Brittany & Normandy Family Bike Tour - Older Teens & 20s
World War II Landmarks & Majestic Mont-St-Michel
From $3,599 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights
(+$290 for sgl. occ.)
These places will make an impression on your family. 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.
- Travel with your family from Normandy's castles and Côte Fleurie to Brittany's orchards and Emerald Coast
- Pause for reflection at World War II battle sites and join a local historian at the American Military Cemetery
- Bike 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
Day 1 Start your family journey along the coast in an area of Normandy beloved for its elegant manors and delicious cider and cheeses | Ride along quiet roads through the Cerisy forest | Step back in time during a visit to the splendid 11th-century Bayeux Tapestry | Pedal past apple orchards, rolling pastures and peaceful woodland.
Day 2 Ride past splendid historic estates en route to the shattered bunkers of the German stronghold Pointe du Hoc, set atop a cliff | A local historian leads us on a private tour of Omaha Beach and the American Military Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer | Stroll through beautiful Bayeux, a great spot for an afternoon café.
Days 3-4 Explore the historic battery at Longues-sur-Mer | In coastal Arromanches, behold the ruins of artificial ports constructed to aid in the D-Day invasion | Discover the magical island monastery and cathedral of Mont-St-Michel, an iconic European pilgrimage center and World Heritage site | Follow a coastal route with vistas of the Emerald Coast | The fortified city of St-Malo greets you with unparalleled sea views.
Days 5-6 As you enjoy rolling 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 charming Dinan, discover 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 family ride to Cancale, the oyster capital of Brittany.
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Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more Guests: from $3,499 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $3,999 pp dbl occ
- 8 Guests: from $4,199 pp dbl occ
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