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Nantes to Bordeaux 14-day Cycling Tour Level 4

  • 14days
  • France

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La Vélodyssée: Nantes to Bordeaux 14 day Tour

Between Nantes and Bordeaux it is almost 600 kilometers of marked cycle paths. This tour follows three of the main véloroutes in France: The Loire à Vélo, the Vélodysée and the Canal des deux mers. From the Loire estuary you will join St Brévin and the coastline. The Vélodysée’ maritime sceneries carry on to Royan and its Belle Epoque villas. Between beaches and steep coves you will enjoy the numerous ports and seaside resorts. In Royan the Canal des 2 mers use the Gironde Estuary to Bordeaux. The Gironde’ banks leads you softly in the heart of Bordeaux via large marsh area, vineyards and small marinas. 

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 13 nights with breakfast (double or twin room) in 2*/3* accommodation (3*/4* available on request)
  • Luggage transfer during the bike stages
  • Travel folder (per room) including colour maps, detailed route directions (FR/GB/DE) and tourist brochures
  • City taxes 
  • Hotline 7-days a week
  • Boat transfer in Rochefort
  • Boat transfer of the Gironde river

Not included in the tour:

  • Dinners (half-board 12 dinners, drinks exl. 375 EUR)
  • Lunches and drinks
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions 
  • Bike rental 
  • Transfer to the starting point 
  • Solo traveller supplement 430 EUR (if you are the only traveller on the tour)

Arrival/parking/departure:

  • Car: From A11 highway, exit No: 22 'Nantes centre'. Then follow A811 and N23 heading in the direction of 'Nantes centre' or from A83 highway in the  direction of 'Nantes centre'
  • Train : From Paris : Paris Montparnasse train station to Nantes train station 
  • Departure any day 1 March to 31 October 2020

If you would like to rent a bike (170 EUR) or e-bike (360 EUR) please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

Hybrid bicyble 'Arcade'

  • Male or lady frame
  • 21 speed gears
  • 2 Double rear saddlebags
  • Front bag
  • Kit repair (per booking)
  • Lock
  • Helmet

Electric assistance bike

  • Universal frame
  • 2 double rear saddlebags
  • Front bag
  • Repair kit (per booking)
  • Lock
  • Helmet

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in Nantes

    Discover the charms and secrets of this Art and Historical city settled on the Loire river banks. Its magnificent houses in the old districts are a beautiful sight. Don't miss the cathedral and its Ducs de Bretagne chateau.

  • Day 2

    Nantes – Saint-Brévin les Pins | 58km

    This first bike stage will allow you to reach the Loire river estuary. Cycle through wild landscapes between marshlands and countryside before breathing salty and fresh sea air in Saint Brévin les Pins. Enjoy the beautiful beaches.

  • Day 3

    Saint-Brévin les Pins – Bouin | 53km

    Discover the 'oyster capital' of the Vendée area a former island now protected by dikes and polders unique in France. Observe the salt marshland workers and don't forget to taste some oysters at Port du Bec, enjoying the view over Noirmoutier island.

  • Day 4

    Bouin – Saint Jean de Monts | 55km

    Follow the cycling paths through dunes and forests admire the 20th century villas along the way. After the small loop on the Noirmoutier Island, a beautiful fine white sand beach is waiting for you at Saint Jean de Monts.

  • Day 5

    Saint Jean de Monts – Les Sables d’Olonne | 54km

    Between Sion and St-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie ride along the picturesque rocks of 'Cinq-Pinteaux' and 'Trou du Diable'.Discover the old fishing port of St-Hilaire-de-Riez before reaching the famous 'Vendée Globe' race departure town: Les Sables d’Olonne. There you can taste seafood products such as the well-known 'sablaise' sardine.

  • Day 6

    Les Sables d’Olonne – La Tranche sur Mer | 47km

    On the first part of this stage you will ride close to the sea from beaches to rocky creeks before riding along the Payré estuary with its astonishing and contrasting colours. Leave your bike for a while to have a swim on one of the stunning beaches such as Conche beach before reaching La Tranche sur Mer, a famous seaside resort dedicated to board sports.

  • Day 7

    La Tranche sur Mer – La Rochelle | 73km

    Cycle through the dry part of the 'marais Poitevin' and follow the ‘voies vertes’ cycling paths to enter the village of Marans. Have a look at the church and its surprising bell tower made of glass and metal. Continue to La Rochelle with its old towers with ruins from the old defensive walls. You will enjoy the charms of the old city bathed with warm and sweet lights.

  • Day 8

    La Rochelle – Rochefort | 60km

    From the famous towers of La Rochelle harbour ride along the cycling path by the ocean leading to Châtelaillon-Plage, a seaside city. Then you will reach the astonishing city of Rochefort following the river banks of the Charente.

  • Day 9

    Rochefort – La Tremblade | 34km

    Ride along a cycling path to the salt pan crossed by several small canals. Marennes was the first oyster farming pool in Europe: a perfect stopover to discover regional food!

  • Day 10

    La Tremblade – Royan | 38km

    Continue your journey between salt pans and the Seudre estuary. After Palmyre, 'the Coast of Beauty' is a spectacular ride thanks to an amazing cycling path with sea views until Royan and its Belle Epoque villas.

  • Day 11

    Royan – Mortagne sur Gironde | 33km

    On a nice shaded cycling track along the sea your journey will take you from paths to small roads before getting to Talmont sur Gironde known as one of the 'most beautiful villages in France'. Then you will ride until Mortagne-sur-Gironde harbour.

  • Day 12

    Mortagne sur Gironde – Blaye | 62km

    The numerous small marinas along the river banks of the Gironde are perfect places to stop and explore. You will arrive in Blaye via a beautiful cycling path and will leave Charente Maritime to continue the route of the channel of 2 seas in Gironde.

  • Day 13

    Blaye – Bordeaux | 53km

    Cross the Gironde estuary to join Lamarque and the region of the Médoc and its famous vineyards. You will reach the heart of Bordeaux, riding along small roads in the middle of the vineyards.

  • Day 14

    Departure during the day

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Jun 22 2020 Jul 05 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jun 23 2020 Jul 06 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jun 24 2020 Jul 07 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jun 25 2020 Jul 08 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jun 26 2020 Jul 09 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jun 27 2020 Jul 10 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jun 28 2020 Jul 11 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Jun 29 2020 Jul 12 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jun 30 2020 Jul 13 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 01 2020 Jul 14 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 02 2020 Jul 15 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 03 2020 Jul 16 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 04 2020 Jul 17 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 05 2020 Jul 18 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 06 2020 Jul 19 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 07 2020 Jul 20 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 08 2020 Jul 21 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 09 2020 Jul 22 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 10 2020 Jul 23 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 11 2020 Jul 24 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Jul 12 2020 Jul 25 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Jul 13 2020 Jul 26 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 14 2020 Jul 27 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 15 2020 Jul 28 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 16 2020 Jul 29 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 17 2020 Jul 30 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 18 2020 Jul 31 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 19 2020 Aug 01 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 20 2020 Aug 02 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 21 2020 Aug 03 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 22 2020 Aug 04 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Jul 23 2020 Aug 05 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Jul 24 2020 Aug 06 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Jul 25 2020 Aug 07 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Jul 26 2020 Aug 08 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Jul 27 2020 Aug 09 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Jul 28 2020 Aug 10 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Jul 29 2020 Aug 11 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 30 2020 Aug 12 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Jul 31 2020 Aug 13 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 01 2020 Aug 14 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 02 2020 Aug 15 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 03 2020 Aug 16 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 04 2020 Aug 17 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 05 2020 Aug 18 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 06 2020 Aug 19 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 07 2020 Aug 20 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 08 2020 Aug 21 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 09 2020 Aug 22 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 10 2020 Aug 23 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 11 2020 Aug 24 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 12 2020 Aug 25 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 13 2020 Aug 26 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Aug 14 2020 Aug 27 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 15 2020 Aug 28 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 16 2020 Aug 29 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 17 2020 Aug 30 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 18 2020 Aug 31 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 19 2020 Sep 01 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Aug 20 2020 Sep 02 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Aug 21 2020 Sep 03 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Aug 22 2020 Sep 04 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Aug 23 2020 Sep 05 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 24 2020 Sep 06 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Aug 25 2020 Sep 07 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Aug 26 2020 Sep 08 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 27 2020 Sep 09 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 28 2020 Sep 10 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 29 2020 Sep 11 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Aug 30 2020 Sep 12 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Aug 31 2020 Sep 13 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 01 2020 Sep 14 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 02 2020 Sep 15 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 03 2020 Sep 16 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 04 2020 Sep 17 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 05 2020 Sep 18 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 06 2020 Sep 19 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 07 2020 Sep 20 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 08 2020 Sep 21 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 09 2020 Sep 22 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 10 2020 Sep 23 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 11 2020 Sep 24 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 12 2020 Sep 25 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 13 2020 Sep 26 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 14 2020 Sep 27 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 15 2020 Sep 28 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 16 2020 Sep 29 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 17 2020 Sep 30 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 18 2020 Oct 01 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 19 2020 Oct 02 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 20 2020 Oct 03 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
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Sep 21 2020 Oct 04 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 22 2020 Oct 05 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 23 2020 Oct 06 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 24 2020 Oct 07 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 25 2020 Oct 08 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 26 2020 Oct 09 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 27 2020 Oct 10 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 28 2020 Oct 11 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 29 2020 Oct 12 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Sep 30 2020 Oct 13 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 01 2020 Oct 14 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 02 2020 Oct 15 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 03 2020 Oct 16 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 04 2020 Oct 17 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 05 2020 Oct 18 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 06 2020 Oct 19 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 07 2020 Oct 20 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 08 2020 Oct 21 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 09 2020 Oct 22 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 10 2020 Oct 23 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 11 2020 Oct 24 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 12 2020 Oct 25 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 13 2020 Oct 26 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 14 2020 Oct 27 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 15 2020 Oct 28 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 16 2020 Oct 29 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 17 2020 Oct 30 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 18 2020 Oct 31 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 19 2020 Nov 01 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 20 2020 Nov 02 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 21 2020 Nov 03 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 22 2020 Nov 04 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 23 2020 Nov 05 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 24 2020 Nov 06 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 25 2020 Nov 07 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 26 2020 Nov 08 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 27 2020 Nov 09 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 28 2020 Nov 10 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 29 2020 Nov 11 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 30 2020 Nov 12 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€
Oct 31 2020 Nov 13 2020 10 Single rooms 2,801€
Double rooms 1,913€

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