Saint-Malo to Arzal - Cycle route 2 in Brittany
Waytypes of the cycle route
Surface of the cycle route
Signposting and state of the itinerary
The Cycle Route 2 - Saint-Malo to Arzal is opened and developped up to Redon. The part from Redon to Arzal is still under development.
Services and accomodations "Accueil Vélo" ("Cyclists Welcome") on "Saint-Malo to Arzal - Cycle route 2 in Brittany"
More than 30 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 " Saint-Malo to Arzal - Cycle route 2 in Brittany"
- TER line Rennes - Dol de Bretagne - Dinan (see schedule)
- TER line Rennes - Redon - Nantes (see schedule)
- TER line Rennes - Vannes - Lorient - Quimper (see schedule)
- TER line Rennes - St Malo (see schedule)
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I cycled this route during the 2022 heat wave. I used the alternative route from St Malo to Dinan and it was simply stunning! The route was generally very indicated, although there were a couple of diversions due to work on the tow path, these diversions were reasonably well indicated but I was glad I had a map on my phone to check the route was correct.
Long sections of the route have no facilities so prepare well. Having said that there are several “bike maintenance “ points, effectively a station with all necessary tools that you can use -a great idea.
I did the route in 3 days, staying at Hede and then Messac. Both places were very quiet. I cycled around 4 hours per day( around 80k), bear in mind apart from the section St Malo to Dinan, it is all flat. I spent lunch time and a few hours in Dinan and Rennes- both places merit more if possible.