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Pink Granite Coast

4 days cycling tour in Côtes d’Armor

Take advantage of the exceptional setting of the Pink Granite Coast to escape for 4 days. Through this stay around Lannion, discover also the city of Perros-Guirec and its attractions.

Reference BGR0402
  • Loop trip
  • 4 days
  • Moderate
  • From April to October
  • Minimum age 12
GPSGPS-app available
539€ / pers.
  • Itinerary
  • Discover a part of the Pink Granite Coast from the city of Lannion and its surroundings.

    Start with a day in the capital of Trégor, from where you can hop on your bike and follow the route that will take you straight to the coast. If you prefer to wait until the next day to start pedaling, you can (and should!) stroll the cobbled streets of this town, contemplate its original architecture, and why not, enjoy a detour to eat a crêpe.

    Still on small shared roads, through fields and forest, you continue your itinerary to Perros-Guirec. At your own pace, you will discover this charming Breton seaside resort the way you want: on foot along the GR34 or by boat to discover the surrounding archipelago.

    Finally, you take the Vélomaritime back to Lannion, you can extend the pleasure and lengthen your stage by the coast.

    Day 1


    Lannion + loop tour from Lannion - between harbours and beaches

    On this first day, you have the choice between discovering Lannion, walking its hilly streets and contemplating its typical wooden houses, or, taking your bike and starting your discovery of the region!

    You leave the river Léguer and smell the first sea sprays soon. After leaving the harbour of Yaudet (where you will certainly dream to buy a small boat for your peaceful days), you arrive at the harbour of Locquemau and enjoy some « ends of the earth » landscapes.
    Take time to taste the typical shellfishes of the region and get on your bike to reach the beach of Saint-Michel-en-Grève where you can take a swim in the turquoise sea. You follow then the Kerdu valley in an idyllic scenery, on small roads, and you reach back Lannion.

    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 - Lannion

    You can choose to spend some extra time in Perros-Guirec by pacing up and down the stalls of the colourful markets or by following the path of « the Customs Officers » up to Mean Ruz lighthouse – obviously made of pink granite – and cycle peacefully to reach Lannion.

    Unless you prefer to move out from the sunrise and admire the shimmering colours of the sea you ride along up to Louannec ? Enjoy your day to discover by bike the lighthouse of Nantouar or the charming secret beaches.

    In any case, after leaving the sea, enjoy some bucolic roads and a comfortable cycle path in the heart of a lush forest. You arrive in Lannion, have a safe travel back !
  • 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 : front rack pack with an integrated file compartment, saddlebag, helmet (on demand), reflective vest, repairing toolkit with patches etc.

    We also provide you with the appropriate equipment for your children : baby seat, bike trailer or trailer bike depending on their age and size.

    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)


    For this trip, bikes are equipped with 2 waterproof saddle bags with a capacity of 10 to 20L each to transport your luggage. Do not forget to put your items in a soft travel bag to be able that you can roll it up in your saddle bags.

    For more comfort, you can choose to add luggage transport in your booking:
    (see rate in "Prices")

    • 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.(included in your bike rental).
    • We advise to take an extra set of clothes with you if you expect to arrive before 5p.m. at your accommodation.

    Our word of advice : as we know from experience, we strongly recommend you to avoid wearing a backpack during your cycling trip.

    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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    the trip description