Loire Valley Cycling

Resort: Loire Valley Cycling
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: France
Price From: £874.65

Over View

Each summer, the Tour de France races across the country, giving a select group of very talented cyclists a chance to see the country from a blurry perspective. On this cycling tour of the Loire Valley, knowing the difference between a front derailleur and a rear dropout isn’t necessary. Hop on a bike and experience ornate chteaux, rustic markets, vineyards, and rural Gallic charm. Think of this as the perfect combination of slow food, fine wines, and remote country tracks ideal for seeing the inspiring scenery.

Itineraries

Day 1
Paris

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
ParisBlois

Enjoy an orientation walk in the City of Lights. Continue to the Loire Valley in the afternoon.

Day 3
BloisChenonceaux

Enjoy a full day of cycling from Blois to Chenonceau with the opportunity to visit the Chateau de Blois.

Day 4
ChenonceauxTours

Continue cycling with stops along the way at Chteau de Chenonceau and the local markets to pick up some traditional ingredients for a french style picnic lunch.

Day 5
ToursChinon

Set off for another full-day cycling from Tours to Chinon. Stop to visit the Chateau d’Usse en route. Upon arrival visit a local vineyard for a wine tasting.

Day 6
ChinonSaumur

Wake up in medieval Chinon, visit troglodyte caves and cycle to Saumur.

Day 7
SaumurAngers

On the final day of cycling, travel from Saumur to Angers. In the evening opt for a final traditional french dinner with the group.

Day 8
Angers

Depart at any time.

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