Multi-Day Tour | Escorted, Group

Normandy & Brittany Biking (6 days)

Butterfield & Robinson

Trouville, France To Dinard, France

Normandy & Brittany Biking (6 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Trouville, France
Les Cures Marines Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Pedal along the coast from Trouville to the postcard-perfect harbour town of Honfleur and then back to pop across the river to chic Deauville before a memorable seafood dinner.

Day 2
Bayeux, France
Villa Lara Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Visit the fascinating Pegasus Bridge and its museum, enjoy a Calvados tasting in a small village surrounded by the lush Norman countryside and bike through quaint villages en route to Bayeux.

Day 3
Bayeux, France
Villa Lara Breakfast, Lunch, Snack

Take in Juno Beach and the D-Day Landing Exhibit at Arromanches, later, jump back a millennium to admire the renowned Bayeux Tapestry.

Day 4
Bayeux, France
Villa Lara Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Meet a former resistance fighter for a tour and hear his tales of bravery, ending at the American cemetery; spine-tingling history, up close and personal.

Day 5
Dinard, France
Castelbrac Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Visit magical Mont Saint-Michel, the island monastery rising like a dream from its bay. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes visit of this piece of lasting medieval history.

Day 6
Dinard, France
None Breakfast

Enjoy a final breakfast at your hotel and farewells before heading to the Saint-Malo train station to catch your departures home.

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Description

Though every region of Europe boasts a long history, Normandy has been deeply shaped by two watershed moments that are pillars of European history and culture: the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and the Allied landing on June 6, 1944. Discovering this region is like turning the pages of a history book while riding through lush fields, along white sand beaches, past quaint thatched cottages and ancient churches; the combination of these elements has created in Normandy a unique region. The locals speak of their love for the land as they speak of their attraction to the sea — a feeling you will share as we bike the Channel coast, pass historic beaches and visit the magical Mont Saint-Michel in Brittany.

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DAYS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE CANCELLATION FEE

270+  Full refund in cash of US$1,000 deposit

96-269  Refund of US$500, or US$1,000 trip credit

61-95  25% of trip price

31-60   50% of trip price

0-30   100% of trip price


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