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

from 570 € / pers.

Reference : ODYS6
5 days / 3 days riding
Difficulty : Easy
Linear trip
From March to November
Departure: daily
Electric bike rental possible > Book this trip

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Your bike tour from Royan to Bordeaux:

Day 1 : Arrival in Royan


Take time to discover Royan, a beautiful seaside resort: its ‘la Grande Conche’ beach well known for its iconic tents and its ‘Belle-Epoque’ style villas.

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 Gironde – 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


The little extra with Biking France:


  • Private return transfer from Bordeaux to Royan – optional.

Select your category

standard category
Reference: ODYS6 STD
superior category
Reference: ODYS6 SUP
Low season
  • from March 1st to June 30th
    from September 1st to November 30th
  • Departure: daily
 
 
2 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
620 € / pers.
290 € / pers.*
750 € / pers.
340 € / pers.*
4 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
595 € / pers.
290 € / pers.*
685 € / pers.
340 € / pers.*
6 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
570 € / pers.
290 € / pers.*
650 € / pers.
340 € / pers.*
High season
  • from July 1st to August 31st
  • Departure: daily
 
 
2 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
655 € / pers.
290 € / pers.*
780 € / pers.
340 € / pers.*
4 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
630 € / pers.
290 € / pers.*
715 € / pers.
340 € / pers.*
6 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
605 € / pers.
290 € / pers.*
680 € / pers.
340 € / pers.*

Category's details

Including :

• 4 nights with breakfasts (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
• Luggage transport during the bike stages
• Equipped cycle rental for 3 days with helmet
• Boat transfer Blaye > Lamarque (on Day 4)
• 1 travel folder (per room) including colour maps, detailed route directions in French or English and tourist brochures
• City taxes
• Hotline 7 days a week

Not including :

• Dinners / Lunches / Drinks
• Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
• Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
• Single room supplement (4 nights included)
• Transfer from Bordeaux to Royan and personal bike repatriation

Including :

• 4 nights with breakfasts (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
• Luggage transport during the bike stages
• Equipped cycle rental for 3 days with helmet
• Boat transfer Blaye > Lamarque (on Day 4)
• 1 travel folder (per room) including colour maps, detailed route directions in French or English and tourist brochures
• City taxes
• Hotline 7 days a week

Not including :

• Dinners / Lunches / Drinks
• Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
• Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
• Single room supplement (4 nights included)
• Transfer from Bordeaux to Royan and personal bike repatriation

Children discount :from 0 to 2 years old : free
from 3 to 11 years old : - 50%
from 12 to 17 years old : - 20%

(Only if the triple or quadruple rooms are occupied by 2 adults minimum )

'Bike extra' & various

• Bike discount
If you bring your own bike.
-50 € / pers.
• E-bike supplement
+ 40 € / pers.
• 'Solo' supplement
(in the case of a single person per booking)
+ 120 € / pers.

According to the category(price per person)

standard category
Reference: ODYS6 STD
superior category
Reference: ODYS6 SUP
Half board supplement

(including 3 dinners – excluding drinks + 1 free dinner)

+ 120 € / pers.
+ 120 € / pers.
Extra night in Royan
(accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
* Single supplement
Any season
+ 70 € / pers.
+ 55 € / pers.*
Any season
+ 125 € / pers.
+ 90 € / pers.*
Extra night in Bordeaux
(accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
* Single supplement
Any season
+ 80 € / pers.
+ 75 € / pers.*
Any season
+ 105 € / pers.
+ 80 € / pers.*
Children discount :
from 0 to 2 years old : free / from 3 to 11 years old : - 50% / from 12 to 17 years old : - 20%
(Only if the triple or quadruple rooms are occupied by 2 adults minimum )

Extras

• Private return transfer Bordeaux > Royan
(up to 5 persons)
+ 475 € (package)

Your accommodation


standard category


These hotels offer all the comfort and well-earned rest after a cycling day (private bathroom). A perfect place to enjoy all the centres of interest around.
superior category


These hotels provide charming services on high quality as well as a great location.
Pictures for indicative purposes. Depending on the availability.

Your cycle hire

ARCADE hybrid bike - 21 speed gears

Man or Lady frame

  • 2 rear panniers
  • 1 front bag
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 lock
  • 1 helmet
Possibility to rent an electric assistance bike :

LEADER FOX e-bike

E-bike

Universal frame

  • 2 rear panniers
  • 1 front bag
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 lock
  • 1 helmet
  • 1 counter

Practical details

  • Bikes will be delivered at the 1st hotel.
  • At the end of the tour, leave the rental bikes at your hotel, we will pick them up.
> Your journey
> How to arrive in Royan
> Return

Your journey

Tour description:

Exclusively cycling paths or signposted routes for cyclists.

GPX files:

Besides the maps and detailed itinerary, we also provide the GPX files of your bike stages, as well as a suggestion of free mobile application (if you do not have a bike touring GPS).

How to arrive in Royan

By train:
From Paris Montparnasse train station >> Angoulême or Niort train station (by TGV train) >> Royan train station (by train) – (about 3h20 / 4h20 ).
For more information, do not hesitate to visit : www.sncf.com/en

By plane:

  • From Orly airport:
    – Taxi transfer to Paris Montparnasse train station >> Angoulême or Niort train station (by TGV train) >> Royan train station (by train).

– Bus shuttle (Le Bus Direct) : from Orly Sud or Ouest >> Line 1 >> Paris Montparnasse train station >> Angoulême or Niort train station (by TGV train) >> Royan train station (by train).
www.lebusdirect.com/en/lines-and-schedules/orly-airport-paris-etoile-champs-elysees-line.html

– Bus shuttle (Orly Bus) : from Orly Sud or Ouest > > Paris centre – stop ‘Denfert Rochereau’ >> Metro line 4 >> Montparnasse train station >> Angoulême or Niort train station (by TGV train) >> Royan train station (by train).
http://aeroportorly.paris/orlybus.php

– Orly Val (automatic metro): from Orly Sud or Ouest >> Paris – stop ‘Antony’ >> RER B – stop ‘Denfert Rochereau’ >> Metro line 4 >> Montparnasse train station >> Angoulême or Niort train station (by TGV train) >> Royan train station (by train).
http://aeroportorly.paris/orlyval.php
www.transilien.com/en
www.ratp.fr/en/plans-lignes

  • From Beauvais airport:
    – Taxi transfer to Paris Montparnasse train station >> Angoulême or Niort train station (by TGV train) >> Royan train station (by train).

– Bus shuttle >> Paris – stop ‘Porte Maillot’ >> Metro line 1 + line 13 >> Paris Montparnasse train station >> Angoulême or Niort train station (by TGV train) >> Royan train station (by train).
www.aeroportparisbeauvais.com/en/acces-et-transports/navettes/

Return

If you have to come back to the start point:

  • This return can be carry out by RandoVelo/Biking France (please contact us).
  • A return transfer by train is possible and organised on your own. Please visit: www.sncf.com/en
    Plan to go to the train station with your luggage (and your potential own bike)
    (Personal bike return costs are on your responsibility).
    – Bordeaux St Jean train station >> Saintes train station (by train) >> Royan train station (by train).
    – Bordeaux >> Royan (by taxi)

 If you have to return to Paris (city centre) / Paris Airports:

  • This return can be carry out by RandoVelo/Biking France (please contact us).
  • A return transfer by train is possible and organised on your own. Please visit: www.sncf.com/en
    Plan to go to the train station with your luggage (and your potential own bike)
    (Personal bike return costs are on your responsibility).
    – Bordeaux St Jean train station >>  Paris Montparnasse train station (by TGV train).
    – Bordeaux St Jean train station >> Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 TGV Station (by TGV train).

Nearby Airport:
– Bordeaux Airport: www.bordeaux.aeroport.fr/en