Total tour distance: 65 miles
Daily tour distance: 22 miles
Difficulty: 30 / 100
In Loire Valley, you will discover famous vineyards, orchards and magnificient castles. This tour starts in Joue-les-Tours at the edge of Tours, an important cultural town with lots of historical sites to visit. You will be able to visit some of the castles such as Azay-le-Rideau, Langeais, Chinon, Usse, and Saumur. You will also discover a very important wine region and beautiful gardens. You can visit the Fontevraud Abbey which part of the Loire World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. When you will visit the Villandry castle don't forget to pay close attention to the beautiful manicured garden. You will also visit the Chateau of Usse which is said to be the castle of the Sleeping Beauty.
You will lodge in 3 and 4 star hotels. You will sleep in Joue-les-Tours, Azay-le-Rideau, Chinon and Saumur. On the first two nights, dinner is included.
On this tour, bikes are available for rental : Scott Sportster P3/P4 and P40 hybrid rentals. (105 euros/bike) Clients should bring their own clipless pedals and pedal wrench.
The availability of an A4A bike for rental and all the necessary equipment to make your ride comfortable. Each person receives an A4A water bottle, A4A helmet, lock, handlebar, bag, one pannier, patch kit, toolkit, and spare inner tube.
One GPS GARMIN OREGON 450 for 2 persons is given by the company during the tour.