Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Tour operator – Specialist of self guided bike tours in France

Search
Advanced Search…
Our bike tour
Your favorite tracks

tour(s)

Add this tour to your favorite tours

Bike escapade and relaxation in the Chambord country Ref. : M3

  • Chateau de Cheverny

    Chateau de Cheverny LVT

  •  hammam sauna

    hammam sauna Aub.Centre

  • Hotel swimming pool

    Hotel swimming pool Aub.Centre

  • chateau de Chambord

    chateau de Chambord LVT

  • hotel

    hotel Aub.Centre

  • Hotel - garden

    Hotel - garden Aub.Centre

  • Blois

    Blois LVT

  • Hotel

    Hotel Aub.Centre

  • hotel room

    hotel room Aub.Centre

  • hotel restaurant

    hotel restaurant Aub.Centre

  • vineyards

    vineyards LVT

  • Chaumont-sur-Loire

    Chaumont-sur-Loire Aub.Centre

  • hotel restaurant

    hotel restaurant Aub.Centre

  • from 415 € / person on the minimum basis of 2 pers.
  • Circuit :
    • Star tours
    • Accommodation in charming establishment(s)
    • Electric bike
  • Difficulty : easy
  • Duration : 4 days | 4 days riding
  • Departure : from March 2017 to November 2017
    Daily
  • Book this trip Ask for an online quotation

Secure payment CB - Visa - Mastercard - American Express

Download tour info
Details

Stay in an elegant rural inn perfectly located in the heart of the chateaux country: between Blois and Chambord! You will enjoy several bike excursions offering different landscapes, between forests, vineyards and Loire river ... and discover the prestigious chateaux such as Chambord, Cheverny or Blois.
You will appreciate the nicely decorated and comfortable rooms and the tasty cuisine served in the cosy dining room or in the splendid flowered garden.

To end your daily bike escapades, enjoy the hotel’s brand new swimming pool or its hammam & sauna area!

Your bike stay in a charming inn, in the heart of the chateaux country:

Day 1: Arrival in Chitenay + bike excursion

Enjoy your peaceful and friendly hotel, its charming garden and its outdoor swimming pool!
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, this is your last chance to try a final excursion.

 

Our bike excursion loops around Chitenay:

 

- Excursion to Chambord | 54 km

Cycle through the impressive Domain of Chambord forest, where the most famous and majestic château of the Loire Valley is settled: in its Renaissance splendour, the Château de Chambord boasts no less than 440 rooms.

 

- Excursion to Cheverny | 23 km

Your itinerary leads you to Chateau de Troussay, a small Renaissance chateau and to the Château de Cheverny, well-known 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.

 

- Excursion to Blois | 33 km

Cycle Through the forest to finally reach the Loire river banks and the nice town of Blois, worth visiting for its old district and also for its château offering a brilliant illustration of the evolution of French architecture from the Middle Ages to the 17th century.

 

- Excursion to Chaumont-sur-Loire | 37 km

Passing by the countryside routes before reaching the Loire banks at Chaumont-sur-Loire where you can visit the nice Château overlooking the Loire. The ‘garden festival’ where you will be able to admire different interpretations of artistic garden compositions based on a common theme takes place every year in its majestic park.

 

 

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

 château de Chambord

 château de Cheverny

Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire (château + Garden Festival)

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

 

Rates
Prices per person :
  • From March 25th 2017 to April 30th 2017 415,00 €
    Single room supplement : 137,00 €
    Bike discount : - 50,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
  • From May 1st 2017 to September 30th 2017 475,00 €
    Single room supplement : 137,00 €
    Bike discount : - 50,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
  • From October 1st 2017 to November 15th 2017 415,00 €
    Single room supplement : 137,00 €
    Bike discount : - 50,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
This price includes :
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a 3-star hotel(accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
  • 2 dinners (drinks not included)
  • 3 'buffet' or 'continental' breakfasts
  • 1 travel folder (itineraries in French or English / colour maps)
  • Tourist brochures
  • Equipped cycle rental for 4 days with helmet
  • The Biking France "Châteaux Package" including entrance fees to châteaux de Chambord, Cheverny, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire + 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 (3 nights included)
Option(s)
Prices per person :
  • Accommodation in a "BALNEO" ROOM
    Supplement : 
    + 54.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room : 
    + 45.00 €  (amounts to €181 for the single supplement)
  • Extra night

    Bedroom and breakfast basis

    69.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room supplement : 
    + 45.00 €
Bike(s) supplement(s) :
  • Scott :  +29 €
  • Electric assistance :  +50 €
  • Tandem :  no supplement
Map

More info

> 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 CHITENAY:

 

CAR:
From A10 highway > Exit n° 17 « Blois ». Cross ‘La Chaussée St Victor’ then ‘St Gervais de la Forêt’. Direction ‘Cellettes’.

 

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


Possibility of taxi transfer to the hotel from Blois train station: about €30 during the week and about €45 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
  • Jean-Yves L (USA) - Août 2016

    "A wonderfully relaxing vacation in the Loire Valley. Great service from the staff, making our booking easy from the US. Perfect accommodation (Auberge du Centre in Chitenay) with outstanding food, relaxing garden and very caring staff. Our 3 difficult to please teenagers really enjoyed it, that says it all! Merci!"

  • Hervé C. (France) - Août 2015

    "La formule est pratique, les circuits détaillés, l’hôtel où nous avons séjourné à Chitenay parfait. La région possède de nombreuses pistes cyclables en forêt, c’était vraiment agréable "