Velodyssey, the Atlantic cycling route


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!


Event : discover the Bay of Arcachon on the weekend of the 31 of may

Event : discover the Bay of Arcachon on the weekend of the 31 of may

Blue bicycle is an event that allows you to discover the ports and villages of the Bay of Arcachon for 2 days

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The Dune of Pilat

Highlights of the route

The Dune of Pilat

A short cycle ride from Arcachon Bay, and opposite the point of Cap Ferret, is a sand giant: the ‘Dune of Pilat’. Some 104 metres tall, it is the ...


All places not to be missed

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