La Vélodyssée, the Atlantic cycling route

  • The Bay of Arcachon

    The Bay of Arcachon

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  • Fromentine, Sables d'Olonne

    Fromentine, Sables d'Olonne

    © J. Damase

  • La Rochelle

    La Rochelle

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  • The canal from Nantes to Brest.

    The canal from Nantes to Brest.

    © J. Damase

La Vélodyssée, the Atlantic cycling route

Whether you’re looking for a challenge or a leisurely cycle ride, Velodyssey has something for everyone. Get on your bike and experience the wild beauty of a cycle route covering more than 1,200 kilometres from Brittany down the Atlantic coast to the border with Spain. The sea is never very far away as you discover the best each region has to offer along France’s longest waymarked cycle trail. With our interactive maps and recommendations of the most suitable places for cyclists to stay, you can plan your very own Velodyssey in advance or just take off on the spur of the moment. You’ll find special offers, our pick of the best attractions to visit and reviews by those who’ve done the route. A voyage of discovery awaits you!

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