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The Channel Islands from/to Saint Malo

British way of life and French Savoir Vivre

Country: Great Britain Travelcode: KANMAL_EN

Channel Islands from/to St. MaloThis fantastic cycle tour takes you to the 3 most beautiful islands in the English Channel. Discover the British way of life and the French Savoir Vivre!
A bike tour is the perfect way of discovering this unspoiled countryside with all ist sights, sounds and smells. The Channel Islands are made for cycling. Discover magnificent cliff paths that hug the coast and offer views of stunning harbors and rocky seascapes before dipping down into picturesque coves and villages with pretty old stone farmhouses and flowers. Victor Hugo described the islands as "morsels of France fallen into the sea and gathered up by England". The climate is mild, the cuisine has a wonderful French flair plus British traditions.

Have a look at the alternative route with tourstart on Jersey Island Kanalinseln - Jersey nach Guernsey.

Included services

  • 7 nights incl. breakfast
  • 5x ferry rides: St. Malo - Jersey, Jersey - Guernsey, Guernsey - Sark - Guernsey, Guernsey - St. Malo
  • Luggage transfer (Day 2+5+8)
  • 1 handlebar bag with map material

Tour profile:

Average level with strenuous passages, some differences in heights from creeks to crags.

Day 1: Saint-Malo

Individual arrival.

Day 2: Saint-Malo – Jersey Island, approx. 34 km / 21 miles

The day starts with the ferry ride to the island of Jersey. The bike tour takes you to the southeast of the island across the harbor Rocque and Grouville Marsh to St Helier. Along the way you will discover beautiful landscapes and the rich history of the island from "Dolmen Faldouet" and the fortification "Martello Towers.

Day 3: Roundtrip Jersey Island, approx. 39 km / 24 miles

Discover magnificent cliff paths that hug the coast and offer views of stunning harbors and rocky seascapes before dipping down into picturesque coves and villages. By bicycle you visit the Port of St.Aubin, which was the first of the island. Today’s highlight is the ruined castle Grosnez.

Day 4: Roundtrip Jersey Island, approx. 34 km / 21 miles

The bike tour along tree-lined green lanes starts in St Helier and takes you through the inland with its pretty countryside, old stone farmhouses and beautiful flowers to the bay of St Aubin. Visit the breathtaking beach at Lecq which was well known by pirates and smugglers in the past.

Day 5: Jersey Island - Guernsey Island, approx. 10 - 30 km / 7-19 miles

After your breakfast you will have a ferry ride to the island of Guernsey. The greatest attraction are the coastlines with its towering cliffs and long swathes of golden sand. By bike you explore the town Jerbourg where you will have a scenic view to the Channel Islands and the French coast.

Day 6: Roundtrip Guernsey Island, approx. 29 km / 18 miles

You cycle from St. Peter to the imposing cliffs of Pleinmont Point. Discover the wild south coast of Guernsey before you will cycle back to St. Peter.

Day 7: Roundtrip Sark Island, approx. 15 km / 10 miles

The island of Sark is just a 45-minjute boat ride from Guernsey, but set your watch back hundred of years. Many of the buildings date back several centuries, and the ones more recently built meld with the ancient ones. Cars are banned, the bike is the "King of the Road"! Along rugged cliffs you will find some small beautiful sandy or pebble beaches & bays. Do not miss the magnificent gardens of La Seigneurie. In the evening return to Guernsey.

Day 8: Guernsey Island – Saint Malo

By boat you will return from Guernsey via Jersey or without any stop directly to St. Malo. Arrival at 5 p.m. in St.Malo. Individual departure or extension.
Kat. A: national hotels and guesthouses at a 3-star category

Kat. B: national hotels and guesthouses at a 2-star category

DATES

Arrival day: daily, from April 1 - September 30


TOURMAP

Tourmap Channel Islands from/to St. Malo


ARRIVAL - PARKING - DEPARTURE

ARRIVAL BY PLANE

Airport: Paris Charles des Gaulles (CDG)
(mit dem TGV ca. 3 Stunden von Paris Montparnasse - St. Malo. täglich 3 Verbindungen, ca. € 80 pro Strecke)


ARRIVAL BY CAR

Parking: at the hotel in St. Malo, reservation required, payment locally, EUR 9 - 14 per day


ARRIVAL BY TRAIN

Train station: St. Malo

Public transfer: Connections from Paris Montparnasse to St. Malo with the TGV (3x a day; approx. 3 h, approx. EUR 70 per person)
From the train station in St. Malo - hotel by public bus, approx. EUR 2 / with a taxi approx. EUR 10


INFORMATION

Bringing of own bike only up on request because of ferry transport. Luggage transfer from the shipping pier to the hotel on day 2 is not included / luggage transfer wil be carried out on Your own. Book here your discounted train ticket... Book your flights online... Book your hotel online...

Bicycle incl. pannier:

21-speed trekikingbikes (women- or menframe) with a rak and equipped with panniers. Addtional You will get a helmet during Your biketour.


Choose Categories

1427839200 S1 01.04. - 30.09.15 Category A from 1.091 €
1427839200 S1 01.04. - 30.09.15 Category B from 760 €

Extras

Discount 3rd person..................................................................................................... on request
   
Bike & Equipment
 
21-speed bike................................................................................................................ 110
   
Additional nights
St. Malo/Kat. A double room......................................................................................... 90
St. Malo/Kat. A single room.......................................................................................... 150
St. Malo/Kat. B double room......................................................................................... 78
St. Malo/Kat. B single room.......................................................................................... 138
All prices per person in EUR
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Katharina Lugger

Katharina Lugger

Phone: +43 (0)1 4053873 - 15
E-Mail: klugger@radreisen.at

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