Category: Cycling in Brittany

Cycling In France, Best Places To Stay 2014

Happy New Year! This is one of my favorite blog posts of the year, my Best Places To Stay of the past year.  If you’re a regular reader of Experience France By Bike, you know how much time I spend researching places to stay, probably at least 3 hours for every night’s stay!  When I’m

Reflections on Cycling in Normandy and Brittany

My last cycling trip to Normandy and Brittany was amazing.  It was full of highs and lows, emotion, challenge, adventure and great new friends.   Even some of the low points of the trip are starting to take on a new, more positive perspective after being home just two weeks!  Without a doubt, I can

Cycling in Brittany: The Saturday Market in Rennes

Rennes is one of my favorite towns in Brittany and there’s no better time to be there than on market day!  Even though Rennes gets very little mention in American guidebooks, it’s a perfect town to visit by bike:  it’s a manageable size, it’s packed with history, it has affordable places to stay, has great

Bicycling in Brittany: Cancale Is A Feast For The Eyes And Palate!

Cancale has been the surprise of my bicycling trip in Northern France.  I knew that the D-Day Beaches and historical sights would be amazing, and of course, there was no question about the beauty of Mont Saint Michel. But I didn’t really have any expectation of Cancale, other than I hoped to eat some great

A Perfect Day of Cycling In Brittany

It was really sad to leave Pontorson and the many new acquaintances that we made there.  But it was time to move on to the next destination, Cancale on Brittany’s Emerald Coast.  I was really excited to head out this morning, as I knew that the first part of the itinerary would be flat, and