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Self-guided Orléans to Tours 6-days Level 1

  • 6days
  • France

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Orléans to Tours Self-guided Cycling Tour

The Loire Valley, also known as "garden of France", is a charming land of vineyards, flowers and rolling green hills, which will enchant you with its more than two hundred castles and luxuriant natural landscapes. It will be like riding in a fairy tale, in a picturesque countryside dotted with romantic châteaux, providing regular interludes to the cycling. While you marvel at this medieval splendour, don’t forget to try the region’s sumptuous cuisine and famous wines, for a true royal holiday experience!

Tour Character: Level 1

On this tour you cycle through the wonderful Loire Valley. This cycle trip is not very demanding, though sometimes there are some hilly sections. The daily stages are not very long – always about 50kms mostly in the lowlands. The itinerary is mainly on cycle paths or paved roads with little traffic. Suitable for everyone in good physical condition and with some cycling experience.

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 5-nights  2* and 3* hotel accommodation (3*/4* accommodation also available upon request)
  • Breakfast
  • Travel guide, Maps, Roadbook
  • Luggage transportation
  • 7-day Hotline service
  • Hotel taxes

Not included in the Tour:

  • Beverages not included
  • Transfer Tours-Orléans: on request for min. 4 guests
  • Bike rental and insurance

Notes:

  • Extra nights upon request 

If you would like to rent a bike (85 EUR) or e-bike (220 EUR), helmet (15 EUR), please contact our office when booking: [email protected] 

(2023 PRICES) If you would like to rent a bike (100 EUR) or e-bike (250 EUR), helmet (15 EUR), please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Orléans

    Individual arrival in Orléans, homeland of Joan of Arc.

  • Day 2

    Orléans – Beaugency/St. Dyé 30/50km

    You pedal along the Loire alternating cycle paths with back roads. After a visit to Meung-sur-Loire you arrive at the Chateau Dunois with the beautiful medieval centre of Beaugency. A land full of water and culture will lead the way to the beautiful town of St. Dyé, an ancient river harbour.

  • Day 3

    Beaugency/St. Dyé – Blois 50/30km

    From the huge park surrounding Chambord Castle today’s trip continues at the border of the forest of Boulogne. On the other side of the Loire crowded with a wonderful bridge you can see the profile of Blois and its castle, the steeples of the abbey and the Cathedral of St. Louis standing out.

  • Day 4

    Blois – Amboise 45km

    After the visit of the city of Blois and its impressive castle pedal along the Loire river. Here you can visit the castle of Chaumont built on the top of a hill overlooking the river. In Amboise you cannot miss the house where Leonardo da Vinci spent the last years of his life.

  • Day 5

    Amboise – Tours 55km

    After the forest of Amboise you arrive in Chenonceaux known as the castle of the three ladies. You continue along the river Cher up to the city of Tours. You may also decide to stop for a visit at the castle of Nitray with its famous wine cellars.

  • Day 6

    Tours

    After breakfast end of services.

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Tours marked with are special prices.

Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
May 06 2023 May 11 2023 10 Single rooms 740€
Double rooms 540€
May 13 2023 May 18 2023 10 Single rooms 820€
Double rooms 620€
May 20 2023 May 25 2023 10 Single rooms 820€
Double rooms 620€
May 27 2023 Jun 01 2023 10 Single rooms 820€
Double rooms 620€
Jun 03 2023 Jun 08 2023 10 Single rooms 820€
Double rooms 620€
Jun 10 2023 Jun 15 2023 10 Single rooms 820€
Double rooms 620€
Jun 17 2023 Jun 22 2023 10 Single rooms 820€
Double rooms 620€
Jun 24 2023 Jun 29 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Jul 01 2023 Jul 06 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Jul 02 2023 Jul 07 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Jul 08 2023 Jul 13 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Jul 09 2023 Jul 14 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Jul 15 2023 Jul 20 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Jul 16 2023 Jul 21 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Jul 22 2023 Jul 27 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Jul 23 2023 Jul 28 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Jul 29 2023 Aug 03 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Jul 30 2023 Aug 04 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Aug 05 2023 Aug 10 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Aug 06 2023 Aug 11 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Aug 12 2023 Aug 17 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Aug 13 2023 Aug 18 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Aug 19 2023 Aug 24 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Aug 20 2023 Aug 25 2023 10 Single rooms 860€
Double rooms 660€
Aug 26 2023 Aug 31 2023 10 Single rooms 820€
Double rooms 620€
Sep 02 2023 Sep 07 2023 10 Single rooms 820€
Double rooms 620€
Sep 09 2023 Sep 14 2023 10 Single rooms 740€
Double rooms 540€
Sep 16 2023 Sep 21 2023 10 Single rooms 740€
Double rooms 540€

Car rental in France

If you would like to drive yourself before or after your tour, ask us for a quote on any brand new Renault, Peugeot or Citroen vehicle for driving in Europe.

Pick up your vehicle from most capital cities in Europe and return it to your drop off destination. Top insurance cover. Email [email protected] for a competitive quote

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Shows in English in Paris: Paris offers a wide variety of shows accessible to English-speakers. One-man shows, classic & modern theatre, musicals, cabarets and more are all performed in the city every night. You can get the full programme of shows in Paris to fit your city break dates by emailing [email protected]

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