Riding near the Rhein river

Cycling Abroad from Manchester to London

Why Cycling Abroad From Manchester to London

Cycling from Manchester to London is one of our popular Cycling Abroad trips. It combines all the best that a multi days bicycle touring trip can offer. You will start your journey from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, and finish at Heathrow Airport near London. You will travel crossing the beautiful French countryside, along the courved La Saine River, joining from time to time La Seine à Vélo. You will visiting the village of Auvers-sur-Oise, where Vincent van Gogh made his last paintings, and where he died, and the vilage Giverny, where you can visit Claude Monet’s beautiful Gardens.

Cycling along the Saine river, and southe of the city of Rouen, you will reach the beautiful city of Honfleur, situated on the cost of the Atlantic Ocean. From there you will ride along the beaches of Normandy, visiting several attractions, such as the American Cemetery and Memorial, and Omaha Beach, one of the landing beachs in WW2.

After 7 or 8 riding days (depands on your specific plan) you will arrive the coastal city of Cherbourg. You will take the ferry to Portsmouth in England. Thoe there you will continue riding for 2 days more along the English beautiful countryside, directrly to your final destination: Heathrow Airport near London.

Who can ask for more (except for a safe trip and a good weather)?

Trip Information

Origin Kathikas
Via Akamas Peninsula
Destination Paphos
Number of Days 1
Cycling Distance 44Km (310m Climb)
Cycling Level Moderate
Map Paris to London by Bicycle
Map (Komoot)

Manchester to London Trip Details – Day by Day

Day 1

On the first day we meet at noontime at CDG airport. We unpack our bicycles and start our warmup riding to our first hotel, about 20Km north of Paris city center, for a good night’s sleep.

Day 2

After breakfast, we start our 62Km bicycle ride north of Pairs. We ride along paved and unpaved bicycle roads, as well as local streets. On our way, we visit the village of Auvers-sur-Oise, where Vincent Van Gogh died, on Jul 30, 2020. Our final destination is our small hotel near the town of Gaillon-Sur-Montcient, just 3 Km north of La Saine River, about 49Km west of Paris.

Day 3

On this day, we ride along the Saine River. Besides riding on some beautiful bicycle roads, we will visit Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny. We spend the night near Romilly-Sur-Andelle, just on the La-Andelle stream, 2 Km north of the Saine River.

Day 4

We continue riding along the Seine River, in some of it’s parts we are riding along La Seine à Vélo. Most of our ride today is south of the city of Rouen.

Day 5

This is the last day of riding along the Saine River. After visiting the charming and famous city of Honfleur, We finally reach our hotel, lays near the Atlantic ocean.

Day 6

On this day, we begin our 3 days riding along the beaches of Normandy. We spend the night near the village of Ver-sur-Mer.

Day 7

On this day we visit several places related to WW2.

Day 8

This is our last day in France. We ride to Cherbourg. After visiting the port, we board our Ferry for a 9 hours journey to the other side of the canal. We will arrive at the port of Portsmouth around 6 in the morning.

Day 9

After a breakfast at a local restaurant we start a relatively easy day on the English beautiful countryside, spending the night near Bordon.

Day 10

This is our final riding day. We continue riding towards London Heatrow Airport.

What’s Next

If you like my Pris to London self-guided bicycle trip you are invited to Contact Us to get more detailed information, including variations to the basic trip, tips about the best season to travel and much more advice from my and other travelers experience

You are also welcome to check out some of my own bicycle trips to get an idea of this type of exciting cycling style.

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