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La Vélomaritime - EuroVelo 4 bis

Seaside
1400 Km
Roscoff
Dunkerque
La Vélomaritime - EuroVelo 4 offers offers a unique maritime experience in the discovery of rare pearls over more than 1,400 kilometres from the English Channel to the North Sea. This route also builds in part of the existing European cycle route EuroVelo 4 "the Central European Cycle Route", links Roscoff in France to Kiev in Ukraine over a distance of 4,000 km. From Roscoff in Brittany to Dunkirk in the Hauts-de-France region, the cycle route is more than 90% complete and passes through mythical sites such as the Côte de Granit Rose, Mont-Saint-Michel and its bay, the Landing Beaches, the cliffs of Etretat, the Baie de Somme and the Opal Coast. With a large number of shared routes, it is an ideal cycling itinerary for cyclists looking for escape, challenge, cultural and gastronomic discovery.

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.

Long time parkings on the itinerary

Caen | St Malo | Roscoff | St Brieuc

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