Avenue Verte London - Paris

The Avenue Verte London < > paris, a legendary route.

This 406 km-long cycle route links 2 European capitals, Paris and London, via Normandy and the cross-border ferry link from Newhaven to Dieppe. You will cycle through eight counties, notably Eure and Seine-Maritime.


Several stages of the route are located in Normandy.

With long sections of greenways and secure cycle paths, cycle through the unspoilt Vexin Normand in the Eure, the unmissable sites of the Epte Valley like the Gisors Château and check out the impressionist detour to Giverny, where the illustrious Claude Monet lived.

Once in Seine-Maritime, it is the gastronomy of the Pays de Bray that will delight you with its famous heart-shaped Neufchâtel cheese, one of a long list of regional delicacies.

As you approach Dieppe to cross the Channel and reach England, it is the impressive spectacle of the tall white cliffs of the Alabaster coast which will imprint themselves in your memory.

Avenue Verte sections in Normandy:

> The Vexin area and the Epte Valley

> The Pays de Bray

> The Pays de Dieppe


Access the full itinerary on the dedicated website : www.avenuevertelondonparis.co.uk


252 miles of which 88 miles in Normandy

The route on video


Not to be missed

  • With its deep harbour protected by white cliffs, Dieppe has long been a favourite for cross-Channel visitors.
  • Here, you’re transported into a near-fairy tale village, set in the heart of one of Europe’s most beautiful beech forests, 40km east of the Norman capital of Rouen.
  • The dreamy water-lily ponds created by the supreme Impressionist painter, Claude Monet, gave him his greatest artistic inspiration and have made this little Seine-side village celebrated across the world.