Normandy & Brittany - Viking and Celt tour

NORMANDY ET BRITTANY - VIKING AND CELT TOUR


Departure from Paris


Self-drive motorcycle tour

Length : 5 days


Day 1: PARIS / HONFLEUR (200 km)

Motorcycle delivery then road north to Normandy

Continuation toward Pont Audemer to arrive in Calvados and you will go through various small towns until arriving at Honfleur.

The privileged location of Honfleur at the gates of the Pays d'Auge and the Côte Fleurie offers in every season a perfect location. The small maritime city invites you to discover its picturesque streets and old houses in the heart of a conservation area of 37 hectares created in 1974. Both fishing port, commerce and marina, the city has managed to preserve and enhance a rich historical and artistic heritage.
Painters, particularly sensitive in light of the estuary, walk in Honfleur in the eighteenth century.


Day 2: HONFLEUR / DEAUVILLE / BAYEUX
(138 km)

Departure toward Deauville.

Deauville once ... was a small farming village located on Mount Canisy. Grouped around the Saint-Laurent church whose oldest part dates back to the 12th century, the hundred inhabitants of "Dosville" essentially lived off agriculture and livestock. The marshes and dunes, located below the village and which was going to build the future Deauville, then used to graze cattle and sheep. It was during the summer of 1858 that the Duke of Morny image building on this stretch of sand and swamp "a kingdom of elegance" near Paris.
1975: the American Film Festival was created and made in Deauville, the meeting place of American stars.

Suggested visit of the city - Then you take a pretty coastal road to reach Cabourg

Cabourg was formed over the centuries thanks to the growth of a thin sand dunes deposited by winds and currents, gradually closing the vast bay extending from Ouistreham Dives-au-Sauveur ( Dives-sur-Mer today) until Robehomme.

Then, you will join a the guided tour of the landing beaches in a 7 seats van, including the artificial harbor at Arromanches, Pointe du Hoc, the American cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer and Omaha Beach.  Pegasus Bridge, the Grand Bunker, Holy Mother the Church.
The Normandy invasion began June 6, 1944, when 130,000 men landed on the beaches of Normandy - Operation Overlord began.
This battle represents the turning point of World War II in Western Europe.


Day 3: BAYEUX / LE MONT ST MICHEL / DINAR
(180km)

Personal visit of Bayeux

Bayeux preserves a historic center with a medieval structure. Unscathed from the Allied bombing raids of 1944, it displays an exceptional architectural heritage. Consecrated on 14 July 1077 in the presence of Duke William of Normandy and King of England, the cathedral later the subject of extensions and embellishments thirteenth in the fifteenth century. Visit the Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy a few minutes from the landing beaches, located in Bayeux, the first town liberated on the morning of 7 June 1944, has, through its fully redesigned spaces in 2006, a unique and comprehensive evocation of fighting took place on Normandy soil on June 7 to August 29, 1944.

Road toward  St Lo

The city of Saint-Lô is located in the heart of the Cotentin peninsula. The prefectural city is surrounded by ramparts where stands the "cathedral" Notre Dame. A city that combines memory, present, and future.

Take the road toward the Mont Saint Michel.

"Wonder of the West", the Mont-Saint-Michel stands at the heart of an immense bay invaded by the highest tides in Europe.
Visit this exceptional site.

In late afternoon you will go toward Dinard and you will be in Brittany.


Day 4: DINARD / ST MALO / CONDEAU AU PERCHE (270km)

We suggest you to have a citytour.

Dinard, a legendary seaside resort, reveals its charms along its waterfront. Great beaches, coves and coastal paths follow one another and offer breathtaking views of the broad and Rance. Labeled City of Art and History, Dinard offers visitors a preserved heritage. Nearly 407 listed villas will make you go back in time, at the beginning of the century, during the Belle Epoque, where the English colony threw water sports and tennis.

Then road to  Saint Malo.

The City is the jewel of the Emerald Coast. With its ramparts and old stones engraved forever by history, mixed with legends and famous people, the corsair city is always authentic. Capital turned towards the wide open sea, it is a popular seaside resort. As much by the tone of his iodized climate than by the beauty of its coastal landscapes, Saint-Malo to visit in all seasons to discover the amazing sites. Welcome to the land of the privateers.

Visit of Saint Malo and lunch suggested in a local restaurant

You will drive to Condeau au Perche through small roads and pretty villages of the Norman Bocage and Mancelles Alps.


Day 5: CONDEAU AU PERCHE / PARIS (150 km)

Quietly you continue your journey towards Paris through Rambouillet and Chevreuse Valley.

Arrival in Paris in late afternoon and motorcycle drop off.


Starting from: 1.390 € p/p (2 persons, 1 motorbike & 1 double room)

For detailed itinerary, contact us.

Bikes available for this tour:
HARLEY-DAVIDSON
: Electra Glide, Road Glide, Street Glide, Road King, Softail.

BMW: R1200 GS Adventure, K1600 GTL, R1200 RT, R1200 GS.

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