Rennes to Mont Sant-Michel Bay
Season: April – October.
The history of Brittany
From Rennes, the capital of Brittany, we invite you to explore the Rance riverbanks and the famous bay of Mont-Saint-Michel.
*Base price for a double room in low season. Please ask for a detailed offer down in “BOOK NOW”.
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Cycling Style Holiday TypeOn Road, Touring
Activity Level Easy
Self-guided Cycling Tour
Departure days: Every day
Duration: 7 days – 6 nights
From Rennes, the capital of Brittany, we invite you to explore the Rance riverbanks and the famous bay of Mont-Saint-Michel, dominated by an abbey built on a rock surrounded by water at high tide.
A course of this cycling route, many treasures is hidden in the bend of a path: castles, fishing harbours, historic city center …
The history of Brittany takes place before your eyes.
- Accommodation for 6 nights
- Bed and breakfast basis
- Luggage transfer
- Crossing from Dinard to Saint-Malo with bikes
- All travel documents and our assistance
- Access to the hotel in Rennes and come back to Rennes
- Lunches and dinners (option), drinks
- Taxi transfer day 7 to go to the bus or train station (10€)
- Bike rental
- Other visits and personal expenses
Arrival in Rennes
The capital of Brittany raised has many architectural treasures: the Parliament of Britain, half-timbered houses, the beautiful garden of Tabor…. Night in a 3 stars hotel in Rennes.
From Rennes to Hédé. 43 km
You join quickly a secure way along the Rance river to the direction of the 11 locks of Hédé. A bucolic and shady route along the canal. Night in a 2 stars hotel in Hédée.
From Hédé to Dinan. 37 km
Your cycle trip continues along the green lane to Tinténiac, Evran, the Léhon abbey then Dinan. This medieval town surrounded by ramparts with half-timbered houses and cobbled streets. Here you can imagine the furious battles of knights!
From Dinan to Saint-Malo. 25 km
Nearby Dinan, first you join the charming village of Taden. Then you take an old railway line to connect the elegant seaside village of Dinard, with its marvelous villas. We suggest you visit this city before crossing. By late afternoon, you cross the Rance river by boat (10mn) to reach the old walled city of Saint-Malo. Night in a 3 stars hotel in Saint-Malo.
From Saint-Malo to Cancale. 25 km
Free time in Saint-Malo in the morning (you can discover the historic city center of Saint-Malo in the afternoon: the walled city, the Rampart, Sant-Servan harbour). Then, this route allows you to discover the beauty of the Côte d’Emeraude, sandy coves, creeks and peaks (famous tip of Grouin). Arrival at Cancale, a famous oyster harbour. Night in a 3 stars hotel in Cancale.
From Cancale to Mont Saint-Michel. 50 km
Today, you ride your bike at the heart of the polders Mont Saint-Michel’s bay, then you discover the small villages perched on older cliffs : Roz-sur-Couesnon, SaintBroladre … before arriving in Beauvoir, Night in Beauvoir (2* hôtel)
Mont Saint-Michel and departure
Departure after breakfast. End of our services.
1st of April to 30 of October 2017
Easy, ride on canals way, small roads with few traffic, green lanes
Beginning of the trip : day 1 in the afternoon in the hotel in Rennes. Hotel in Lannion is located 400m from the train station.
End : day 7 in Beauvoir after breakfast
By train : TGV Paris- Rennes
By car : Paris – Rennes. Private parking in the hotel, booking mandatory (not included).
To leave Beauvoir: bus to Rennes and then, train.
Accommodation and food:
2**and 3*** hotels. Bed & breakfast, half-board in option.
A complete roadbook in English or French (please specify your preference at the booking) with maps, indications of the days, vouchers.
You can rent 21-gears-trekking bikes (male and female), always including one handle bar bag, map holder, bottle holder, pump & repair kit, cable lock and helmet.