souvenir water bottle
  • Odometer
  • Flat pedals are included (toe straps on request)
Road bike :
  • Saddle bag containing : Toolkit / Tire levers / Patch kit / 2 Spare tubes / 1 Hand pump + Rear pannier
  • Helmet
  • Odometer
  • Lock
  • Flat pedals are included (toe straps on request)
  • 2 souvenir water bottles

Roadbooks


Our road books 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 road books even better. Our road books include: color maps, highlighted routes, touristic information, orientation points to reach hotels, and easy to follow directions step by step (Cue-sheet). Please note that for custom itineraries you will not have cue sheets. Only maps and GPS routes.

GPS


GPS are included on all 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
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 accommodation in superior hotels of charm with private shower and/or bath
  • Daily breakfast at each hotel, 1 dinner included
  • Hybrid bike rental 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.

Price from & per person Double occupancy Single supplement
(traveling with a group)
Solo traveler
(traveling alone)
Standard 1090 € 290 € 1700 €
Upgraded 1650 € 290 € 2280 €

*Please contact us for triple room rates

Options per person :
Hybrid Bike Rental Included
Road Bike Rental
    Standard 100 €
    Performance 150 €
    Premium 210 €
Electric Assisted Bike 100 €
Tandem Bike Rental 25 €


Arrival city is St Malo, which is accessible from Paris Montparnasse by train, 3 hours. Depart from Mont St Michel; 4 Hrs to Paris Montparnasse. Flights to/from Rennes at 1 hour, plus train from Rennes.

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