Normandy is the ideal destination for cycle tourists who wish to combine tourism, discovery, history and culture.
Normandy is the ideal destination for cycle tourists who wish to combine tourism, discovery, history and culture. With more than 500 kilometres of cycle routes and its "Vélo Francette" cycle route which leads to the Atlantic coast, the region is perfectly suited to cycle tourism. A safe network of cycle routes follows the river valleys and passes through a variety of towns (Caen, Laval, Angers) and villages.
For history buffs, explore the D-Day landing beaches, stop at the famous Utah Beach and visit the D-Day Museum. For nature lovers, take a walk along the imposing cliffs; for culture enthusiasts, discover an exceptional site, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site: Mont-Saint-Michel..
Normandy is famous for its cider production. You will find in the region raw, semi-dry, sweet ciders and special cuvées. The region is also famous for the production of a spirit: Calvados. And consider trying Camembert de Normandie, Norman escalope, or Norman mussels during your trip.