Tour de Manche, a cycling adventure!

Two cross-border routes are described on this site: Tour de Manche (blue line on the map) and Petit Tour de Manche (red line).


Tour de Manche is a 1200km long itinerary; following the coastline of Brittany through the famous Pink Granite Coast and Cap Fréhel. It links up Brittany and Normandy to Dorset and Devon, two counties of South-West England boasting some of the most glorious seaviews and countryside.


Petit Tour de Manche, 450km, is an epic journey along part of the Dorset Jurassic Coast and across the Channel to the Mont St-Michel, both sites classified as world heritage by UNESCO. Offering a visit of the Emerald Coast, the Vire Valley and one of France’s  Regional Parks, you can  stopover in beautiful Jersey or go on to discover the D-Day Beaches of Normandy.

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Stage : Vire / Sourdeval

The busy market town of Vire has ancient roots, but it was heavily reconstructed after Allied bombing in 1944. Look beyond the present day and you’ll ...

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Discovering Green Lanes

"Last March we set off to discover Jersey for a week-end on our bikes. We left a very rainy Saint-Malo early on Saturday morning and disembarked at the sunlit port of Saint-Helier an hour and a half later! "

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actualités    Petit Tour de Manche guidebook goes on sale

Petit Tour de Manche guidebook goes on sale

Cyclists riding the Petit Tour de Manche should make space in their panniers for a copy of a new guidebook to the route published in 2013.

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