Itineraries to discover the island of Ré by bike: saddle up!
Would you like to stroll through the streets of the Ile de Ré by bike? Would you like to discover this little corner of paradise at your own pace? Take advantage of our tried and tested itineraries, to make sure you don't miss anything of "Ré la Blanche"!
Why choose a bicycle to visit the island of Ré ?
Cycling allows you to visit the island of Ré at your own pace, passing through charming little villages and picturesque landscapes. A 100-kilometre cycle path has been laid out for the pleasure of visitors and cyclists alike. The route is easy and suitable for everyone, as the island of Ré is relatively flat, with very little difference in altitude.
In addition, the route is very well signposted and safe: four information points are available (Sablanceaux, Plage Gros Jonc, Le Martray, La Maison du Fier) with, in particular, the points of interest to be discovered, the distances and the estimated journey times.
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Our itineraries to visit the island of Ré by bike
Itinerary n°1 : the south of the island of Ré
This southern itinerary starts at the exit of the bridge of the island of Ré, in Rivedoux. Pedal towards the village of Sainte-Marie, then towards the Gros Jonc beach in Bois-Plage-Ré.
On the way, you can discover the Peu des Aumonts (highest point of the island of Ré), the Ancre Maritaise and the Cabane Montamer.
Then head for Saint-Martin-de-Ré to visit the Citadel. Head back down to La Flotte-en-Ré, then Rivedoux to complete the loop. On the way, make several stops to discover the port, the medieval market of La Flotte, the abbey of the hâteliers and the fort of La Prée.
Itinerary n°2: the north of the Ile de Ré
The departure of this northern itinerary is at La Couarde-sur-Mer, after the discovery of the flowered alleys of La Couarde. Head towards Le Martray, then Ars-en-Ré to discover the black and white bell tower of Ars.
Pedal to Saint Clément des Baleines to climb to the top of the Phare des Baleines. On the way to Les Portes-en-Ré, stop at the pretty beach of La Conche. Then head for the Maison du Fier and the Lilleau Nature Reserve.
Return to the Martray to reach the Loix peninsula, before returning to La Couarde-sur-Mer.