Veloscenic: Paris to the Mont-Saint-Michel cycle route


Veloscenic, a truly spectacular route.

This Route follows part of the larger route from Paris to the Mont-Saint-Michel and runs through the spectacular scenery of the Regional nature Parks of the the Perche and Normandie-Maine.

Let's go!

The Veloscenic offers the perfect new itinerary along 442 km of cycle paths, marked greenways and lanes. From Notre-Dame in Paris, past stately homes, gardens, natural parks and villages to the UNESCO-listed Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay.


275 miles of which 144 miles in Normandy

Whether for a weekend or a holiday, explore the highlights of Normandy's architecture and landscapes: the Perche hills, the town of Alençon, the Carrouges Château and the spa town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne, not to mention the nature parks of Perche and Normandie-Maine.

'Accueil Vélo' along the Veloscenic route

The national brand 'Accueil Vélo' guarantees cyclists the best possible welcome all over France.

The brand applies to accommodation, tourist offices, as well as rental and repair companies.

All these providers are easily recognisable on your way from Paris to the Mont-Saint-Michel as they bear the 'Accueil Vélo' logo.

> Dedicated website

Detailed trails

Download detailed maps, the sites not to be missed and practical information for each step of your journey:

Trail 1 : Condé-sur-Huisne / Mortagne-au-Perche (PDF)

Trail 2 : Mortagne-au-Perche / Alençon (PDF)

Trail 3 : Alençon / Carrouges (PDF)

Trail 4 : Carrouges / Bagnoles de l'Orne (PDF)

Trail 5 : Bagnoles de l'Orne / Domfront (PDF)

Trail 6 : Domfront / Romagny (PDF)

Trail 7 : Romagny / Ducey (PDF)

Trail 8 : Ducey / Le Mont-Saint-Michel (PDF)

> Access the full Paris - the Mont-Saint-Michel itinerary on the dedicated website and roadbook

All inclusive bike stays

Stays of 4 to 10 days along the Veloscenic bike trail Paris / Le Mont-Saint-Michel, a most spectacular route.

Accommodation and meals, luggage transfers between hotels and a travel folder are notably included in your stay.

Click here for more information

The route on video


Not to be missed

  • Built beside a romantic lake, hiding in magnificent forests, this charming thermal spa town nestles in the Normandie-Maine Regional Nature Park.
  • Honoured by UNESCO, as well as by a museum in town, Alençon is particularly proud of its unique lace-making traditions…
  • Set in beautiful hills known as Les Alpes Mancelles, Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei has a big character, explaining its membership of the association Les Plus Beaux Villages de France.