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Cycle tour around Blois and Chambord Ref. : M1

  •  chateau de chambord

    chateau de chambord LVT

  • Blois

    Blois LVT

  •  chateau de Chambord

    chateau de Chambord LVT

  • Loire river

    Loire river LVT

  •  Chaumont sur Loire

    Chaumont sur Loire LVT

  • chateau de Chaumont sur Loire

    chateau de Chaumont sur Loire LVT

  • hotel-room

    hotel-room AnneBretagne

  • hotel

    hotel Anne de Bretagne

  • Loire

    Loire LVT

  •  chateau de cheverny

    chateau de cheverny LVT

  • chateau de Cheverny - dinning room

    chateau de Cheverny - dinning room LVT

  • chateau de Blois

    chateau de Blois LVT

  • from 265 € / person on the minimum basis of 2 pers.
  • Circuit :
    • Star tours
    • Electric bike
  • Difficulty : easy
  • Duration : 3 days | 3 days riding
  • Departure : from March 2017 to November 2018
    Daily
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A break in the land of relaxed lifestyle, where you can discover the most prestigious châteaux of the Loire Valley.
You will stay in a comfortable hotel in the heart of the royal city of Blois, from where you can wander through the historic town centre in complete freedom and visit the château, a jewel of French architecture.


2 style accommodation are possible on this tour:

> you stay in a family and comfortable hôtel (2* category).

> you stay in a charming 3* hotel.

Your bike stay in Blois - Pays de Chambord

Day 1: Arrival in Blois + bike excursion

Discover the charming town of Blois, as you stroll along its paved streets punctuated with staircases, and the château, a perfect illustration of how French architecture evolved between the Middle Ages and the 17th century.
Take advantage of the day by taking one of the excursions described below.

Day 2: An excursion in the region

Set off for a ride and discover the region through one of the excursions available below:

Day 3: Bike excursion and departure during the day

Enjoy a last bike ride and departure during the day.

 

Our bike excursion loops around Blois:

 

- Excursion to Cheverny | 49 km

Your itinerary takes you through fields and vineyards, and a number of villages, via the Château de Troussay, a charming Renaissance manor, and the Château de Cheverny, remarkable for its sumptuously furnished and decorated apartments, which inspired Hergé's vision of Marlinspike in the adventures of Tintin!
 

- Excursion to Chambord | 40 km

You will follow the banks of the Loire and then continue through the rich Domaine de Chambord forest, where a stop is essential to visit the most famous and majestic château of the Loire Valley. In its Renaissance splendour, the Château de Chambord boasts no less than 440 rooms. You can also explore its 5433-hectare (13425-acre) park, before setting off again along the country paths towards Blois.
 

- Excursion to Chaumont Sur Loire | 40 km

Go West along the Loire river, following the peaceful ‘Loire à Vélo’ cycling paths! You will reach the imposing 15th century château de Chaumont sur Loire which overlooks you and the river … do not miss the extraordinary "Festival des Jardins" garden festival between late May and mid-October! Cross the Loire river to come back to Blois riding on the nice countryside and forest routes.

 

 

  The little extra with Biking France :  the "Châteaux Package" is included in your tour, with entrance fees to

château de Chambord

château de Cheverny

château de Blois

+ a wine tasting of "Cheverny AOC" wines at "La Maison des Vins" in Cheverny.

 

Rates
Prices per person :
  • From March 25th 2017 to November 15th 2017 265,00 €
    Single room supplement : 60,00 €
    Bike discount : - 40,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
  • From March 15th 2018 to November 15th 2018 275,00 €
    Single room supplement : 60,00 €
    Bike discount : - 40,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
This price includes :
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in a 2-star hotel (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
  • 1 dinner (drinks not included)
  • 2 'buffet' or 'continental' breakfasts
  • 1 travel folder (itineraries in French or English / colour maps)
  • Tourist brochures
  • Equipped cycle rental for 3 days with helmet
  • The Biking France "Châteaux Package" including entrance fees to châteaux de Chambord, Cheverny, Blois + 1 wine tasting in Cheverny
  • Hotline 7 days a week
This price does not include :
  • 1 dinner / Lunches / Drinks
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting ("Châteaux Package" excepted)
  • Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
  • Single room supplement (2 nights inclusive)
Option(s)
Prices per person :
  • Upgraded accommodation in a charming 3-star hotel

       

    Stay in an elegant hotel combining relaxed lifestyle and modern design, located near the train station and 5 minutes from downtown.
    Dinner will be planned in the prestigious former Orangery of the château de Blois which became an elegant and renowned restaurant. The restaurant offers a beautiful view over the château (one Michelin star).

    (Ref. M1 up)

    Supplement : 
    + 55.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room : 
    + 26.00 €  (amounts to €85 for the single supplement)
  • Extra night in Blois

    2-star category hotel - bedroom and breakfast basis

    46.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room supplement : 
    + 30.00 €
  • Extra night in Blois (upgraded accommodation)

    3-star category hotel - bedroom and breakfast basis

    65.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room supplement : 
    + 40.00 €
Bike(s) supplement(s) :
  • Scott :  +22 €
  • Electric assistance :  +40 €
  • Tandem :  no supplement
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> Your rental bike:
VTC GITANE « Silence »  bike - 21 speed gears

Equipped with : 2 rear panniers (saddlebags), 1 map holder, 1 repair kit, 1 pump, 1 lock + 1 counter.
Helmet and reflective vest included.

 

> You can rent an electric assistance bike!
GIANT « Esprit » or « Elégance » bike - 7 speed gears
Equipped with : 2 rear panniers (saddlebags), 1 map holder, 1 repair kit, 1 pump, 1 lock + 1 counter.
Helmet and reflective vest included.

 

 

See the FAQ for more information on the rental bikes.

 


 

How to arrive in BLOIS :

 

CAR:
From A10 highway > Exit n° 17 « Blois ». Then follow direction « Blois Centre Ville ».

 

TRAIN:
From Paris : Austerlitz train station > Blois train station.


Possibility of taxi transfer to the hotel from Blois train station: about €4 / €6.

 

PLANE:

. From Roissy CDG airport : Roissy Charles de Gaulle T.2 train station > St Pierre des Corps train station > Blois train station.

 

. From Orly airport or Beauvais airport: taxi or shuttle transfer : Austerlitz train station > Blois train station

 

. From Tours airport: taxi or shuttle transfer : Tours train station > Blois train station

 

. From Nantes airport: taxi or shuttle transfer : Nantes train station > Blois train station

Testimonials
  • José L. (France) - Mai 2017

    ""C'était notre première expérience et nous sommes ravis d'avoir découvert la Loire et ses châteaux de cette manière. Merci à toute l'équipe pour sa disponibilité et son aide précieuse.""

  • Sébastien B. (France) - 12/03/2014

    "Je tiens a vous remercier pour ce week end en vélo, ce fut très agréable, le temps était au rendez vous et l'hôtel ainsi que le personnel était très bien, je vous recommanderais à mes amis. "

  • Julie (France) - 2012

    "Un grand bravo pour l’organisation de ce week-end ! Les ballades sont superbes, l’hôtel était parfait, le dîner excellent et l’accueil très sympa … A bientôt peut-être pour un prochain séjour ! "