Year: 2011

A Weekend Cycling Adventure, Rennes to Dinan and St. Malo, Part II

Dinan is the perfect medieval town, and La Maison Pavie was the perfect place to recooperate from a long day of cycling. From the moment we arrived at this 15th century gem, we knew all the day’s efforts to make it to Dinan were worth it.  In a town of charming small gites and bed and breakfasts,

Cycling From Rennes to Dinan and St. Malo, Part I

Rennes, the capital of Brittany and a vibrant university town is just a 2 hour TGV ride from Paris.  I’d never been to Rennes, nor had I ever cycled in Brittany, so this was going to be a real adventure.  Little did I know.  We arrived into Rennes late, so we had a quick dinner


Cycling Brittany’s D’Ille et Rance Canal, A Perfect Weekend Trip

Whenever I plan a bicycling trip to a new area in France, I am always nervous about whether the region is going to fulfill my desire for great scenery, fantastic food, friendly locals and nice bike paths.  I suspect that you may be the same.  If you can only take one trip a year, you


Bicycling in France: Travel Advice to Never Believe!

By Maggie LaCoste Wow! Who would have ever thought that October in Brittany and Burgundy would have been warmer and sunnier than the Loire in July?! My last minute biking adventure over the last couple of weeks enabled me to explore some new bike paths and experience some interesting new adventures. While the weather was

Cycling Brittany’s Ille-et-Rance Canal

I had a last minute opportunity to travel to France to visit some bike routes in Brittany and Burgundy, so I have lots of information and stories to share. Brittany, an area that I have never bicycled before was fantastic. We cycled over 150 km on and around the Ille-et-Rance canal from Rennes to St.