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Bike stay between Chambord and Cheverny Ref. : M4

  • 'Pays des Châteaux'  cycling path

    'Pays des Châteaux' cycling path CRT centre E.Mangeat

  • Chateau de Chambord

    Chateau de Chambord LVT

  • hotel room

    hotel room Orée des Châteaux

  • Trailer

    Trailer LVT

  • 'Tintin' exhibition

    'Tintin' exhibition LVT

  • hotel

    hotel Orée des Châteaux

  • Vineyards

    Vineyards LVT

  • Sologne pond

    Sologne pond LVT

  • Chambord cycling path

    Chambord cycling path LVT

  •  Chateau de Cheverny

    Chateau de Cheverny LVT

  • Sologne roe deer

    Sologne roe deer LVT

  • Sunflowers field

    Sunflowers field LVT

  • 275 € / person on the minimum basis of 2 pers.
  • Circuit :
    • Star tours
    • Suitable for families
    • Electric bike
  • Difficulty : easy
  • Duration : 4 days | 3 days riding
  • Departure : from March 2017 to November 2017
    on request
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Choose a stay in the middle of nature!
Bracieux, a charming village located in the heart of the Sologne area, will be your ideal starting point for your peaceful excursions all along the “Pays des Châteaux” cycling paths. In the heart of Mother Nature, between forests and vineyards, you will discover among other châteaux, Chambord and Cheverny, real treasures of the Loire Valley.

Your bike stay in the châteaux country:

Day 1: Arrival in Bracieux + bike excursion

Enjoy you hotel and discover the peaceful village of Bracieux which has preserved its magnificent 16th-century covered market.
Or take advantage of the day by taking one of the excursions described below.

Day 2 and Day 3: Excursions in the region

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

Day 4: Bike excursion and departure during the day

If you are still available for the whole day, enjoy a last bike ride and departure during the day.

 

 

Our bike excursion loops around Bracieux:

 

- Excursion to Chambord | 24 km

Ride 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.

 

- Excursion to Cheverny | 26 km

Your itinerary takes you through fields and vineyards towards the Château de Cheverny, remarkable for its sumptuously furnished and decorated apartments, which inspired Hergé's vision of Marlinspike in the adventures of Tintin ! And don't hesitate to stop for a visit to a local wine producer to sample a glass of Cheverny Blanc ! way back via the charming château de Villesavin.

 

- Excursion through the Sologne area | 30 km

You will cross rich and mysterious ‘Sologne’ with magnificent landscapes : beautiful forests sheltering game, ponds at every crossroad and small private châteaux hidden behind their vineyards or groves. Between ponds and heath lands, explore old typical Sologne villages such as Fontaines en Sologne.

 

 

  The little extra with Biking France :  you can book our "Châteaux Package", with entrance fees to

Domaine de Chambord

Château de Cheverny + "The Secrets of Marlinspike Hall" exhibition

Rates

The rates for children mentionned below are valid in case of 2 adults minimum per triple or quadruple room.

 

Prices per person :
  • From March 25th 2017 to November 7th 2017 275,00 €
    Children from 4 to 12 years old : 137,50 € (If accommodation in triple or quadruple room.)
    Children from 13 to 17 years old : 206,00 € (If accommodation in triple or quadruple room.)
    Single room supplement : 90,00 €
    Bike discount : - 40,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
This price includes :
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a 2-star hotel (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
  • 1 travel folder (itineraries in French or English / colour maps)
  • Tourist brochures
  • Equipped cycle rental for 4 days with helmet
  • Hotline 7 days a week
This price does not include :
  • Dinners / Lunches / Drinks
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
  • Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
  • Single room supplement (3 nights included)
Option(s)
Prices per person :
  • Half board supplement (adults + children from 13 to 17 years old)
    Supplement : 
    + 88.00 €  (3 dinners included - drinks not included)
  • Half board supplement (children from 4 to 12 years old)
    Supplement : 
    + 40.00 €  (3 dinners included - drinks not included)
  • "Châteaux Package" adult

    including entrance fees to :

    Domaine de Chambord

     château de Cheverny + "The Secrets of Marlinspike Hall" exhibition

    Supplement : 
    + 26.00 €
  • Extra night

    Price per 'adult' - bedroom and breakfast basis. For 'child rates': please consult Biking France.

    50.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room supplement : 
    + 30.00 €
Bike(s) supplement(s) :
  • Scott :  +29 €
  • Electric assistance :  +40 €
  • Tandem :  no supplement
Equipment(s) supplement(s) :
  • Baby seat :  +12 €
  • Trailer :  +38 €
  • Trail-a-bike :  +38 €
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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 BRACIEUX:

 

CAR:
From A10 highway > Exit n° 16 « Chambord - Mer ». Then pass Mer and follow direction « Muides’ / ‘Chambord », then ‘Bracieux’ D112.

 

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


Possibility of taxi transfer to the hotel from Blois train station: about €35 during the week and about €50 during the night or on Sunday

 

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
  • Michèle D. (Suisse) - Avril 2013

    "De retour chez moi, je tenais à vous féliciter pour l'excellente organisation. Tout était parfait: hôtels de qualité avec accueil-service très sympathique; restaurant à Bracieux excellent; vélos neufs et adaptés aux routes; tracés des sentiers bien détaillés. Merci beaucoup à toute l'équipe. Je vous ferai de la publicité dans mon entourage! "

  • Nathalie D. (France) - Mai 2013

    "Nous avons été enchantées par le séjour. Bravo pour l'organisation, et les vélos étaient très confortables.. les muscles fessiers n'ont pas trop souffert.. L'hôtel était parfait et les parcours très agréables... Séjour à recommander, ce que nous ferons... et expérience à renouveler. Merci encore. "