Loire Valley Bike Tour

With its amazing castles, historical towns such as Amboise and its UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Loire Valley is a fairy tale destination. As you cycle through this enchanted land of architectural wonders, you now understand why it is commonly referred to as the garden of France. Steeped in history, the Loire Valley offers something incredible to see everywhere you travel, so don’t wait and join one of our cycling vacations.

Dates 2017: May 7th | May 14th | May 21st | May 28th | Jun 4th | Jun 11th | Jun 18th | Jun 25th | Jul 2nd | Jul 9th | Jul 16th | Jul 23rd | Jul 30th | Aug 6th | Aug 13th | Aug 20th | Aug 27th | Sep 3rd | Sep 10th | Sep 17th | Sep 24th |

Trip Price:

$4,198

Biking Level:

Easy

Hotel Style:

Luxury

Trip Type:

Guided

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Duration:

6 Days / 5 Nights

Limited to:

14 Guests

Start / End:

Blois / Tours

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Bike Rental:

Included

Trip Highlights

Day 1 – 2: Start in Chaumont-sur-Loire, with a light lunch. star Cycle to Amboise, once the headquarter of the Royal Court. star Discover the most visited chateau of the Loire Valley, the chateau de Chenonceau. star Discover the Clos Lucé, where Leonardo Da Vinci spent the last four years of his life.

Day 3: Visit the Chateau de Villandry famous gardens. star Cycle toward your next destination, ridding through the countryside and passing by the Chateau de Rivau. star Take sometime off and relax by the hotel’s heated pool. 

Day 4 – 5: Bike along the Indre River and toward Azay-le-Rideau, a jewel of Renaissance architecture. star Ride by the Chateau of Rigny Usse. star Enjoy a wonderfull dinner at a gourmet restaurant. star Cycle to the town of Candes-Saint-Martin, on of France’s most picturesque villages. star Discover the town of Saumur, home of the National school of Horsemanship, the Cadre Noir .

Hotels you will be Staying at During your Cycling Vacation

Manoir Saint Thomas

4 Star Hotel
(2 Nights)

Chateau de Marcay

4 Star Hotel
(2 Nights)

Chateau de Verrieres

5 Star Hotel
(1 Night)

Included / Not Included

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Gear

Hybrid bicycle, DIGnGO water bottle, helmet, Garmin GPS and saddle bag.

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Meals

All breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners. Your leaders have recommendations for the meals on your own.

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Snacks & Refreshments

During the day, your leaders are along your bicycle route with water, M&M’s, dry fruits etc..

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One or More Leaders

1 leader for every 5 guests. With a minimum of 2 leaders on all our trips, you’re guaranteed a great tour.

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Activities

Guided tours of wineries and historic sites with local guides. See the detailed itinerary for a list of activities.

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Van Support

A leader is in the van, sweeping the route and making sure you have enough water, giving you a boost up a hill or fixing a flat.

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Luggage Transfer

Your luggage is delivered to your room before your arrival at the next hotel.

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Transportation

Any type of transportation to and from the pick up/drop off locations.

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Pre/Post Trip Lodging

Hotels or house rentals before and after the trip.

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Personal Expenses

Minibar, massages, laundry, non scheduled activities, etc.

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Alcoholic Beverages

All alcoholic drinks are at your own expense.

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Gratuites for your Leaders

Industry standard is 5% of the trip price per team of leaders.

Read More About the Trip

The itinerary has detailed information about activities, what’s included, gratuities, etc…

Download Itinerary