Véloscenie from Nogent le Rotrou to Mont Saint Michel

The Véloscénie is a cycle route that starts in Paris and joins the Bay of Mont Saint Michel. On this cycling trip we propose you the second part in 5 days from Nogent le Rotrou to the Mont Saint Michel. You will start from Nogent le Rotrou, a small friendly town with its castle and you will take small forest roads in the Parc Naturel du Perche. You will then enter Normandy, where you will also drive through forests and natural parks. At the end of your stay, you will get closer to the Normandy coast, you will ride your bike in the bocages and you will finally reach the ultimate stage which is the Mont Saint Michel. Enjoy this magical place. This itinerary will allow you to discover the Normandy countryside through greenways and forest roads. If you wish, you can do the whole Véloscénie in 10 days by completing our Véloscénie de Paris stay in Nogent le Rotrou.

Price from : 1570€
BIKE INCLUDED
Region : Normandy
Duration : 7 Days / 6 Nights
Level :
Type : On the way
Category : Biking
Trip : Self-guided
Activity : Hybrid
Dates : Starts any day

Click below to see hotels versions.

Day 1 :   Arrival in Nogent le Rotrou

Arrival in Nogent le Rotrou on your own (transfer on your own to the hotel). To get to Nogent le Rotrou take the direct train from Montparnasse station in Paris to Nogent le Rotrou (1h40).

Day 2 :   From Nogent le Rotrou to Mortagne au Perche

Distance 1 : 25 Miles - 40 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 350m Meters 

Today direction Mortagne-au-Perche, the itinerary will take you on small forest roads for most of the day. Allow yourself a small detour through the hamlet of Villeray, a pretty little village. One more day in the Perche Natural Park where you will be amazed by the beauty of its rural landscapes. Open your eyes because at the bend in the road, you are sure to come across a restored manor house or mill.

Day 3 :   From Mortagne au Perche to Alencon

Distance 1 : 25 Miles - 41 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 230m Meters 

New day on the Véloscénie, today you leave the Parc du Perche to enter the territory of the Parc naturel régional Normandie-Maine. You will be able to take a short break at the lake of the Park which will offer you a refreshing stop appreciated by young and old alike. You will then head towards the forest of Bourse to arrive in Alençon. Take your time to discover this town where you will find beautiful pedestrian streets and beautiful houses.

Day 4 :   From Alencon to Bagnoles de l'Orne

Distance 1 : 34 Miles - 54 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 650m Meters 

Get ready to face the most difficult stage of this itinerary. You will obviously be rewarded for your efforts, indeed, between the magnificent forest you will cross and the Chateau de Carrouge, you will not be disappointed. To finish the stage, you will head towards Bagnoles de l'Orne. This spa resort will know how to welcome you at best for this night.

Day 5 :   From Bagnoles de l'Orne to Saint Hilaire du Harcouet

Distance 1 : 37 Miles - 60 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 480m Meters 

A new stage is offered to you, in the heart of the Normandy forest you will be in the middle of nature. First of all, you will discover the medieval city of Domfront that you will cross, take advantage of a break to visit it. Then direction the Norman bocages and its atypical landscapes, to reach Saint Hilaire du Harcouêt your place of arrival of the day.

Day 6 :   From Saint Hilaire du Harcouet to Mont Saint Michel

Distance 1 : 31 Miles - 50 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 310m Meters 

Start the day with a visit to the Cance waterfall. During this stage, you will cross many pretty little villages, take advantage of breaks to visit them or ride in their small streets. Then, you will go to the famous Mont St Michel, the place of arrival of the Veloscenie, which is not to be missed. Let yourself be charmed by the atmosphere of this place.

Day 7 :   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).

Average / Day : Distance : 49.00 Km / 30.40 Miles - Elevation gain : 404.00 Meters

Click below to see hotels versions.


Day : Pre-tour Night, 1, Post-tour Night

We can offer you categories of accommodation according to your budget. All accommodations include all the necessary comfort. Breakfast is included except on the day of your arrival.

Basic accommodations: You are accommodated on average of 2* hotels.
Standard accommodations: You are accommodated on average of 3* hotels.
Deluxe accommodations: You are accommodated on average of 4* hotels.


Day : 2

In the heart of the Perche Regional Natural Park, the medieval village of Mortagne-au-Perche is home to a character hotel and a gourmet restaurant. Situated in authentic 16th and 18th century mansions, the hotel***, classified Logis Elégance, is a harmonious ensemble of flowered interior gardens and typical buildings of the Perche region. Comfort and refinement combine for the greatest pleasure and well-being of the guests. Around the hotel, you will discover the charm of the cobbled streets of the old town, the numerous shops, antique dealers and flea markets, the magnificence of the private mansions and the old ramparts, and appreciate the calm of our small wooded square.


Day : 3

The hotel restaurant Le Hussard benefits from an ideal geographical position. It is located a few steps away from the Alençon train station, the city center, the administrative city, the prefecture, the general council and the house of the MARTIN family (Sainte Thérèse). Its position allows to visit on foot the main places of historical and touristic interest of the charming town of Alençon. The hotel has rooms with all comforts: equipped with Washbasins, Shower/WC, Hair dryer, Television, Telephone, WIFI, kettle, free toiletries and welcome tray. All our rooms are non-smoking.


Day : 4

In the heart of the Grand Domaine de Bagnoles de l'Orne, in its main shopping street, hides behind the pretty "Belle époque" facade of an authentic 19th century building, a 2-star classified hotel. With its moldings, old tiles, parquet flooring and period Bow Windows, the residence of character restores a pleasant perfume of yesteryear while offering the contemporary comfort of a boutique hotel concept. We offer you in one place: a cellar-grocery store, a restaurant-bistro, a wine bar/tea room and 16 comfortable and refined rooms. You will appreciate the elegant setting and the location of the hotel Ô Gayot located just a stone's throw from the Tourist Office, the tennis complex, the forest, the B'O RESORT fitness center, the shops and the Casino de Bagnoles.


Day : 5

The 3* Hotel Le lion d'Or offers 19 rooms, including 1 PRM room (accessible to people with reduced mobility), combining comfort and privilege. The refined decoration and the contemporary setting will make your stay an exceptional moment. All the rooms of the Lion d'Or are equipped according to the new standards. You will therefore find all the amenities necessary for the smooth running of your business or tourist stays. The rooms are all equipped with WIFI, a television and a bathroom with shower or bathtub. To start the day, we offer a continental breakfast buffet or in room from 7:00 to 10:00.


Day : Pre-tour Night, 4, Post-tour Night

We can offer you categories of accommodation according to your budget. All accommodations include all the necessary comfort. Breakfast is included except on the day of your arrival.

Basic accommodations: You are accommodated on average of 2* hotels.
Standard accommodations: You are accommodated on average of 3* hotels.
Deluxe accommodations: You are accommodated on average of 4* hotels.


Day : 1

The hotel Sully welcomes you for your stay in Nogent Le Rotrou, capital of the Perche region located between Chartres and Le Mans, in a quiet area of the city centre. This hotel is an ideal stopover to visit the town, dominated by the Château Saint-Jean, or to discover this picturesque region between hills and valleys. Guestrooms are quiet and functional and equipped with all modern comforts, including TV and free Wi-Fi internet access. The hotel features a lounge with a bar and TV, a room for your seminars and meetings, as well as an enclosed car park.


Day : 2

In the heart of the Perche Regional Natural Park, the medieval village of Mortagne-au-Perche is home to a character hotel and a gourmet restaurant. Situated in authentic 16th and 18th century mansions, the hotel***, classified Logis Elégance, is a harmonious ensemble of flowered interior gardens and typical buildings of the Perche region. Comfort and refinement combine for the greatest pleasure and well-being of the guests. Around the hotel, you will discover the charm of the cobbled streets of the old town, the numerous shops, antique dealers and flea markets, the magnificence of the private mansions and the old ramparts, and appreciate the calm of our small wooded square.


Day : 3

Located in the city center of Alençon in front of the train station, it is the simple and comfortable solution for your arrival or departure by train. Mr and Mrs Bouvet will be happy to welcome you in their entirely renovated establishment and will propose you personalized rooms. Your bicycle will be in complete safety in our closed parking lot put at the disposal of our customers free of charge. Possibility to eat at less than 300 meters from the hotel. You can also relax in our garden, terrace or at the bar.


Day : 5

The 3* Hotel Le lion d'Or offers 19 rooms, including 1 PRM room (accessible to people with reduced mobility), combining comfort and privilege. The refined decoration and the contemporary setting will make your stay an exceptional moment. All the rooms of the Lion d'Or are equipped according to the new standards. You will therefore find all the amenities necessary for the smooth running of your business or tourist stays. The rooms are all equipped with WIFI, a television and a bathroom with shower or bathtub. To start the day, we offer a continental breakfast buffet or in room from 7:00 to 10:00.


Day : 6

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 : 6

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.


Day : Pre-tour Night, 3, Post-tour Night

We can offer you categories of accommodation according to your budget. All accommodations include all the necessary comfort. Breakfast is included except on the day of your arrival.

Basic accommodations: You are accommodated on average of 2* hotels.
Standard accommodations: You are accommodated on average of 3* hotels.
Deluxe accommodations: You are accommodated on average of 4* hotels.


Day : 1

The hotel Sully welcomes you for your stay in Nogent Le Rotrou, capital of the Perche region located between Chartres and Le Mans, in a quiet area of the city centre. This hotel is an ideal stopover to visit the town, dominated by the Château Saint-Jean, or to discover this picturesque region between hills and valleys. Guestrooms are quiet and functional and equipped with all modern comforts, including TV and free Wi-Fi internet access. The hotel features a lounge with a bar and TV, a room for your seminars and meetings, as well as an enclosed car park.


Day : 2

In the heart of the Perche Regional Natural Park, the medieval village of Mortagne-au-Perche is home to a character hotel and a gourmet restaurant. Situated in authentic 16th and 18th century mansions, the hotel***, classified Logis Elégance, is a harmonious ensemble of flowered interior gardens and typical buildings of the Perche region. Comfort and refinement combine for the greatest pleasure and well-being of the guests. Around the hotel, you will discover the charm of the cobbled streets of the old town, the numerous shops, antique dealers and flea markets, the magnificence of the private mansions and the old ramparts, and appreciate the calm of our small wooded square.


Day : 4

The Manoir du Lys is located in Normandy, in the heart of the Andaine forest. It is an authentic hunting lodge with trees in a park of 3 hectares. Real charming hotel dedicated to relaxation and well-being. The hotel delights lovers of gastronomic pleasures thanks to its Michelin-starred restaurant, and is among the best restaurants in the region.


Day : 5

The 3* Hotel Le lion d'Or offers 19 rooms, including 1 PRM room (accessible to people with reduced mobility), combining comfort and privilege. The refined decoration and the contemporary setting will make your stay an exceptional moment. All the rooms of the Lion d'Or are equipped according to the new standards. You will therefore find all the amenities necessary for the smooth running of your business or tourist stays. The rooms are all equipped with WIFI, a television and a bathroom with shower or bathtub. To start the day, we offer a continental breakfast buffet or in room from 7:00 to 10:00.


Day : 6

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

The characteristics of this bike are presented as an example and are not guaranteed
Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.

Hybrid bike - Standard
SCOTT SUB SPORT 20 - ( or equivalent)
INCLUDED

The SCOTT SUB Sport 20 (or equivalent) features a sporty trekking geometry that suits trips of all distances. Equipped with a Shimano 30 speed transmission, integrated front and rear lights, a custom Racktime carrier and compatibility with Snap'it accessories, this bike is begging to go on an adventure.

Available in men and women versions. Available sizes : Men's M, L, XL ; Women's S, 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
Daily Elevation Profiles
Average / Day : Distance : 49.00 Km / 30.40 Miles - Elevation gain : 404.00 Meters
Day 2 :   From Nogent le Rotrou to Mortagne au Perche

Option 1: 25 Miles - 40 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 350m Meters 

Day 3 :   From Mortagne au Perche to Alencon

Option 1: 25 Miles - 41 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 230m Meters 

Day 4 :   From Alencon to Bagnoles de l'Orne

Option 1: 34 Miles - 54 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 650m Meters 

Day 5 :   From Bagnoles de l'Orne to Saint Hilaire du Harcouet

Option 1: 37 Miles - 60 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 480m Meters 

Day 6 :   From Saint Hilaire du Harcouet to Mont Saint Michel

Option 1: 31 Miles - 50 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 310m Meters 

Included

  • 6 nights of accommodation in hotels or Guest house with private shower and/or bath
  • Daily breakfast at each hotel
  • Hybrid bike rental included
  • Orientation by phone with our local guide
  • Detailed ROAD BOOK, including details maps, touristic information.
  • 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

  • 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.

Informations & Recommendations

Arrival Nogent le Rotrou:

Train: From Paris Montparnasse; 2 hours - many trains all day long

Departure Mont Saint Michel:

You have to take a bus or a taxi to the train station and then a train will take you to Paris.

La Véloscenie : A 450 km long cycle route between Paris and Le Mont Saint Michel

Tour rates

Contact our tour consultants for more information and an exact rate based upon your travel dates.

Price from* & per person Double occupancy Single supplement
(traveling with a group)
Solo traveler
(traveling alone)
Basic 1570 € 200 € 2635 €
Standard 1745 € 300 € 2810 €
Upgraded 2080 € 400 € 3295 €
*Rates vary according to hotel availability and specific start date. Please contact us for triple room rates

Bikes available

Bikes available Options per person
Hybrid Bike Rental
    Standard Included
Road Bike Rental
    Standard 135 €
    Performance 205 €
    Premium 275 €
Electric assist bike
    Standard 135 €
Tandem Bike Rental
    Standard 40 €



Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.
Bot scann is mandatory