In 2020 we are expanding the number of itineraries and dates for Cycling across France!
We have three Routes to choose from each available to ride on ebikes or regular bikes taking quiet country roads, cycle paths and canal paths! This is cycling heaven on earth.
We love exploring, adventuring and learning with our guests on these escorted tours. There are lots of great reasons to ride with us – read on!
Cycle across South West France at a leisurely pace for up to 15 days on purpose-built cycleways and canal paths – some roads and trails into villages – moving through many historic areas and sites and an amazing array of French culture, wine and cuisine. A day sightseeing in Toulouse and in Carcassonne.
Our dates for this tour in 2020:
Depart Bordeaux 26th May Arrive Sete 9th June 2020 – 15 days/16nights
Depart Bordeaux 15th June Arrive Sete 29th June 2020 – 15 days/16 nights
8 days / 9 nights from $NZ3500
Eight days of cycling with a sight seeing day based in Marmande and Agen. Follows the Roger Lapébie cycleway and then the Canal de la Garonne – many historical sights and opportunities to branch out into the French countryside!
Our dates for this tour in 2020:
Depart Bordeaux 22nd May Arrive Toulouse 1st June, 2020
7 days / 8 nights from $NZ3500 (subject to exchange rates)
Seven days of superb cycling from chateau to chateau along the Loire River from the town of Tours to Angers. This tour follows the wonderful Loire River, as well as the Indre, the Cher and the Vienne, taking in numerous UNESCO World Heritage classified châteaux along the way: Amboise, Chenonceau, Villandry, Langeais, Ussé, Chinon, Saumur, Angers. We make the most of a great cycle network along tranquil waterways, discovering the significant cultural and architectural heritage of the region. An opportunity to visit the area’s many wine cellars and vineyards, as well as the troglodyte caves of Turquant and Souzay-Champigny. We are mainly on green lanes and dedicated bike routes.
Dates for this tour in 2020
Depart Loire Châteaux Tours 5th July Arrive Angers 11th July, 2020
Why ride in France with Green Jersey?
We make it so easy – we guarantee a good deal meaning you don’t have to spend hours on the internet and then maybe get the bookings and pricing wrong!
Everything is taken care of – high quality bikes, hotels and meals at reasonable prices.
Experienced hosts who are familiar with the route, ensure a trouble free and enjoyable tour – your won’t miss the highlights!
Tour with a group of like-minded kiwis and meet some locals. We require 10 riders confirmed before tour departs if riders not part of a private group booking.
We offer the certainty of local back up in France.
Private group guaranteed for 12 or more riders. Custom dates available for group bookings.
What do itineraries include?
Standard hybrid bike & helmet hire and repatriation of bikes.
Bike repair kit.
All tour nights in guest houses and 2*/3* hotels in double/twin rooms with en-suite facilities.
All evening meals (3 to 4 course menu).
Daily baggage transfers (one bag up to 30kg).
Detailed road book, maps and GPS tracks.
Tour host support and some historical interpretation.
Support including expert French based support as required.
Currency conversion costs, and NZ and French taxes.
What is excluded?
International flights – but we can get group flight deals if you wish
Your transfers to the meeting place and from the finish point – both have airports/railway stations nearby
The cost of all lunches
All alcohol and other drinks
Travel Insurance (health/travel insurance is mandatory) – please ensure that you tell your insurer what you are doing and disclose any pre-existing conditions
The costs of any medical treatment required on tour
The costs of visits to any museums, monuments or other attractions while on tour
Additional travel or costs related to change in the programme due to bad weather or other unavoidable issues
Local Sim card or roaming costs
Additional travel or costs related to change in the programme due to bad weather or other unavoidable events
All personal expenses
Everything not mentioned under “the price includes”.