From Notre-Dame de Paris to Mont Saint-Michel by bike

Veloscenic: a remarkable 450 km trail between Paris and Mont Saint-Michel Bay.

Veloscenic: a remarkable 450 km trail

La Véloscénie Chartres

If you love cycling, come and experience Veloscenic trail! Cross 4 regions over 450 km between Paris and Mont Saint-Michel Bay in Normandy and enjoy the variety of architecture, nature and gastronomy that this part of France has to offer.

The route incorporates the regional nature parks of the Haute Vallée de Chevreuse, Perche and Normandy-Maine, as well as Notre-Dame cathedral and the banks of the Seine in Paris, the Palace of Versailles, Notre-Dame de Chartres and Mont Saint-Michel – 5 listed UNESCO World Heritage sites, and more.

Throughout the trail you will find accommodation with the label ‘Accueil Vélo’, a national certification which guarantees a quality welcome and services for cyclists along cycle routes. 

Map of the route

Parcours La Véloscénie

Find the route and the main tourist points of Veloscenic trail by zooming in on the map opposite.

Regarding the section crossing Paris and the surrounding area, you will be able to use the bus lanes that drivers are used to sharing with the many cyclists of the city between Notre-Dame and the district of Montparnasse. After Montparnasse, the car-free ‘Coulée Verte René Dumont’ greenway will take you to Massy.

For the Paris region, for the moment it is necessary to download the GPS tracks and roadbook, as Veloscenic is not yet signposted until Epernon onwards.

To find out more about the route:
Veloscenic / Paris - Île-de-France section

Further information

On the Veloscenic route:
(In French and in English)
Facebook / Veloscenic

On cycle routes in France:
(In French and in English)
France Vélo Tourisme

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Freewheeling France, everything you need to know about cycling in France (website in English).
Freewheeling France
Freewheeling France / La Véloscénie

Watch the video "La Véloscénie" offered by the travel blog! / La Véloscénie