From the city of Caen to the beach at Ouistreham, via the D-Day landing beaches, the cycle paths and greenways of Caen la mer allow you to discover numerous landscapes at your own pace and in the heart of nature.

The “Accueil Vélo” in Caen la mer

Vélo à Caen

Travelling by bike in Caen la mer?

Download our “Accueil vélo” Guide with the list of certified accommodation, bike rental and repair shops and other information essential to the success of your trip on two wheels!

Caen la mer Tourist Office has been awarded the Accueil Vélo label for its 2 branches in Caen and Ouistreham. Repair kits for minor damage are available, as well as many other services to help you make the most of your cycling holiday!

To best prepare your itinerary, you can use 2 applications:

  • Geovelo for the Caen la Mer area (French only)
  • Loopi downloadable walking and cycling routes (French Only)

Need to rent a bike? The Lion-sur-mer tourist information office offers half-day and full-day rentals.

Cycling tours in Caen la mer

Two major cycling routes cross the territory of Caen la mer, discover the Vélofrancette which goes from Ouistreham to La Rochelle in 600km or the Vélomaritime which follows the French coast from Roscoff to Dunkirk, passing through our seaside resorts.

Vélo voie verte Caen Ouistreham Normandie
Faire du vélo entre Caen et Ouistreham en Normandie – ©Caen la mer Tourisme / Les Conteurs


Cyclo-pedestrian loops

cyclo-pedestrian loops

Vélo Francette

Plan de l'itinéraire vélo La VéloFrancette 2023

On foot, by bike
in Caen

Vélo à Caen

Accommodation on your itinerary

Stopover cabins for cyclists in Colleville Montgomery. These 2 underfloor tents provide a pleasant stopover next to the sea, with all the necessary amenities.

Stopover cabins for cyclists
Stopover cabins for cyclists