Brittany & Normandy Bike Tour 

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $3,999 - $4,349 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual Hotels*

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Brittany & Normandy Bike Tour 

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual Hotels*

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Jun-Sep 2025: May-Sep

From $3,999 - $4,349 /person

World War II Landmarks & Majestic Mont-St-Michel

These places will make an impression on you. From D-Day beaches to bountiful orchards, windswept plateaus and storybook villages. Iconic settings will stir your emotions, while the sheer beauty of your surroundings will spark your joie de vivre. Brittany and Normandy are a rare blend of history and natural splendor.

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Highlights

  • Travel from Normandy's castles and Côte Fleurie to Brittany's apple orchards and Emerald Coast 
  • Pause for reflection at World War II battle sites and join a local historian at the American Military Cemetery 
  • Bike rolling rural roads along legendary beaches and to the beautiful walled maritime city of St-Malo
  • Marvel at the dreamlike island monastery and cathedral of Mont-St-Michel, a World Heritage site
France Brittany & Normandy Bike Tour map

France

Start Caen

End Rennes

Airports & Travel details*

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Itinerary

Days 1-3

Description

Start your journey along the coast in an area of Normandy beloved for its elegant manors and delicious cider and cheeses Ride along quiet roads through green forest Step back in time during a visit to the splendid 11th-century Bayeux Tapestry Ride alongside apple orchards, open pastures and peaceful woodland A local historian leads us on a private tour of Omaha Beach and the American Military Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer Stroll through exquisite Bayeux, a great spot for an afternoon café Traverse Normandy's scenic waves of country roads Explore the preserved seaside battery at Longues-sur-Mer In coastal Arromanches, behold the ruins of artificial ports constructed to aid in the D-Day invasion Check out the remains of the Mulberry harbor and take a moment to pause at Juno Beach Our welcoming château provides an idyllic setting for a post-ride aperitif.

Accommodations

Nights 1-3

Château Saint Gilles
Guéron
Casual Hotel

This unforgettable property is nestled in acres of peaceful parkland with elegant rooms, private walking paths, a small farm and a traditional Nordic wooden sauna. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

Discover the magical island monastery and cathedral of World Heritage Mont-St-Michel, a classic European pilgrimage center and home to Europe's most dramatic tides Follow cycling routes with vistas of the rugged and magnificent Emerald Coast The fortified city of St-Malo greets you with unparalleled sea views As you enjoy smooth rural rides and traditional Breton towns, a stop at a crêperie is a must Pass through St-Suliac, one of France’s Most Beautiful Villages In the must-see harbor town of Dinan, explore a lovely maze of cobblestone lanes, 13th-century half-timbered houses, art galleries and shops featuring handmade lace Celebrate your final morning with one last ride to Cancale, the oyster capital of Brittany.

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Hôtel La Villefromoy
St-Malo
Casual Hotel

A Second Empire villa set in the heart of Brittany with easy access to the beach and to the region's best sights.
 

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Hotels

Adventure-Ready Hotels

Ideally located with ready access to trip activities, our Casual hotels are also known for their character and charm.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Nights 1-3

Château Saint Gilles
Guéron

Casual Hotel

This unforgettable property is nestled in acres of peaceful parkland with elegant rooms, private walking paths, a small farm and a traditional Nordic wooden sauna. (pool, spa)

Nights 4-5

Hôtel La Villefromoy
St-Malo

Casual Hotel

A Second Empire villa set in the heart of Brittany with easy access to the beach and to the region's best sights.
 

From $3,999 - $4,349 /person

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Racer 2.0
Backroads Next Generation Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Redesigned for 2024
  • Next gen titanium frame with carbon wheels
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Carbon Bike
  • $650 rental fee; subject to availability
  • Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Red ETAP AXS
  • Delivering phenomenal acceleration and handling in a light and powerful package
  • Built for hard-core riders
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike
  • $400 rental fee
  • Hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed Cro-Moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train
  • Custom upgraded wheelset
  • Best for riders with some tandem experience.

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