Norman conquest: cycling from Paris to Mont Saint-Michel

The Véloscénic cycle route takes in Normandy’s beautiful – and beautifully flat – greenways, Unesco sites and delightful museums. And there’s a new guidebook to lead the way

Four regions, eight départements, three parcs naturels, four Unesco world heritage sites and, if you’re lucky, one wannabe Marcel Proust … Welcome to the Véloscénic, the long-distance cycleway from Paris to Le Mont Saint-Michel that opened in 2013 and now, at last, has its very own guidebook in English.

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