Loire Cycle Path, Tours - Angers, 6-days
from € 663  € 588,--

Loire Cycle Path, Tours - Angers, 6-day-tour

Cycling tour along the Loire from Tours to Angers...

This part of the Loire valley is most infatuated with castles and vineyards. Follow the Loire on your cycling trip, which will lead you to historical places and it is possible to take part in a wine-tasting in the numerous wine cellars. Enjoy the French „L'Art de Vivre“ along the route. 

Included services

  • Accommodation in the advertised accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Luggage transport
  • Best prepared travel documents
  • GPS-data on request
  • 7-day-service-hotline
Travel days

1. Day: arrival - Tours

Individual arrival to Tours.

2. Day: Tours - Azay-le-Rideau (approx. 41 km)

You first arrive in Savonnières, the city with stony caves. The journey continues onto Villandry with its unique gardens. Travelling via Saché you will reach Azay-le-Rideau with its Renaissance castle.

3. Day: Azay-le-Rideau - Chinon (approx. 35 km)

You start the day by cycling to Langeais, with its castle, where you can admire an extraordinary collection of furniture. Before arriving at today’s destination, travel in the direction of the “Sleeping Beauty castle” in Ussé, which inspired the author Perrault for his famous fairy-tale.  

4. Day: Chinon - Saumur (approx. 36 km)

It is possible to visit one of the numerous cellars with first-class red wine before leaving the city of Chinon. Your route leads you further to the „Abbaye de Fontevraud“, before you arrive in Saumur.

5. Day: Saumur - Angers (approx. 57 km)

You first follow the Loire River, before you cycle through the vineyards of Anjou and arrive in the city of Angers. The castle protects the world‘s largest medieval wall tapestry.

6. Day: Angers - departure

Individual departure or extension.

 

Map

You travel on cycle paths and signposted side streets with little traffic.

Total length: approx. 169 kilometres

level of difficulty: 2

Services

Exclusive services

  • Rental bike (21-gear-touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 luggage bag and 1 handlebar bag
  • E-bike + 2 luggage bags and 1 handlebar bag

Additional information

  • Minimum number of participants: 2 people (single travellers on request)
  • Parking and arrival information
    Airport:

    Paris (CDG) -> continue by train to Tours, transfer on request from Paris CDG to Tours (1 - 4 pers.): Flat rate € 378,00
    Orly (ORY) -> continue by taxi or shuttle bus to Austerlitz or Montparnasse railway station -> continue by train to Tours
    Tours (TUF) -> continue by taxi or shuttle bus to the arrival hotel
    Nantes (NTE) -> continue by taxi or shuttle bus to Nantes railway station -> continue by train to Tours
    Railway station: Tours (city center station) or St. Pierre des Corps (information: www.sncf.fr)
    -> from train station Tours: arrival hotel on walking in approx. 10 min. reachable or by taxi to the arrival hotel: approx. € 10,00 (day); € 15,00 (nights, weekends and holidays);
    Parking: Parking space at the hotel for € 10,00 per day/car (closed); reservation required; payable on-site
Prices / Dates
Category Standard

Accommodation in hotels of cat. 2- and 3-stars

Category Superior

Accommodation in hotels of cat. 3- and 4-stars

Category De Luxe

Accommodation in hotels and mansions of cat. 4-stars

Price per person

Base price
De LuxeSuperiorStandard
Single room € 1.494,-- € 1.063,-- € 901,--
Double room € 975,-- € 738,-- € 663,--
Triple room € 975,-- € 738,-- € 663,--
Quadruple room € 975,-- € 738,-- € 663,--
Meals
De LuxeSuperiorStandard
Half board € 223,-- € 211,-- € 189,--
Bicycle
De LuxeSuperiorStandard
Rental bike (21-gear-touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 luggage bag and 1 handlebar bag € 70,--€ 70,--€ 70,--
E-bike + 2 luggage bags and 1 handlebar bag € 140,--€ 140,--€ 140,--
Additional nights De Luxe
Double room Single room
Tours € 123,-- € 235,--
Angers € 106,-- € 184,--
Additional nights Superior
Double room Single room
Tours € 84,-- € 134,--
Angers € 78,-- € 134,--
Additional nights Standard
Double room Single room
Tours € 67,-- € 106,--
Angers € 62,-- € 101,--
Impressions

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