The Loire region has been rich in history since the time of the Romans and the birth of Christianity, the period of English superiority, and the era of the Plantagenets. It was also the dwelling place for the Kings of France during the Renaissance. You want to see as much as possible and your time is limited. This tour is the one for you including deluxe lodging! The cycling is fairly short and takes you to the best sites of the region!
From €839 Euros | 6 Days | Difficulty: Moderate | Self guided hybrid cycling Level 2
Self guided cycling tour in the Burgundy region of France features the rich traditions of gastronomy, history and excellent wines. Even before Julius Caesar fought his decisive battles with the Gauls, people have been lured to this beautiful land of gently rolling landscapes, sleepy villages, rivers and canals. Burgundy is the old France, a land of culture, countryside, fine food and wine. Stately historic castles, miles of straight Roman roads and magnificent Romanesque churches give constant reminders of Burgundy’s heritage
From €1171 | 7 Days | Difficulty: Fit | Self-guided hybrid cycling Level 3
Welcome to one of the most famous wine regions known around the world as Bordeaux! You will pass through the Pauillac and Margaux Vineyards, then Medoc’s “Route des Vins”, where are some of the most famous wine chateaux in the world. Visit the citadel of Blaye, built by Vauban, stroll through cities and charming villages of Entre Deux-Mers, a succession of vineyards and prestigious monuments. Enjoy your stay in the heart of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, such as Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion
From €2290 | 7 Days | Difficulty: Fit | Self-guided hybrid or road bike cycling
This challenging cycling tour was voted Outside Magazine's "2011 Trip of the Year" and can be organized as either a guided or self-guided tour! The award-winning cycling tour takes place right across the border from Geneva, in France and the extraordinary journey will take you from the shores of Lake Geneva to the world-famous alpine resort of Alpe d'Huez. In between, you'll climb some of France's most famous cols: Colombiere, Aravis, Saisies, Madeleine, Telegraphe, Galibier, and Alpe d'Huez
From €1616 | 6 Days | Difficulty: Extreme | Self guided or Guided Road Cycling (level 5)
The Loire Valley is famous for the castles and royal history; and the castles are magnificent! Amazing architecture and construction not to mention extravagance dating from the middle ages through the Renaissance. The castles display a wealthy time and royal lifestyle from which fairy tales have been written. Cycling from castle to castle takes you over rolling back country paths, through fields of sunflowers and even vineyards. The wines of the region are some of the best in all of France, and not as well known and so great discoveries at the end of your riding each day
From €1140 Euros | 8 Days | Difficulty: Moderate | Self guided hybrid cycling (level 3)
The Loire Valley Cycling Tour offers the perfect itinerary for rejuvenating both mind and body. The cycling will take you to Loire’s famous chateaux such as Amboise, Chenonceau and Azay le Rideau, and many smaller and well preserved castles and their gardens
From €2022 Euros | 7 Days | Difficulty: Moderate | Self guided cycling (level 3+)
A France self guided bike tour from Lake Annecy that is a relatively moderate cycling trip in the Alps linking the two major lakes of Upper Savoy (Lake Bourget, and Lake Annecy), the cycling routes essentially follow river paths, such as along the Rhône and Isère rivers, taking in historic villages, stunning natural scenery, lush meadows and valleys, and picturesque peaks along the way
From €954 | 7 Days | Difficulty: Fit | Self Guided Hybrid or Road Tour (Level 3/5)
Self guided cycling tour in Normandy can start on your dates! This bike tour journeys through one of France's most visited regions: Normandy! We call it a 'Best of' because it includes a fascinating mix of spectacular and rugged coastline, ancient towns, magical islands, enigmatic monolithic monuments, and famous landing beaches. Option to extend this tour to 8 nights to finish in St Malo, Brittany
From €1184 Euros | 7 Days | Difficulty: Fit | Self guided hybrid cycling (level 3)
This France cycling tour along the coast of Calvados has 4 riding days but is full of contrast and atmosphere starting with the emotional WWII memorials. There is Bayeux and William the Conqueror chateau of Caen, the glamorous villas of the 1920’s in Cabourg and Deauville, the half-timbered houses of the Pays d’Auge and 2 of the most stunning and historical towns of the province: Bayeux & Honfleur where Monet and other painters took inspiration
From €999 Euros | 6 Days | Difficulty: Fit | Self guided hybrid cycling Level 3
Experience the best of Dordogne countryside mixed with vineyards, chateaux, and the grottos of prehistory. You will bike through some old walled towns, see impossibly built cliffside villages, visit medieval castles, and dine on incredible world famous delicacies of France on this cycling tour!
From €1148 | 7 Days | Difficulty: Fit | Self-guided hybrid cycling
Discovery of Provence - well at least this part of this wonderful and culturally rich region! On this tour we visit some of the most popular departments of Provence with some longer riding in between in order to give a little bit of different places: Drome Provencale, Vaucluse, Luberon, Alpilles, Rhone River areas. Discover some great wines, some amazing historical villages, pass through lavender fields, olive groves, and visit castles and art museums. Also, very important are the high quality lodgings we include in this trip; even the BEST lodging around in our upgraded version!
From €1389 Euros | 8 Days | Difficulty: Fit | Self-guided road bike cycling (level 3)
This Burgundy self-guided cycling tour covers more ground and has more stops to see more of the popular wine region of Burgundy! Enjoy a great combination of biking through the quiet countryside and the local vineyards as well as discovering the small villages full of historical sites to visit. This tour starts in Beaune, a quaint little town famous for its wines "Cotes de Beaune" but also for its historical past. You will then head south towards the great wine area of Chardonnay, riding along the Canal du Centre. Finish back at Beaune
From €998 Euros | 6 Days | Difficulty: Fit | Self guided hybrid cycling Level 3