Normandy Cycle Routes

A number of my guests have brought their bikes to Normandy to enjoy some cycling. Normandy has 1600km of véloroutes (cycle routes) giving you cycling itineraries via traditional cycle paths or secure roads with little traffic. The cycle routes are designated by special signposts. 700km of these routes are greenways (or voie vertes in French). […]

Cycling Along the Headlands of La Sienne

Cycling arounds the headlands of La Sienne river affords wonderful views of the Normandy countryside. This 20km circular route starts in Regnéville-sur-Mer with views towards the remains of the bridge at Pont de la Roque, the nearby lime kilns, the lighthouse at Pointe d’Agon and the ruined chateau.  You’ll also pass through small villages typical […]

The Tour de France is coming to Normandy

The Tour de France is coming to Normandy this year. Three stages take place in La Manche region and Normandy Gite Holidays is the ideal base to see all them all from. 2 July is Le Grand Départ from Mont St Michel to Utah beach – one of the D-Day landing beaches. The route for […]