Discovering the Bay of the Somme River
A cycling trip that makes room for local products and flavours, you will ride in the Baie de Somme in a magnificent region with exceptional landscapes and heritage! Your anchorage point is located in Noyelles sur Mer , a charming little town on the shores of the Baie de Somme . Over 3 days, taking small roads along canals, marshes, forests and ponds. This cycling trip will be ideal with family or friends to discover this preserved nature and this rich heritage.
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Day 1 : Arrival in Noyelles sur Mer
You will arrive in Noyelles sur Mer , take the time to visit the port of Noyelles sur Mer and its small village!
Accommodation : Chateau de Noyelles - "NOYELLES-SUR-MER"
Day 2 : Noyelles sur Mer LOOP to Crotoy
Distance 1 : 26 Miles - 42 Km
Elevation gain 1 : 270 Meters
Today, you will leave for Le Crotoy by the bicycle path that runs along the beautiful Baie de Somme. You will leave the edge of the Bay to enter the land and reach the magnificent Forêt de Crécy, an emblematic place of history. It is there that in 1346, the French army of Philippe VI de Valois bowed down before the troops of the King of England. Thus began the Hundred Years' War. Take advantage of these paths and small roads in the forest to admire the century-old oaks and in the middle the hunters huts. Return to Noyelles sur Mer by small roads.
Day 3 : Noyelles sur Mer LOOP to Cap Hourdel
Option 1 : 21 Miles - 33 Km
Option 2 : 34 Miles - 54 Km
Elevation gain 1 : 100 Meters Elevation gain 2 : 140 Meters
New day, new start! You will have the choice between 2 options today. The short option that will take you along the Baie de Somme up to Cap Hourdel whose lighthouse protects the entrance of the Bay, passing by Saint Valéry sur Somme, a nice medieval town and then back inland. And the long option, will take you inland first to the city of Cayeux sur Mer. You will then return all along the Picardy coast to Cap Hourdel and ride by the edges of the Baie de la Somme and Saint Valéry sur Sommewith its famous ramparts.
Day 4 : Noyelles sur Mer LOOP to Rue
Distance 1 : 22 Miles - 36 Km
Elevation gain 1 : 60 Meters
For this day, you will take the train with your bike to Crotoy . You will start your day along the ponds of Morettes, open your eyes, as it is a birdwatcher's paradise. You will then ride in the Parc du Marquenterre, then you will take small roads to reach Rue. And finally between canals and marshes, you will reach Noyelles sur Mer, your arrival point.
Day 5 :
Departure after breakfast. Additional nights can be arranged.
Hybrid bike - Standard
SCOTT SUB SPORT 20 - ( or equivalent)
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 stuff during your ride.
- Included with your bike rental :
- Hand pump
- 2 spare tubes
- Rear pannier
- Tire levers
- Patch kit
- 1 souvenir water bottle
- Pedals are included, flat by default or toe straps on request
Roadbook for Discovery allows you to travel freely with all the information you need for your trip: Stages, points of interest, itineraries with interactive guidance, travel documents.
All in offline mode, you download your file before leaving, then you have all the information necessary for your trip. (Phone not provided).
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.
Option 1: 26 Miles - 42 Km Elevation gain 1 : 270 Meters
Option 1: 21 Miles - 33 Km Elevation gain 1 : 100 Meters
Option 1: 22 Miles - 36 Km Elevation gain 1 : 60 Meters
- 3nights 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.
- Guidance Application (phone not provided)
- Comprehensive trip literature
- Technical and emergency support available at all times
- Train ticket from Noyelles sur Mer to Le Crotoy on day 3
What's not included
- Lodging before and after the trip
- 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
- Access by car or train to Noyelles sur Mer.
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 |
|Standard||900 €||200 €||1200 €|
|Bikes available||Options per person|
|Hybrid Bike Rental|
|Road Bike Rental|
|Electric assist bike|
|Kid Bike Rental|
Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.