Tour of the Loire Chateaux

7 days / 8 nights from Euro 2100 ($NZ3500* at 1/10/19)

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Depart Tours 20 July     Arrive Angers 27 July 2020


Itinerary

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.

Day 0 Arrival in Tours – night in Tours 0km

Day 1 Tours to Chenonceau 40km

Day 2 Chenonceau – Villandry 50km

Day 3 Villandry – Chinon 45km

Day 4 Chinon – Saumur 50km

Day 5 Saumur – Saumur 40km

Day 6 Saumur – Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire 40km

Day 7 Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire – Angers 35km

Day 8 Night in Angers – tour completes 0km

Total Km 300 Average Km 43


Supplementary or optional additional costs:

  • E-bike hire: Euro 90.
  • Supplementary nights in Tours /Angers: (Bed & Breakfast) at a 2* hotel: 62 € per person per night – double/twin rooms – includes breakfast – excludes evening meals and day bike hire
  • Extra day bike hire Euro 30 per day / E-assist 50 euro per day
  • Single person room supplement Euro 300

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