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A week of cycling in Landes, France, that will leave you breathless!

In forest
1 week
I cycle a lot

6 days of cycling in south-west France, through the Landes department, from Arcachon Bay to Bayonne

Ready for a cycling adventure along the trails of Landes? Share some time with friends exploring this friendly region of France! Climb on your bike and get ready for invigorating holidays filled with the joys of cycling and activities in nature. This sensational itinerary will take you on a journey to discover everything Landes has to offer, making unforgettable memories for you and your friends!

😍 Get ready for a change of scene as you go cycling in Landes, France! You’ll travel along over 100 km of fine, sandy beaches, cross the largest pine forest in Europe, and discover numerous seaside resort towns, from the more touristy to the more natural. Great places and great people await you for a unique experience with a personal touch.

📍 200 km
⏱️ 6 stages
🏁 Arcachon ➡️ Bayonne
🚲 I cycle a lot

Practical info


➡️ Type of route: linear with return by train

🚆 Access to the route and return to the starting point

By train :

  • Main and regional lines: Paris-Montparnasse / Bordeaux

By car, parking possible:

  • Arcachon: station car park (147 spaces, paying)

For the return to the starting point: lines 51 (Bordeaux <> Hendaye) and 41.2U (Bordeaux <> Arcachon) of the TER Nouvelle-Aquitaine network allow you to reach Arcachon from Bayonne station with a change at Biganos (between 2h10 and 2h30 journey).

⚠️ Due to significant peaks in summer, many services for cyclists will be put in place thanks to a La Vélodyssée / SNCF / Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine partnership (information to come very soon).

🚲 Bike hire

In Arcachon, several bike rental companies offer a wide choice of bikes and accessories.

💡 To avoid returning by train with your bikes, one-way rental is the ideal solution: see the “one-way” bike rental companies on La Vélodyssée"


📓 Finding your way around

There are a number of paper guides to help you follow this route, find the references.


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