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

Start any date between May 1 and October 31

Easy with one day moderate


The terrain is mainly flat


35-45 km daily and one day 70 km (ride from Amboise to Azay-le-Rideau)

Classic Accommodation:   US$1790    

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  • 7 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Luggage transfers
  • Use of a high quality performance hybrid or road bike and accessories
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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.

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 4-star 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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