8 days/7 nights, with at least 6 days of cycling


Start any date between May 1 and October 31


The day rides vary from 25 to 62 km (16 to 39 miles) depending on your level of accommodation and the routes you select

Your Route Descriptions will provide information on distances and terrain and you can choose each day which ride to take

The terrain is mainly flat to moderately hilly, but there are options for rides with climbs


Classic Accommodation:   US$1790                                      
Luxe Accommodation:   US$2550
                                 Single suppl. classic:   US$520
Single suppl. Luxe: US$635       


  • 7 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Use of a top quality 21-speed hybrid bike complete with handlebar bag, pump, and all the necessary accessories for changing flats. We recommend that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Area Manager available throughout the tour

     

    New Bicycles!

    Our bicycles in Loire Valley are the high-performance Cannondale Quick Speed 2.



Amboise and Azay-le-Rideau are located approximately 250 km southwest of Paris.

To reach Amboise you need to take a train to Amboise or to Saint-Pierre-des-Corps and a taxi to your accommodation.The trip from Paris takes less than two hours.

To depart from Azay-le-Rideau you’ll need to take a taxi to Tours (25 km away), from where you can depart by train for other destinations.

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Amboise and Azay-le-Rideau Cycling 8 Days
Base yourself in two spectacular locations in the “valley of the kings”. Enjoy the bustle of Amboise, a delightful town that was once home to the royal court, then ride through world-famous vineyards to troglodyte houses and breathtaking châteaux. In Azay-le-Rideau, yu will have the opportunity to ride to the famous gardens of Villandry, explore the vineyards east of Chinon and cycle riverside dedicated cycling paths that make for peaceful and enchanting rides.

 

Hotel Le Clos d'Amboise

Amboise

This 16th century manor house is in a large landscaped park with a pool, enclosed by ancient stone walls in the heart of the old town.  The spacious rooms have original wood flooring, fireplaces and ancient paneling. * this hotel has a 3-star rating and is quite luxurious

Hotel de Biencourt

Azay-le-Rideau

This 18th century property once housed a Napoleonic school and is located close to the castle on a quiet street in the center of Azay. With friendly owners and a charming setting, this is a simple, yet tasteful hotel that is popular with cyclists.

 

Hotel Le Choiseul

Amboise

This luxury 4stars hotel is in an 18th-century residence, surrounded by terraced gardens, overlooking the Loire.  Nestled below the ramparts of the great Château d' Amboise, the rooms boast wonderful views.

Hotel Le Grand Monarque

Azay-le-Rideau

This hotel was once the town post office and is now the smartest hotel in Azay-le-Rideau, surrounded by one hundred year old plane trees. This boutique hotel has a lovely bar and restaurant on site and is just 150 meters from the castle.



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