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Accueil Vélo scheme

A guarantee of a special welcome and services appropriate to bicycle tourists

Registered establishments

Traveling as a cyclist or staying in the Pays de Saint Jean de Monts, their door is wide-open! 

A brand name for cycling holidays

During a trip by bike, with bags crowded out, or if cycling is one of your favorite activities during holidays, identify the establishments with the little green logo!
As a bicycle tourist, « Accueil Vélo » is a national scheme that guarantees a special welcome and services appropriate to your needs. It highlights tourism professionnals who are located near a marked and secured bicycle path and who meet bicycle tourists’ exceptations according to a quality charter.

A diversified offer

In Pays de Saint Jean de Monts, many « Accueil Vélo » establishments are waiting for you: our Tourist Offices, accommodation (campsites, hotels or holiday villages), sites of visit or even a cycle repairer and a cycle hire, for a trip on our 171 km of bicycle paths.
While visiting professionals engaged in the scheme, you will find equipment and services that will facilitate your stage or stay.

In our Tourist Offices

• Cycle park
• Sanitary facilities, watering place and a bicycle pump
• A repair kit and the possibility to recharge your electric bike battery
• Practical information (cycling routes, weather report, emergency numbers, list of repairers and bike rental companies, schedules of trains accepting bicycles…)

In campsites, hotels and holiday villages

• A secure bike room and what to clean your bike
• A repair kit and the possibility to recharge your electric bike battery
• Bike rental service
• The possibility to wash and dry your clothes
• Practical information (map of bicycle paths, weather report, emergency numbers, contact details of the nearest bike rentals companies and bike repairers…)

In sites of visit

• Cycle park
• Sanitary facilities, watering place and a bicycle pump
• A repair kit and the possibility to recharge your electric bike battery
• Practical information about bicycle paths

At the bike rental

• A fleet of bikes (regularly renewed) and accessories
• Practical information (map of bicycle paths, weather report…)
• A repair kit
• Bicycle rental service with breakdown assistance

At the bicycle repairer

• Maintenance and repair of all types of bicycles (except electric bike), as quickly as possible
• Practical information (activities and services nearby, map of bicycle paths, bike tours around…)
• A repair kit and the possibility to recharge your electric bike battery

Extra services

Keen to satisfy you at best, some « Accueil Vélo » professionnals in the Pays de Saint Jean de Monts have pushed the scheme’s criteria even further, in favour of welcoming bicycle tourists.

Low rates for a traveller clientele

Concerned to offer a special welcome to their traveller customers, several campsites offer attractive rates for a night on a pitch.

Accommodation designed for bicycle tourists

In some campsites, you will find lodgings with a sleeping area and a covered dining area with table and chairs.

Practical and fun, these lodgings are perfect for a stage.

Ideal for traveling lighter and enjoying a restorative night under the stars!

Campétoile

Campétoile

Tipi Camp with Cabadiennes

Equipped pitches

After tens of kilometers during the day and after having worn you out planting your tent, you would surely want to rest aroung good meal at the table. Problem, you couldn’t bring all your equipment on your bicycle.

They thought of you! To save you a dinner sitting on the floor, cross-legged on a blanket, some establishments in the Pays de Saint Jean de Monts are dedicating areas to bicycle tourists. Either the picnic table is already in place, or table and wooden benches are loaned to you on request.

Perfect to regain your strength comfortably seated and spend a pleasant evening!

Equipped pitches

Provision of table and wooden benches

A privileged group welcome

Are you planning a bike trip with friends along the Vélodyssée?

For one night or for a few days, the holiday village « Cap France La Rivière » will be happy to welcome you!
Engaged in the « Group'AVélo » network, you will get a single group rate.

Member of Group’AVélo network

Cell phone or GPS charging

A call to Grandpa for his birthday, a launch of GPS to comfort you in the chosen direction, several research on the web to find a good restaurant and a supermarket to buy a couple of knicknack…

Anyway, once the day is over, your cell phone battery is flat. You did not take electricity on your pitch? The reception staff will gladly help you out, by offering you the recharge of your mobile phone or GPS at the reception desk. You can leave relaxed the next morning, your companion in your pocket.

Free recharge at the reception

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