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The 'Canal des 2 Mers': from Royan to Bordeaux by Bike Ref. : ODYS6

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  • from 615 € / person on the minimum basis of 2 pers.
  • Circuit :
    • Linear trips
    • Electric bike
    • Trip on La Vélodyssée cycling paths
  • Difficulty : easy
  • Duration : 5 days | 3 days riding
  • Departure : from March 2018 to November 2018
    Daily
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Leaving the seaside resort of Royan, you will enjoy, on the road, nice little marinas, bordering the Gironde banks. In Blaye, where the Vauban masterpiece overlooks the estuary, you will cross the Gironde on the ferry to join the Médoc. Then, across the well-known vineyards designation, the cycle path leads you in the heart of Bordeaux.

Your bike tour from Royan to Bordeaux:

Day 1: Arival in Royan

Day 2: Royan - Mortagne sur Gironde | 38 km

On a nice shaded cycling track along the sea, your journey will take you from paths to small roads before getting to Talmont sur Gironde, known as one of the most beautiful village in France. Then you will ride until Mortagne-sur-Gironde harbour.

Day 3: Mortagne sur Gironfr - Blaye | 65 km

The numerous small marinas along the river banks of the Gironde are perfect stopping places. You will join Blaye by a beautiful cycling path and will leave Charente Maritime to continue the route of the 'canal des 2 mers' in Gironde.

Day 4: Blaye - Bordeaux | 50 km

Cross the Gironde estuary to join Lamarque and the region of the Médoc and its famous wine-making names.You will reach the heart of Bordeaux, riding along small roads in the middle of the vineyard.

Day 5: Departure during the day

Rates
Prices per person :
  • From November 18th 2017 to November 30th 2018 615,00 €
    Single room supplement : 215,00 €
    Bike discount : - 52,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
    'Solo' Supplement : +125,00 € (Supplement to consider in case of solo traveler per booking)
This price includes :
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in 2-star and 3-star hotels (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
  • 4 '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 3 days with helmet
  • Hotline 7 days a week
This price does not include :
  • 4 dinners / Lunches / Drinks
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
  • Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
  • Single room supplement (4 nights included)
  • Personal bike repatriation (rate on request)
Option(s)
Prices per person :
  • Extra night in Royan

    3-star category hotel - bedroom and breakfast basis

    Supplement : 
    + 65.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room : 
    + 55.00 €
  • Extra night in Bordeaux

    3-star category hotel - bedroom and breakfast basis

    Supplement : 
    + 70.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room : 
    + 52.00 €
  • GPS device rental

    Follow your daily bike stages on a GPS device fixed on your bike.

    Supplement : 
    + 25.00 €  per GPS device
Bike(s) supplement(s) :
  • Electric assistance :  +40 €
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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 La Rochelle from Bordeaux by train : Bordeaux train station > La Rochelle train station.

 


 

> Your rental bike:

ARCADE "Cambridge" VTC bike - 18 speed gears
   

Equipped with : 2 rear panniers (saddlebag), 1 front pannier, 1 pump, 1 lock and 1 antipuncture spray.
Helmet included.

 

> You can rent an electric assistance bike!

ARCADE « E-Colors » VTC bike - 7 speed gears

Equipped with : 2 rear panniers (saddlebag), 1 front pannier, 1 pump, 1 lock and 1 antipuncture spray.
Helmet included.

 

 

See the FAQ for more information on the rental bikes.