Publié le : 10/19/2022 16:25:30
Catégories : La Vélodyssée
The Vélodyssée is one of the best known cycle routes in our territory. Running along the Atlantic coast from Roscoff to Hendaye, it allows you to discover all the different landscapes that France has to offer.
With our network of bike rental agencies present along the route in Nantes, La Rochelle, Bordeaux and Hendaye, you can choose to do only certain sections, or the greater part, from Nantes to Hendaye thanks to our drop-off point present at the end of La Vélodyssée.
Whatever the pace and duration of your cycling adventure, you will always have the opportunity to linger at a few key points of this itinerary to discover new horizons!
Paulette suggests here a few cycling escapades around the Vélodyssée.
A day in La Rochelle
A city with a medieval past, La Rochelle is a city full of cultural monuments to contemplate and visit! Keep your bikes Paulette and ride through the beautiful streets and the famous Port of La Rochelle for a day.
Half-day trip to the island of Aix
Drop off your bikes in Fouras before embarking on a 20-minute crossing to the island of Aix, a classified natural site. The opportunity to take a break from biking and rediscover walking around the island!
Visit the Clos de l'Echauguette vineyard
When arriving north of Bordeaux (if your cycling adventure takes this route) make a small detour to the right bank of the Gironde. You can't miss the vineyards that start to spread out in front of your bike wheels; it's a good opportunity to visit a vineyard, and why not the one of https://www.vin-blaye.com/notre-appellation/le-clos-de-lechauguette/ which overlooks the Gironde Estuary. Located near the Citadel of Blaye, you will also have the opportunity to contemplate it!
Discover the village of Espelette and its pepper
You have arrived in the Basque Country and the stages are getting tougher. Why not take the time to leave La Vélodyssée aside and discover the specialties of the region. Let's go to the pedestrian village of Espelette, where you can stroll in the beautiful picturesque streets of this typical Basque village.
Don't hesitate any longer and discover the jewels of La Vélodyssée thanks to our bike rental agencies located on the route;
Paulette Nantes - Bike rental - 20 bd de Berlin
Paulette La Rochelle - Bike Rental - 52 Boulevard de Cognehors
Paulette Bordeaux - Bike Rental - 13 Rue Villedieu