Loire Valley canoe and cycling tour around Chenonceau & Beauval zoo, 65 kms. (B4)
Loire Valley bike tour
CHENONCEAU / MONTRICHARD / SAINT AIGNAN
4 nights: 2 nights in chateau-hotel and 2 nights in a very charming and comfortable 3*hotel.
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.
Bike & Canoe
This is a mixed tour with bike & canoe.
We transfer your luggage from hotel to hotel.
Cycling tours Loire Valley
This five day bike tour is for wild life lovers. Discover Chenonceau, the “Ladies Chateau” by bike and canoeing down the Cher river, passing under the bridge. Cycle to zoo de Beauval, the largest collection of animals in France. Accommodation in a chateau-hotel overlooking the Cher river valley, just what you need to live like a king and relax, sipping your cool glass of Chardonnay under the linden trees.
Day 1:Biking Chissay-Bourré-Chissay, 16 kms.
The foundations of the Chateau are from the 12th century and the main Chateau was built under King Charles 7th.
Grab your bike and warm up on a few miles along the Cher river to Bourré, near Montrichard.
Ride back to your hotel and relaxing moment by the pool.
Day 2 : Canoeing Montrichard-Chenonceau-Civray, 12 kms.
In Montrichard, board a canoe and let the current gently take you all the way down the Cher from Montrichard to Civray (app. 3 hours), with the best view ever on the most famous chateau in the Loire Valley; Chenonceau.
Keep on canoeing, pass under the bridge of the chateau.
After less than 1 hour, in Civray, grab your bike and pedal back to your hotel, stopping for a tour of Chenonceau.
Relax in your hotel.
Day 3: Chissay to Saint Aignan, 25 kms.
Check in at 3* hotel, brand new hotel, inaugurated in 2008. The Indonesian decoration, rare woods, stone sculptures, takes you to far away islands.
Dinner at the hotel.
Day 4:Beauval zoo.
Tour of the zoo.
Beauval zoo started off in 1980 as an aviary, home exclusively to some 2000 birds of all kinds. The arrival of exotic animals such as giraffes and monkeys a decade later turned it into a proper zoo. These days, the park showcases over 4,000 animals of various species, from the white tigers couple, Gorby and Raisa to twin manatees, Quito and Luna .
Dinner at leisure.
Day 5: End of the tour.
Check out after breakfast.
This tour includes
2 nights in chateau-hotel and 2 nights in a very charming and comfortable 3*hotel, 2 dinners, 4 breakfasts, luggage transfers from hotel to hotel, 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 château de Chenonceau, Beauval zoo and la Cave des Roches, vouchers for hotels and other services in the tour, itineraries, maps, emergency phone numbers for assistance), 1 bottle of mineral water (25 cl) per pers and per day, Canoe hire on the Cher river on day 2, bike transportation for mix “bike-canoe” day.
This tour doesn't include
entrance tickets in other sites, lunches, drinks, personal expenses, extra.
Escort cycling tour guide on request (350.00 € per day).