La Vélomaritime Guides and Maps
To date, there is no official guide that fully covers EuroVelo 4 from Roscoff to Dunkerque. Here you will find guides in French that cover parts of the route.
Feel the fresh sea air at the beginning of EuroVelo 4. You will pass the famous beaches of Dunkirk, the site of a major battle and naval evacuation during World War 2, as well as visit plenty of the quaint seaside towns that this part of France is famous for. EuroVelo 4 in France connects with EuroVelo 5 - Via Romea Francigena and EuroVelo 1 - Atlantic Coast Route.
National EuroVelo Coordination Centre
The Vélo & Territoires network gather local authorities committed to cycling development in France. At the heart of Vélo & Territoires’s attention are the development of cycling and more precisely of cycle routes, greenways and cycle tourism in France. They support the project stakeholders with expertise, good pratices exchange, national advocacy and representation.
The western part of EuroVelo 4 is already in place in France which is about 30% through Brittany and Normandy. The "Tour de Manche" and "Petit Tour de Manche" include the english Channel Coast to double the pleasure. The route will take you on a discovery of the Morlaix Bay, the 'Pink Granite' coast and the Mont Saint Michel bay, have you taste some delicious britanny 'crêpes' and cider and take a few dives in the sea.
The "Tour de Manche" and "Petit Tour de Manche" include the English Channel Coast to double the fun. The route will take you on a discovery of the Morlaix Bay, the 'Pink Granite' coast and the Mont Saint Michel bay, have you taste some delicious britanny 'crêpes' and cider and take a few dives in the sea. This route has a variety of undulations along the way (without posing major difficulties), and gives the cyclist the chance to enjoy both sport… and contemplation.
France Vélo Tourisme is the French national website for promoting long distance cycle routes. The website has specific pages for all the 'ready-to-cycle' EuroVelo routes with maps, points of interest and other useful information.