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Our weekend and holiday ideas

Are you looking to explore a section of La Vélo Francette? Here is a selection of 2-day, 3-day or longer cycle routes, in Normandy, the Pays de la Loire and Poitou-Charentes. Get on your bike and follow the guide!

Out and about with your children

greenways in normandy as a family

2 days cycling on the greenways around Caen

Departure & arrival: Caen 

About 70 km

Family attractions: the Caen treasure hunt, the assault course at Caen castle, Grimbosq Forest, Vieux-la-Romaine archaeological site, the beach at Ouistreham, beach activities for those as young as 7, and much more

« Special Thanksgiving holiday » : outings by bike or on foot to explore gardens, plants, fruits and seeds or fossils and geology with a specialized animator

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3 days cycling trip in Orne2 or 3 day cycling trip in the countryside of Orne

Departure & arrival:Flers

About 75 km

Family attractions: the Domfront treasure hunt circuit, Normandy product tastings, Torchamps Nature Centre

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the Poitevin Marshlands with children2 days to discover the Poitevin Marshlands by bike

Departure & arrival: Damvix

About 55 km

Family attractions: the Pôle Nature discovery trail in the Poitevin marshlands, the tour by boat, pedal boat or canoe

« Special Thanksgiving holiday » : mushroom walks

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Petit patrimoine le long de la Vélo FrancetteFamily week-end in Normand Switzerland with plenty of fun

In Flers and Roche d'Oëtre

About 80 km

In the heart of our Normand Switzerland, discover the amazing landscapes with this trip that both parents and children will enjoy. Spend 2 green days as a family.

Bonus : Your kids will have fun riding a cow !

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La Vélo Francette de Domfront à Saint-FraimbaultBike trip on the Vélo Francette from Domfront to Saint-Fraimbault

On the cycling path to Mayenne

About 30 km

With an accomodation in Domfront, a nice medieval village, rent bikes and discover the route La Vélo Francette. You'll ride to Saint-Fraimbault, a charming village known for its flowers.

Bonus : The little lake with children playground, picnic tables and restaurants !

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In relaxed mode for couples

along la Vélo Francette2 days by bike between La Rochelle and the Poitevin marshlands, for lovers of historical heritage

Departure & arrival: La Rochelle

About 55 km

Not to be missed: a siesta under the trees, a boat trip, a tour of a working windmill, a visit to the locks, the port of Marans

« Special Indian Summer & Thanksgiving holiday » : the Grand Pavois nautic fair, Jazz between the 2 Towers festival, the Rallye d'Automne in La Rochelle, mushrooms outputs in the Poitevin Marshlands, ...

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Suisse Romande en amoureux2 days by bike in Normand Switzerland

Departure and arrival : Athis Val de Rouvre

About 64 km

This journey through La Vélo Francette is filled by amazing landscapes, natural sites and gastronomic discoveries.

Your romantic and gourmet week-end :  you'll stay at Laurence's bed and breakfast. Laurence is the owner "La Boutique de Laurence", selling authentic woodfire-made candies !

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