Discover Fougères, its architectural heritage and its magnificent forests and gardens. This historical medieval city is overlooked by an imposing fortress.
Your ride today is predominantly on a former railway path converted into a greeenway cycling track with zero traffic. You will ride through typically French villages following the Couesnon valley until you arrive into Pontorson.
Today is all about the picture book Mont Saint Michel. This rocky island has been lying in the middle of the sea for over a thousand years and has been visited by people since the dawn of civilisation. Enjoy a walk through the authentic medieval streets along timber framed houses before arriving at the famous abbey. Marvel at the Disney like castles, the imposing spires and the labyrinth of the tiny city.
Your ride starts inland before arriving in Cancale a picturesque fishing harbour along the granite coast. Taste the fresh seafood before hugging the coast via ‘Pointe du Grouin’ a wonderful viewpoint over the water. Continue your ride until you reach Saint Malo, the City of the Sea.
Visit the city of Saint Marlo where you can read about the history of pirating on the high seas during the middle ages. Ride out to the Rance valley through countryside landscapes crossing numerous villages dating back thousands of years. You will continue your ride along the river Rance on a quiet cycling path until you reach Dinan.
Today you will ride again on a dedicated cycling path along the Rance canal. You will ride past locks and house boats with the option of riding inland at every village. Your ride will take you to Combourg with its impressive feudal castle.
This ride takes you into the heart of Brittany the centre of Brittany with numerous vestiges of the mysterious local civilization who former celebrate the worship of stone. A kingdom of legends, beliefs and traditions.
You will leave Brittany today or you can extend your trip with us.
Explore the heart of Brittany & Normandy, a land filled with medieval sights, villages and castles. Explore the beaches of Normandy and their rich recent history and visit the world renowned Mont Saint Michel of Saint-Malo along the marvellous Emerald coast.