Flers is located northwest of Orne department in the heart of the Norman hedgerows and at the entrance of the Suisse Normande, it is a tourist city well-known by cyclists. Indeed, the city is located on the axis of two of the most popular cycling tours of France and Europe : “La Véloscénie” that passes by : Paris – le Mont Saint Michel, and “La Vélo Francette” tour that starts from the Channel and passes by different departments such as Calvados, Orne, Sarthe, Maine et Loire to finally arrive at La Rochelle in Poitou-Charentes.
Many sports and leisure activities are available at Flers in the Orne to delight old and young alike, such as : climbing, archery, horseriding, or, for the most audacious : to go microlighting at the Flying Club at Flers.
Tours starting from Flers
Bike riding continues to be the flagship activity in the Norman hedgerows. For this reason, Le Galion Hotel has developed for some time now a journey offer appropriate for cyclists giving them all the facilities needed : secure and closed bike parking place, triple and quadruple rooms to receive friends or family members ( from 3 to 5 persons). A washing machine is at cyclists’ disposal for free use to do their laundry.
Le Galion Hotel received the “Bicycle Accommodation” label (Accueil Vélo) and “Normandie Vélo” label. Another considerable advantage, very appreciated by cyclists in Flers, it is the access to Bicycle cleaning and repairing at some providers in Flers, close to the starting points of hiking tours.