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Loire Cycling Holidays

Cycle deep into fairy-tale France, stopping off to explore gothic castles and ancient villages along the serene, winding river. Enjoy sampling a glass or two in the wine territory, as well as fabulous local cuisine. 

Immerse yourself in birdsong and the aroma of hollyhocks as you cycle along this idyllic river route, stopping to explore when the mood takes you. Set on the banks of the majestic Vienne, the ancient town of Chinon is well worth a look, including its impressive Château - one of the many fine castles (complete with elaborate gardens) you'll see in this magnificent region.

What not to miss

  • Sampling wonderful wines from renowned French vineyards
  • The triple-terraced gardens at Château Villandry
  • Richard the Lionheart's Fortress
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  • France

    Châteaux of the Loire | Self Guided

    Explore this wine-infused playground to the royals, cycling along a serene river route scattered with magnificent castles and gardens, as you wend (and taste) your way through some wonderful wine territory.

    What not to miss

    • The spectacular gardens at Château Villandry
    • Exploring the medieval Château de Chinon
    • Sampling wonderful wines wherever you go
    Tour from
    £1075
    Package from
    £1355
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
    Available
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
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  • France

    Rivers of the Loire | Self Guided

    Pedal along the river Loire and the picturesque riverside cycle route as it wends westwards from Blois to Saumur.

    What's included

    • Return scheduled flight from the UK
    • Return overseas airport transfers (except self-drive and independent travel bookings)
    • Number of nights bed and breakfast accommodation as specified
    • GPS navigation, route maps and notes
    • Use of modern lightweight bicycles
    • Transfer of luggage between hotels
    • All airport and local tourist taxes
    Tour from
    £1255
    Package from
    £1485
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
    Available
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
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  • France

    Châteaux of the Loire | Self Guided | Short Break

    Stunning historic châteaux, rolling hills and warm sunny days makes the Loire the perfect location for a cycling short break.

    What not to miss

    • Stunning wines and delicious traditional French fayre
    • Exploring historic Chinon on the banks of the River Vienne
    • The Château d’Azay-le-Rideau, built on an island on the River Indre
    Tour from
    £445
    Package from
    £725
    Ease
    Duration
    5 Days (4 Nights)
    Available
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
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  • France

    Châteaux of the Loire | Self Guided

    Journey deep into fairy-tale France, where wondrous castles punctuate the skyline and ancient villages nest. Cycling along the scenic Loire River cycle path amidst birdsong and the aroma of hollyhocks, you'll spot exquisite châteaux at every turn. Visit these fabulous once-royal homes complete with stunning gardens, explore quaint riverside towns... and enjoy delicious wines as you weave your way through sun-dappled vineyards.

    What to not miss

    • Easy cycling
    • Historic towns
    • Chateaux hotels
    • Riverside views
    • Optional e-bikes
    • Hotels with pools
    Tour from
    £1315
    Package from
    £1645
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
    Available
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Loire Single Centre | Château de Candes

    A fantastic single centre holiday in the stylish and sumptuous apartments of the Chateau de Candes. Based in Candes-St-Martin, one of the 'plus beaux villages de France’, or the most beautiful villages of France.

    What not to miss

    • The ancient abbey at Fontevraud, with its mix of historical and contemporary attractions.
    • Sampling the produce of the regions different wine appellations in one of the many local caves.
    • Paddling along the Vienne river between Chinon and Montsoreau in a canoe.
    Tour from
    £500
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
    Available
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Loire Single Centre | Hotel Marine de Loire

    The Hotel Marine de Loire is a boutique hotel set on the bank of the River Loire in the village of Montsoreau. Choose from one of the four self catered apartments.

    What not to miss

    • The ancient abbey at Fontevraud, with its mix of historical and contemporary attractions.
    • Sampling the produce of the regions different wine appellations in one of the many local caves.
    • Paddling along the Vienne river between Chinon and Montsoreau in a canoe.
    Tour from
    £450
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
    Available
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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