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Pink Granite Coast

A week cycling to discover the Pink Granite Coast

During this stay, take the time to discover the famous Pink Granite Coast. During one week, marvel at the different landscapes that this itinerary offers. Start your trip along the sea before finding the calm of the countryside and finish in beauty by a visit of the island of Brehat.

Reference BGR0701
  • Itinerant trip
  • 7 days
  • Moderate
  • From April to October
  • Minimum age 14 years
GPSGPS-app available
999€ / pers.
  • Itinerary
  • Brittany is a region full of surprises, and if you want to be amazed by the landscapes, the pink granite coast is certainly the right choice. This trip enables you to discover the region’s must-sees, while taking the time to appreciate and relax with two nights in Perros-Guirec and Paimpol.

    Your itinerary starts as close as possible to the sea. From Lannion to Perros-Guirec, you follow the coast, with sometimes a few climbs to have a 360-degree view of the landscape that is offered to you. The different shades of blue will be enough for you to quickly forget the effort you have just made. From there, you will have two days to enjoy this pretty seaside resort that is Perros-Guirec and all that it has to offer: almost insular landscapes along the "Sentier des Douaniers", the calm of a walk along its miniature harbor, or the freshness of a swim on its white sandy beaches.

    From the 4th day on, you will gradually go inland and continue to follow the signposted itinerary of the Vélomaritime. This one makes you cross localities, villages or even pieces of forests until you arrive at Tréguier, its alleys and houses with wooden panelling, then, until Paimpol where you will find the sea air of the beginning. Finally, you conclude your journey with an excursion to the Island of Bréhat, also known as the island of flowers. Be careful not to get lost in its streets which do not have a name...

    Day 1



    Discover Lannion, capital of Trégor. Stroll through the hilly streets of this city and admire its typical wooden houses. Don’t panic, you will surely have the impression that they fall on you, but that’s what makes their charm! Finally, don’t miss the mythical stairs of Brélévenez, made up of 142 steps.

    Day 2


    Lannion - Perros-Guirec

    Ride along the coast towards Perros-Guirec, the seaside resort of the Côtes d’Amor. After cycling for a while, take the high ground at Trébeurden and admire all the shades of blue in the sea from the Pointe de Bihit.
    On the way, don’t miss the opportunity to stretch your legs in the white sandy beaches: why not even take a dip in the water?!

    Day 3



    Enjoy a free day in the beautiful seaside town of Perros-Guirec. You can decide to walk around and discover the city on foot.

    Walk along the Sentier des Douaniers

    This path, 8km long, links the port of Ploumanac’h to the beach of Trestaou in Perros. All along, you will walk along the granite rocks on which the waves of the sea break. A little advice: don’t hesitate to go there at the end of the afternoon, when the sun is setting, it’s almost like being on a tropical island.

    Cruise on the Archipel of the 7 islands

    Take the boat and discover the Archipel of the 7 islands, made up of a group of rocky islets. Classified as a Nature Reserve since 1976, you will have a breathtaking view of the Pink Granite Coast. Finally, if you like bird watching, this is the ideal place for it. Indeed, the archipelago shelters numerous species, which will be presented to you by the marine guides. This sea trip lasts about 1h45.

    Day 4


    Perros-Guirec - Tréguier

    You leave Perros-Guirec and ride along the sea for a few kilometers. Then pedal on small country roads and even enjoy the coolness of the forest at a certain moment.
    You arrive in Tréguier, capital of Trégor, from the Passerelle Saint-François. On your bike, follow the narrow streets and half-timbered houses which give all the charm to this ancient city.

    Day 5


    Tréguier - Paimpol

    You continue your bike journey on the Vélomaritime, still criss-crossing the small country roads through the small villages of the Côte d’Armor. You will reach Paimpol and its seaport. You may be tempted by an ice cream on the terrace while admiring the boats, or rather a stroll in the city center.

    Day 6


    Day on Brehat Island

    Before the last day, leave your bikes and put your shoes on to go on Brehat Island. Ten minutes of boat will be enough to arrive on this island full of history, where cars are not allowed. 3,5km long, Brehat offers you the possibility to walk and to swim in small creeks.

    Crossing to and from Brehat Island 0h


    Day 7


    Departure from Paimpol

    All good things must come to an end, and this is the end of your tour. You can extend your stay or check out of your hotel after breakfast.
  • Accommodation
  • Category B

    You’ll get a good night’s sleep when you stay in these 2 or 3 Star hotels or Bed and Breakfasts. All properties have been selected for their cleanliness, style and friendliness of the staff. A hearty breakfast is included!
    * Example of the type of accommodation
  • Bikes, luggage and documents
  • Bikes

    On your arrival day, we provide you with:

    • a touring bike adjusted to your size or a tandem
    • equipped : rear pannier, helmet (on demand), repairing toolkit (with patches, pump, multitool, etc).

    Electric bikes are also available for adults (+1m55).

    You can of course also bring your own bikes, in this case a reduction will be applied (see the Tarif tab)


    Our services include luggage transport in order to let you enjoy your trip comfortably and without stress :
    • We transport your luggage from one accommodation to the next using a private vehicle.
    • Your luggage is directly delivered in your accommodation before you arrive.
    • We provide a saddlebag for the things you shall need during the day.

    Our word of advice : as we know from experience, we strongly recommend you to avoid wearing a backpack during your cycling trip.
    If you expect to arrive at the next accommodation before 5 p.m., we recommend that you take an extra set of clothes with you in your bicycle bag.

    Travel documents

    A cycling holiday is the best way to explore a region and discover its culture, landscapes and local traditions.

    Your tour is self-guided to give you the freedom to ride at your own pace. You will be provided all the information you need to enjoy the itinerary and its points of interests.

    Our documentation contains a very detailed description of the itinerary. No matter how you usually navigate, you will find your way thanks to our comprehensive guidance material including:
    • a roadbook with maps that we drew at the easiest scale to follow on a bike
    • a roadbook with step-by-step description giving the direction to follow at each intersection and highlighting the points of interest

    Example of a map and of a step-by-step description

    For this short trip your travel documents will be sent electronically.

    Our GPS App

    For this trip, you can also use our smartphone app featuring GPS guidance (without extra fee).

    You will find in the app all the information given in the map and step-by-step roadbooks. You will be located on the itinerary with the GPS device of your phone. The route and directions to follow will be both viewable on the screen of your phone and announced aloud. As you ride along the itinerary, you will be given information about visits, restaurants, services and useful alerts on the way.

    -> You need to have a smartphone and download Le Velo Voyageur app on your Apple or Android store before the trip. All details concerning the downloading and the use of the application will be given after we have confirmed the booking and the balance is paid. Once the trip is downloaded, the GPS guidance can be used off-line.
  • Practical information
  • To get to departure point:

    • By plane: flight to Rennes, then train from Rennes Lannion with a correspondance in St Brieuc.

    • By train: TGV (fast trains) from Paris Montparnasse. The duration of the trip (with a direct train) is about 2h30. To plan your trip, go on : www.trainline.com


    In Lannion, all parking lots are free. Some are with a time limit, others not. If you come by car, we recommend you to park your car at the Parking Kermaria, located near the train station. You can also take the Pysae shuttle bus to reach the city center of Lannion or walk 10 minutes.

    Other parking lots are also available in the city center.

    Meeting time:

    Bikes pick up point and luggage drop off point will be given in your travel documents.

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