Cycling in France - Normandy & Brittany (Chapter)
This is the Normandy & Brittany chapter from Lonely Planet's Cycling France guidebook.
Sitting side by side on France's northwest coast, Normandy and Brittany make for some seriously scenic cycling. Enjoy sights as varied as prehistoric monuments and medieval towns, pretty ports and serene canals, sturdy châteaux and magnificent cathedrals - with gastronomic delights all the way.
- stroll along the walled city's ramparts at sunset for kaleidoscopic views over St-Malo
- transport and accommodation
- cycle past fields full of otherworldly megaliths around Carnac
- ponder the price of France's liberation at the moving war cemeteries near the D-Day beaches
Coverage includes: Normandy, History, Environment, Climate, Brittany, Getting to/from the Ride, D-Day Beaches, Calvados Classique, King Arthur's Forest, Northern Brittany Majesty, Towns & Facilities.