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La Rochelle to Royan Cycling Tour 7-days Level 3

  • 7days
  • France

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La Vélodyssée: La Rochelle to Royan plus Ile de Ré & Ile d’Oléron  

A beautiful itinerary from La Rochelle to Royan passing by the Royal city of Rochefort famous for its 'Corderie'. Different landscapes and an exceptional natural scene: beaches, charming villages, salt marshes will be on offer during both excursions to Ile de Ré and Ile d’Oléron. Unspoilt nature and a prominent heritage make this route a cyclists paradise. 

Tour Character: Level 3 

Moderate cycling. Good bike fitness recommended

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 6 nights with breakfast (double or twin room) in 2*/3* accommodation (3*/4* available on request)
  • Luggage transfer during the bike stages (1 luggage, 20kg per person)
  • 1 Travel folder (per room) including colour maps, detailed route directions (FR/GB/DE) and tourist brochures 
  • City taxes
  • Pont transborder crossing in Rochefort (day 4)
  • Personalised app navigation
  • Hotline 7-days a week 

Not included in the Tour:

  • Dinners
  • Lunches and Drinks
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions
  • Bike rental
  • Helmet
  • Transfer to the starting point
  • Solo traveller supplement 215 EUR (if you are the only traveller on the tour)

Notes:

  • Extra nights:
    • La Rochelle: From 70-75 EUR p.p. (+45-55 EUR single room)
    • Roywn: From 80-95 EUR p.p. (+40-55 EUR single room) 
  • Daily departures from March to October

Arrival/parking/departure:

  • From Paris : Montparnasse train station >> La Rochelle Ville train station (about 3h by TGV train).
  • Return transfer to La Rochelle: Royan train station >> Saintes train station >> La Rochelle Ville train station (about 1h30 by train).
  • Return transfer to Paris: Royan train station >> Angoulême or Niort train station >> Paris Montparnasse train station (about 4h / 4h30 by train or TGV train).

If you would like to rent a Hybrid bike (125 EUR) or E-bike (220 EUR) please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in La Rochelle

    Discover this elegant city of La Rochelle. Its historic centre is full of architectural treasures. Do not miss the Old Port and its famous towers, an absolute must. The aquarium of La Rochelle ideally located in the city centre, is also well worth a visit.

  • Day 2

    Excursion to Ile de Ré | 52km

    In less than 30 minutes from the centre of La Rochelle riding along excellent cycle paths cross the bridge. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the bay and discover the magic of the Ile de Ré a true paradise by bike. An incredible diversity of landscapes is offered to you with a loop which allows to discover Saint Martin de Ré, a maritime village with incomparable charm. The Citadelle Vauban a unique panorama from the Bell Tower Observatory and the beach de 'la cible' are the must-sees. On your way back do not miss the Châteliers Abbey and La Prée Fort at La Flotte. Rivedoux-Plage invites a relaxation into idleness with its beach of white sand.

  • Day 3

    La Rochelle – Rochefort | 60km

    From the centre of La Rochelle and the Port des Minimes the ocean is always close on bike paths that join the Belle-Epoque villas of the seaside resort of Châtelaillon-plage. Then a superb panorama is offered to you at the Pointe des Boucholeurs before the Nature Reserve of the Marais d'Yves. The route then joins the banks of the Charente to discover the Royal City of Rochefort, high place of the maritime history with its Corderie Royale, the National Museum of the Navy without forgetting the Hermione, the famous old boat.

  • Day 4

    Rochefort – Ile d’Oléron | 45km

    After Rochefort on the Vélodyssée you will ride along a cycling path to the salt pan crossed by several small canals. Enjoy your stop in the fortified city of Brouage. Marennes is the first oyster farming pool in Europe: a perfect stopover to discover regional food! You follow the oyster beds before joining the Ile d'Oleron by the bridge. Do not miss on your right the Fort Louvois, impressive fortification dating from the reign of Louis XIV. You arrive in the charming resort of Ile d’Oléron along the forest or in swamps.

  • Day 5

    Discovery of the Ile d’Oléron | 46km

    Discover the Ile d'Oleron a rich territory of great diversity and perfectly equipped for bicycles: a remarkable architectural heritage (Citadel in Château d’Oleron), wild nature, charming villages and beaches of fine sand. Enjoy the cycle paths through the oyster farms or in the pine forest and do not hesitate to leave the trail to find your ideal bathing place.

  • Day 6

    Ile d’Oléron – Royan | 59km

    Back to the 'continent' continue your journey between salt pans and the Seudre estuary. After La Palmyre, 'the Coast of Beauty' is a spectacular step thanks to an amazing cycle path with a sea view until Royan and its Belle-Epoque villas.

  • Day 7

    Departure during the day

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Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Jun 28 2024 Jul 04 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Jun 29 2024 Jul 05 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Jun 30 2024 Jul 06 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Jul 01 2024 Jul 07 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 02 2024 Jul 08 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 03 2024 Jul 09 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 04 2024 Jul 10 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 05 2024 Jul 11 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 06 2024 Jul 12 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 07 2024 Jul 13 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 08 2024 Jul 14 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 09 2024 Jul 15 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 10 2024 Jul 16 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 11 2024 Jul 17 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 12 2024 Jul 18 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 13 2024 Jul 19 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 14 2024 Jul 20 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 15 2024 Jul 21 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 16 2024 Jul 22 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 17 2024 Jul 23 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 18 2024 Jul 24 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
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Jul 19 2024 Jul 25 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 20 2024 Jul 26 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 21 2024 Jul 27 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 22 2024 Jul 28 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 23 2024 Jul 29 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 24 2024 Jul 30 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 25 2024 Jul 31 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 26 2024 Aug 01 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 27 2024 Aug 02 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 28 2024 Aug 03 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 29 2024 Aug 04 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 30 2024 Aug 05 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Jul 31 2024 Aug 06 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 01 2024 Aug 07 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 02 2024 Aug 08 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 03 2024 Aug 09 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 04 2024 Aug 10 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 05 2024 Aug 11 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 06 2024 Aug 12 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 07 2024 Aug 13 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 08 2024 Aug 14 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 09 2024 Aug 15 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 10 2024 Aug 16 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 11 2024 Aug 17 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 12 2024 Aug 18 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 13 2024 Aug 19 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 14 2024 Aug 20 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 15 2024 Aug 21 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 16 2024 Aug 22 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 17 2024 Aug 23 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 18 2024 Aug 24 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 19 2024 Aug 25 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 20 2024 Aug 26 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 21 2024 Aug 27 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 22 2024 Aug 28 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 23 2024 Aug 29 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 24 2024 Aug 30 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 25 2024 Aug 31 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 26 2024 Sep 01 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 27 2024 Sep 02 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 28 2024 Sep 03 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 29 2024 Sep 04 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 30 2024 Sep 05 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Aug 31 2024 Sep 06 2024 10 Single rooms 1,426€
Double rooms 988€
Sep 01 2024 Sep 07 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 02 2024 Sep 08 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 03 2024 Sep 09 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 04 2024 Sep 10 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 05 2024 Sep 11 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 06 2024 Sep 12 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 07 2024 Sep 13 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 08 2024 Sep 14 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 09 2024 Sep 15 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 10 2024 Sep 16 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 11 2024 Sep 17 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 12 2024 Sep 18 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 13 2024 Sep 19 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 14 2024 Sep 20 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 15 2024 Sep 21 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 16 2024 Sep 22 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 17 2024 Sep 23 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 18 2024 Sep 24 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 19 2024 Sep 25 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 20 2024 Sep 26 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 21 2024 Sep 27 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 22 2024 Sep 28 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 23 2024 Sep 29 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 24 2024 Sep 30 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 25 2024 Oct 01 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
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Sep 26 2024 Oct 02 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
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Sep 27 2024 Oct 03 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 28 2024 Oct 04 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 29 2024 Oct 05 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Sep 30 2024 Oct 06 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 01 2024 Oct 07 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 02 2024 Oct 08 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 03 2024 Oct 09 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 04 2024 Oct 10 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 05 2024 Oct 11 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 06 2024 Oct 12 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 07 2024 Oct 13 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 08 2024 Oct 14 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 09 2024 Oct 15 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 10 2024 Oct 16 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 11 2024 Oct 17 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 12 2024 Oct 18 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 13 2024 Oct 19 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 14 2024 Oct 20 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 15 2024 Oct 21 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 16 2024 Oct 22 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 17 2024 Oct 23 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 18 2024 Oct 24 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 19 2024 Oct 25 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 20 2024 Oct 26 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 21 2024 Oct 27 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 22 2024 Oct 28 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 23 2024 Oct 29 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 24 2024 Oct 30 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 25 2024 Oct 31 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 26 2024 Nov 01 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 27 2024 Nov 02 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 28 2024 Nov 03 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 29 2024 Nov 04 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 30 2024 Nov 05 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€
Oct 31 2024 Nov 06 2024 10 Single rooms 1,376€
Double rooms 938€

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