Loire Valley : tour(s)
Also called “le Jardin de la France” (France’s garden), the Loire Valley is a UNESCO world heritage site. It offers ideal conditions for bike trips, whether they be weekend outings or week-long adventures. The Loire à Vélo and the Pays des Châteaux bike paths are routes guaranteed to delight cyclists keen on seeing the Loire Valley’s finest chateaux – from the likes of the world-famous Chenonceau and Chambord, to smaller castles like Azay-le-Rideau and Saumur, the Jardins Renaissance in Villandry, and the Parc Leonardo da Vinci in the city of Ambroise. By following the Loire, Europe’s last untamed river, you will also be crisscrossing its most prestigious vineyards: Vouvray , Chinon, Montlou is, not to mention the great wines of the Saumur region. Travel with friends and/or family on a variety of bike tour itineraries featuring a combination of culture, nature, and fine French cuisine.