Loire Valley

​Old world villages and fairytale chateaux

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Our comprehensive itineraries are a one-stop-shop for all the delightful details of our carefully crafted tours, including:

  • A thorough daily itinerary
  • Details for exact accommodations
  • What to expect
  • Travel planning tips

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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

  • Bike rental equipped with odometer, map case, and seat bags
  • Ciclismo jersey
  • Ciclismo Classico water bottle
  • Two water bottle holders
  • Map holder on handlebars and a Garmin Edge GPS
  • Handlebar bag
  • Tire pump
  • Combination bike lock
  • Gel-padded saddle
  • Choice of pedals
  • Card with your tour leaders’ mobile phone numbers

Pedal Options

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

What’s Not Included

  • Helmet
  • Optional: clipless 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

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