Amongst the Chateaux of the Loire Valley

Independent  Bike 5 Days / 4 Nights

The Loire Valley is carpeted with fertile fields, rivers and hundreds of spectacular chateaux. On this 5 day stay-put you enjoy the surrounds that have been home to French nobility for centuries. We have two options available to you for your stay. A deluxe hotel located in a small village just outside Cheverny, or a family run Auberge located in the rustic and peaceful village of Chitenay.

Your Journey (Deluxe Option)

Day 1 Arrival in Cheverny - Excursion to Chateau de Chambord  (39 km)

Ride on dedicated ‘Pays des Chateaux’ cycling paths to the Chateau of Villesavin before reaching the illustrious Chateau de Chambord. Return to your hotel.

Day 2 Excursion to Chateau de Chaumont-sur-Loire (62 km):

Cycle through the countryside and delightful villages to Chaumont-sur-Loire. The ‘garden festival’ held from April to October each year offers amazing and creative interpretations based on a common theme and is not to be missed!

Day 3  Excursion to Sologne region (47 km):

Cycle through the forested Sologne region sprinkled with lodges, mansions and chateaux.  You are right in the heart of the Cheverny appellation so don't miss a wine tasting in one of the many vineyards.

Day 4 : Excursion to Blois (47 km):

Cycle through typical villages to Blois , with its old quarter and chateau dating back to the 17th century. Return through the Russy forest.

Day 5: Tour ends after breakfast 

 

Terrain

Easy terrain, flat cycling and gentle walking

Meals

Breakfast & Dinner daily

Trip Notes / Prices / Dates 2019

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  • 306 Lake Road, Takapuna
    Auckland 0622, New Zealand
  • P: (0064) 09 486 7473
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Cycling Europe Offers Cycling Holidays in Europe and around the world.

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