Suehope wrote:Hi, we are sailing into Caen from Portsmouth, back from St Malo, does anyone know a good route with suitable campsites.
tatanab wrote:Suehope wrote:Hi, we are sailing into Caen from Portsmouth, back from St Malo, does anyone know a good route with suitable campsites.
You need to say when because campsites may be still closed. You also need to say how long you intend to be away and approximate daily distance. it would also be useful to know what time you arrive in Caen to be able to recommend the first night.
tatanab wrote:Many campsites will be closed. Even with recommendations from here I suggest you check their opening dates. Le Guide Officiel Camping Caravaning shows 10,000 campsites in France and may be found on Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_ ... Caps%2C245 or https://www.vicarious-shop.com/Le-Guide ... 90316.html
A 5 day trip - is that intended to be a gently and direct route or a more adventurous loop of a ride?
tatanab wrote:I've looked up a couple of campsites that I might recommend, but none of them open until at least May. I suggest you get a copy of the book I pointed to and pore over that or do an internet search using likely stop off towns.
raybo wrote:I rode in the opposite direction (Caen to St. Malo) back in May, 2008. I did the ride in 3 days as part of a much longer tour in France. I wrote a detailed journal and here ismy journal entries for the ride starting in Caen.
I rode from Caen to Vire and spend the night in the municipal campground just outside of town. I was the only one there that night.
Here is a place you might check for campsites: http://www.campingfrance.com/UK
LukePedal wrote:We are having our first cycling venture to northern France in May and would appreciate any advice on routes between St Malo and Caen ports. We will be doing this over 5 days and any advice would be great. We would preferably stay in hostels or any good low cost accommodation. Many Thanks Luke
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