Loire Cycle Path, Orléans - Tours, 6-days
from € 650  € 600,--

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

Loire-Bike tour from Orléans to Tours...

„La Loire à Vélo“ leads you along the last wild river in Europe. A pure walk in nature through the extraordinary Loire valley awaits you on the cycling tour: Historic heirs with numerous castles, beautiful landscapes from different natural areas, local delicacies and wine-tasting in the numerous wine cellars. Enjoy the French "L'Art de Vivre" along the route.

Included services

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

1. Day: arrival - Orléans

Individual arrival to Orléans.

2. Day: Orléans - Beaugency (approx. 26 km)

Begin the cycling tour by travelling a relaxing route into the charming and flowery city Beaugency.

3. Day: Beaugency - Blois (approx. 46 km)

Travelling along the river bank you will leave Beaugency and cycle past the castle of Chambord – the largest castle in the Loire region. You continue to follow the route until you reach Blois.

4. Day: Blois - Amboise (approx. 42 km)

You follow the cycle path up to the Chaumont castle where you can enjoy a lovely view of the Loire, before you arrive in Amboise. You will find Léonardo Da Vinci’s last home just a few streets ahead: The Clos Lucé manor.

5. Day: Amboise - Tours (approx. 27/31 km)

Travelling through the vineyards of Montlouis you will arrive at the Bourdaisière castle, the birthhouse of Gabrielle d'Estrée. The journey continues to Tours with the famous „Place Plumereau“.

6. Day: Tours - departure

Individual departure or extension.

Map

You travel on cycle paths and sign-posted side-streets with little traffic.

Total length: approx. 141/145 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 + 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 Orléans, transfer on request from Paris CDG to Orléans (1 - 4 pers.): Flat rate € 245,00
    Paris Orly (ORY) -> continue by taxi or shuttle bus to Austerlitz railway station -> continue by train to Orléans
    Tours (TUF) -> continue by taxi or shuttle bus to the railway station Tours -> continue by train to Orléans
    Nantes (NTE) -> continue by taxi or shuttle bus to Nantes railway station -> continue by train to Orléans
    Railway Station: Orléans (city center)
    -> continue by taxi: approx. € 27,-- (day); € 36,-- (at night, on weekends and public holidays)
    -> continue by bus: bus line no. 10 to Quai St. Laurent (about 25 minutes)
    -> continue by tram: tram line A direction "Hôpital de La Source" to the station "Quai Royale Châtelet" (about 9 min), then continue to "Quai St. Laurent" (about 5 min)
    Parking: guarded and closed parking space at the hotel for € 20,00 per night/car, reservation not possible, 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 € 1.570,-- € 1.182,-- € 900,--
Double room € 1.013,-- € 782,-- € 650,--
Triple room € 1.013,-- € 782,-- € 650,--
Quadruple room € 1.013,-- € 782,-- € 650,--
Meals
De LuxeSuperiorStandard
half board € 234,-- € 211,-- € 200,--
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
Orléans € 145,-- € 240,--
Tours € 123,-- € 235,--
Additional nights Superior
Double room Single room
Orléans € 89,-- € 156,--
Tours € 84,-- € 134,--
Additional nights Standard
Double room Single room
Orléans € 67,-- € 117,--
Tours € 67,-- € 106,--
Impressions

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