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Vélocéan / The Coastal cycle path in Brittany

Seaside, Nature & small heritage
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Roscoff
Nantes
Following the example of the much-loved hiking path around the Breton coast, the Chemin des Douaniers, Brittany is now developing a coastal cycle path. Voie 5 (Route 5) will stick more or less closely to the region’s shores, bays and indented coastline. You can already try out some memorable stretches along: the Côte du Léon (from Roscoff port); the Rade de Brest and Côte de la Mer d’Iroise (northwest Brittany); the Pointe du Raz (southwest Brittany); and the invigorating peninsulas of Quiberon, Rhuys and Guérande (in southern Brittany).

Signposting and state of the itinerary "Voie 5 Bretagne" (The Coastal cycle path - Route 5 in Brittany)

The coastal cycle path - Route 5 in Brittany is still a project in progress, so every parts are not finished yet.

When finished, "The coast on a bicycle" itinerary will allow you to follow the Brittany coast entirely.

What is already done on the route alternates between designated lanes (for bicycles) and shared routes (with motorized vehicles), with a majority of it on small roads.

Services et accomodations "Accueil Vélo" ("Cyclists Welcome") on Coastal cycle path - Route 5

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 "Voie 5 Bretagne" (Coastal cycle path - Route 5 in Brittany)

The itinerary doesnt have much trains following its routes. In some areas, some buses can be booked to transport both persons and bicycles.
All the details and the schedules can be found on Breizhgo website.

  • Bus + bicycle 20B Landéda - Lannilis (Brest)
  • Bus + bicycle 21 Lesneven - Brest
  • Bus + bicycle 52 Audierne - Douarnenez
  • Bus + bicycle 53B (Pointe du Raz) Audierne - Quimper
  • Bus + bicycle 56 Pont-l'Abbé - Quimper
  • Bus + bicycle 56A Saint-Guénolé - Le Guilvinec - Pont l'Abbé (Quimper)

The trains stations on the itinerary :

  • Trains station in Vannes
  • Trains station in Brest
  • Trains station in Roscoff

The best cycling holiday breaks

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44,03 Km
Roscoff / Goulven
Seaside, Nature & small heritage
I cycle a lot

Roscoff / Goulven

93,64 Km
Seaside

Goulven / Lampaul /Ploudalmézeau

63,16 Km
Lampaul-Plouarzel / Brest
Seaside, Nature & small heritage
I cycle often

Lampaul-Plouarzel / Brest

113,34 Km
Bay of Audierne by bike
Seaside
I cycle often

Bay of Audierne by bike

24,84 Km
The Quiberon Peninsula by bike
Seaside
I begin / Family

The Quiberon Peninsula by bike

45,04 Km
The gulf of Morbihan by bike
Seaside, Nature & small heritage
I cycle often

The gulf of Morbihan by bike

21,45 Km
Férel / Penestin
Seaside
I cycle often

Férel / Penestin

24,11 Km
Pénestin / St-Molf
Seaside, Nature & small heritage
I cycle a lot

Pénestin / St-Molf

33,00 Km
St-Molf / Piriac / Guérande
Seaside, Castles & Monuments, Nature & small heritage
I cycle often

St-Molf / Piriac / Guérande

16,79 Km
 Guérande / La Baule / Pornichet
Seaside, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Guérande / La Baule / Pornichet

13,66 Km
La Baule / Le Croisic
Seaside, Nature & small heritage, Panoramas
I cycle a lot

La Baule / Le Croisic

29,08 Km
La Baule / St-Nazaire
Seaside, Lake & Swim
I cycle a lot

La Baule / St-Nazaire

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