25 March 2024

Cycling the Vélodyssée in the Landes region

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Bassin D'arcachon (france), Piste Cyclable Dans La Forêt
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Get on your bikes and set off on a 1200 km cycle tour with the ocean as your backdrop! During your vacation in the Landes on the Atlantic coast, Les Cigales *** campsite is within easy reach of the Moliets beach and the Huchet stream, where you can relax, unwind and have fun for a successful stay in the Landes. Discover the Landes region by strolling through the charming town of Moliets, enjoy the Moliets golf coursethe thermal waters of Dax, swim on the beach at Hossegor or at the Huchet currentVisit the towns on the Landes coast, such as Mimizan, Vielle Saint Girons, Messanges, Vieux Boucau, stroll through the Landes forest, and venture out on the many cycle paths. The Vélodyssée crosses Brittany and follows the Atlantic to the Basque coast on a wild and invigorating route. Discover the treasures of the Landes region along France’s longest cycle route, fully signposted from end to end.

How do I get to the Vélodyssée from the campsite?

The Vélodyssée is a cycle path that runs from Roscoff to Hendaye. The La Vélodyssée cycle route uses a variety of signposted routes from Roscoff to Hendaye: cycle paths, greenways, cycle trails and other low-traffic roads. It is signposted from Roscoff to Hendaye with the logo on the signs along the route. The Vélodyssée passes through Moliets to reach Messanges, Vieux-Boucau, Hossegor, Léon, Vielle-Saint-Girons, Lit-et-Mixe, Contis, etc. From the Les Cigales campsite, you can join the Vélodyssée via a network of secure cycle paths. In fact, the Vélodyssée takes in the Landes cycle paths, the pine forest and golf course of Moliets, and the villages of Messanges and Vieux-Boucau. It links up with the beautiful surfing beaches of Seignosse and Hossegor, and the lively port of Capbreton. Then there are the roads to Labenne, Tarnos, Boucau, the Adour and the Basque country. The route is a safe greenway for the whole family, very pleasant all year round, and shared with pedestrians.

Man Going On A Mountain Bike Ride In The Forest

Where to rent a bike in Moliets

A network of cycle paths takes you through Europe’s largest pine forest, traditional villages and immense sand dunes. Cycling is the best way to discover the Landes! A wide range of itineraries are available, from sporting expeditions to family outings, always in the peace and quiet, away from cars and in the shade of the pines! In Moliets, 12 kilometers of paved bike paths wind through the forest.

Around the ponds, several kilometers of signposted trails are ideal for mountain biking. The greenway stretches from Moliets to Labenne along forest roads, old railroad lines and river banks. Bicycles are available for hire within 300 meters of Les Cigales campsite in Moliets.

Looking for some fresh air? There’s a solution to your every need: bike rentals from Vélos du GolfVélos d’AlbretLocacycles!
Located along the Landaise coast, our teams welcome you with a wide range of bikes for the whole family, adults, juniors and children, including mountain bikes, VTC, beach bikes, electric-assist bikes and tandem bikes, as well as children’s and dog trailers, helmets and locks, to ensure you have an unforgettable vacation in our region between Arcachon and Capbreton.

To reserve your bikes, you can either do so via our websites, or come and meet them directly in their stores to get the best advice. Rental periods range from ½ day to 3 weeks. There’s plenty of time to enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Vélodyssée, which can be reached from several towns along the coast, or to lose yourself in our immense forests for a calmer, cooler moment.

What’s more, if you like your travel and vacation companion, you can buy it in one of their boutiques or on their ECO LOC website.

The whole team is waiting for you!
The Vélos du Golf – Vélos d’Albret – Locacycles team.