Cycle Touring

It's really a pleasure to cycling in our territory. Around villages, families will enjoy by easy circuits, sportspersons will happy by our many coasts and our steep little roads.

The region of Putanges is not a flat country and its charm results precisely from its deep valleys and the rocky escarpments that surround it.

Cycling in the the department of Orne
Brochure published by Tourisme 61 - Conseil Départemental de l'Orne: circuits and greenways throughout the department of Orne.

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The Vélo Francette, from Normandy to the Atlantic ocean
Explore 607 km of rural routes of which 140 km are in Normandy.The Vélo Francette links Ouistreham to La Rochelle passing through three regions: Normandy, the Pays de la Loire and Poitou-Charentes, so as to provide connections with the other major routes in Western France: the Véloscenic', the Loire by bike and Vélodyssée.

For the section in Normandy, the route crosses the Calvados county leaving the seaside resort of Ouistreham, through Caen and following the Orne Valley in 'Swiss Normandy'. The adventure continues towards Flers and Domfront leaving the Orne county.

The village of La Forêt-Auvray, delegated village of Putanges-le-Lac, is 5 km away from the Vélo Francette.

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Veloscenic, a truly spectacular route. 
This Route follows part of the larger route from Paris to the Mont-Saint-Michel and runs through the spectacular scenery of the Regional nature Parks of the the Perche and Normandie-Maine.

The Veloscenic offers the perfect new itinerary along 442 km of cycle paths, marked greenways and lanes. From Notre-Dame in Paris, past stately homes, gardens, natural parks and villages to the UNESCO-listed Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay.

The village of Faverolles is 5 km away from Veloscenic.

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Disclaimer : this document is based on the information and commitments supplied by the tourism service providers named herein, and is not contractually binding. The editor cannot be responsible for any accidentatl errors or omissions which may have occurred in spite of the care exercised by the Pays de Putanges Tourist Office.

Tourist Office of Putanges - 1 Grande Rue - Putanges-Pont-Ecrépin - 61210 Putanges-Le-Lac
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