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Mont Saint-Michel and Jersey Walking Tour

8 day(s) | from 830.00 €

Easy

Themes

History
Seaside

Included

2 dinners, transfer from Cancale to Saint Malo Ferry, Ferry to Jersey and back to Saint-Malo

7 nights with breakfast, maps, road-book with tourist information, daily luggage transfer, 7/7 days assistance and local tax

When

April to October. High season: July & August.

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  • Description
  • Visit the bay of Mont Saint-Michel, protected under UNESCO Heritage, the natural and historic
    border between the Normandy and Britany. Mont Saint-Michel is famous for the impressive
    Benedictine monastery, target of pilgrims from all over the world. An additional scenic highlight is the island Jersey with beautiful beaches, breathtaking cliffs, lovely dunes, colourful flowers and picturesque ports. Enjoy French savoir-vivre with a glass of wine and excellent seafood.

Highlights

  • Visit Mont Saint-Michel, one of France’s most recognisable landmarks.
  • Walk along the coast
  • Cancale, the French capital of Oysters
  • Taste wonderful food specialties: crepes, buckwheat pancakes, hard cider, salted caramel…
  • Visite the Island of Jersey 

Bike tour itinerary : Mont Saint-Michel and Jersey Walking Tour

  • D1 
  • Arrival in Pontorson
  • Bed & Breakfast
    • The little village of Pontorson lies on the border between the two provinces Normandy and Bretagne, about 9 km from the bay of Mont Saint-Michel.

  • D2 
  • Pontorson to Le Mont saint Michel
  • 12km / Half-board
    • Walk along the Cousnon river to the bay of Mont Saint-Michel. Cross pretty villages and visit a mill. Mont Saint-Michel is a fortified village situated on an island. On the top of a rock escarpment a monastery inhabited by a dozen monks is situated. You stay overnight on the mainland and can enjoy the special view over the Mont-Saint-Michel. .

  • D3 
  • Le Mont saint Michel to Dol de Bretagne
  • 13km / 17km / 21km / Half-board
    • After crossing the marshes west of Couesnon river you leave the Normandy for the Bretagne. You walk through green undulating landscape, dotted with little houses and grazing cattle to the pretty villages Roz-sur-Couesnon and Sainte-Broladre. You will spend the night on the mainland. The half-timbered houses belong to the best maintained examples of the Bretagne.

  • D4 
  • Dol de Bretagne to Cancale
  • 15km (taxi) / 20km / Bed & Breakfast
    • The first interesting point of today is Mont-Dol with beautiful old church. Then you follow an oyster-park for several kilometres. The last 5 km to Cancale offer superb views across the bay. You stay overnight in a hotel on the port. Cancale enjoys the reputation of being the capital of oyster, „Huîtres“. It is said that the local oysters are the best and freshest – judge for yourself.

  • D5 
  • Cancale to Jersey
  • 4km / 8km / Bed & Breakfast
    • Take a morning walk to the headland Grouin. It is quite possible that you will encounter seals and dolphins. A transfer brings you to Sain-Malo to catch the ferry to the island Jersey to St. Helier. From there you will be taken to the pretty harbor town of Gorey, where you will spend the next few nights.

  • D6 
  • Round trip: Port of Rozel
  • 17km / Bed & Breakfast
    • The hike to Rozel offers breathtaking panoramic views of the harbor, bay and sea. The higher you climb the more beautiful the views. There are some steep ascents to tackle. Pretty harbour Rozel with old granite cottages invites to stop for a lunch break.

  • D7 
  • Round trip: Bay of Greve de Lecq
  • 13km / Bed & Breakfast
    • Follow the coast into the opposite direction to the bay of Grève de Lecq, one of the prettiest coves of the island, inviting you to take a swim. Today the tour is less strenuous and there are several options to return to the hotel.

  • D8 
  • Individual departure or extra days.
    • Take the ferry from Jersey to Saint-Malo and continue your journey home.

      We can offer extra days in Saint Malo for example. If interested, please mention it in your booking request.

Prices 2017

  • Comfort Accommodation830 €
  • Comfort Single room sup.310 €
  • Solo traveller100 €
  • Discount : party of 4+5 %
  • High season supplement90 €

All prices are per person. Accommodation price is on a 2-person basis.
The list of hotels included in this trip or details about your bikes are available upon request via our Contact Page.

Hotels

  • Cancale Dugay Trouin *** Comfort
  • Jersey The Dolphin HotelComfort
  • Pontorson Hôtel Montgomery ***Comfort

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