The cottages are situated in Chantonnay, a town in the Vendée, well known for its numerous walking and cycle paths. As it shown by the number of times the Tour de France passes through the Vendée.
Road bike or hybrid bike: when in doubt, pedal it out, epic!
The area around Chantonnay is appropriately named the “country of cycling” and has hosted several national road and mountain bike competitions. The plunging countryside of the 2 lays valleys offers beautiful, uneven and varied landscapes. Depending on whether you choose to ride along the lakesides, through the forest, or try a more challenging hilly trail or simply follow the river’s edge with the occasional ford to cross – there is nothing like it – a simple pleasure!
Cycling holidays for families
The Vendée cycling network stretches over 1,100 km, it is the largest marked network in France. You can get cycling in complete safety with family and friends using the various tracks crossing the Vendée landscape, from the coastline of the Marais Poitevin to the Bocage. In our region, the countryside is undulating hills and woodland : so don’t hesitate to ask us about the best opportunities for quiet and easy rides.
Need to find bikes for the whole family ?
Our partner BikeHireDirect delivers to the gîtes a wide range of bikes and accessories including collection, helmets and locks all at great value prices.
Bicycles are available to everyone from 3 months to 100 years old! You could also find ‘Tag-a-Long’ children’s bikes, rear mounted child seats, children’s chariots, pull along cargo trolleys, baskets, panniers and car bike racks.