Category: Cycling in Brittany

10 Goals For My Cycling Trip In Northern France

I am so excited to begin a new bicycling adventure in France! It seems that every year, I come home with many things I wished I had done more of. This year, I made a list, in advance of things I want to take advantage of, so I will hopefully have fewer regrets. Here is

My Cycling Destination For 2014: Normandy and Brittany

To explore the WW II battle sites and memorials in France is always a special experience. But to do so by bike during the 70th anniversary celebration of the Normandy invasion is a once in a lifetime opportunity, one that I couldn’t pass up.  In just over a month, I leave for Northern France to

Cycling The Tour de Manche

The Tour de Manche is a great choice to kick off my top 5 cycling itinerary series for 2014.  It’s perfect for those of us who have a difficult time deciding which itinerary to choose, as it offers a totally unique experience encompassing British and French history, culture, attractions and food.  The Tour de Manche

Thoughts on Cycling in Brittany

One question people always ask me about my cycling trips is, would I go back.  I’d definitely go back to Brittany.  While I’d been there several times before, this was my first cycling trip there.  There’s a huge difference!  We were blessed with extraordinary weather for the end of September–clear sunny days in the mid-80’s

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,