New cycling itinerary between Ouistreham and La Rochelle
From the English Channel to the Atlantic Ocean, La Vélo Francette® is a cycle route that gives you a taste of the French sweet life. Crossing Normandy, the Loire region and Poitou-Charentes, it unveils an unexpected array of achitectural heritage as you succumb to the charm of the towns and villages dotted across the countryside of France!
Vélo Francette – the Ouistreham > La Rochelle cycle route
La Vélo Francette® is the name of the new itinerary that completes the cycling network of western France. Continuous and waymarked, it offers a brand new cycling experience as you follow banks and rivers, cross charming towns and picturesque villages, and soak up the serene atmosphere of the French countryside. Decidedly a slow-tourism excursion that oozes the sweet life of France!
Exploring Norman Switzerland and the wooded countryside of Normandy in a beautiful natural environment, the route leads to La Rochelle after crossing the Normandie & Maine Regional Nature Park and revealing many of Orne’s heritage features such as the Rock of Oëtre, Flers and the medieval town of Domfront.
La Vélo Francette © cycling guide, from Normandy to the Atlantic
- Price: €14.90
Check out the 22 stages of the Vélo Francette cycle route with this guidebook written by Nicolas Moreau-Delacquis, a journalist who specialises in the fields of cycling and tourism.
The guide includes recommendations on the author’s favourite places, special deals, descriptions and detailed maps, and where to find bike-friendly facilities boasting the “Accueil Vélo” seal of approval!