30,38 Km
Roscoff > Morlaix
Nature & small heritage
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Roscoff > Morlaix

After leaving the old port enjoy a stage filled with scents from the fields of early fruits and vegetables in the Pays [...]

48,23 Km
Morlaix > Carhaix
In forest, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Morlaix > Carhaix

The seaside atmosphere slips into the background once the greenway reaches the upper part of town. From here on, this [...]

32,85 Km
Carhaix-Plouguer / Rostrenen
By the water, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Carhaix-Plouguer / Rostrenen

La Vélodyssée goes up past the Kergaden Lock on the Nantes to Brest Canal. The large wooded cutting at Glomel [...]

30,50 Km
Rostrenen / Mûr-de-Bretagne
Nature & small heritage
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Rostrenen / Mûr-de-Bretagne

At the heart of the Guerlédan-Argoat Country is a steep sided valley where the Blavet winds through the woods until it [...]

23,05 Km
Mûr-de-Bretagne / Pontivy
Nature & small heritage, Panoramas
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Mûr-de-Bretagne / Pontivy

Designated track and very steep descent into the Guerlédan dam towards Pontivy. Here the Blavet is no longer [...]

48,17 Km
Pontivy / Josselin
By the water, In family, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Pontivy / Josselin

A section of La Vélodyssée with a dedicated cycle path and one rich in waterway heritage: 54 locks and the Rigole [...]

45,83 Km
Josselin / Peillac
By the water, In family, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Josselin / Peillac

There is a medieval feel to this stage of La Vélodyssée, both in Malestroit and in Josselin with their timber-framed [...]

17,29 Km
Peillac / Redon
By the water, In family, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Peillac / Redon

The area of Île-aux-Pies, with its almost Mediterranean feel – pine trees and rocky peaks – brings a chic ambience [...]

44,85 Km
Redon / Blain
By the water, In family
I begin / Family

Redon / Blain

Staying close to the Brière and the confluence of the Isac and the Vilaine, this stage of La Vélodyssée follows the [...]

23,58 Km
Blain / Nort-sur-Erdre
By the water, In family
I begin / Family

Blain / Nort-sur-Erdre

This is the last, very easy going and enjoyable stage of La Vélodyssée along the Nantes to Brest canal. The [...]

35,13 Km
Nort-sur-Erdre / Nantes
Nature & small heritage
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Nort-sur-Erdre / Nantes

Quiheix’s second lock marks the end of the Nantes to Brest canal towpath. Gradually you return to the hustle and [...]

24,61 Km
Nantes / Le Pellerin
By the water, Nature & small heritage
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Nantes / Le Pellerin

An exhibition of contemporary art is displayed all the way down the estuary on this shared stage of La Vélodyssée and [...]

37,37 Km
Le Pellerin / St-Brevin-les-Pins
By the water, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Le Pellerin / St-Brevin-les-Pins

A stretch of water between the Loire, marshes and hedged farmland, the Martinière canal is your ‘Ariadne’s [...]

39,51 Km
St-Brevin-les-Pins / Pornic
Seaside
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St-Brevin-les-Pins / Pornic

This stage of La Vélodyssée starts by crossing St-Brevin between the sea, dunes, pine trees and villas. It continues [...]

33,85 Km
Pornic / Bouin
Seaside, Nature & small heritage
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Pornic / Bouin

La Vélodyssée route continues its tour of the Bay of Bourgneuf, brushing past the Breton Marshes in the search for [...]

34,34 Km
Bouin / La Barre de Monts - Fromentine
Seaside
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Bouin / La Barre de Monts - Fromentine

The last stage of La Vélodyssée in the Bay of Bourgneuf-en-Retz (your pedals keeping time with the sweeping circles [...]

44,07 Km
Les Sables d'Olonne / La Tranche-sur-Mer
In forest, Seaside
I begin / Family

Les Sables d'Olonne / La Tranche-sur-Mer

In this fairytale setting are both Les Sables (world capital of yacht racing) and La Rochelle, (the ‘broken rebel’ [...]

46,27 Km
La Tranche-sur-Mer / Marans
Seaside
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La Tranche-sur-Mer / Marans

La Belle-Henriette Lagoon, separated from the sea by a narrow band of sand, and then your arrival into La Faute-sur-Mer [...]

25,54 Km
Marans / La Rochelle
By the water, Nature & small heritage
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Marans / La Rochelle

Nature takes centre stage during this leg of the journey, as you cycle past the water that flows through the charming [...]

50,01 Km
La Rochelle / Rochefort
Seaside, Nature & small heritage
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La Rochelle / Rochefort

As the famous towers which defend the port of La Rochelle hove into view, a cycle path section takes us to the Port of [...]

37,86 Km
Rochefort / Marennes
By the water
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Rochefort / Marennes

It’s with great regret that we leave behind Rochefort and its gardens on the banks of the Charente. We take the [...]

45,39 Km
Marennes / Royan
In family, In forest, Seaside, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Marennes / Royan

The Marennes Country, home to the leading oyster farms in Europe, spreads over salt marshes and the Seudre estuary. [...]

30,02 Km
Royan / Montalivet-les-Bains
In family, In forest, Seaside
I begin / Family

Royan / Montalivet-les-Bains

Upon entering the Gironde, a new world reveals itself to travellers on La Vélodyssée. La pointe de Grave also marks [...]

20,03 Km
Montalivet-les-Bains / Hourtin-Plage
In family, Seaside, Vineyards & gastronomy
I begin / Family

Montalivet-les-Bains / Hourtin-Plage

From Montalivet to Naujac (apart from a large chicane and a gentle bend) you can ride on autopilot on this part of La [...]

31,76 Km
Hourtin-Plage / Lacanau-Océan
In forest, Seaside
I cycle a lot

Hourtin-Plage / Lacanau-Océan

Still in the forest and still on cycle paths. The natural reserves encountered throughout the route demonstrate that [...]

36,82 Km
Lacanau-Océan / Lège-Cap-Ferret
In family, In forest, Seaside
I begin / Family

Lacanau-Océan / Lège-Cap-Ferret

A pleasant stage of La Vélodyssée on designated lanes between dunes and the forest. Take time out to stray off the [...]

42,08 Km
Lège-Cap-Ferret / Arcachon
Seaside, Nature & small heritage
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Lège-Cap-Ferret / Arcachon

Those nostalgic for the trains of yesteryear, welcome! Except for a shared section with traffic between Lège and [...]

25,81 Km
Arcachon / Biscarrosse-plage
In family, In forest, Seaside
I begin / Family

Arcachon / Biscarrosse-plage

After an essential trip to the top of the Dune of Pilat to appreciate the beauty of the area and the views, we once [...]

25,56 Km
Biscarrosse-plage / Parentis-en-Born
In forest, Seaside, Nature & small heritage
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Biscarrosse-plage / Parentis-en-Born

From Gironde to the Landes nothing really changes, apart from the section of military land which forces La Vélodyssée [...]

31,13 Km
Parentis-en-Born / Mimizan-Plage
In family, In forest, Seaside
I begin / Family

Parentis-en-Born / Mimizan-Plage

After the Biscarrosse and Parentis Lakes, the trail follows secondary roads and takes us to the more secluded northern [...]

47,12 Km
Mimizan-Plage / Léon
In forest, Seaside
I cycle often

Mimizan-Plage / Léon

Having soaked up the atmosphere of the Mimizan-Plage seaside resort, it’s back on the saddle to once more find the [...]

33,30 Km
Léon / Capbreton
In family, In forest, Seaside
I begin / Family

Léon / Capbreton

La Vélodyssée now heading north, advances to a few hundred yards from the Côte d’Argent, gradually getting closer [...]

28,98 Km
Capbreton / Bayonne
In forest, Seaside, Nature & small heritage
I cycle a lot

Capbreton / Bayonne

This stage between the Landes and the Basque Country lets us enjoy forest and large beaches as we make our way along [...]

15,99 Km
Bayonne / Biarritz
By the water, Seaside, Nature & small heritage
I cycle often

Bayonne / Biarritz

La Vélodyssée now heading north, advances to a few hundred yards from the Côte d’Argent, gradually getting closer [...]

14,24 Km
Biarritz / Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Seaside, Panoramas
I cycle a lot

Biarritz / Saint-Jean-de-Luz

This stage of La Vélodyssée is punctuated with vantage points enjoying exceptional ocean views but it is sometimes [...]

20,47 Km
Saint-Jean-de-Luz / Hendaye-Plage
Seaside, Panoramas
I cycle a lot

Saint-Jean-de-Luz / Hendaye-Plage

Final stage of La Vélodyssée before reaching the Spanish border and the rhythm of the Bolero. After St-Jean-de-Luz [...]

26,61 Km
Boucle des Panoramas
Forêts et landes
J'ai l'habitude

Boucle des Panoramas

A la fois sur voie en site propre (sécurisée pour les vélos en forêt des Pays de Monts) et sur voie partagée (dans [...]

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