Day 2: Excursion to the Landing Beaches (51 km)
A loop to the landing beaches such as Omaha beach. Enjoy a walk into path of history on a sandy beach before reaching the American cemetery. Then continue the ride to the ‘Pointe du Hoc’ which was one of the strategic points in the German fortifications along the Normandy coast. Then, follow the seaside routes to Colleville sur mer and its very impressive American cemetery, before reaching Bayeux.
Day 3: Bayeux - Caen (57 km)
Cycling to Arromanches where you can see floating in the sea, some vestiges of the artificial harbour “Mulberry” conceived by W Churchill. Proceed along the coast to Courseulles sur Mer and Juno beach where the Canadian's landed and where you can visit different memorial to this heritage. Then head back in land to reach the nice town of Caen with its 2 majestic abbeys.
Day 4: Caen - Cabourg (28 km)
After having crossed the Pegasus bridge, where the English army won an important victory in 1944, it's time to enjoy a coastal ride and discover the magnificent "Côte Fleurie" and the charmingly elegant town of Cabourg. Cabourg is a much loved family resort with pleasant walks along a promenade over two miles long sheltered by a sea wall.
Day 5: Cabourg - Honfleur (48 km)
Back to the “Pays d'Auge” area reaching the village of Beaumont-en-Auge with its colourful half timbered cottages before reaching Deauville. Deauville, lady of the French coast, with its most glamorous seaside resort, symbolizes elegance, prestige and sophistication. This is also the city of the horse and the gateway to Calvados. Continue by cycling along the coast to reach Honfleur and its charming harbour. Honfleur is a small medieval town, revealing her riches to all those who take the time to look. The past is in evidence all around, calling to you. The Old Dock surrounded by picturesque narrow houses, this is with no doubt what catches the eye of every visitor upon their first visit to Honfleur. But the town is also known for; St Catherine, St Etienne, St Léonard churches, the Lieutenance, the old Salt Stores and the medieval cobbled streets. Honfleur is also recognised as one of the cradles of Impressionism and artists’ favourite place.
Day 6: Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. End of services.
Independent Bike Tour Includes:
- 5 Nights with breakfast (double or twin room)
- Luggage transfer during the bike stages
- 1 travel folder (per room) including colour maps detailed route directions (FR/GB/DE) and tourist brochures
- City taxes
- Any private expenses
- Any additional services
- Any meals not listed under inclusions
- Bike Rental
- Hybrid bike "Specialized" - includes: Male or lady frame, equipped with a rear pannier, 1 front pannier with map holder, 1 repair kit, 1 lock, 1 counter, 1 helmet and reflective vest.
4 Day Rental: From AUD $244.00 per person.
Additional day bike rental: From $34.00 per person.
- Electric Assistance Bike - includes: Universal frame, equipped with rear/front panniers, 1 map holder, 1 repair kit, 1 lock, 1 counter for 2 bikes, 1 helmet and 1 gourd holder.
4 Day Rental: From AUD $355.00 per person.
Additional day bike rental: From $56.00 per person.
Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (lvt)