8 days/7 nights


Any start date between May 1 and October 31

We recommend you to start your tour on a Friday to see the market held in Bayeux every Saturday.

July and August are the high season and it can be very crowded. If you’re planning to travel in July or August be sure to book early.


Daily distance averaged 55 km (35 mi)

Terrain is rolling hills with flat stretches


Classic Accommodation:   US$1990
         
Luxe Accommodation:   US$2960
                                 Single suppl. classic: US$520
Single suppl. Luxe: US$875  


  • 7 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 2 dinners
  • Use of a top quality 21-speed hybrid bike complete with handlebar bag, pump, and all the necessary accessories for changing flats. We recommend that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Area Manager available throughout the tour

You start in Bayeux, about 225 km west of Paris.

Access is by train. There are several direct trains every day and the trip usually takes around two hours.

The tour ends in Honfleur, which has no train station.

The most convenient way to depart is to take a taxi to Le Havre, where there are both air and train connections to other destinations.

Taxi transfers can be set up for you in advance, but you would pay directly on site. Public buses connect you to Deauville and Le Havre train stations.

Randonnée Tours

France

Normandy Cycling 8 Days
Journey to a place steeped in history and art. Explore Bayeux, where the world-famous tapestry tells the story of William the Conqueror’s invasion of England in 1066. Then head along the D-Day beaches, the scene of another invasion centuries later. Explore seaside resorts graced by elegant villas and follow in the footsteps of the Impressionists who flocked here in the 19th century. Feast on fruits de mer and sip Calvados, Normandy’s famous apple brandy.


 
Hotel Churchill Hotel Churchill,
Bayeux

Located on a pedestrian street in the heart of old Bayeux with the Tapestry just next door and the Cathedral a few steps away. The staff is exceptionally helpful and friendly.

Hotel Mercure Omaha Beach Hotel Mercure Omaha Beach,
Omaha Beach
With a pretty countryside setting this is a great base to explore the D-day beaches. There is a fitness room, sauna, hammam and heated outside swimming pool.
Ferme Hotel La Ranconniere Ferme Hotel La Ranconniere,
Crepon

This former farm has been restored to a quaint hotel, while maintaining the rustic feel. Cozy rooms have exposed beams and stonework, each personalized with period furniture.

Le Cabourg Le Cabourg,
Cabourg
Centrally located in the heart of Cabourg in a quiet area, the hotel is only 150 metres from the beach. There is a small garden in the back.
   
L'Ecrin L'Ecrin,
Honfleur

This elegant historic house and garden make a restful place to stay within easy walking distance of Honfleur.  The rooms have maintained their late 19th century design and style of the time.

 
Chateau de Sully Chateau de Sully,
Bayeux

Between Bayeux and the Normandy beaches, this 18th century château has elegant interiors and seven acres of greenery. The hotel boasts a swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and tennis court.

Le Cheneviere Le Cheneviere,
Port-en-Bessin
The 18th-century château stands elegantly in a 2 hectare walled garden and 12 hectares of parkland beyond. Each room has a garden view and all are individually decorated.
Ferme Hotel La Ranconniere Ferme Hotel La Ranconniere,
Crepon

This former farm has been restored to a quaint hotel, while maintaining the rustic feel. Cozy rooms have exposed beams and stonework, each personalized with period furniture.

Grand Hotel de Cabourg Grand Hotel de Cabourg,
Cabourg

This beachfront hotel is on the promenade in front of the English Channel, in the town centre. Relax in the comfortable and spacious rooms where the French author Proust once stayed.

Ferme St. Simon Ferme St. Simon,
Honfleur

This was a retreat for painters such as Monet, Sisley, Courbet, Boudin and Jongkind. The hotel has been beautifully restored with tastefully decorated rooms.  There is a gourmet restaurant and spa.

"Thank you for such a wonderful experience and providing us for a memorable vacation. Normandy is a beautiful area and we couldn't have planned the experience any better."

- D. Coyle


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