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Loire à vélo: cycle tour from Angers to the Atlantic sea Ref. : L9

  • Atlantic coast

    Atlantic coast LVT

  • bike on Loire à vélo

    bike on Loire à vélo LVT

  • hotel room

    hotel room Duquesne

  • Saumur

    Saumur LVT

  • Vineyards

    Vineyards LVT

  •  St Brévin beach

    St Brévin beach LVT

  • hotel room

    hotel room Kyriad

  • Angers

    Angers LVT

  • hotel - breakfast

    hotel - breakfast Kyriad

  • Loire river

    Loire river LVT

  • nature

    nature LVT

  • St Brévin bike

    St Brévin bike LVT

  • hotel - breakfast

    hotel - breakfast Duquesne

  • from 890 € / person on the minimum basis of 2 pers.
  • Circuit :
    • Linear trips
    • Trip on la  Loire à Vélo cycling paths
    • Electric bike
  • Difficulty : average
  • Duration : 7 days | 5 days riding
  • Departure : from March 2018 to November 2018
    Daily
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Discover the charm of the Western Loire region : from Angers to Le Croisic and appreciate the ‘Angevine Sweetness’ (‘Douceur Angevine’)all along the last itineraries of the “Loire à Vélo” routes.

Ride through the Anjou area and its vineyards, and "take the plunge" into the Atlantic Ocean inSaint-Brévin. Then bask in the sun on the Atlantic beaches to le Croisic !

Your cycling tour in the Loire Valley:

Day 1: Arrival in Angers

Take time to visit the peaceful city of Angers and its chateau sheltering the famous and immense Apocalypse Tapestry.

Day 2: Angers – Montjean-sur-Loire | 37 km

A stage in the heart of the vineyards of Anjou such as “Aubance” and “Layon”. Take the time to stop in Savennières, famous for its dry white wine, and continue to Chalonnes island in the middle of the Loire river.

Day 3: Montjean-sur-Loire – Champtoceaux | 39 km

A ride along the banks of the Loire river and appreciating its wild landscapes, via the village of Saint Florent le Vieil, to Champtoceaux, a magnificent setting on the borders of Anjou and Brittany.

Day 4: Champtoceaux – Nantes | 32 km

From countryside and small villages to the big city of Nantes. Discover another point on view of the Loire in the capital of the western part of the river.

Day 5: Nantes – Saint-Brévin | 59 km

A stage along marshlands and countryside ending at the estuary of the Loire river and enjoying the seaside and beaches of Saint-Brévin.

Day 6 : St Brévin – Le Croisic | 53 km or 60 km

From the estuary of the River Loire to the wild sea coast of Le Croisic. Take benefit to discover the superb wetlands of the classified Natural Brière Park before cycling into the famous salt marshes of Guérande. This medieval and fortified city offers you many testimonies of its historical past. Then, continue cycling through  before reaching Le Croisic, a fish harbour and a very beautiful village on the coast.

Day 7: Departure during the day

Rates
Prices per person :
  • From March 1st 2018 to June 30th 2018 890,00 €
    Single room supplement : 220,00 €
    Bike discount : - 60,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
    'Solo' Supplement : +245,00 € (Supplement to consider in case of solo traveler per booking)
  • From July 1st 2018 to August 31st 2018 920,00 €
    Single room supplement : 220,00 €
    Bike discount : - 60,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
    'Solo' Supplement : +245,00 € (Supplement to consider in case of solo traveler per booking)
  • From September 1st 2018 to November 30th 2018 890,00 €
    Single room supplement : 220,00 €
    Bike discount : - 60,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
    'Solo' Supplement : +245,00 € (Supplement to consider in case of solo traveler per booking)
This price includes :
  • 6 nights’ accommodation in 3-star and 2-star hotels (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
  • 1 dinner (drinks not included)
  • 6 'buffet' or 'continental' breakfasts
  • Luggage transfer during the day
  • Equipped cycle rental for 5 days (with helmet) and repatriation
  • 1 travel folder (itineraries in French or English / colour maps)
  • Tourist brochures
  • Hotline 7 days a week
This price does not include :
  • 5 dinners
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
  • Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
  • Single room supplement (6 nights included)
  • Train transfer from Le Croisic to Angers
  • Personal bike repatriation (rate on request)
Option(s)
Prices per person :
  • Accommodation in charming 3* & 4 * hotels
    Supplement : 
    + 125.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room : 
    + 95.00 €  (amounts to €315 for the single supplement)
  • Half board supplement
    Supplement : 
    + 160.00 €  (5 extra dinners included - drinks not included)
  • Half board supplement (upgraded accomodation)
    Supplement : 
    + 190.00 €  (5 extra dinners included - drinks not included)
  • Extra night in Angers

    3-star category hotel - bedroom and breakfast basis

    50.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room supplement : 
    + 35.00 €
  • Extra night in Le Croisic

    2-star category hotel - bedroom and breakfast basis

    55.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room supplement : 
    + 40.00 €
  • Extra night in Angers (upgraded accommodation)

    4-star category hotel - bedroom and breakfast basis

    65.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room supplement : 
    + 40.00 €
  • Extra night in Le Croisic (upgraded accommodation)

    3-star category hotel - bedroom and breakfast basis

    100.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room supplement : 
    + 80.00 €
Bike(s) supplement(s) :
  • Electric assistance :  +60 €
  • Tandem :  no supplement
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> At the end of the tour:

 

. Leave your rented bike at the last hotel. We take care of its repatriation.

. Possibility to come back to Angers from Le Croisic by train :

Le Croisic train station > Nantes train station > Angers St Laud train station

 


 

> 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 SAUMUR:

 

CAR:
From A10 highway.

 

TRAIN:

From Paris : Montparnasse train station > Angers St Laud train station


PLANE:

. From Roissy CDG airport : Roissy Charles de Gaulle T.2 train station > Angers-St-Laud train station

 

. From Orly airport or Beauvais airport: taxi or shuttle transfer : Montparnasse train station >  Angers St Laud train station

 

. From Tours airport: taxi or shuttle transfer : Tours train station > Angers St Laud train station

 

. From Nantes airport: taxi or shuttle transfer : Nantes train station > Angers St Laud train station

 

Testimonials
  • Joan N. (USA) - Juillet 2016

    "My husband and I enjoyed biking along the lower Loire using the services provided by Biking France. The bikes were good, the itinerary interesting, the hotels and restaurants fine, the transport of luggage effective. We would book with Biking France again."

  • Anne LG. (France) - Août 2015

    "Tout est parfait – Excellente organisation, excellente documentation. Hôteliers sympathiques. Alternance bienvenue entre séjour en pleine ville (Angers, Nantes) et petites villes"

  • Stefan and Olga B. (Germany) - Sept. 2013

    "Dear Team, we had a wonderful tour and want to thank you for organizing it! During the trip from Nantes to St Brevin it rained all the way and we got soaked, but the rest of the trip the weather was great."