Loire Cycling Weekend Adventure


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Trip Code: LSW
Region: Europe
Countries visited: France
Activities: Self Guided, Wine Tasting, History
Duration: 5 Days
Difficulty: Leisurely
Profile: 3 days cycling on quiet tarmac roads, average 45km per day, no vehicle support whilst cycling but luggage is transferred between hotels. There are no significant ascents or descents.
Meals: 4 breakfasts and 1 dinner included.
Accomodation: 4 nights 2 and 3 star hotels, some with pools. All rooms have en suite facilities.
Group: Self guided. Luggage is transferred, route notes and maps are provided.


Holiday price from: to land only.


Ride through the rich vineyards of a UNESCO World Heritage Site


Cyclist and Chateau de Chambord, Loire

Only a short train ride away, the Loire Valley is the perfect place for a weekend break exploring the charming chateaux and enjoying a wine tasting or two in this UNESCO World Heritage Site.The Loire Valley has been the home of Kings since the 10th century and there are over 300 ornate buildings built in the heyday of the French royalty and nobility, that contribute to the area being known as 'Chateau Country'. Running westward for over 1000km before spilling into the Atlantic Ocean, the Loire is France's longest river, and our cycling loops from the historic market town of Amboise through flourishing vineyards, leafy forests and charming villages. 




Holiday Itinerary

Picture of the Loire Cycling Weekend Adventure itinerary map
Day 1: Start Amboise (accessible by train from London, see dates and prices box).Show detailed information

Day 2: Ride along peaceful country roads and through quiet villages of the Sologne to Cour-Cheverny, home to one of the best preserved private chateaux in France.Show detailed information

Day 3: Cycle through the forests to the Chateau de Chambord, an extraordinary collection of turrets and spires, then riverbank ride to Chaumont-sur-Loire.Show detailed information

Day 4: Follow the rolling countryside to Amboise and visit the spectacular chateau of Chenonceaux, which actually sits in the Cher River; time to visit the last home of Leonardo da Vinci, and the castle of Amboise.Show detailed information

Day 5: End Amboise.Show detailed information


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