Cycling trails

A pleasant family bicycle ride on Belle-Ile-en-Mer, in Southern Brittany

This 10 km trip takes you through beautiful scenery to discover the island while avoiding the cars. This signposted trail will ensure your family has a lovely ride along the gently sloping cycle paths.

If you don’t have your own bike, our 4-star campsite offers bike rental.

To help you find your way around, the signposts will guide you:

Signs (on a green pole) are cycling routes or circuits

Routes (in green on the map) link the towns of the four island communes. They are marked by directional signs without coloured dots, with the name of the place in green letters on a white background.

Circular tours starting from each of the four island communes. They are marked by directional signs with a coloured dot for each circuit. (Blue, purple, orange, red or yellow).

Le Palais to the Côte Sauvage

Route from Le Palais to the Côte Sauvage in Belle-Ile-en-mer.

This trip is a 27.8 km cycling route, starting from Le Palais to the needles of Port-Coton.

This trip lasts about 4 hours and follows in the footsteps of the famous painter Claude Monet.

  • You will discover the town of Bangor as well as the needles of Port-Coton.
  • Bangor is a market town that was founded in the VIᵉ century by monks from across the Channel.
  • The Aiguilles de Port Coton is a beautiful place with impressive jagged rocks. Their name comes from the whipped foam that forms large cotton-like flakes in stormy weather.

You will also be able to discover the famous Grand Phare (big lighthouse). This lighthouse, located only a few minutes from Le Port Coton needles, has been considered a historical monument since 2011. It is 92 m high and is one of the largest and most powerful lighthouses in Europe.

This cycling route is quite unique and you will enjoy the beautiful scenery and views along the way.

If you are looking for accommodation for your holiday in Belle-Ile en Mer, our 4-star campsite offers a wide choice of accommodation.

For more information, please contact us at 00 33 (0)2 97 31 88 96