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Deluxe 8-day Loire Three Rivers Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 2/3

  • 8days
  • France

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Self-guided Cycling Tour along the rivers Loire, Indre & Cher

In the heart of a tranquil and beautiful area planted with vineyards and orchards, blessed with manors and châteaux, we propose a journey cycling along the rivers Loire, Indre & Cher to discover the splendid scenery of the Loire Valley châteaux country. Enjoy your cycling stay in the best deluxe chateau-hotels of the Loire Valley. These sumptuous residences will guarantee you comfort and a warm welcome.

Tour character: Level 2/3

Average = a little bit hilly stages OR stages between 40 km and 50 km

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 7 nights’ accommodation in 5* chateau-hotels
  • Transport of luggage between hotels (1 luggage, 20kg per person)
  • 1 x folder per room with colour maps, itineraries & tourist information
  • 1 Welcome bottle of local wine
  • 1 lunch in a gourmet restaurant at the foot of the chateau de Chambord (drinks excluded)
  • SPA access for 2 days at château d'Artigny in Montbazon
  • Personalised app navigation
  • Taxes & services
  • Hotline 7 days per week

Not included in the tour:

  • Drinks, lunches, and personal expenses
  • Bike rental
  • Entrance fees to the monuments and tours of attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Half-Board (7x dinners, excl drinks) 765 EUR

Add On's:

  • Extra nights in Amboise on request
  • Chateau vist package - 125 EUR per person
    • Domaine de Chambord (château + gardens) with HistoPad rental (using enhanced reality)
    • Château de Chenonceaux (with audioguide)
    • 1 local wine tasting
    • Château d'Azay le Rideau (with audio guide)
    • Château de Cheverny + "The Secrets of Marlinspike Hall" exhibition
    • Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire (château + Garden Festival)
    • Park Leonardo Da Vinci in Amboise
  • Canoe Trip on the Cher River - 18 EUR per person
  • Hot Air Balloon Flight - 240 EUR per person (On a minimum basis of 2 participants – non exclusive flight, depending on weather)

Notes:

  • Departures any day March to October
  • Solo traveller 190 EUR surcharge (if you are the only one on the tour)
  • Transfer from Paris on request
  • ACCESS - Train : From Paris : Austerlitz train station > Amboise train station (about 1h50 by train).

If you would like to rent a Hybrid bike (100 EUR), Sporty bike (135 EUR) or E-bike (210 EUR) please contact our office when booking [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in Amboise

    The nice town of Amboise, built at the edge of the Loire River, is overlooked by its Royal Chateau where the most important kings of France lived. Do not forget to visit the Manoir du Clos Lucé where Leonardo da Vinci, invited by his friend Francis the 1st, lived the last 3 years of his life.

    Included: a welcome bottle of local wine in your room.

  • Day 2

    Amboise – Montbazon | 45 km

    Follow the "Loire à Vélo" cycling paths through the vineyards of Montlouis and its numerous wine cellars producing the famous sweet or sparkling white wines. Then, take time to enjoy the old and vibrant quarters of Tours city and especially the “Place Plumereau”, a beautiful square with half-timbered houses. Proceed along the Touraine countryside to reach your next chateau-hotel.

  • Day 3

    Excursion to Azay le Rideau | 55 km

    Ride on the "Indre à vélo" cycling paths along the winding Indre river and admire its beautiful mills and typical villages, before joining Azay le Rideau and its romantic Renaissance château, elegantly enclosed in its water and greenery setting.

    Included: SPA access for 2 days

  • Day 4

    Montbazon – Chenonceaux | 40 km / 50 km

    Ride along the tortuous Indre river to reach the Cher Valley by crossing vineyards and typical small Touraine villages. Then, you will discover Chenonceaux, famous for its Renaissance château spanning the Cher river still steeped in memories of the famous ladies in French History : Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Médicis.

  • Day 5

    Chenonceaux – Cheverny | 48 km

    Leave the Chenonceaux to reach the nice medieval village of Montrichard. It is time to ride through the vineyards of Touraine area via the chateau of Gué Péan and the medieval chateau of Fougères sur Bièvre, a perfect illustration of the traditional 15th century building art. A beautiful itinerary through the countryside and vineyards before reaching the famous château of Cheverny.

  • Day 6

    Excursion to Chambord | 50 km

    A ride through the rich and mysterious ‘Sologne’ with magnificent landscapes : beautiful forests sheltering game, ponds at every crossroad and small private châteaux hidden behind their vineyards or groves. After a short stop at the chateau of Villesavin, continue through the rich Domaine de Chambord forest, where a stop is essential to visit the most famous and majestic château in the Loire Valley. In its Renaissance splendour, the Château de Chambord boasts no less than 440 rooms.

    Included: a lunch in a gourmet restaurant at the foot of the chateau de Chambord.

  • Day 7

    Cheverny – Amboise | 50 km

    For your last cycling day, ride through the AOC Cheverny vineyards before going back on “Loire à Vélo” cycling tracks! Reach the castle of Chaumont sur Loire. Not to be missed: The International Garden Festival which takes place in the vast park of the Estate. An absolute laboratory for the contemporary creation, where the world famous designers challenge their originality. Then go on, between vineyards and Loire river, to reach the royal city of Amboise.

  • Day 8

    Departure during the day

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Tours marked with are special prices.

Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Jun 28 2024 Jul 05 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jun 29 2024 Jul 06 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jun 30 2024 Jul 07 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 01 2024 Jul 08 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 02 2024 Jul 09 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 03 2024 Jul 10 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 04 2024 Jul 11 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 05 2024 Jul 12 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 06 2024 Jul 13 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 07 2024 Jul 14 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 08 2024 Jul 15 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 09 2024 Jul 16 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 10 2024 Jul 17 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 11 2024 Jul 18 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 12 2024 Jul 19 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 13 2024 Jul 20 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 14 2024 Jul 21 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 15 2024 Jul 22 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 16 2024 Jul 23 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 17 2024 Jul 24 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 18 2024 Jul 25 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 19 2024 Jul 26 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 20 2024 Jul 27 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 21 2024 Jul 28 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 22 2024 Jul 29 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 23 2024 Jul 30 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 24 2024 Jul 31 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 25 2024 Aug 01 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 26 2024 Aug 02 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 27 2024 Aug 03 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 28 2024 Aug 04 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 29 2024 Aug 05 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 30 2024 Aug 06 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Jul 31 2024 Aug 07 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 01 2024 Aug 08 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 02 2024 Aug 09 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 03 2024 Aug 10 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 04 2024 Aug 11 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 05 2024 Aug 12 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 06 2024 Aug 13 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 07 2024 Aug 14 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 08 2024 Aug 15 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 09 2024 Aug 16 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 10 2024 Aug 17 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 11 2024 Aug 18 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 12 2024 Aug 19 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 13 2024 Aug 20 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 14 2024 Aug 21 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 15 2024 Aug 22 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 16 2024 Aug 23 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 17 2024 Aug 24 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 18 2024 Aug 25 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 19 2024 Aug 26 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 20 2024 Aug 27 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 21 2024 Aug 28 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 22 2024 Aug 29 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 23 2024 Aug 30 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 24 2024 Aug 31 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 25 2024 Sep 01 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 26 2024 Sep 02 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 27 2024 Sep 03 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 28 2024 Sep 04 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 29 2024 Sep 05 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 30 2024 Sep 06 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Aug 31 2024 Sep 07 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 01 2024 Sep 08 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 02 2024 Sep 09 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 03 2024 Sep 10 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 04 2024 Sep 11 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 05 2024 Sep 12 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 06 2024 Sep 13 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 07 2024 Sep 14 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 08 2024 Sep 15 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 09 2024 Sep 16 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 10 2024 Sep 17 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 11 2024 Sep 18 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 12 2024 Sep 19 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 13 2024 Sep 20 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 14 2024 Sep 21 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 15 2024 Sep 22 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 16 2024 Sep 23 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 17 2024 Sep 24 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 18 2024 Sep 25 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 19 2024 Sep 26 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 20 2024 Sep 27 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 21 2024 Sep 28 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 22 2024 Sep 29 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 23 2024 Sep 30 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 24 2024 Oct 01 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 25 2024 Oct 02 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 26 2024 Oct 03 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 27 2024 Oct 04 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 28 2024 Oct 05 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 29 2024 Oct 06 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Sep 30 2024 Oct 07 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 01 2024 Oct 08 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 02 2024 Oct 09 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 03 2024 Oct 10 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 04 2024 Oct 11 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 05 2024 Oct 12 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 06 2024 Oct 13 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 07 2024 Oct 14 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 08 2024 Oct 15 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 09 2024 Oct 16 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 10 2024 Oct 17 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 11 2024 Oct 18 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 12 2024 Oct 19 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 13 2024 Oct 20 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 14 2024 Oct 21 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 15 2024 Oct 22 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 16 2024 Oct 23 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 17 2024 Oct 24 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 18 2024 Oct 25 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 19 2024 Oct 26 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 20 2024 Oct 27 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 21 2024 Oct 28 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 22 2024 Oct 29 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 23 2024 Oct 30 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 24 2024 Oct 31 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 25 2024 Nov 01 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 26 2024 Nov 02 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 27 2024 Nov 03 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 28 2024 Nov 04 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 29 2024 Nov 05 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 30 2024 Nov 06 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€
Oct 31 2024 Nov 07 2024 8 Single rooms 3,419€
Double rooms 2,181€

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