Votre voyage moto en normandie et en bretagne avec Planet Ride

Motorcycle Expedition: From Normandy to Brittany

France - 12 days trip with motorbike - starting at € 1470
Explore Mont Saint Michel, the Chambord Castle, the D-Day landing beaches, the theme park of Puy du Fou
Experience the untamed coast of Bretagne and explore its walled cities through their steep paths
Relax in the beautiful and green countryside of Normandy with its pastoral towns like Honfleur
Guide speaks : French, English,
Duration 12 day
Driving 8 day
3h per day
intermediate
guide
1600km in total
From April to September
Available Vehicle Options:
Vehicle Included
With your own vehicle
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Laurent - France - Motorcycle

Laurent

Spécialiste Motorcycle

France

Even though I have travelled across the world, Europe continues to hold a special place in my heart and I am always excited about exploring this beautiful region.  In all…

Located in L'Île-Bouchard

With this motorcycle trip to Normandy and Brittany, experience the diverse, untamed natural beauty of north-western France

This motorcycle trip takes you to the best parts of Normandy and Brittany. In Brittany, you take the road less travelled and experience the untamed character of the region. In Normandy, starting with Honfleur, you travel through the beautiful countryside and quaint villages with their charming half-timbered houses. Discover the diverse and wild landscapes – from the D-Day beaches of the Normandy landing toMont Saint-Michel – travelling from the Côte de Granit Rose (Pink Granite Coast) of Perros-Guirec to the walled cities and towns of Brittany. End your motorcycle trip by visiting the splendid castles of the Loire Valley. Enjoy the experience of discovering the characteristic gastronomic delights of the two regions. This circuit, designed carefully by Planet Ride’s expert local partners, lets you fully experience the beauty and culture of Normandy and Brittany.

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Votre voyage moto en normandie et en bretagne avec Planet Ride
Day 1

Tours

Arrival  

Upon your arrival in Tours, you meet our local expert partner Laurent’s team that will drive you to your hotel. After picking up your bike, you take it for a trial ride on the streets of the city in preparation for your motorcycle trip to Normandy and Brittany. Enjoy your evening in the lively Tours, a beautiful city with a long history, known for its role as an important Gallic-Roman settlement. Go for an evening stroll in the old town and visit the spectacular Saint Gatien cathedral.

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Day 2

Tours – Honfleur

273 km of roads

You head westwards and ride in the direction of Normandy. You ride till the legendary circuit of the 24 Heures du Mans. You cross seemingly endless green fields, apple orchards, and the hilly countryside of Normandy, and pass through some of the typical Normandy villages. You will notice their characteristic half-timbered houses made with old stones. You then arrive in Lisieux where you can visit the imposing cathedral that dominates over the city. You continue your ride till Honfleur, a quaint port city dating back to the 18th century. In the evening, place yourself by the port and enjoy a tasty plate of French fries and mussels (mussels frites) while watching the old boats anchored at the port.

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Day 3

Honfleur – Sainte-Mère-Eglise

150 km of roads

You continue your motorcycle journey through Normandy and visit the historically famous and splendid beaches of Normandy that were the famous D-Day landing sites. You take your bike to the Bénouville bridge (also known as the Pegasus Bridge), the Omaha beach and then the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer. This cemetery, built in the honour of U.S ex-servicemen who died in the Normandy invasion, hold more than 9,300 graves laid out symmetrically and marked with white crosses. After crossing the Utah beach, you reach the village of Sainte-Mère-Eglise, the first French village to be liberated by the U.S. 101th Airborne division during the invasion. The village is also your stop for the night. Relax and enjoy the serenity of the green Normandy countryside.

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Day 4

Sainte-Mère-Eglise – Saint Malo

167 km of roads

Today’s itinerary takes you to the splendid and rugged region of Brittany. You start your motorcycle journey by taking the road to Le Mont Saint-Michel. Once there, leave your bikes and take the narrow winding streets to visit the mesmerising abbey atop the mount, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After a traditional omelette and some cider, start your motorcycles and ride to the ancient walled city of Saint Malo.The town, surrounded by the ocean is bordered by magnificent ramparts. Visit the beautiful bay that is dotted with numerous isles. Don’t miss out on the walk starting at the old ramparts till the Saint-Vincent Cathedral. Spend a relaxing evening in the impressive Old Town of Jacques Cartier.

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Jour 5

Saint Malo – Perros-Guirec

192 km de routes

Leave from Saint-Malo towards the medieval town of Dinan. After exploring this walled Breton town through its narrow streets, you take your motorcycle along the wild, unspoilt coastline of Brittany. These beautiful coastal roads of Brittany lead you to the Cap Fréhel, one of the most impressive places in Brittany. In clear weather, you can see the Cotentin peninsula, Jersey and Île de Bréhat. An ancient lighthouse sits atop an impressive cliff, soaring up to a height of more than 70 metres. During stormy weather, the place offers stunning views of the upcoming storm. You then take the Côte de Granit Rose (the Pink Granite Coast) to arrive in Perros-Guirec, where you can experience the Celtic roots and the independent nature of Brittany as well as its local specialities.

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Day 6

Perros Guirec – Vannes

264 km of roads

Continue your motorcycle trip in the untamed land of Brittany! Today, you cross the Monts d’Arrée, a beautiful area with roots in Celtic mythology. You then arrive in Pont-Aven, named after the Aven river that runs through it. The poetic landscapes of this attractive town have inspired a number of painters and poets, including Paul Gauguin and Sérusier. Follow your route towards the charming seaside town of Vannes. Enjoy your evening at one of the many amazing crêperies in town and try the delicious galette au sarrasin (unsweetened crepes made with buckwheat flour) along with a bowl of cider!

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Day 7

Vannes

Visit the magnificent Gulf of Morbihan in the morning. Explore Vannes, its old port and its rich heritage of art and history. Take your bike to the nearby villages, such as Locmariaquer and Auray. Ride to Carnac and explore the mysterious Carnac Stones, an exceptionally dense collection of menhirs. Enjoy a dip in the Atlantic Ocean and in the evening, try the delicious seafood.

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Day 8

Vannes – Puy du Fou

228 km of roads

You leave from Brittany today to ride towards the Vendée. Taking the beautiful winding roads in the countryside of Brittany, you arrive in Rochefort-en-Terre. Voted as one of the most beautiful villages in France, the authenticity of this village is visible to the naked eye. You will see neither the billboards nor the electric wires. Most of the house here have been built before or during the 17th century and are now beautifully covered in ivy and flowers.

You ride across the salt marshes of Guérande, and then the cable-stayed bridge of Saint Nazaire. You then enter Vendée and arrive in Puy du Fou where you stay overnight.

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Day 9

Puy du Fou

Today’s itinerary lets you experience a bit of entertainment and culture with a visit to the historical theme park of Puy du Fou. The park has been named the World’s Best Theme Park in 2012 and the Best European Theme Park in 2013. Relive the major moments in French history starting from the Roman times till the 19th century in this spectacular park.

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Day 10

Puy du Fou – Amboise

219 km of roads

For the tenth day of your motorcycle trip to the north-west France, you take your bike across the beautiful Loire Valley – the land of beautiful castles (châteaux). You visit the castles of Saumur, Chinon, Langeais, Ussé, Chenonceau and finally, Amboise, your last stop for the day. Explore the beautiful city of Amboise where Leonardo da Vinci retired and spent his last years. Visit the Château of Clos-Lucé, the official residence of the artist, and the small chapel where he is buried. Spend a quiet evening in this charming town overlooked by its hilltop chateau.

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Day 11

Amboise - Tour

For the last day of your motorcycle trip to Normandy and Brittany, you visit one of the most famous and visited castles in France: the Chateau de Chambord (the Chambord Castle). Leave your motorcycles to explore this masterpiece of French Renaissance architecture. This magnificent castle features 156 metres of façade, 426 rooms, 77 staircases and 282 fireplaces. After visiting the chateau, you return to Tours, where you cross several discreet but charming castles. In the evening, our local expert partner, Laurent’s team has organised a farewell dinner for you in the old Tours.

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Jour 12

Tours – Paris

Its the end of your motorcycle trip to Normandy and Brittany. Return to Paris.

For this trip, your vehicle is: a BMW 1200 GS or a YAMAHA 1300 FJR or a BMW 650 GS or a HONDA NT 700 V Deauville motorcycle.

To drive this vehicle you need : permis moto sup. 125cc.

 

 

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Price for this trip starts at 1470€ .

The price includes:

  • Transfers from and to the Paris airport
  • Transfers to the hotel upon arrival and before departure
  • Motorcycle rental with third party liability insurance and unlimited mileage
  • A bilingual professional guide during the motorcycle circuit with the guided trip option
  • 11 nights at 2 or 3 star hotels with breakfast
  • Transportation of luggage and support for the vehicle with the guided trip option and a group of 5 or more persons
  • Entry to the museums of 24 Heures du Mans, the Omaha Beach and at Le Parc du Puy du Fou
  • Two picnics on the circuit
  • Farewell dinner with your guide, with the guided trip option
  • Information kit and road book

The price does not include:

  • Flight tickets
  • Any other meals not included in the trip itinerary (as mentioned in ‘The price includes’ section)
  • Beverages and expenses of a personal nature
  • Fuel
  • Motorcycle equipment (helmet, jacket, gloves, etc.)
  • Any services not mentioned in ‘The price includes’ section

The price for this trip starts at €1,470 per person, on the basis of an Unguided Two Person Trip formula

BMW 1200 GS/YAMAHA 1300 FJR (price per person)

  • for a single room: €2,220
  • for a double room on twin sharing basis: €1,700

BMW 650 GS/HONDA NT 700 V Deauville (price per person)

  • for a single room: €1,750
  • for a double room on twin sharing basis: €1,470

The price for this trip starts at €2,450 per person, on the basis of a Guided Two Person Trip formula

BMW 1200 GS/YAMAHA 1300 FJR (price per person)

  • for a single room: €3,710
  • for a double room shared with your companion: €2,835
  • for a double room shared with another rider: €3,510

BMW 650 GS/HONDA NT 700 V Deauville (price per person)

  • for a single room: €2,940
  • for a double room shared with your companion: €2,450
  • for a double room shared with another rider: €2,740

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