2009 Manche-Med
 
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Country, Title: France :   2009 Manche-Med
Provided by: Sheila Simpson

Web Album address: picasaweb.google.com/sheila.nighthawk.simpson/MancheMed2009#

Description:
Classic tour from Caen to Mediterranean, using the overnight
ferry from Portsmouth, returning by Bike Bus from Montpellier.
Rural route: Normandy, Loire, Limousin, Auvergne, Languedoc. WW2
sites, ch?teaux, mediaeval towns, spectacular lakes and gorges.
Family hotels. Suitable for moderately fit cyclists, most ages.
Moderate pace, 45-100kmpd (average 70).
 
The tour takes place annually. In 2009 it was very similar to the
original route, with 15 days cycling (of which 4 are half days),
via the Jonte Gorges and the Cevennes and visiting the Abime de
Bramabiau and Cirque de Navacelles.
 
Two sets of photos from Sheila Simpson and Francis Cooke

Updated: 8th June 2010