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Normandy & Brittany Bike Tour

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    Fuji Absolute 1.1 Disc

    • 6 Days / 5 Nights
    • April to October
    • Caen
    • Rennes
    • Biking Level : Level 2
    • Overview

      A bike tour in Normandy is sure to catch you heart as you ride your bicycle. Whether you’d like to cycle along the D-Day Landing Beaches, bike through the Normand countryside, ride around the Mont-Saint Michel Bay or pedal to the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, a DIGnGO bike tour of Normandy won’t disappoint you.

      Dates

      • Apr 14 - Apr 19, 2019
      • May 5 - May 10, 2019
      • Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2019
      • Jul 28 - Aug 2, 2019
      • Aug 18 - Aug 23, 2019
      • Sep 15 - Sep 20, 2019
      • Oct 6 - Oct 11, 2019

      Don’t see your dates of travel or want to travel with your own group of friends? Contact us today!

      Itinerary

      • Day 1

        Meet us in Caen, the capital of Lower Normandy. Transfer to a restaurant in Creully, a village in the Calvados department. Then, get on your bicycle and head out to Arromanches-les-Bains where you can see the remains of the Mulberry harbour. Continue on to the Longues-sur-Mer battery, an impressive display of intact German defences. Later, arrive at Château La Chenevière and dine at the hotel gourmet restaurant.

        Today’s Ride: 15 miles with 700 feet of climbing

      • Day 2

        On your second day, follow easy routes through the Norman countryside on your way to Bayeux. Once in town, stroll through medieval Bayeux, famous for its 11th century tapestry and cathedral. Before lunch, discover the 230 feet Bayeux tapestry and learn about the Norman conquest of England as well as the Battle of Hastings. In the afternoon, ride back to your hotel for some downtime by the pool. For dinner, transfer to Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, a fisherman town on the seafront.

        Today’s Ride: 29 miles with 900 feet of climbing
        Short Option: 18 miles with 700 feet of climbing
        Long Option: 39 miles with 1,300 feet of climbing

      • Day 3

        Take a minivan transfer to the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial at Colleville-sur-Mer (15 minutes). Meet with our favorite guide for an explanation of the D-Day landings on June 6th 1944. Learn about various famous soldiers as you stroll through the 9,386 white marble markers. Then, get on your bike and ride to Grandcamp-Maisy for lunch on your own. In the afternoon, make a stop at the Pointe du Hoc, a German stronghold on 100 foot cliffs before you arrive back at your hotel.

        Today’s Ride: 32 miles with 1,100 feet of climbing
        Short Option: 14 miles with 500 feet of climbing
        Long Option: 38 miles with 1,500 feet of climbing

      • Day 4

        Cycling in Normandy continues inland to the Château de Canisy. Pedal through cool and shadowy forests to the Château de Balleroy, a 17th century manor. Tour the château, property of Malcom Forbes, owner of Forbes magazine. For lunch, you’re on your own in town. In the afternoon, cycle toward Saint-Lô, the capital of the Manche department. Later that day, arrive at the Château de Canisy, a family estate, property of Count and Countess de Kergorlay and your home for the night. In the evening, you have dinner in the dining room of the château, a one of a kind experience.

        Today’s Ride: 40 miles with 1,900 feet of climbing
        Short Option: 19 miles with 800 feet of climbing
        Long Option: 50 miles with 2,500 feet of climbing

      • Day 5

        Drive to the Mont-Saint-Michel (1h00), a UNESCO World Heritage Site and rocky tidal island off the coast of Normandy. Once on site, take a stroll through the monastery. From the Mont-Saint-Michel, ride an easy route through Mont-Dol and Cherrueix, quaint Brittany villages. End your ride at Château Richeux, a 1920 villa outside of Cancale. In the evening, eat at the hotel restaurant in an amazing dining room with views on the bay of Cancale, the oyster capital of Brittany.

        Today’s Ride: 26 miles with 300 feet of climbing
        Short Option: 13 miles with 150 feet of climbing
        Long Option: 39 miles with 900 feet of climbing

      • Day 6

        Your tour of Normandy and Brittany comes to an end at the Rennes train station.

      What's Included

      Included

      • All breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
      • Multiple daily routes
      • A fully equipped bicycle: the Fuji Absolute
      • Garmin GPS with easy to follow directions
      • Handlebar bag, helmet and water bottle
      • 1 leader for every 5 guests
      • Snack & drinks during the day
      • Gratuities at hotels and restaurants
      • Guided tours, tastings and entrance fees
      • A leader offering minivan support
      • Luggage transfers
      • Porterage
      • Minivan transfers during the trip
      • Local guides and experts
      • An email a few days prior to your trip

      Not Included

      • Transportation to & from pick-up/drop-off
      • Pre or post trip lodging
      • Minibar, massages, etc
      • Alcoholic beverages
      • Road bike or e-bike
      • Gratuities for your Leaders

      Map

      Cycling the Normandy beaches map

      Photos

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    Ryan H.

    Couple Traveller

    We thoroughly enjoyed our trip. Well prepared, on time, knowledgable about the routes and the equipment, we loved our trip leaders, Flynn and Sarah. We also liked your flexibility and the bikes.

    September 11, 2018

    Lisa F.

    Couple Traveller

    We appreciated our trip leaders careful attention to detail, availability, and willingness to be helpful. Always upbeat, charming, and fun. You have amazing trip leaders with great people skills and ideal personalities for this type of work. I loved every minute of our trip so thank you for that.

    July 3, 2018

    Marvin K.

    Family Traveller

    First, let me thank you for a fabulous bike trip. From our awesome “hotels” and gorgeous meals including all those great lunches and snacks – all in all this cycling vacation was “beyond my wildest expectations” experience”. I cannot thank you enough for making our bike trip a truly a special and meaningful life event for this proud dad.

    June 29, 2018

    Peter R.

    Family Traveller

    We were extremely fortunate in that we had a private tour. The whole bike trip was great since there was no debate about when to stop, what to do when the weather got bad one day, etc.

    June 26, 2018

    Joe S.

    Couple Traveller

    We arrived home safely and on time. Thank you very much for a delightful cycling trip. We loved all the arrangements.

    August 9, 2017
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