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A family weekend on the greenways around Caen

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Week-End (2/3 days)
I begin / Family

2 days by bike on the greenways around Caen

La Vélo Francette cycle route begins in the Calvados region of Normandy with 2 greenways: along the Caen Canal, which runs parallel to the Orne River, and then along the Suisse Normande greenway. From the Normandy seaside, along its rivers and through its countryside, this is the perfect route for exploring with children!

Practical information

Number of days: 2 days / 1 night

Start / Finish: Caen

Distance: approximately 70 km

Caen railway station: 2h from Paris

Bike rentalVélo Station (500m from the station) 

Accueil Vélo accomodation: Hôtel du Château de Caen(1,7km from the station, 3 tram stops from the station)


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