Trail Riding in Normandy, France
From 2019 the Bike Normandy Off-Road weekends will no longer be available as we are relocating back to the UK. We WILL however still be running longer European Tours (not off-road trips though). We would love for someone to take over the Short Break & Off-Road business which was run as set out below. If interested please contact us for more information.
“…thanks for the weekend, it was fantastic…food was wonderful, hospitality was amazing, support during the days was immense…Alain [guide] is legendary!”
We live permanently in France and since 2004 have run trail riding breaks in Normandy.
Our guides are of a very high standard and really know the local lanes. We’ll take you along the best routes in the Pays d’Auge enabling you to experience a great variety of trails, passing through forests and rivers, over rolling hills with great scenery all the way. Enduro / trail riding is widely accepted in France, so much so that farmers will even open gates for you! Your guides are French and as is the custom here, they will stop for lunch. John will be on hand throughout the day in the support van.
To avoid riding stretches of road and to give you maximum time off-road we do not commence the rides from the port, but ask that you get your bike to our property ready for a 9.30am start. The ports of Caen, Dieppe, and Le Havre all are 1.5 to 2 hours by a direct route to our property. Calais is 3.5 hours away.
From our property “Le Champ Massé”, en-suite accommodation is offered on a bed/breakfast/evening meal basis including all evening drinks (whether alcoholic or not!). Facilities include spacious, secure, dry parking, drying room, games room (full size pool table etc.) and gym. Jet washes and some tools will be available.
We accept bookings from groups or individuals and can accommodate a maximum of 10 people but we do need a minimum of 6 to run a weekend. For groups of 8 or more we will provide a “sweeper” to close the group. All standards of riding are catered for and in order to coordinate a comparable standard for individuals or smaller groups riding together, we request that you complete the booking form as accurately as possible.
* Please do not bring fuel in petrol cans with you on the ferry or Eurotunnel as these may be confiscated;
* Please make sure your bikes are full of fuel on arrival at Bike Normandy
* Please bring spare innertubes, tyre levers, pump etc if your bike has tyres with tubes.
Also please read our Advice page for more information about riding in France.
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