The Brittany by bike

Cycle tour from Rennes to Saint-Malo: along Ille and Rance Canal

5 days / 4 nights

My stay

The ideal trip for those who want to enjoy the peaceful and magnificent countryside scenery by bike! Discover unknown Brittany, far away from the overcrowded beaches and cycle on the ‘Voie Verte’ path along the Ille and Rance Canal, from one river lock to the next.

THIS PRICE INCLUDES :

  • 4 nights’ accommodation in a 2-star and 3-star hotel (accommodation in a two-person bedroom, shower/bath and toilet) with breakfast
  • 1 dinner *excluding beverages
  • Transfer by boat from Dinard to St-Malo
  • Luggage transfer during the stay
  • 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:

  • Countryside scenery
  • Cycle paths along canal and sea coast

Accommodation:

  • 2-star hotel for one night and 3-star hotel for three nights

Train:

  • Possibility to come with train. From Paris: Montparnasse train station > Rennes station.The hotel is 100m from the train station.

Price list :

March to November
Prices per person Off season July and August
Adult 450€ 480€
Bike rental 40€ 40€

Circuit bike

Day 1 – Arrival in Rennes

Capital of Art and History, discover the historical neighbourhoods of this typical Breton city. You will stroll along the paved streets with half-timbered houses to the majestic Parliament House dating from the 17th century

  • Delivery of your bikes and your « holiday file » at the hotel: routes, maps, description and tourist documentation.
  • Night at the hotel

Day 2 – Rennes – Hédé | 44 km

Leave this animated Breton capital using the cycling paths which will lead you to the ‘Voie Verte’. Cycle now along the peaceful Canal punctuated by typical green landscapes.

  • Night at the hotel.

Day 3 – Hédé – Dinan | 37 km

Continue cycling along the Canal from one river lock to the next. You will pass farmlands and fields bordered by hedges and trees, and several typical villages of Brittany. Then, the majestic Mediaeval city of Dinan will appear in front of you!

  • Night at the hotel.

Day 4- Dinan – Dinard – Saint-Malo | 25 km

Reach the banks of the Rance Valley which presents unique landscapes. Then follow the ‘Voie Verte’ paths to Dinard, a beautiful town presenting a fantastic seaside heritage : from beautiful manor-houses facing the sea to magnificent beaches and pathways along the sea.
Then embark on a bus boat to enjoy a nice view over Saint-Malo.

  • Night at the hotel

Day 5– Departure during the day

Before leaving, save time to visit Saint-Malo, the the fabulous “cité des corsaires” or pirate city. Many legends are still haunting the narrow streets of the centre of this town fortified by Vauban!

OPTION: Possibility to extend you trip in Saint-Malo by riding 2 more bike excursions

Day 5: Excursion St Malo – Cancale – St Malo   |  33 km

Join the charming and typical port of Cancale famous for its oyster farms. Then continue to the ‘Pointe du Grouin’ : a fabulous bird sanctuary and wonderful site offering a view of the Mont St Michel bay. Come back to St Malo riding along the coast and enjoy the wild flower and sea fragrances.

Day 6: Excursion St Malo – St Suliac – St Malo   |  37 km

Let’s go for a last excursion through the heart of the Rance Valley which offers unique panoramic views, before reaching Saint-Suliac, a fishing port that is regarded as one of France’s most beautiful villages.

Day 7: Departure during the day

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
  • Ce champ n’est utilisé qu’à des fins de validation et devrait rester inchangé.