Category: Cycling in Normandy

Spring High Tide Dates For Mont-Saint-Michel

One of the most magical places in the world becomes even more so about 20 times a year when it’s surrounded by high tides. I have never been here to see this unique occurrence, but I have been told that it is truly a once in a lifetime experience. I get goosebumps just watching the

2016 Tour de France To Begin At Mont-Saint-Michel

While close to a year away, the 2016 Tour de France is already destined to be one of the best ever, beginning and ending at two of the most popular tourist attractions in France!  The Tour will begin on Saturday, July 2 at the base of the spectacular Mont-Saint-Michel and will end 23 days later

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New French Bicycling Route To Debut In June

Get ready to add another fantastic route to your French cycling bucket list!  In just a few weeks, V-43, a new French National cycling route will be formally introduced as La Velo Francette. Anchored by the D-Day Beaches of Normandy on the northern end and the gorgeous town of LaRochelle at the southern end, La

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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

Cycling The Petit Tour De Manche: What I Liked And Didn’t Like

If you’re looking for a cycling route to explore Northern France and southern England, then the Petit Tour de Manche itinerary should be at the top of your list!  In its entirety, this route includes 400km of marked cycling from Dorset England to the famous Brittany town of Saint Malo.  From Saint Malo, the itinerary