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Cycling around the Morbihan - confort version

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Cycling trip in Brittany around the Gulf of Morbihan from Vannes in 8 days and 7 nights in a hotel in comfort version. Discovery of Carnac, the Isle of Arz and the Ile aux Moines.

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Brittany by bike, around the Gulf of Morbihan


You start your cycling holiday in Vannes, in a medieval world where land and sea intermingle, then set off for a tour of "Morbihan" in Brittany! It is an island-to-peninsula journey by smugglers to discover the natural and historical riches of this exceptional territory where life is good! Explore the marshes, enjoy the lights of the rising sun while watching the fishermen on their boats.
 
 
Highlights of the stay :

  • Vannes, city of Art and history
  • Suscinio's castle
  • The ports of Vannes, Crouesty and La Trinité sur Mer
  • Oysters to taste at the producers
  • Boat crossings
  • Carnac and its alignments
  • Ile d´Arz and Ile aux Moines

 
 
Day 1 - Vannes

 

Arrival in Vannes during the day. Installation at the hotel from 4 p.m.


 
Day 2 - Vannes - Isle of Arz - 8 km

 

Welcome and meet your guide between 8 and 9 am at your accommodation. You reach the pier located about 3 km away and leave the beautiful city of Vannes by a ferryman who will take you to the Isle of Arz. Self-guided bike ride to explore the island.
 
Crossing by boat : one-way trip to the Isle of Arz (30 minutes) or return trip if night to Vannes (30 minutes x2).
Night in the port of Ile d'Arz. (Return and night in Vannes if more availability in Arz).

 

 
Day 3 - Arz island - Arzon - 45 km

 

Today, discover the Séné peninsula for a few kilometers and then reach the Rhuys peninsula. You walk along the southern shores of the small sea to arrive in Arzon. During this route, discover the famous castle of Suscinio and the charming village of Sarzeau by rolling on small roads and greenways.
 
Boat crossing :
→ One-way return from the island of Arz to the Séné peninsula (15 minutes) or one-way trip from Vannes to the Séné peninsula if the night of Day 2 is in Vannes.
→ One-way trip from the Séné peninsula to Saint Armel (5 minutes) (be careful, the boat does not run on Saturdays and Sundays and possible bypassing by bike if day 3 falls during the week).

 

 
Day 4 - Arzon - day on Ile aux Moines - 20 km

 

Join the pier for Île aux Moines today! 3 km by bike will take you to the pier where a ferryman will take you there. Take advantage of this free bike ride to discover the flora and fauna of this small island! Return at the end of the day (5 p.m.).
 
Boat crossing: Round trip Iles aux moines (1 hour).
 

 

Day 5 - Arzon - Carnac - 32 or 40 km / including 12 km by boat

 

You take a ferryman to cross the waters of the Gulf and reach the north shore to discover other riches of Morbihan. Discovery of the Carnac alignments, the largest megalithic complex of this type in the world and a landmark of European prehistory!
 
Boat crossing : one way Port-Navalo - Locmariaquer (25 minutes)
Night on the port of La Trinité.

 


Day 6 - Carnac - Auray - 25 or 57 km

 

Join the Ria d´Etel, and leave the Gulf of Morbihan behind. By bike, you reach the island of Saint-Cado, which is one of the most beautiful sites in Brittany, then Auray and its beautiful historic center. On the banks of the river, discover the port of Saint-Goustan, a former fishing and trading port, a must-see destination in southern Brittany.
Night on the port.

 

 

Day 7 - From Auray to Vannes - 40 km

 

You get closer again to the Gulf and the sea to return to Vannes.
This will be the opportunity for you to enjoy a last picnic in this magnificent environment.
 

 

Day 8 - Vannes

 

End of your cycling trip in Morbihan after breakfast in Vannes.

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General information :

  • 8 days and 7 nights
  • Comfort level of the accommodation : 2* to 4* local standards, according to the chosen version (standard or comfort)
  • Child prices : please contact us

Dates :

 

Departures from April to September 2021 :


High season : from 27/06 to 31/08.

April, May, June : departures on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.
July and August : departures everyday from 1st to 31st.
September : departures from 1st to 13th, from 16th to 20th and from 23rd to 27th.

 

Included :

 

  • Accommodation in 2* to 4* hotels depending on the chosen version (standard or comfort) : 7 nights
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Boat crossings : 6 or 7 depending on the day of departure in low season / 7 in high season
  • The roadbook
  • Luggage transport between accommodation and the piers (you travel with your luggage on some crossings)
  • Tourist taxes
  • The loan of a hiking GPS
  • A personalized welcome, provided by a local guide on your arrival

Not included :

  • Lunches
  • Breakfast on day 1
  • Dinners
  • Repairs, parts and the corresponding mileage allowances
  • The drinks
  • The visits
  • Any parking fees

Options :

  • Bike or e-bike rental
  • Child bike rental
  • Extra night(s) in Vannes
  • Possibility to travel alone
  • Theft insurance for the rented bike 
  • Cancellation insurance

Level :


1 2 3 4 5 6

 

Weather :


Soft sun and pleasant temperatures, however frequent rain.

 

Technicality :


20 to 55 km per day, or about 3 to 5 hours of riding.

 

Bibliography :

 

- Morbihan by bike - IGN map

- Brittany by bike, from St Malo to the Gulf of Morbihan.

 

Ground :


Small municipal and departmental roads, alternating with greenways on main roads.

 

Extra night(s) :


You can book one or more additional nights in Vannes, at the start or end of the tour.

 

Meals :


Breakfast : generous (coffee, tea, chocolate, milk, bread, butter, orange juice, jam). Lunches and dinners not included.

 

The bike :

 

Rental bicycle : if you rent a bicycle, it will be given to you on the day of your arrival at the first hotel. A security deposit will be requested. At the end of the tour, you will have to leave this bike at the last accommodation and notify reception. We will take care of its return. 
We offer specific equipment for children, on request.

 

Personal bike : we do not recommend bikes with small tires. Hybrid bikes and mountain bikes are excellent. Remember to check your bicycle before setting off. At the end of the tour, you will need to take care of your own bicycle.

 

Assistance :


Our team is available to help you out, except in the event of a puncture for which we do not intervene.

 

Luggage :


It is transported by a courier or by our team and limited to one piece of luggage per person (max 20 kg).

 

Travel documents :


We will provide you with detailed maps and route descriptions when you arrive at the first hotel. We will also provide you with hotel vouchers and luggage tags.

 

Transport :


By train : SNCF TGV to Vannes, around 3 hours from Montparnasse station in Paris. For more information, you can consult the SNCF.
By road : A11 and A80 highways, exit 10 towards Vannes. Paris is 460 km to Vannes.

 

Your vehicle :


You can park at the hotel in Vannes for €7.50 per day, to be paid on site. As the garage is underground, your vehicle must not exceed 1.70m.

 

 

Cancellation insurance :


In order to guarantee the reimbursement of costs in the event of cancellation of your stay, you can take out cancellation insurance. To learn more about insurance, please click here.

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