Day 1: Arrival in St Malo
Take the time to discover the "City of the Sea." Many legends are still haunting the narrow streets of the center of this town fortified by Vauban!
Overnight in St Malo.
Day 2: St Malo – Dinan (23 miles/35 km)
After the visit of the old town where testimonies of pirates are at every corner of the medieval city, surrounded by walls from centuries, reach the Rance valley. Through countryside landscapes on the first part of the day, you will cross numerous villages with typical houses of this area and other prehistorical testimonies. Continue your ride along the river Rance on a peaceful cycling path until reaching the Medieval City of Dinan surrounded by walls. Enjoy a walk through the numerous pedestrian streets to discover the timber-framed houses and paved routes.
Overnight in Dinan.
Day 3: Dinan – Combourg (21 miles/34 km; optional extra 6 miles/9 km)
A day ride on a very pleasant and peaceful cycling path to the rhythm of the Rance canal, locks, and houseboat cruises. At every village, leave the cycling path and discover the heart of the inner lands villages of Britany. Then, cross the bocage before arriving to Combourg with its impressive feudal castle situated near by a wide pound.
Overnight in Combourg.
Day 4: Combourg – Fougères (33 miles/53 km)
This stage is in the heart of the center of Brittany with numerous vestiges of the mysterious local civilizations: a kingdom of legends, beliefs, and traditions. Discover the city of Fougères, its architectural and religious heritage, its forests and gardens. This prestigious mediaeval city is overlooked by its imposing fortress. Don’t miss a visit at the chateau.
Overnight in Fougères.
Day 5: Fougères – Pontorson (30 miles/48km)
A stage on the former railway path converted in cycling path. You will cross typical small villages. Then follow the Couesnon Valley until Pontorson, a peaceful village on the way to "Mont Saint Michel."
Overnight in Pontorson.
Day 6: Pontorson – Le Vivier sur Mer (21 miles/33km)
Day devoted to the discovery of the wonder of "Mont Saint Michel." This rocky islet rises in the bay for more than thousand years and has kept its tradition of welcoming visitors. Enjoy a walk through the authentic medieval streets along timber framed houses. Continue with a visit of the abbey and loose your mind in the labyrinth of the numerous surrounded walls of the city. After this long moment walking, ride on a cycling path via countryside and fields towards the sea side and Vivier sur Mer famous for oyster parks.
Overnight in Le Vivier sur Mer.
Day 7: Le Vivier sur Mer – St Malo (25 miles/40km)
A day ride starting in the inner lands through typical small villages and countryside before arriving in Cancale a picturesque fishing harbor along the granite coast. Enjoy the beautiful view from this bay and taste the fresh seafood arriving every morning by the local fishermen. Then, continue longing the coast via "Pointe du Grouin" a wonderful point of view facing the sea, you can admire the bay on a large view. This place is also a bird protection park where you can observe them. Then continue your ride until St Malo.
Overnight in St Malo.
Day 8: Departure
Depart after breakfast.