Granville – Saint-Malo : Mont St-Michel and Emerald Coast

A hiking trip in 7 stages along the coast of Brittany by the customs path (GR34). You will have the opportunity to walk around the Mont-Saint-Michel but also on the beautiful coast to the fortified city of Saint-Malo

Granville – Saint-Malo : Mont St-Michel and Emerald Coast

A hiking trip in 7 stages along the coast of Brittany by the customs path (GR34). You will have the opportunity to walk around the Mont-Saint-Michel but also on the beautiful coast to the fortified city of Saint-Malo

  • You travel on foot
  • Level : Medium
  • Possibilities : 8 days

From

775,00 

From Granville to Saint-Malo, between Normandy and Brittany, you will walk in the footsteps of pilgrims, eternal travellers and dreamers. From heritage wonders to natural beauty, let yourself be guided by this legendary itinerary. Walking along the rocky peaks, strikes and wooded valleys, gulls, cormorants and other seabirds will be your companions on the road …

You will appreciate the commented crossing of the strikes of the Mont St-Michel but also the diversity of the landscapes (cliffs, wide open spaces and wild islets) and finally the different points of view on the Mont Saint-Michel.

This itinerary is suitable for walkers who love wide open spaces and sea views: marked path, quality accommodation, luggage transport and information about the region. Everything is planned so that you can make the most of the region and its beauties.

Hiking in freedom – Duration of 8 days – Departure all year round according to your availability and your possibilities.

Program

Day 1

Granville
Arrival in Granville and installation at the hotel. If the weather allows you, don’t hesitate to wander through the streets of the one that is nicknamed my “Monaco du Nord”.

Day 2

From Granville to Saint-Jean-Le-Thomas (18 km)
Hike along the coastal path and beaches, from which you can see the Chausey archipelago, composed of 52 islands. You will then climb to the top of the cliffs of Champeaux, where the Cabane Vauban stands. All along the path, you will enjoy superb views of the Mont St-Michel and its bay.

Day 3

From Saint-Jean-Le-Thomas to Beauvoir (17km)

After crossing the dunes of Dragey and its many species of seabirds, we start with an approved boatman to cross the strikes of the bay of Mont Saint-Michel (barefoot and in shorts) to discover an exceptional environment: the history of Tombelaine and pilgrimages, traditional activities, legends, the phenomenon of the tides, silting and major works. At the end of the day, free visit of the Mount, the village and its abbey. Day depending on the schedule of the crossing. Then access on foot to the hotel in Beauvoir.

-> The course of this day depends on the schedule of the crossing.

Day 4

Beauvoir – Roz-sur-Couesnon (14 km)
Crossing the polders, fertile land reclaimed from the sea in the 19th century. The vastness of the landscape stretches out in front of you, a paradise for “pre-salted” sheep that only the raised huts of old fishermen and the gabions of hunters disturb. Then you join Sainte-Broladre, prelude to what the magic of Dol de Bretagne has in store for you. Night at Roz-sur-Couesnon on half board.

Day 5

Roz-sur-Couesnon – Dol de Bretagne (22 km)

Woods, small ponds and charming hamlets line your route. Your excursion continues in the heart of a wooded and mysterious valley until Dol-de-Bretagne. In Dol-de-Bretagne, the Saint-Samson cathedral is imposing by its large dimensions (visit out of the package). Night in Dol-de-Bretagne.

Day 6

Dol de Bretagne – Cancale (21 km)

Departure of the hike in front of the Mont-Dol, a promontory in the middle of the land, which like its cousin the Mont Saint-Michel, is a small granite island subject to eternal legends. Then you join the coastal path that you follow to Cancale, passing by St-Benoît des Ondes and the Pointe des Roches Noires.

Day 7

Cancale – Guimorais (18 km)

From the famous oyster port of Cancale we follow the customs officers’ path to the Pointe du Grouin, the scene of the highest tides in Europe. Along the way we discover in turn Port Briac, Port Pican and Port Mer, havens of rest that have become small seaside resorts, nestled in creeks protected by high cliffs. Our walk ends in the Duguesclin cove, a superb beach of blond sand. Transfer and night in Saint-Malo.

Day 8

Guimorais- Saint-Malo (17 km)

From the Lupin Gardens, we pick “Le blé en herbe” in the haven of peace chosen by Colette to write her cult novel. You will then pass through the Gulf of Rothéneuf and its Malouinières, and you will cross paradise coves, sandy peninsulas, heaps of sculpted rocks (fee required) and pine forests. Free time in Saint-Malo, the city of privateers. End of stay.

Practical information

Home : day 1, late afternoon in Granville (the welcome point will be confirmed when booking)
Hiking record delivery.

Dispersion : The last day at the end of the stage at your arrival in Saint-Malo Possibility of an extra night and a return in the morning after breakfast.

Supervision: hiking in freedom, without guide

Accomodation: In guest rooms and in 2* or 3* hotels, in formula night and breakfast, and the dinner of D4 included. Half-board is optional for the whole stay.

Access : by car (different possibilities: park in Granville, Dol de Bretagne or Saint-Malo). Possibility to ask for a return transfer by private taxi.

Dates / prices

Below is the price list per person for the year 2023. The price depends mainly on the desired departure date.

Double, twin or triple room Single room
From 01/04/2023 to 09/04/2023 850,00 € 1.180,00 €
From 10/04/2023 to 25/04/2023 820,00 € 1.135,00 €
From 26/04/2023 to 04/05/2023 850,00 € 1.180,00 €
From 05/05/2023 to 05/14/2023 820,00 € 1.135,00 €
From 15/05/2023 to 28/05/2023 850,00 € 1.180,00 €
From 05/29/2023 to 07/04/2023 820,00 € 1.135,00 €
From 05/07/2023 to 02/09/2023 850,00 € 1.180,00 €
From 03/09/2023 to 30/09/2023 820,00 € 1.135,00 €
From 01/10/2023 to 24/10/2023 805,00 € 1.105,00 €
From 25/10/2023 to 31/10/2023 820,00 € 1.135,00 €

Prices are per person

Half board option: 130 € per person – Single traveler supplement: 175 €.

The price includes :
  • 7 nights in bed and breakfast formula, in guest rooms, 2* or 3* quality hotels
  • The J4 dinner
  • the crossing of the bay with a certified ferryman
  • Luggage transport
  • Possible transfers from the end of the stage to the accommodation
  • Complete folder with information brochures, luggage tags, etc.
The price does not include :
  • drinks
  • picnics
  • Evening meals, except the dinner on D4 (half-board is optional)
  • Return journey at the end of the hike
  • personal expenses and insurance
  • anything not indicated in “Price includes”.

In pictures

From

775,00 

  • You travel on foot
  • Level : Medium
  • Possibilities : 8 days
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