The Atlantic

Follow EuroVelo Route 1, La Velo Odyssee, down the Eastern coast of France from Britany to Spain. Approximately 70% of the route is on dedicated, clearly signposted, bike paths.

LaVelo Odyssee

Travelling South from Brittany, you pass through the major towns Nantes, La Rochelle, Rochefort, Royan, Bayonne, Biarritz and Hendaye – where you can continue into Spain if you wish. The Velo Odyssee links with a number of major French routes such as the Loire a Velo Cycle Route at Nantes and at La Rochelle, you can link with the Marais Poitevin via the Velo Francette (which takes you East to Samur on the Loire then North to Normandy). At Lacanau-Ocean you can take a short diversion to Bordeaux along a marked path. South of Leon you can link onto the Pilgrims Route which takes you North and East back through France or South into Spain.