Chateaux & Gardens of the Loire

The Loire by Bike & Barge

The Western Loire Valley

Chateau Stay in the Loire Valley

The dreamy chateaux and well laid-out gardens of the Loire Valley have seduced royaly and inspired writers and poets. Discover their charm and elegance on this bike tour that visitis some of the most famous the Loire is known for.

The area of the Valley of the Loire between the cities of Nevers and Montargis in France is a very suitable region for a relaxing bike & barge holiday.

West of Tours, the Loire and its many tributaries meander through the Loire-Anjou-Touraine Regional Park, an area of vineyards, rolling farmland, hunting forest and limestone cliffs into which curious troglodyte dwellings have been carved.

Stay in the refined environment of a country chateau, marked with charm and abundant history, located in the heart of the Cheverny vineyards. Each day presents a new area to explore such as hiking through enchanted forests or cycling to the many magical chateaux.



Discover Paris

Provence Camargue

Burgundy by Barge & Bike

Bike & Barge Provence - Avignon to the Camargue

The best way to see Paris's historical sites is on a walking tour, strolling it's famous landmarks and learning its' fascinating history from articulate English speaking local Parisians who have a passion for the city's history, art and architecture.

Provence has not only an easy way of life, but is also one of the richest cultural regions of Europe. Numerous monuments testify a long and great past since Greek and Roman periods and through the Middle Ages to the last centuries.

Burgundy epitomises excellent wines, impressive castles, rolling landscapes, old monasteries and a lot more. The tour starts from the capital of Burgundy, Dijon and follows the Canal of Burgundy and the River Saône until you reach Tournus.

Provence and Camargue, the land of light, colours and scents. For these reasons, many well known painters have lived in the Provence: Picasso, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Matisse, Cézanne, Chagall...

Provence - Villages & Vineyards

A Taste of Avignon

Languedoc, Mediterranean and Camargue

Rhone Cycle Path
Geneva – Lyon – Orange

Provence is the land of light, colours and scents, reasons, many well known painters such as Picasso, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Matisse, Cézanne and Chagall have lived here. The Mediterranean climate is pleasant, the sun shines more than 3000 hours a year.

From Avignon you can visit the Roman cities of Nimes, Orange with its unique amphitheatre, Saint Remy de Provence, the Pont du Gard and Arles on one of our in-depth minibus tours. Stroll the winding, narrow streets of the city and on the legendary 'Pont d'Avignon'.

Montpellier is one of the loveliest towns of France. This typical Mediterranean city is situated not far from the blue Mediterranean sea and its sandy beaches. The centre of Montpellier is rich with medieval monuments and of those from the Renaissance and Classicism eras. Its' university of medicine is the oldest of the world.

Going up the beautiful valley of the Rhóne River, one reaches Bagnols-sur-Crèze where we leave the Rhône and arrive at the foothills of the Cèvennes. The Cèvennes feature many stunningly wild landscapes in which the Ardèche-Canyon is certainly the highlight. In 1994 researchers found the oldest cave in the world, at the bottom of this amazing canyon.

Dordogne: From The Vineyards of Bordeaux to Medieval Sarlat

Paris and The Seine by Bike & Barge

Wine Trails of Burgundy

Le Beaujolais - Extension to Wine Trails of Burgundy

France's Dordogne valley is a region of rich and flavoursome regional cuisine, enchanting castles, flower-filled villages and beautiful ever-changing landscapes.

Discover a famous wine-growing area, full of lakes, parks, rivers and small villages on a route from Bordeaux to the ocean and the beautiful bay of Arcachon.

Burgundy epitomises excellent wines, impressive castles, rolling landscapes, old monasteries, quaint villages and a lot more.

For a full exploration of the Burgundy wine region, continue your route south through Beaujolais.


The Route of the Mystic Cathar Castles

Picture Book Alsace

Discover Champagne by Bike

Canal Du Midi

In the heart of the sun-blessed Corbières region, you cycle the secret trails to find the imposing, mystic stone castles of the Cathars.

In the cultural scene of Alsace everything turns to good taste: the cooking, the high-quality wines, the charming and varied way of life.

The Champagne region of France is marked by the world famous vineyards that produce the vintage champagne that is made there and rightfully claims the name of the region.Nowhere else can you better discover, understand and learn to love the tiny bubbles that are synonymous with joy and happiness.

The Canal du Midi in the South of France is undoubtedly the most beautiful canal in Europe. This canal, with its 64 locks, winds its way through the delightful landscapes and villages for approximately 260 km.

 

 

Winelands of Bordeaux by Bike & Barge

Paris & Champagne by Bike & Barge

Ahhhhh Alsace!

 

The region of Bordeaux, located in the sun drenched, south-western part of France, is the perfect setting for a bike and boat tour. Vineyards that cover the rolling hills of the region have for centuries produced France’s most remarkable wines.

The Champagne region of France is marked by the world famous vineyards that produce the vintage that is made there and rightfully claims the name of the region. During cycle tours, there will be plenty of opportunities to taste the delicious Brie cheese that also comes from the area as well as visit some small and large champagne producers.

Relaxed easy cycling, giving you time to enjoy the highlights of this gastronomic region.

 

 

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