La Vélomaritime / EuroVelo 4
La Vélomaritime - EuroVelo 4 : along the English Channel by bike
Signposting and state of the itinerary
Today, 92.6% of the cycle route is developed and its continuity will be ensured in 2021. The staking is gradually being put in place with the Vélomaritime logo. On each territory, you can already identify the route by following the EuroVelo 4 logo.
The itinerary is mainly set on shared roads with few traffic. 1/3 of the itinerary is rideable on designated lanes for non-motorized vehicles only.
Services and accomodations "Accueil Vélo" ("Cyclists Welcome") on La Vélomaritime - EuroVelo 4
Nearly 160 accomodations (campings, hotels, lodges, guest houses) "Accueil Vélo" ("Cyclists Welcome") are located at less than 5km away from the itinerary and they guarantee quality services for cyclists such as a closed garage for example. We strongly advise to book your accomodations in advance (including campings), especially in touristic areas.
Trains and public transports alongside La Vélomaritime - EuroVelo 4
Train stations :
The main train stations along La Vélomaritime cycle route :
- Bretagne : Morlaix, Lannion, Saint-Brieuc, Saint-Malo
- Normandie : Pontorson - Mont-Saint-Michel, Saint-Lô, Cherbourg, Bayeux, Caen, Trouville-Deauville, Le Havre, Fécamp, Dieppe, Le Tréport Mers-Les-Bains
- Hauts-de-France : Etaples Le Touquet, Boulogne Ville, Calais Ville, Dunkerque
Sea crossing :
The Channel crossing can be made from 5 English ports: Plymouth, Poole, Porstmouth, Newhaven and Dover to 8 ports along the route in France: Roscoff, Saint-Malo, Cherbourg, Ouistreham, Le Havre, Dieppe, Calais and Dunkirk.