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Loire à vélo: cycle tour from Saumur 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 860 € / 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 2017 to November 2017
    on request
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Discover the charm of the Western Loire region : from Saumur to Saint-Brévin and appreciate the ‘Angevine Sweetness’ (‘Douceur Angevine’)all along the last itineraries of the “Loire à Vélo” routes.

Then ride through the Anjou area and its vineyards, and finally "take the plunge" into the Atlantic Ocean at Saint-Brévin. Bask in the sun on the Atlantic beaches !

Your cycling tour in the Loire Valley:

Day 1: Arrival in Saumur

Discover the pleasant town of Saumur overlooked by its 14th century château and famous for its National Riding School and its sparkling white wine.

Day 2: Saumur – Angers | 57 km

A 1st stage following the “Loire à vélocycling paths towards Cunault church, a masterpiece of the Romanesque art! Then continue towards to the peaceful city of Angers and its chateau sheltering the famous and immense Apocalypse Tapestry.

Day 3: 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 4: 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 5: 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 6: 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 7: Departure during the day

Rates
Prices per person :
  • From March 25th 2017 to June 30th 2017 860,00 €
    Single room supplement : 190,00 €
    Bike discount : - 85,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
    'Solo' Supplement : +195,00 € (Supplement to consider in case of solo traveler per booking)
  • From July 1st 2017 to August 31st 2017 905,00 €
    Single room supplement : 190,00 €
    Bike discount : - 85,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
    'Solo' Supplement : +195,00 € (Supplement to consider in case of solo traveler per booking)
  • From September 1st 2017 to November 15th 2017 860,00 €
    Single room supplement : 190,00 €
    Bike discount : - 85,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
    'Solo' Supplement : +195,00 € (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
  • 1 travel folder (itineraries in French or English / colour maps)
  • Tourist brochures
  • Luggage transfer during the day
  • Equipped cycle rental for 5 days (with helmet) and repatriation
  • Hotline 7 days a week
This price does not include :
  • 5 dinners
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
  • Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
  • Single room supplement (6 nights included)
  • Transfer from Saint-Brévin to Saint-Nazaire train station
  • Train transfer from Saint-Nazaire to Saumur
  • Personal bike repatriation (rate on request)
Option(s)
Prices per person :
  • Half board supplement
    Supplement : 
    + 126.00 €  (5 extra dinners included - drinks not included)
  • Extra night in Saumur

    3-star category hotel - bedroom and breakfast basis

    50.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room supplement : 
    + 27.00 €
  • Extra night in Saint-Brévin

    2-star category hotel - bedroom and breakfast basis

    51.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room supplement : 
    + 37.00 €
Bike(s) supplement(s) :
  • Scott :  +36 €
  • 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 Saumur from St Brévin by train :

Transfer by taxi: St Nazaire train station (5 km from the hotel) > Nantes train station or Angers St Laud train station > Saumur 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 A85 highway > Exit n°3 « Saumur ». Follow direction « Saumur » on N147.

 

TRAIN:

From Paris : Austerlitz train station > Saumur train station
Or Montparnasse train station > St Pierre des Corps train station > Saumur train station


Possibility of taxi transfer to the hotel from Saumur train station: about €10 during the week and about €15 on Sundays.

 

PLANE:

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

 

. From Orly airport or Beauvais airport: taxi or shuttle transfer : Austerlitz or Montparnasse train station > St Pierre des Corps train station or  Angers St Laud train station or Tours train station > Saumur train station

 

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

 

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