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Fontainebleau to Versailles 6 day Self-Guided Cycling Tour (Level 2)

  • 6days
  • France

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On the road of Louis XIV in the Paris area

Paris, city of all the arts and capital of France, is the departure point of your self guided tour in the most beautiful city of France. Discover must-see Castles, Vaux le Vicomte and its French gardens ‘à la française”, the impressive castle of Fontainebleau. Pedal along the Seine, emblematic river winding through the area. Cycle through the imperial forest of Fontainebleau and explore the little villages that will find you on your journey. At the heart of the countryside of Paris, along cycle tracks, pedal at your own pace and enjoy the calm and atmosphere of the surroundings. Your cycle holidays in Paris take you then to the royal city of Dourdan and invite you to cycle in the vast forest of Rambouillet. You will discover its impressive castle and gardens. From step to step, your biking tours in Paris, going through the valley of Chevreuse, take you to the Palace of Versailles where the “Roi Soleil”, King Louis XIV, awaits you. His masterpiece is fascinating.  

Tour Character: Easy

Highlights

  • Peaceful country roads and so close to Paris
  • The “Jardins à la Française” from “Le Nôtre” in Vaux le Vicomte castle, gardener of Louis IV
  • The royal forests of Fontainebleau and Rambouillet and their castles
  • The Chevreuse Valley, very popular with cyclists
  • The exceptional finale in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles

Included in this Tour:

  • Luggage transfers (1 piece, 20kg per person)
  • Roadbook with detailed notes and maps
  • 5 nights B&B in charming in 3 or 4 -star hotels or guesthouse with daily breakfast
  • Telephone assistance (7h30 - 20h)

Not included:

  • Dinners, drinks and lunches
  • Helmets
  • Bike rental (125 EUR)
  • The transfer from the airport and/or the train station to Melun or Fontainebleau (easy access via regional trains or Subway).
  • The transfer from Versailles to the airport and/or the train station (easy return via Subway).
  • Entrance fees for visits
  • Bike insurance (15-30 EUR)

Notes:

  • 1 Additional GPS Application for smartphone 7 EUR p.p
  • Minumum 2 people
  • Solo extra charge (if you are the only person on tour) 140 EUR
  • Extra nights
    • Fontainebleau: From 85 EUR p.p (OR 150 EUR single room)
    • Versailles: From 85 EUR p.p (OR 150 EUR single room)
  • Daily Departure April to October - During the 2024 Olympic Games, dates are on request only

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  • Day 1

    Welcome to Fontainebleau

    Arrive at your accommodation where you will find the road book and bikes waiting for you.

  • Day 2

    (Optional day): Palaces of Vaux le Vicomte, Blandy, and Fontainebleau

    Today start your cycling holiday towards the unmissable castle of Vaux le Vicomte and its French gardens where you could enjoy a lunch break at the restaurant of the chateau. Go through Melun and discover its river port and its 6 km long banks where the river Seine winds surrounded by gardens and small squares. Then continue your journey towards the Castle of Blandy, a rare example of medieval military architecture in Île-de-France area. Your cycling journey then continues along the banks of the river Seine on small country roads. Pedal along medieval villages of Fontaine le Port and Samois-sur-Seine and reach the park of the Castle of Fontainebleau. Along a bike path, you will end your day discovering this impressive Castle!

  • Day 3

    From the imperial forest of Fontainebleau to the small villages of the Paris countryside

    Today, you will cycle through the imperial forest of Fontainebleau. With an area of 25,000 hectares, it remains a pure delight for nature lovers, for its fauna and dense and diverse flora. Discover the small village of Barbizon, birthplace of Impressionist painting. Continue your journey to explore other small villages such as Dannemois, where the famous singer “Claude François” lived, known for his french version song of “my way”. Finish your day cycling along a bike path that leads you right to your third step city.

  • Day 4

    Royal cities and forest of Rambouillet

    Your cycling holidays in Paris takes you this time towards the forest of Rambouillet, where, it is said, there is a wild group of wallabies! From Etampes, you borrow a bike path along a charming little river and will continue on country roads that allow you to enjoy the quiet surroundings. Discover the royal city of Dourdan, which is also the "gate city of the Regional natural park of the high Valley of Chevreuse". Find its castle, the gate of Chartres, architecture in the nineteenth century, the walls ... Your day then ends in the heart of the forest of Rambouillet, opposite its impressive castle.

  • Day 5

    From the valley of Chevreuse to the Palace of Versailles

    After a few kilometers you go through the heart of the Valley of Chevreuse and cycle to discover all its treasures: churches, abbeys, castles, mansions, wash houses ... Around typical small villages, the countryside and the woods still dominate. Discover picturesque villages and head towards the surprising Palace of Versailles. End of your Paris Cycling holidays to discover the masterpiece of Louis XIV. You will then have the opportunity to cycle inside the park of the palace.

  • Day 6

    Departure After breakfast

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Tours marked with are special prices.

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Apr 08 2024 Apr 13 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Apr 09 2024 Apr 14 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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Apr 10 2024 Apr 15 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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Apr 11 2024 Apr 16 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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Apr 18 2024 Apr 23 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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Apr 19 2024 Apr 24 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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Apr 25 2024 Apr 30 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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Apr 26 2024 May 01 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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Apr 27 2024 May 02 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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Apr 30 2024 May 05 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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May 01 2024 May 06 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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May 02 2024 May 07 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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May 03 2024 May 08 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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May 26 2024 May 31 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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Double rooms 869€
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Double rooms 869€
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Double rooms 869€
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Double rooms 869€
Sep 01 2024 Sep 06 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 02 2024 Sep 07 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 03 2024 Sep 08 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 04 2024 Sep 09 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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Double rooms 869€
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Double rooms 869€
Sep 07 2024 Sep 12 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 08 2024 Sep 13 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 09 2024 Sep 14 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 10 2024 Sep 15 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 11 2024 Sep 16 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 12 2024 Sep 17 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 13 2024 Sep 18 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 14 2024 Sep 19 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 15 2024 Sep 20 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 16 2024 Sep 21 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 17 2024 Sep 22 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 18 2024 Sep 23 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 19 2024 Sep 24 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 20 2024 Sep 25 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 21 2024 Sep 26 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 22 2024 Sep 27 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 23 2024 Sep 28 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 24 2024 Sep 29 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 25 2024 Sep 30 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 26 2024 Oct 01 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 27 2024 Oct 02 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 28 2024 Oct 03 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
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Sep 29 2024 Oct 04 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Sep 30 2024 Oct 05 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 01 2024 Oct 06 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 02 2024 Oct 07 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 03 2024 Oct 08 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 04 2024 Oct 09 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 05 2024 Oct 10 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 06 2024 Oct 11 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 07 2024 Oct 12 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 08 2024 Oct 13 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 09 2024 Oct 14 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 10 2024 Oct 15 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 11 2024 Oct 16 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 12 2024 Oct 17 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 13 2024 Oct 18 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 14 2024 Oct 19 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 15 2024 Oct 20 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 16 2024 Oct 21 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 17 2024 Oct 22 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 18 2024 Oct 23 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 19 2024 Oct 24 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 20 2024 Oct 25 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 21 2024 Oct 26 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 22 2024 Oct 27 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 23 2024 Oct 28 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 24 2024 Oct 29 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 25 2024 Oct 30 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 26 2024 Oct 31 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 27 2024 Nov 01 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 28 2024 Nov 02 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 29 2024 Nov 03 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 30 2024 Nov 04 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€
Oct 31 2024 Nov 05 2024 8 Single rooms 1,244€
Double rooms 869€

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