Discovering Loire Valley – Family Tour

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Season: March – November.

The romantic history of the Loire, Indre and Cher, castles, churches and gardens make the perfect setting for a fun family vacation. Along the longest river in France, the vineyards of Anjou, the forests, villages, and along the rivers Indre and Cher. Many activities for children are on the track. Have fun exploring!

*Base price for a double room in low season. Please ask for a detailed offer down in “BOOK NOW”.

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  • Cycling Style Holiday Type
    On Road, Touring
  • Activity Level Easy
All about the Discovering Loire Valley – Family Tour.

Self-guided Cycling Tour
Departure days: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Duration: 8 days – 7 nights

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • 7 Overnights in 2 and 3 Stars hotels in rooms with bath/shower/WC
  • Breakfast
  • 4 courses dinners (in option)
  • Complementary tickets for “Miniatures castles”
  • Transfer of luggage from hotel to hotel
  •  Roadbook and maps
  • 24 h Service Hotline
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Bike rental (optional)
  • Insurances
  1. Día1 Arrival in Tours

    Arrival in Tours, capital of Touraine. Beautiful town with its old quarters.

  2. Día2 Tours – Villandry 20 km

    Straight after leaving the city of Tours, you are already on the riverside of Cher. The bike trail winds parallel the Cher and the Loire and then beautiful views open onto the natural flow. You pass the enchanting gardens of the Château de Villandry. For the kids always get opportunities to romp on playgrounds and in the summer months, the Cher, invites for bathing.

  3. Día3 Villandry – Azay-le-Rideau 24 km

    Romantic river landscape, beautiful stone houses and finally the Château d’Azay-leRideau with its interesting parkland, a wonderful day.

  4. Día4 Azay-le-Rideau – Montbazon 23 km

    You will cycle along the Valley of mills (along the riverside of Indre) Interesting views of the cliff dwellings along the road. What about a visit to the basket-makers. Arrival in Montbazon with its impressiv Donjon from the XII.J., which towers overlooks the village.

  5. Día5 Montbazon – Chenonceaux 40 km

    From Montbazon you reach Bléré, a pretty little village. Then you arrive in Chenonceaux. The castle of Chenonceau is the highlight of the trip. Catherine de Medicis and Diane de Poitiers used to live in this castle called ”the ladies’ castle”. The gardens are fantastic and the castle itself as well. A natural maze will make fun to the whole family.

  6. Día6 Chenonceaux – Amboise 15 km

    Today you will cycle through the former royal forests towards Amboise. Shortly before reaching the destination, you will be able to visit an outside museum: miniature castles of the Loire Valley, which are an attraction to children. Amboise is a very lively little town where you can visit the castle and the famous ”Clos Lucé” where lived the famous Leonard de Vinci.

  7. Día7 Amboise – Tours 25 km

    Today you cycle along the Loire back to Tours. You will discover the troglodyte dwellings. Before arriving in Tours, why not stopping at the Luluparc with its numerous attractions ??…

  8. Día8 End of the trip

    Time to leave this beautiful area, with suitcases and head full of nice souvenirs ! …