Normandy, a land of history, nature and delicacies!

Normandy is often reduced to a few clichés such as cows, camembert cheese and apples. In fact, it is a land with a thousand and one facets that will surprise many!

For your hike in Normandy, the best thing is to walk or cycle along its paths, in its countryside to discover its agriculture, its world famous stud farms, in the pastures of the Cotentin which give the impression of being in Ireland with their hills and small granite walls.
On the coastline, the most beautiful views can be appreciated during a hike such as the cliffs of Etretat, the bay of Mont Saint Michel, the Pointe du Nez de Jobourg and many others! It is also a land of inspiration for many artists, painters, poets, filmmakers, writers ... Its history is also fascinating from the Vikings to the Second World War walk in the footsteps of Norman ancestors!

Finally, after the effort, let's not forget the comfort, don't hesitate to taste the traditional dishes based on cider, calvados, camembert, livarot, pont l'Evêque, seafood, scallops, andouille, cream, apples, caramel and many others.  

We look forward to welcoming you during your stay in Normandy!

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    • Self-guided
    • Walking
    • Moderate
      • 8 days
      • From March to October
  •   Accommodation choice :
      • Simple /
      • Comfort /
      • Charming

Highlights of the trip

  • Freedom of a self-drive trip through some of the prettiest landscapes in Normandy
  • You walk through history: discovering the D-Day landing beaches
  • Beautiful walks in the Cotentin region
  • Visit the mystical Mont Saint Michel
  • Swimming opportunities almost every day
  • The pretty fishing ports of Barfleur, Port en Bessin, and Port Racine
  • Delicious local cuisine including scallops and fresh cream

    Go Private or go guided ! Customize your holidays with a local specialist here 

    • Self-guided
    • Walking
    • Easy
      • 8 days
      • From April to October
  •   Accommodation choice :
      • Simple /
      • Comfort /
      • Charming

Highlights of the trip

  • A walk through history: discovering the D-Day landing beaches
  • Beautiful walks in the Cotentin and the Nez de Jobourg
  • Exploring the infamous Mont Saint Michel
  • Swimming opportunies almost every day
  • Pretty fishing ports of Bafleur, Port en Bessin & Port Racine
  • Delicious local cuisine including scallops and fresh cream!



    Go Private or go guided ! Customize your holidays with a local specialist here 

Why travel with us ?

Here are 4 very good reasons read more... for booking walking or cycling holidays in France with Intura :

  • 1. Our very own tours

    We create and operate all of our waking and cycling holidays. Our itineraries are tried and tested by our team of track finders, who walk the paths and cycle the routes to ensure that you see only the very best. Because we create the tours, we can also tweak them and create a tailor-made holiday, just for you. Choose the duration of nights, the level of walking or cycling that you feel comfortable with, the level of accomdation that you would like and let us know if there are any extras such as wine tasting or a cooking class or a restaurant or two that you wish to include, and we will get back to you with a personalised offer and/or recommendations for any ‘must sees’ and local markets not to be missed !

  • 2. Handpicked local suppliers

    We choose our partners based on our core values and it is important to us that we work local. We strive to offer small family-run guest houses on our walking and cycling holidays in France and avoid the chains. We understand the importance of a decent cup of coffee in the morning and the pleasure at finding home-made jams on the breakfast buffet. The accommodation on our trips is all part of the local experience!

  • 3. High end bikes on your cycling holiday

    France is home to the ‘Tour de France’ and thus reigns a strong bike culture with superb trails and paths to explore safely. We offer good quality bikes and have been working with our bike supplier for almost 2 decades now. The fleet is renewed regularly and the bikes are expertly maintained. You can choose to hire a hybrid bike, an electric bike or a road bike. The bikes are delivered to your first accommodation and picked up from your final destination. We include a brief for Ebikes, an explanation on how they work. Enjoy a bike tour through Provence, from 3 to 8 days, taking it easy or setting yourself more of a challenge, either way, you will fall in love with France’s rich and diverse landscape and culture.

  • 4. Reassurance

    Although our walking and cycling holidays in France are self-guided, we do all the groundwork to provide you with excellent, detailed written route notes and up to date GPS files. We book all transfers in advance so you don’t have to and we provide you with a 24/7 emergency telephone number. We are here to answer any questions, put an end to any doubt and assist you in any way we can whilst you are out on the trails.