4 days/3 nights
longer options available


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$930              
Luxe Accommodation:   US$1300
B&B Accommodation: 
US$810
                                 Single suppl. classic: US$225
Single suppl. Luxe: US$390       


  • 3 nights hotel
  • All breakfasts
  • 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

Amboise and Chambord 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 Chambord you’ll need to take a taxi to Blois, from where you can depart by train for other destinations

Randonnée Tours

France

Amboise Short Escape Cycling 4 Days
Base yourself in a spectacular spot in the “valley of the kings”. Enjoy the bustle of Amboise, a delightful town that was once home to the royal court and where Leonardo Da Vinci spent the last few years of his life. Then ride through world-famous vineyards to troglodyte houses and breathtaking châteaux.




Amboise Short Escape Cycling 4 Days Day 1
Arrive in Amboise. Stroll through this ancient town, then pedal into the hills above the Loire, visit the charming town of Montlouis and head for the 16th-century chateau of Nitray. Our area manager will give you the bikes and a briefing for the tour.


Day 2
Pedal to Chenenceau, one of the most dramatic castles in France, a château that seems to float as it stretches across the Cher River. Then head to Monpoupon, a medieval castle rebuilt into a Renaissance manor. Or take a break from cycling and hop the train to Tours, where you can browse through chic boutiques, visit the Musée des Beaux Arts, and have coffee at a Romanesque church that has been converted into a café.

Day 3Amboise Short Escape Cycling 4 Days
Wind your way through the vineyards around Vouvray, famous for fruity, white wines made from the Chenin Blanc grape. Or bike to Chaumont-sur-Loire, the 11th-century castle of the Counts of Blois, now restored and surrounded by magnificent gardens.

Day 4
Take time for more cycling or another stroll through Amboise before departing for your next adventure.


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