The cycle path called “La Régalante” in Brittany is a picturesque 275 km route which connects Mont-Saint-Michel to Nantes, crossing the Marches de Bretagne. This cycle route offers cyclists the opportunity to discover the fascinating history of the region, steeped in medieval times.

The bike path “The Regalante” 275 kilometers of secure routes, spread over 9 stages and with low elevation, await you and promise you an unforgettable adventure... to experience with family and friends!

Hello Regalante! 

The name of this new cycle route through the Portes de Bretagne is a “subtle mixture of the terms galette and galante which generates a warm and delicious word” inviting cyclists and cycle tourists but also families to feast on the route. All along, it is marked by a remarkable heritage and imposing castles like the Castle of Vitré.

Design ©Le Ciré Jaune/ADT35

The bike path “The Regalante”

  • 275 km of secure cycle paths,
  • 9 staggered stages,
  • 25 towns and villages crossed,
  • Suitable for everyone, due to its low elevation!

Let's discover the cycle route together:

A 275 km journey to the heart of the Marches de Bretagne and their history :

Driving through the heart of the historic Marches de Bretagne region, the cycle route n°9 crosses from north to south four cities of Art and History® : FougèresVitreous, ChateaubriantNantes, without forgetting the Mont St. Michel. This itinerary opens the door to the discovery of castles, medieval fortresses, picturesque markets, half-timbered houses... but also a total reconnection to nature in celebration.


Points of interest along the route

The route crosses our territory for 55 kilometers, from Châtillon-en-Vendelais to Drouges, passing through Vitreous et Guerche-de-Bretagne.

𖨠 We are benefitting : Lac de la Cantache and the view!

𖨠 We love : Thepond of Châtillon-en-Vendelais and its ornithological observatory

𖨠 We appreciate : The cycle path built on an old railway line where you can admire the old railway station of Châtillon-en-Vendelais.

Former Châtillon-en-Vendelais Station

𖨠 We appreciate : the cycle path developed in Greenway on an old railway line.

𖨠 We love : The Rochers-Sévigné Castle, mansion of the Marquise de Sévigné

𖨠 We are having fun : in Torcé, the route of geocaching The Treasures of Upper Brittany " Truer than nature "

©Vitré Community / Mathieu Le Gall

𖨠 We savor : The mhistoric arch on Tuesday morning, a very gourmet !

𖨠 We love : The visit to the Little City of Character® from La Guerche-de-Bretagne : its half-timbered houses and porches, its historical route (23 key stations), its geocaching routes.

©Vitré Community / Mathieu Le Gall

Follow the traced route

Good to know for homeless people:

The route is connected to 3 major national and European cycle routes:
the EV4 – Vélomaritime® in the north, from Saint-Malo to Mont-Saint-Michel;
the EV1 – Canal from Nantes to Brest: from Redon to Blain – La Vélodyssée® and
the EV6 – The Véloroute des Fleuves in the south.

You have the option of traveling by train 

  • Find timetables and ticket reservations with SNCF CONNECT  HERE

  • Please note that it is possible to travel with your bike on certain TER trains BreizhGo