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!


Enjoy over 1,300km of cycle routes around Brittany!

Enjoy over 1,300km of cycle routes around Brittany!

No less than 8 cycle routes furrow the Brittany coasts or inland. With over 1,300km of well-laid-out cycle routes, Brittany will greatly appeal to those in search of an active, green cycling holiday, as a family or among friends! Enjoy heritage, islands, headlands, hidden gems...

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The Cordouan Lighthouse

Highlights of the route

The Cordouan Lighthouse

Among the rare lighthouses classified as historical monuments, this 68 metre tall giant watches over the coast seven kilometres off the Gironde ...


All places not to be missed

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