Individual arrival in Paris and hotel check in.
The welcome briefing will start at 08:30 am. Today is a relax cycle trip along the canal St. Martin to the "Parc des Impressionistes", a reproduction of the garden of Claude Monet in Giverny. You leave Paris on almost traffic free roads along the river Seine and canals. Your aim is Cergy.
Your route leads through the Normandy to the small village Gisors with the old castle ruin, where according to legend the treasure of the temple knights is hidden. It is possilbe to take the train from Chers.
In the morning continue your ride through the rich countryside and quaint villages of the Epte Valley. See the beautiful Abbey in Saint-Germer-de-fly, stop for lunch in a typical French village, cool off as you dip your toes in the crisp clean natural spring waters of Haussez. The historic Forges-les-Eaux, once a spa retreat established in the XVI century, is your destination.
A converted rails-to-trails bike path is your stress-free route to Dieppe. The landscape along this 48km stage is dotted with thriving farms and castles. The castles, such as Mesnières-en-Bray and Arques-la-Bataille, serve as a reminder of the France’s rich history. Along the way we pass through of Neufchatel-en-Bray, famous for its namesake soft cheese. Try a sample and hear the romantic legend of its heart-shaped packaging.
After a short cycle trip through the beautiful village Dieppe at 12:30 your ferry start. Via ferry to Newhaven in England. Afterwards you cycle through the beautiful landscape to Brighton.
You take the train to Redhill and cycle from there in the direction of London. The big awesome city awaits you!
After breakfast the tour ends.
Easy to moderate heavy! In London you cycle on bike ways, small roads, through parks and alongside a small river. In Great Britain you driving on the left! From London to Newhaven you cycle on small roads and bike path through, you have to negotiate a few gradients. From Dieppe to Forges-les-Eaux it is mainly easy to cycle on tarred bike path like the Voie Verte – it is a former railway train path. Until Maisons-Laffitte you drive on small roads with low traffic and through a slightly hilly terrain. In Paris you cycle on bike path along tue Canal St. Denis and alongside the river Seine. Short distance way leads along high traffic streets.
- Accommodation 7 nights in double room with private bath
- 7 breakfasts
- hotel-to-hotel luggage transfer (1 piece/person, 20kg max)
- Support Service Plus
- ferry Dieppe/Newhaven (deck passage, bike included)
- App with maps and gps-tracks
- pre-tour information in English/German/French
- travel Paris/from London
- local tax
- entry fees
- bike rental
- public transport tickets
- extras and everything not listed as included
How to get there!
By train: Arrival from North- and West-Germany via Cologne to „Gare du Nord“. Arrival from South-Germany via Frankfurt/Straßbourg to „Gare de l´Est.“ The starting hotel is near of both central station.
By plane: Airport „Charles de Gaulle“. Direct connection by train or metro (RER) to „Gare du Nord“.
By car: Parking area in a public car park near the startin hotel. Please make the reservation of by you own www.parkingsdeparis.com. In the hotegarage for 20,-€/ day.
By train: From London „St. Pancras International“ with the Eurostar in 2.5 h to Paris station „Gare du Nord“.
By plane: Ryanair from airport Stansted (45 minutes away from railway station „Liverpool St“.) or Lufthansa from aiport Heathrow (15 minutes away from railway station „Paddington“).
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