Chateaux & Gardens of the Loire

The Loire by Bike & Barge

The Western Loire Valley

Amongst the Chateau of 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 Briare and Nevers 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 deluxe country hotel, located in the heart of the Cheverny vineyards, or a family run 'Auberge' in the peaceful village of Chitenay. Each day presents a new area to explore cycling through enchanted forests or to the many magical chateaux.

France Meets Belgium: Paris to Bruges & v.v. by Bike and Barge

Provence Camargue

Northern Burgundy by Bike & Barge

Provence - Avignon to the Camargue by Bike & Barge

Travel by Bike & Barge between two of the most beautiful cities in the world through gorgeous landscapes, towns and villages. Visit famous chateaux and their gardens at Chantilly and Bierancourt and World War l memorials in Flanders. In the evening relax on board your vessel enjoying delicious dinners in the company of new friends.

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.

Northern Burgundy is known as the land of fine art and living. Cycle gently rolling countryside to ancient medieval villages, imposing castles, ancient monasteries, meandering rivers and of course, some of the best wines, cheeses, honey and ciders you will ever taste!

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.

Along the Moselle – Germany to France & VV by Bike & Barge

Picture Book Alsace

Discover Champagne by Bike

Canal Du Midi

Where the Moselle River meets Lorraine in France is a special corner of France, Luxembourg and Germany. It is here where cyclists can ride past the immense underground defense system built after WWl, the Maginot Line and visit small but famous Schengen in Luxembourg where one of Europe’s most important treaties was signed. When not sighting relics from the World Wars, there are the gorgeous vine-clad banks of the Moselle River with their pretty villages and historic towns like Nancy and Metz.

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!

Paris to Montargis & v.v.
by Bike & Barge

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.

Experience France’s great royal grandeur and rural rustic charm on this delightful Bike & Barge tour. Easy cycling with the Seine River as your theme. Visit royal palaces, ancient monuments, medieval towns and see beautiful paintings. Your comfortable barge is your floating hotel as you discover the sights of Paris and the area to the south.

Gasgony to the Dordogne

The Canal des Deux Mers Bordeaux to Sete

Burgundy by Bike & Barge

Provence: Essence of the Luberon

Cycle through medieval bastide towns, past fortified castles and pretty villages such as Monpazier and La Roque Gageac, classified as “most beautiful villages of France”. The gastronomy and local food are inherent to both region’s identity. Taste typical dishes such as the prized black truffles, mushrooms, foie gras, duck confit… renowned worldwide.

Follow this ancient canal towpath, undoubtedly the most beautiful canal in Europe, and built between 1667 and 1681 in order to link the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Ocean. There are no cars or industry to ruin the vista and cycling the old tow path along the canal takes you through vineyards, wheat fields and picture perfect villages. Lovers of culture and architecture are in for a real treat.

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.

Self guided - The heart of Provence is the Luberon Mountains where you will find among its unique countryside and scenery such typical Provence villages. Glorious lavender fields and colourful towns like Apt, Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Manosque and the ochre town of Rousillon await you. Start and end at the walled town of Avignon.

Along the Rhone by Bike & Boat - Burgundy to Provence

This Bike and Barge tour, along the exquisite Rhône River, is between World Heritage Lyon to the Roman town of Arles at its delta on the French Mediterranean coast.

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