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[ Cycle routes Brittany by bike ]
  • 110 km

Between the corsair city of St-Malo and the port of Arzal, cross bucolic central Brittany via its canals – that’s the gentle adventure proposed by Véloroute 2. On the way, explore three emblematic Breton Cités d’Art et d’Histoire, artistic, historic towns: St-Malo, Dinan and Rennes. The route is already open between St-Malo and Rennes. Beyond Rennes, the route has yet to be set up.

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The 3 stages of the section « Saint-Malo-Rennes-Arzal »

  • St-Malo / Evran

    St-Malo / Evran [41.6 km]

    From the salty corsair city of St-Malo, a sea bus takes you across to the resort of Dinard. Then a greenway leads you south past villas, on to Dinan, a mighty medieval hilltop town. Next, follow the towpath beside the Canal d’Ille-et-Rance as far as Evran, with its charming port at the junction of various waterways. This stage takes you mostly along greenways suitable for all cyclists.

    Difficulty: Intermediate view the detail
  • Evran / Montreuil-sur-Ille

    Evran / Montreuil-sur-Ille [34 km]

    Leave Evran along the north bank of the Canal d’Ille et Rance. Two authentic, historic stops are Tinténiac, with its museum dedicated to old crafts and tools, and Hédé, with its remarkable 11 locks in a row. This stage is entirely along greenways, so it’s ideal for family outings.

    Difficulty: Family view the detail
  • Montreuil-sur-Ille / Rennes

    Montreuil-sur-Ille / Rennes [33.8 km]

    This stage meanders along the Ille’s east bank up to St-Grégoire. The canalized river is ideal for waterways tourism, fishing and jogging. Arrival in Rennes, Brittany’s capital, is easy – the cycle track along the canal towpath takes you right into the centre to discover Rennes’s rich heritage and culture (hence its designation as a Métropole d’Art et d’Histoire). This stage is suitable for all cyclists.

    Difficulty: Family view the detail