Loire Valley

​Old world villages and fairytale chateaux

Aerial of Loire Valley
Adults on a bike tour in Loire Valley

Once you have a trip confirmed, we will feed you a steady diet of additional pre-departure information that includes: How to train, prepare, pack and all the wonderful, inspirational and practical things you want and need to know before you go! Our Travel Advisors will be available to help plan your pre- and post-tour travel.

  • Van support
  • Expert, bilingual guides
  • French cheese lecture and tasting
  • Winery visit and tasting
  • Local pastry tasting
  • Shuttle to the start of the tour

What’s Included

  • Use of our exclusive carbon road bike, La Classica Ribelle (or Equivalent Carbon Road Bike)
  • Garmin Edge Touring GPS loaded with the GPX tracks of your rides
  • Two water bottles
  • Saddle bag with repair kit
  • Optional: Map holder on handlebar 

Pedal Options:

  • Flat pedals
  • Half-toe pedals (without straps)

What’s Not Included

  • Helmet
  • Optional: clipless/SPD pedals with shoes
  • Optional: your own saddle
  • All accommodations
  • All breakfasts
  • Some lunches
  • Most dinners
  • Discover the magnificent and unique castles of the Loire Valley
  • Pedal quiet roads along the Loire river
  • Get immersed in the French lifestyle with a wine and cheese tasting
  • Visit Chateau de Chambord, the largest chateau in the Loire Valley
  • Stroll through the gardens of Chenenceau
  • Taste well-known Loire Valley wines, such as Sancerre, Pouilly, and Touraine et Chinon