Sarthe by bike
Signposting and state of the itinerary
Itinerary mostly signposted and rideable on shared lanes with few traffic.
Services and accomodations Accueil Vélo ("Cyclists Welcome") for cycling in Sarthe
Nearly 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 Sarthe by bicycle
- Train line "TER" Le Mans - Alençon - Caen (see schedule)
Long-time parkings on the itinerary
Leaving Alençon, a town just in the southern Norman county of Orne, the V44 cycle route takes you along quiet roads by [...]
After Saint-Léonard-des-Bois the V44 cycle route takes you out of the hilly Alpes Mancelles to reach [...]
This stage of the V44 cycle route also acts as a link between the northern and southern loops of the greater La Sarthe [...]
Rejoin the V44 cycle route after the Sarthe’s confluence with the Huisne River. Leaving the city of Le Mans, a [...]
At La Suze-sur-Sarthe, you leave the banks of the Sarthe River for a time to cross the nearby woods and countryside. On [...]
This stage of the Sarthe by bike follows a beautiful greenway on the old railway line linking the Sarthe to Anjou. The [...]
The rehabilitated old railway line continues south of Baugé through the village of Cuon and the small town of Longué. [...]