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Loire by bike, Tours to Angers

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The Loire by bike in 6 days and 5 nights in hotel between Tours and Angers standard or comfort version. Discovery of the castles of Villandry, Chinon and the Abbey of Fontevraud.

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Tours and Angers, Loire valley by bike

 

 

The Valley of the Kings has a unique heritage of unparalleled wealth in the world. Cycle along the Loire on Eurovélo 6 to admire unique panoramas along the river and discover the towns of Tours, Chinon and Saumur. Taste renowned wines and visit exceptional châteaux during this unforgettable cycling holiday.

 

Main areas of interest for a stay on the Loire by bike:

  • Tours, Chinon and Saumur
  • Fontevraud Abbey
  • Chinon and Villandry castles
  • Ussé castle
  • Angers
  • wine cellar visits and tastings

Day 1: Arrival in Tours


Installation at the hotel which is located near the old town of Tours.
Night in Tours hotel.

 

Day 2: From Tours to Chinon - 53 km


Walk along the Loire to the Savonnières caves, which you can visit. You will then discover the Château de Villandry and its Renaissance garden, built on 3 levels and unique in Europe. You can also access the architectural treasures of the Château d'Ussé, nicknamed Sleeping Beauty Castle. Your route takes you to Chinon admiring the exceptional panoramas along the river. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its royal fortress which overlooks the Vienne and stretches 500 meters in length from west to east.
Night in Chinon hotel.

 

Day 3: From Chinon to Saumur - 25 km


you go along the Loire towards Fontevraud. There you can visit the Royal Abbey which is the largest monastic complex in the West. The abbey, which was built in 1101, was used as a prison in the 19th century but it became a cultural center in 1975. Then direction Saumur and its castle.
Night in Saumur hotel.

 

Day 4: Saumur loop via Montreuil Bellay - 59 km


This cycling route passes through Doué la Fontaine, the heart of the Anjou Touraine regional natural park, known for the cultivation of roses which has made its international reputation today. You can see the curious troglodyte dwellings that were originally dug to extract the falun stone for construction. Visit of Montreuil Bellay, its castle and its exceptional medieval heritage. It is one of the most beautiful detours in France.
Night in Saumur hotel.

 

Day 5: Circuit from Saumur to Angers and its fortress - 56 km


Cycle along the Loire Valley through typical villages to Angers, capital of the Dukes of Anjou, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover its castle, its gardens and its old town.
Night in Angers hotel.

 

Day 6: End of the tour after breakfast


Return by train to Tours.

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General informations :

  • 6 days and 5 nights
  • Accommodation comfort level: 2 or 3 * (local standards)
  • Child rates: contact us

The dates :

 

Can be done every day between April and October 2021.

High season : july and august.

 

Included :

  • Circuit in freedom
  • Luggages transport
  • Travel diary: we will provide you with information on the progress of your stay as well as the itinerary for confirming your reservation, subject to change.
  • Assistance in case of breakdown (except puncture).

Not included :

  • Transport to the place of departure
  • Personal expenses
  • Visits other than those included in the program
  • Tourist tax to be paid on site.

The options :

  • VTC or VAE rental
  • Additional night (s) at the start or end of the tour
  • Transfer back to the starting point by train
  • Bicy + Visit monuments: castles of Villandry and abbey of Fontevraud
  • BicyPack
  • Theft insurance for the rented bike
  • cancellation insurance

Levels :


1 2 3 4 5 6

 

Ground :


Flat terrain. Eurovelo 6 cycle paths and shared lanes.

 

Weather :


Soft sun, little wind and pleasant temperatures.

 

Technicality :


- 25 to 65 km of hiking per day, or about 2 to 5 hours of cycling.
- Easy to follow route.

 

Bibliography :

 

The Loire by bike - chamina guide
The Loire by bike - Routard guide

 

Accommodation :


Accommodation in ** or *** hotels, with toilet and shower in the room.

 

Additional nights :


An additional night is offered to you at the start and end of the tour.

 

Meals :


- Breakfast: generous (coffee, tea, chocolate, milk, bread, butter, jam, orange juice)
- Lunches: not included
- Dinner: not included.


The bike :

 

- Rental bicycle : If you rent a bicycle (see our bicycles) it will be given to you at our rental company. A security deposit will be requested.

At the end of the circuit, you will have to leave this bike with the rental company indicated.

 

- Personal bike : We do not recommend bikes with small tires. Hybrid bikes and mountain bikes are excellent. Remember to check your bicycle before setting off.

At the end of the tour, you will need to take care of your own bicycle.

 

Assistance:


Assistance in the event of breakdown (except punctures for which we do not intervene).


Return by train :

 

We can book your return by train. In this case, your ticket is in the file given to you on arrival.

 

Luggage :


They are transported by a courier or by our team and limited to one piece of luggage per person (max 20 kg).

 

Roadbook :

 

We will provide you with detailed maps and a description of the routes when you arrive at the first hotel. We will also give you vouchers for hotels and restaurants as well as luggage tags.

 

Transportation:

 

- By train: TER or Intercités about 1h15 from Paris Austerlitz.
- By road: A10 motorway, then A701 E60 direction Orléans / Saran exit n ° 14.
- By plane: Loiret Orléans airport and taxi to the city center.


Your vehicle:


It is possible to reserve a parking space at the first hotel, payable locally.


Cancellation insurance :

 

In order to guarantee the reimbursement of costs in the event of cancellation of your stay, you can take out cancellation insurance. To learn more about insurance, click here.

 

 

 

 

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Depature day 2021

Bedroom

Extra charge high season

(+ 15.00 €)

Extra night before departure *

Extra night end of the tour

Bike rental *

Bike the helmet

(+ 12.00 €)

Theft insurance *

Your transfert

Bicy+

Visit 2 castels (+ 25.00 €)

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