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Marais Poitevin 3 days - 3* hotel

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Week end by bike in marais poitevin in hotel 1/2 board.

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Basic price : 260.00 €
260.00 €

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 Marais Poitevin

Special family

Bicycle tour, 3 days and 2 nights



- Departure from Arçais, everyday

- Feasible from April 4 to October 03 2020


- La vidéo : Youtube



- Bike rental (Hybrid or electrical bike)
- Extra night at the beginning and the end of the tour

  bike included

- Transfer : Niort train station /  Accommodation

- The box for your hike with GPS
   prepared for your tour and the essentials
   (see technical sheet and price list)

General information
- Star shape tour in hotel
- Half board tour

- Road Book & .gpx provided

- 1h boat guided excursion included
- Visits Abbey Maillezais included

- Assistance

- Kids prices contact us


Resas + included

- 1h barge guided

- abbaye Maillezais visit


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During your tour, you will enjoy this strange country that Marais Poitevin is. Discover this peculiar area of France, a mix of lands and water where people didn't forget their traditions.
- Possible welcome in Niort TGV train station
- During your stay, you will have walking and cycling itineraries starting from your accommodation.
- In this tour, a traditional flat boat excursion is included (1hour guided excursion)
Day 1 - Canals loop route 18 to 25km


Heading toward Bazouin, you will ride along the Sèvre Niortaise River, canals, coves and channels in the heart of the wet marshes.  You will pass the little villages of Saint Hilaire and Montfaucon.The tour takes you back to your accommodation, in the marsh.
Diner in a tavern. Night in an hotel** or a bed and breakfast**


Day 2 - Loop route to Maillezais 28 to 35km
2 tours in option. This tour goes from the wet marshes to the dried marshes.
In Maillezais, you may visit an 11th century Abbey
During the journey, an excursion with a flat traditional boat is included (one hour with a guide) or optional 4 hours free with a canoe.
Diner in a tavern. Night in an hotel** or a bed and breakfast**


Day 3 - Loop Route to Coulon 30km
2 tours in option. Along the Mignon channel, through BazouinDamvix or Coulon and La Garette. Back to Arçais and end of the tour around 5:00 pm.



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Levels  : aesy for all

1 2 3 4 5 6

Terrain :
Flatland. 80% of cycle paths and low rolling resistance roads. The tours are off main roads, in the heart of the marsh.

Gentle sun, little wind and comfortable temperatures

Technical nature :
18 to 25 km per day ie 1h30 to 4 hours riding

Itinerary slightly marked out, road book and map reading necessary for some stages.


Bibliography :

- Cycling maps and guidebooks in Marais Poitevin on cartovelo.fr

Balades natures dans le Marais Poitevin, Editions Dakota
Maps of cycling paths in Mairais Poitevin

Accommodation Standard :
Hotel**  or Bed and Breakfast with toilet and bathroom in the room

Extra nights :
One additional night is available at the beginning and at the end of the tour.

Food :
- Rich breakfast (coffee, tea, chocolate, milk, bread, butter, jam, orange juice)
- Lunch : not included
- Dinner : in restaurants nearby the accommodation.


The bike :

- Bike rental : If you rent a bike (see our bikes) you will get it when arriving. We will ask you to leave a deposit. 

At the end of the tour, we will let you know what to do with your bike.

We can provide you specific equipments for kids such as seats, little bikes hitched and trailers


- Own bike : If you travel with your own bike,  we advice against bikes with small tires. Hybrids and Mountain bikes are excellent. Remember to check your bicycle before the tour.

At the end of the tour, you will be in charge of your bike.

Assistance :

- For the bike in case of breakdown (except for punctures)

Transfers :

Two transfers, outward and return journeys, are available between Niort train station and the accommodation in the Marais Poitevin. These transfers are optional and their price is understood per transfert (up to 4 persons)

Road Book :
You will get detailed maps and description of the routes when arriving. You will also get vouchers for the hotels and restaurants. 

Transportation : Location

By train : SNCF TGV to Niort, 2h30 from Paris (Montparnasse train station) To get more information on the time schedules, please contact SNCF on www.sncf.fr

By car : A10 Exit 32 or 33 following Marais Poitevin signs. Paris is 400km far from Niort.

By plane : Poitiers and La Rochelle airports. Nantes and Bordeaux international airports.

Your vehicle :
A outdoor unsupervised parking lot is available (free)



Cancelation insurance :

In order to guarantee reimbursement of your fees, you may subscribe to a cancelation insurance. To know more about this insurance, click here


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1/2 day of canoé (+ 10.00 €)


BicyPack (+ 30.00 €)

Bike rental *

Bike the helmet

(+ 4.00 €)

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