Loire Valley cycling tour around the Chateaux of Chambord and Cheverny, 85 Kms. (B3)
Loire Valley bike tour
CHAMBORD / BLOIS / BEAUREGARD / CHEVERNY
4 nights: 4 nights in Luxury Guest houses, 4 dinners, drinks included.
Reduced price for children under 12 years old.
Free of charge for infants under 3 years old.
The tour includes the tickets to the Chateaux mentioned in the tour.
You avoid all queues and have direct access to the monuments with your guide.
This is a bike tour.
We transfer your luggage from hotel to hotel.
Cycling tours Loire Valley
This five day bike tour is for chateau lovers who want to go off the beaten track. Pedal along the Loire River, spotting terns and ospreys. Cycle through the Chambord game reserve, meet a stag or a boar and visit the largest castle in the Loire Valley. Surprise awaits you every minute with Cheverny’s 120 dogs and Beauregard’s portrait gallery, a chateau for real amateurs. Evenings in guest houses, just what you need to meet locals, to relax, sipping your cool glass of Chardonnay under the linden trees.
Day 1: Blois to Chateau guest house, 16kms.
Meet in Blois.
You are welcome to take a short ride around the hotel for final bike adjustments.
Depending on your arrival time in Blois, we highly recommend you the visit of the Royal castle.
Tour of the Chateau of Blois.
Easy 16 km ride to your guest house all the way along the Loire.
You are welcome by Veronique de Caix in her Guest House. From the windows of that 18th chateau, enjoy the view on the pool or smell the vintage roses. Have an aperitif under the linden trees along the lane or by the green house and its captivating wisteria.
Day 2: World famous Château de Chambord, 35 km loop.
30 km loop partly by the Loire and cycling tracks.
Pedal back to your guest house. Relax in the pool with a sun downer.
Day 3: Blois to next guest house via chateau de Beauregard, 32 kms.
The French style breakfast, with croissants, pastries and home made jams are served to you in a small lounge in winter and in the summer on the terrace at the edge of the swimming pool.
Home cooked dinner, drinks included.
Day 4: Chateau of Cheverny and wine tasting, 14 km loop.
Tour of the Cheverny Chateau.
In the XVIIth century, Cheverny was the first chateau incarnating the classic style in the Loire Valley. Built by the governor of Blois city, this chateau is known by the richness of its interiors which has been kept untapped thanks to its owners – Hurault family. Cheverny presents a magnificent collection of furniture and master paintings from the Renaissance period.
Cheverny and Cour Cheverny wine tasting of 7 wines. The “Cheverny” appellation produces elegant red wines from pinot noir and gamay as well as fruity white wines from chardonnay and sauvignon. You will enjoy this moment to taste a wine for real connoisseurs: the “Cour Cheverny Appellation”, a stunning white wine made from a grape called Romorantin, imported by King François I into the Loire Valley.
Pedal back to your guest house.
Day 5: End of the tour.
Check out after breakfast.
This tour includes
4 nights in Guest houses, double occupancy, 4 dinners, drinks included, luggage transfers from hotel to hotel, 4 breakfasts, high quality bike for 4 days (21 gears, anti flat tyre kit, lock, small bag), helmets, travel pack (entrance tickets to tour the Loire Valley Chateaux of Blois, Chambord, Beauregard and Cheverny Castles, vouchers for hotels and other services in the tour, itineraries, maps, emergency phone for assistance), 1 tour and tasting at a wine producer’s in Cheverny, 1 bottle of mineral water (25 cl) per pers and per day.
This tour doesn't include
entrance tickets in other sites, lunches, personal expenses, extra.
Escort cycling tour guide (350.00 € per day).