Elevation of the route
Waytypes of the cycle route
Surface of the cycle route
Signposting and state of the itinerary Vélocéan cycle route
"Vélocéan" itinerary, litteraly "Biking the Ocean", is partly signposted.
Several parts of the route is on shared roads with few traffic or on temporary lanes while awaiting for designated cycling lanes. If you go on this adventure with childrens, please check your route regarding their ages and levels.
Services and accomodations "Accueil Vélo" ("Cyclists Welcome") on Vélocéan
More than 10 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 Vélocéan cycle route
The itinerary is more served with trains on its southern part than on its northern one, especially from La Baule.
- TER line Nantes - St-Nazaire - Le Croisic (see schedule)
To cross Saint-Nazaire bridge by bike safely, shuttle buses "Lila" (line 17) than can welcome 7 cyclists has been settled to link St-Brévin-les-Pins with Saint-Nazaire. The schedule is available at this adress.
Another free shuttle bus is available during summer, from the 5th to 13th of May and then from the 18th of June to the 9th of September. More details at +33 (0)2 51 82 62 62 or on the website loire-atlantique.fr.