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23,18 Km
1 h 37 min
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Pont d'Ouilly

23,18 km cycling route from Thury-Harcourt to Pont d'Ouilly

La Vélo Francette’s stage through the heart of La Suisse Normande’s hills is very nature-friendly. Cyclists follow the meanders and dramatic granite forms of the gorges of the Orne Valley, in part on a greenway, while canoeists appreciate the river itself. The waterside villages, such as Thury-Harcourt, Clécy and Pont-d’Ouilly, provide delightful stops and riverside terraces along the way.

Elevation of the stage

149 m 177 m

Waytypes of the stage

Cycle path: 13,20 km By road: 9,98 km

Surface of the stage

Lisse: 23,18 km

The route

Leaving from the former train station at Thury-Harcourt, the route continues on the Greenway from Suisse Normande to the south of Clécy. Links to outdoor activities or accommodation and restaurant services will also be available. Next, tackle some hilly stretches by road, allowing you to admire the Suisse Normande area from on high. You eventually reach the pretty village of Pont-d'Ouilly.

Tourist Offices


Thury-Harcourt: Tuesday mornings, Place de la Mairie
Pont-d'Ouilly: Sunday mornings

Don’t miss

Clécy: a picturesque village with its lovely riverbanks and terraces beside the Orne; Musée Hardy (dedicated to an Impressionist painter)
Pont-d'Ouilly: guinguettes (riverside restaurants) beside the Orne River

Accommodation on the stage

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