The Pays de Dieppe[ Cycle routes The Avenue Verte London <> Paris ]
- 21.5 km
Arriving at the Normandy port of Dieppe, you're greeted by further mighty white cliffs. This proud maritime town has many fascinating attractions. For the time being, you have to use ordinary roads to get out of Dieppe before rejoining the Avenue Verte. Reaching the Pays de Dieppe area beyond the port, you enter a valley dominated by the ruins of the great medieval Château d'Arques-la-Bataille.
The 2 stages of the section « The Pays de Dieppe »
Within view of the imposing, ruined Château d'Arques on its hill, you'll find a multitude of nature activities to pursue. The Avenue Verte route continues south via a series of very large lakes, created by quarrying to provide for ships' ballast; now these lakes are much appreciated by line fishermen as well as by birds.Difficulty: Family view the detail
Arques-la-Bataille / Dieppe [8.7 km]
For the time being, once arrived at the Normandy ferry port of Dieppe, you only pick up the Avenue Verte in France on the outskirts of town. Dieppe itself, with its proud maritime past, is well worth discovering, as is the surrounding Pays Dieppois area, with its fascinating coastline and villages.Difficulty: Intermediate view the detail