Cycling holidays along the Atlantic coast - Vélodyssée


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Cycle along the Atlantic coast via the Velodyssee

The Velodyssey is the longest cycle route in France, 1200 km long. You can cycle along the Atlantic coast from Roscoff to Hendaye or the way round. The itinerary goes through Brittany along a portion of Nantes to Brest canal till Nantes and continues across Vendée, Charente-Maritime before reaching Gironde, the Arcachon bay, the pine forest of the Landes country and at the end the Hendaye and the Spanish border.. 

Ride out to meet man, nature, heritage and culture of the Gironde, Landes and Basque Country.

We purpose you self guided cycling tours to explore the splendid natural landscapes and rich cultural heritag along the southern section of the Vélodyssée, This road bike is the Europe’s longest cycling track. The road cycling begins in the French wine capital of Bordeaux, also noted for its fine architecture. Then follows on your two wheels the rocky Atlantic coastline into a stunning part of the Basque country wedged between the lakes and the ocean before continuing through the vast, forested Landes de Gascogne Natural Park. During the ride you will discover a variety of landscapes. Every sense will come to life as you breathe in the aromas of the sea air and distinct perfume of the Pine, Mimosa and Brooms trees, and as you refuel for the cycling ahead at the many bars and restaurants where the local oyster and duck specialities await you..

The Velodyssey cycle route path an exceptional number of prime tourist sites, whether natural, historical or cultural. 

Itineraries takes in over 20 major natural sites and reserves including Bay of Morlaix in Brittany along cycling routes.Pedalling through the beautiful marshlands of the Marais Poitevin on the borders of the Vendée and Poitou-Charentes. Marennes d’Oléron, the Cognac vineyards, the Bordeaux vineyard, beaches of Lacanau, towns of Arcachon Bay and these barges, Cap Ferret, the Pyla dune, the Landes forest and sandy beaches along Biarritz..

The scent of pine forests and salty sea air accompanies you throughout this bicycle tour as do fabulous sea-views and mile after mile of gorgeous beach!

This Atlantic coast cycling holidays is a very good choice for a family. Follow backroads on towpath through villages on the coastline.  It offers many possibilities for each cyclist to take a dip in the ocean along the way. Our packages include the luggage transfer each day to make the trip easier and more comfortable. We will be glad to help you prepare your next Atlantic coast cycling holidays.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any question on our tours.To be more confortable during your cycling trips, we can Bike hire or an E-bike as you prefer!