Cycle tour from Alençon to Mont St Michel Ref. : SCN2
- from 795 € / person on the minimum basis of 2 pers.
- Difficulty :
- Duration : 5 days | 3 days riding
from March 2017 to November 2017
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The bike tour ‘Paris – Mont-St-Michel’ is opened now, the 'Wonder of the West' standing right in front of you! From Alençon, follow the peaceful ‘Voies Vertes’ cycling paths of Normandy and Perche area and ride through the impressive natural parks from typical tiny villages to medieval manor houses. At the end, you deserve to enjoy the wonderful Mont St Michel!
Your cycling trip on the Paris - Mont St Michel route:
Day 1: Arrival in Alençon
Discover the charming city of Alençon that shelters the impressive Notre Dame basilica.
Day 2: Alençon – Bagnoles-de-l'Orne | 51 km
Cycle through the Natural Parc of Normandy to reach the wonderful Chateau de Carrouges ! This chateau built with red bricks and granite is worth a visit and acts as a summary of seven centuries of history. Continue towards Bagnoles de l’Orne, a famous spa resort, which will reveal its authentic French ‘Belle Epoque’ way of life.
Day 3: Bagnoles-de-l'Orne – Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët | 62 km
Continue your journey following the ‘voie verte’ cycling path via Mortain, a land of legends and history. Then ride through the apple and pear country, in the heart of the Norman farmlands, up to St Hilaire du Harcouët, a small city settled between the Sélune river and the Airon river.
Day 4: Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët – Mont-Saint-Michel or Pontorson | 49 km
A last ride on the peaceful ‘Voie Verte’, towards the Mont St Michel right in front of you! Enjoy this splendid and unforgettable view over the bay, with the salt marshes in the foreground and the ‘Marvel of the West’ which slowly appears in the background.
Day 5: Departure during the day
A DISCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED FROM 4 PERSONS. Please contact us.
From March 25th 2017 to November 15th 2017 795,00 € Single room supplement : 170,00 € Bike discount : - 125,00 € (If you bring your own bike) 'Solo' Supplement : +310,00 € (Supplement to consider in case of solo traveler per booking)
- 4 nights’ accommodation in 2 and 3-star hotels (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
- 4 'buffet' or 'continental' breakfasts
- 1 travel folder (itineraries in French or English / colour maps)
- Tourist brochures
- Luggage transfer during the day
- Equipped cycle rental for 3 days (with helmet) and repatriation
- Hotline 7 days a week
- Dinners / Lunches / Drinks
- Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
- Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
- Single room supplement (4 nights included)
- Transfer from Mont Saint Michel to Alençon
- Personal bike repatriation (rate on request)
> At the end of the tour:
. Leave your rented bike at the last hotel. We take care of its repatriation.
. Possibility to come back to Alençon from Mont St Michel:
Taxi or bus transfer (Bus Manéo Express line n°6 - 1h transfer) to Granville train station > Surdon train station or Argentan train station > Alençon train station.
> Your rental bike:
VTC SPECIALIZED « Work » bike - 21 speed gears
Equipped with : 2 rear panniers (saddlebags), 1 map holder, 1 repair kit, 1 pump, 1 lock + 1 counter.
Helmet and reflective vest included.
> You can rent an electric assistance bike!
CANNONDALE « Tramount » bike - 10 speed gears
Equipped with : rear pannier (saddlebag), 1 map holder, 1 repair kit, 1 pump, 1 lock.
Helmet and reflective vest included.
> How to arrive in ALENÇON:
From Paris : Montparnasse train station > Surdon train station or Le Mans train station > Alençon train station.
. From Roissy CDG airport : Roissy Charles de Gaulle T.2 train station > Le Mans train station > Alençon train station.
. From Orly airport or Beauvais airport: taxi or shuttle transfer : Montparnasse train station > Surdon train station or Le Mans train station > Alençon train station.