La Vélodyssée" is a cycling itinerary, using all types of signposted routes, linking Roscoff in Finistère to Hendaye in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques. A pleasant and dynamic route along the Atlantic coast!
What is the Vélodyssée?
All in the saddle! Discover the Vélodyssée, this atypical and invigorating itinerary! More than 1400 kilometres of cycle paths, greenways, cycle paths, that you will appreciate thanks to the energy of your calves, ideal to discover the magnificent landscapes that stretch from Brittany to the Basque Coast. All along this route, the Vélodyssée is indicated by the logo present on the signposts . You can then let yourself be guided and fully enjoy these picturesque hikes along the Atlantic coast.
A course for all tastes!
Each course is marked by levels according to its difficulty. We meet three different family, intermediate or expert . Beyond the level, you can also select the thematic of your destination , namely: vineyards by bike, cultural itinerary, coastline by bike, rivers by bike, canals by bike, countryside, lakes by bike or castles by bike... Visit the Vélodyssée site to discover the routes proposed according to your expectations. It's up to you to decide which route you want the most and go on an adventure!
La Vélodyssée, linked to the Domaine du Collet campsite!
It is essential for us to inform you that the Domaine du Collet, campsite in Loire-Atlantique, is associated and partner of the Vélodyssée! Two stages of this route lead you to the commune of Moutiers en Retz. The first route, in from Pornic, will take you after 15.7 kilometres to Moutiers-en-Retz. While the second route proposes you a departure from Moutiers-en-Retz in order to join the commune of Bouin 18.3 kilometres further on! Following the Bay of Bourgneuf, you will cross the Breton Marsh. On your way, at oyster country, you will surely have the opportunity to see fisheries and other small oyster ports still very active.
Itineraries of these two respective : routes here
For a safe course, some rules to follow!
For a course without pitfalls, find out before your departure about the different rules to respect and the dangers to avoid ! Alone, with family or friends, a few tips are necessary for the smooth running of your excursion. First of all, it is a question of checking your equipment , preparing your hike well, bringing rain gear but also sunglasses and sun cream, plan to eat and drink , carrying a kit to pharmacy, wear a helmet or to respect the highway code! Start with lighter, shorter routes so that you are not surprised by long journeys. Go forward gradually without overestimating your abilities. Above all, take regular breaks. You will take all the more advantage of it to unearth certain sites favourable with the discoveries! More tips here: http://www.lavelodyssee.com/conseil To get more detailed information about the Vélodyssée, to find the latest news or to get information or indications on this route, go to the site : http://www.lavelodyssee.com/