Day 1: Paris
Individual arrival in Paris and hotel check-in. Those arriving in the early afternoon can visit the Ville Lumière.
Overnight in Paris.
Day 2: Paris – Cergy (34 miles/55 km)
Au revoir Paris! Starting from Notre Dame you can follow the Axe Historique from the Louvre with the Champs Elysées through the Arc de Triomphe till the new Défense district. After Nanterre, you will come to the islands and parks so dear to the impressionists, once a destination for Sunday trips, somewhere to spend the afternoon "en plein air" on a boat between the Seine and the Marne. Welcome to the Promenade Bleue in Paris!
Overnight in Cergy.
Day 3: Cergy – Gisors (37 miles/60 km)
Your journey continues through the heart of the Vexin natural park, home to picturesque towns, castles and farmhouses. After Théméricourt and its spectacular Maison du Parc, you continue to Villarceaux and its eighteenth-century castle bearing the same name. After the small town of Bray-et-Lû you will proceed along the river Epte to Gisors and the fortress marking the historical Franco-Norman border.
Overnight in Gisors.
Day 4: Gisors – Forges-les-Eaux (40 miles/65 km)
Departure from Gisors for Gournay-en-Bray and then on to Forges- les-Eaux, the renowned spa resort. Welcome to Normandy, or rather to Gourmandie, land of unique flavors!
Overnight in Forges-les-Eaux.
Day 5: Forges-les-Eaux – Dieppe (37 miles/60 km)
From Forges-les-Eaux you will follow the brand new cycle path that will take you directly to the sea, through the wonderful countryside dotted with farms that supply their excellent products to the Norman and Parisian markets. Along the second half of the route the landscape is tinged with blue as you pass through the Arques estuary, overlooked by the castle of the same name and ancient sand caves that have become a refuge for marsh birds. Here you are in Dieppe, France’s first seaside resort and a favorite place for many impressionist painters.
Overnight in Dieppe.
Day 6: Dieppe – Brighton (25 miles/40 km + ferry)
After a short loop around Dieppe, at about 12:30 you will embark to cross the English Channel and will arrive in Newhaven, where you will continue cycling along the wonderful Undercliff Walk, a stunning path along the sea. You will finally reach Brighton, a famous and elegant English tourist resort. Do not miss a visit to the beautiful Royal Pavillion and an evening walk on the Brighton Pier.
Overnight in Brighton.
Day 7: Brighton – London (28 miles/45 km)
After a train transfer up to Redhill, you will start cycling through wonderful parks and brand-new cycle paths, and will finally arrive in Westminster, in the heart of London
Overnight in London.
Day 8: Departure
After breakfast end of the tour.