Normandy is a well-known mountain biking destination for the variety of its landscapes and great trails options. Whether it’s family-friendly rides on flat terrain or more challenging mountain biking on rugged terrain you’re after, all five of Normandy’s départements offer stunning cycle routes and mountain biking trails to suit all abilities.

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The Calvados département is one of the ‘must ride’ areas for mountain biking. It features several mountain bike sites, some of which are labelled by the French Cyclotourism Federation, such as in the bocage virois or the valleys of the Suisse Normande for more challenging riding. Mountain biking trails can also be found around Lisieux and around Falaise. For inspiration, check out the cycle guide for itineraries in Calvados by selecting them in ‘targets’ – ‘mountain bike’.

Whether you’re an adrenaline-seeking speed addict, a cross country fanatic craving a leg-stretching long ride, or simply want to experience off-road biking in a beautiful and inspiring environment — the Eure département has got the mountain biking trails for you, such as the Chemin des sources bleues trail in Aizier or the Chemin du Rossignol in Saint-Philbert-sur-Risle. Find more information here.

The Manche département offers a striking collection of cycling and mountain biking opportunities, with more than 100 mountain bike trails that showcase the area’s diverse landscapes from Tatihou to the Mont-Saint-Michel, via Saint-Lô or Villedieu-Les-Poêles. From advanced competitors to beginners and families, you can also discover trails to suit your skill level on the mountain bike website labeled by the French Cyclist Federation in the Vallée de la Sée. 

Discover more than 80 dedicated mountain bike trails in the Seine-Maritime département around Auffay, Bacqueville-en-Caux, Longueville-sur-Scie, Mesnières-en-Bray, Neufchatel-en-Bray or in the Val-de-Saane. So, grab your helmet and head out for a beautiful mountain bike ride from the selection here. The mountain bike federation VTT-FFC website in Caux Vallée de Seine also features some itineraries here

Explore kilometres of mountain biking trails in the Orne département, from gentle family friendly off-road routes in the forest to bike skills areas or adrenaline-fueled downhill MTB. The area boasts four mountain bike sites acknowledged by the cycling federation: the Andaines and Donfrontais site, the Alpes Mancelles site, the Pays d’Auge site and the Suisse-Normande mountain biking website. Find all more useful information here

Circuit en vtt, étang de la Beny

MOUNTAIN bike trails in normandy

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22 Le Bourg
14420 VILLERS-CANIVET
Lat : 48.940802Lng : -0.255982
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Parking de l'église. Sortir du parking à gauche et suivre le trottoir tout en longeant l'église. Au niveau...

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Suivre la route sur 400 m environ. Traverser la D 240 pour prendre le chemin en face. Progresser tout...

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Suivre ce large chemin longeant les pépinières sur 1 km environ. Une centaine de mètres avant l’embranchement...

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Traverser avec prudence celle-ci. Continuer sur la gauche puis contourner le pavillon blanc tout en vous...

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Prendre le premier chemin sur la droite. Progresser en plein cœur d'un paysage de plaine. Passer un premier...

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Tourner à droite et aussitôt à gauche. Au stop bifurquer à droite. Prendre le premier chemin à gauche...

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Emprunter le chemin à gauche face à l’entrée de l’étang de l’abbaye jusqu’à la D 240. Longer sur la droite...

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Place Guillaume le Conquérant
14700 FALAISE
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