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La Vélodyssée: A 1200 km long cycle route along the Atlantic coast

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Bayonne > Hendaye

[ Cycle routes La Vélodyssée, the Atlantic cycling route ]
  • 50.7 km

The proud capital of the Basque Country starts La Vélodyssée’s southernmost section. The cycle paths lead to the elegant resort of Biarritz, running alongside the Anglet beaches. From there, it’s a superb cliffside route that brushes Saint-Jean-de-Luz and Hendaye-Plage. The Bidasoa River forms the French-Spanish border… the next stage on La Vélodyssée...

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The 3 stages of the section « Bayonne > Hendaye »

  • Bayonne / Biarritz

    Bayonne / Biarritz [16 km]

    This stage of La Vélodyssée in the Basque Country is of great interest. Once over the river Nive, the sea returns as a familiar horizon. At the heart of the BAB country (Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne) are beautiful beaches, important cultural sites and a remarkable architectural heritage. A cycle lane takes us towards the Anglet beaches up to the ports of Hendaye.

    Difficulty: Intermediate view the detail
  • Biarritz / Saint-Jean-de-Luz

    Biarritz / Saint-Jean-de-Luz [14.2 km]

    This stage of La Vélodyssée is punctuated with vantage points enjoying exceptional ocean views but it is sometimes challenging and the route is shared with cars. Don’t think twice about parking your bike occasionally and enjoying the picnic areas, tables and discovery trails on hand throughout this section.

    Difficulty: Expert view the detail
  • Saint-Jean-de-Luz / Hendaye-Plage

    Saint-Jean-de-Luz / Hendaye-Plage [20.5 km]

    Final stage of La Vélodyssée before reaching the Spanish border and the rhythm of the Bolero. After St-Jean-de-Luz and Ciboure, comes a glorious end to the course with a route over the Corniche de Socoa cliffs, which from the Fort to the Pointe Ste-Anne promontory offers panoramic views stretching over the Golfe de Gascogne.

    Difficulty: Expert view the detail