On cycling paths and green lanes

(traffic-free paths for walkers, cyclists and horses)

The Group'AVélo network continues to expand along the cycle trails and green lanes of the Pays de la Loire region.

The Pays de la Loire is the number one region in France for cycle-tourism with almost 2,752km of cycle paths, a paradise for cycling fans and cycle-touring enthusiasts.

La Loire à Vélo à Ancenis (Loire-Atlantique)
La Loire à Vélo à Ancenis (Loire-Atlantique) - © LAD / J.M. MOUCHET

La Loire à Vélo

FROM cuffy (nevers) TO Saint BrÉvin les pins

A unique way to discover the Loire Valley and its wonderful heritage !  This amazing 800km route for cyclists is an integral part of the Eurovélo Trail n°6 which runs from the Atlantic to the Black Sea.

La Vélodyssée® - l'Atlantique en roue libre - Blain
La Vélodyssée® - l'Atlantique en roue libre - Blain - © La Velodyssée - A. Lamoureux

La Vélodyssée

from roscoff to hendaye

Follow waterways from Brittany to the Basque Country, starting with the Nantes-Brest Canal, then along to the Loire Estuary before following the Atlantic coast southwards.   

Sur l'itinéraire de la Vélo Francette - Laval
Sur l'itinéraire de la Vélo Francette - Laval - © J. Damase - La Vélo Francette®

La Vélo Francette

From ouistreham TO la rochelle

La Vélo Francette runs from the English Channel to the Atlantic through beautiful countryside and charming villages with many architectural and gastronomic treats in store...


Vélocéan au Pouliguen
Vélocéan au Pouliguen - © LAD / T. LOCQUARD

La Vélocéan

from pénestin to saint nazaire

La Vélocéan takes cyclists through the saltmarshes and along the rugged coast to the sea, with lots of places to visit on the way. Although the route is not yet fully complete, it is still a lovely outing !