The Atlantic Coast

Between history and nature, an astonish discovery

7 days / 6 nights

 

My stay

The harbor of fisherman with their colorful boats and their coastal resorts composed of casinos, big hotels and pedestrian streets ensure the life. A break in the heart of the Brière Regional Parc invite you for an authentic discovery  imprinted of traditions: salt marshes , medieval city of Guérande, thatched cottage villages, breton campaign and hide water path under the reeds,  migratory birds kingdom.

THIS PRICE INCLUDES :

  • 6 nights’ accommodation in a 3-star hotel with half-board *excluding drinks (accommodation in a two-person bedroom, shower/bath and toilet)
  • Luggage transfer during the day
  • Crossing of the Brière by bark
  • Equipped cycle hire for the week with helmet according to the booking
  • 1 travel folder (itineraries in French or English / colour maps)
  • Tourist documentation
  • Local Tourist tax

THIS PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE :

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
  • Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Multirisk Insurance)
  • Single room supplement

CHARACTER OF CYCLING :

Highlights cycling:

  • Saint-Nazaire and its naval construction sites.
  • The Regional Parc of « La Grande Brière », a nutural richness and exceptional architecture.
  • The picturesques harbours of Pouliguen and of Croisic.
  • The fortified city of Guérande and its salt marshes.

Accommodation:

  • 3-star hotels in St-Nazaire located to 1.5 km from the coast with non-heated exterior swimming pool. 2-star hotel with very good standing, « bièron » decorated, located in Saint-Lyphard just next of “the doors of la Grande Brière”.

Train:

  • Possibility to come with train. From Paris: Montparnasse train station > St-Nazaire train  station (begining of the circuit)

Price list

March to October, price per person

Low season :

Adult : 649 €

Bike rental : 70 €

High season :

Adult : 670 €

Bike rental : 70 €

Circuit bike

Day 1 – Arrival in Saint-Nazaire

A white city opened up to the sea with its long coastal paths, its beaches, its exceptional touristic equipment and its fascinating visits, famous for the naval constructions.

  • Welcome at the hotel in the afternoon.
  • Delivery of your bikes and your « holiday file » at the hotel: routes, maps, description and tourist documentation.
  • Dinner and night at the hotel

Day 2 – Stage Saint-Nazaire – Saint-Lyphard (30km)

Discovery of the construction sites of the Atlantic and of the harbor. Trignac, Saint-Malo-de-Guersac, small village which spread on old islands in the middle if the « Brière ».

  • Dinner and night at the hotel

Day 3 – Saint-Lyphard / Guérande / Saint-Lyphard // 61,3 km

Discovery of the salt marshes: classified site since 1996.

Guérande, remarkable medieval city, deserving to be visited : collegiate church, fortifications, streets with cobblestoned, handicraft…

Route to discover the peninsula of Guérande.

  • Dinner and night at the hotel.

Day 4 – Saint-Lyphard / La Roche-Bernard / Saint-Lyphard // 45,4 km

Between Vannes and Nantes, between Guérange peninsula and Rhuys peninsula, discover the charms of the “Vilaine Océane”. Meeting point of the navigation, it offers contrasted landscapes, well-being and relaxation invitation, a country where marvel of heritage and gastronomy are united.

  • Dinner and night at the hotel.

Day 5- Saint-Lyphard / Pénéstin / Saint-Lyphard // 63,7 km

Circuit through the forests and pastures, punctuated by quiet villages. It is with the idea of rediscover the sea and the Vilaine mouth, that you go progressively in the heart of the marshes, going to meet migratory birds going down from the Far North.

A rocky coast preserved of astonish colors, turns to mussels farming (possible tasting), an ideal setting for fishing by walking.

  • Dinner and night at hotel

Day 6– Saint-Lyphard / Saint-Nazaire // 32,7 km

« La Grande Brière », labyrinth of water and islands. She is the second marsh of France just after « la Camargue ». Regional Natural Parc, la Brière is composed of reeds and exceptional fauna.

  • Dinner and night at the hotel

Day 7– St Nazaire

End of your stay after the breakfast.

 

Maps

Booking contract

Reservation of your stay

  • Date stays

  • Number of participants

  • After reception of your demand we will contact you to finalize the reservation
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