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Loire Life Cycling Holidays – Plans for 2018

January 15, 2018 by Jon Lethbridge No Comment

Happy New Year to everyone from the Loire Valley France! The weather this week allowed us to ride for the first time in 2018.  On Thursday 25 km  around the lake at Rille and then on Sunday a 7 km jaunt to the bakery and cafe in our local village with our daughter Ruby.  She’s ...

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Road Bikes for our Loire Valley Cycle Tours

November 27, 2017

Road Bikes for our Cycle Tours are now a hire option for the 2018 cycling season.  We’ve added the Orbea Avant to our fleet, which can be rented as an upgrade on our cycle breaks and tours. Availability is limited, so it will be early bookers that have more of a chance of bagging one. ...

Loire Life Cycling in Rhodes!

November 8, 2017 by Jon Lethbridge No Comment

Extending our cycling season We’ve just taken our end of season holidays and to keep the summer going just a bit longer we headed to the island of Rhodes in Greece. After a season of entertaining our guests, organising bikes and routes we thought we’d take a turn at being pampered so opted for an ...

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Loire Bike Route – Langeais

May 15, 2017

Cycling to Beautiful Langeais We have a route on our Discovery Tour and Loire Cycling Breaks that visits Langeais – a medieval town with a fortress that has guarded the Loire for centuries. We spent a lazy Sunday morning in Langeais and to be honest, I’d forgotten how beautiful it is.  The outdoor market was ...

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More routes for our self guided bike tours in the Loire Valley France!

April 17, 2017 by Alison Shawcroft No Comment

We are always discovering new routes for our self guided bike tours in the Loire Valley France.  Today was no exception with a ride that meandered through the countryside just east of Saumur, never more than a few kilometers from the banks of the Loire river itself. Cycle Touring the Banks of the Loire The ...

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Cycling in France – Four Loire Valley chateaux in one day!

April 4, 2017

On our Loire Valley cycling breaks it’s easy to visit four famous Loire Valley Chateaux in one day! This particular cycling route must have the largest concentration of famous Loire Valley Chateaux anywhere in France. Loire Valley Chateaux Route   View Guederay to Villandry & Azay in a larger map Two guests recently spent three ...

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Fines after wine! – Cycling Laws in France

February 28, 2017 by Alison Shawcroft No Comment

Many people choose cycling holidays in France because France has a deserved reputation for welcoming cyclists both on and off the road. There are cycling laws in France and they are pretty straight-forward and full of common sense.

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One less Loire Valley hill to bike up!

December 6, 2016

Headed out for a spin to Bourgueil this morning and ended up discovering a nice way back to our Discovery Tour centre at Gue de Ray

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Bourgueil Cycling Route – Cafe de la Promenade

May 12, 2016

Great news - we can recommend a new restaurant on one of our most regularly cycled routes. Cafe de la Promenade is open for business !

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Cycling Holidays France – Montsoreau to Fontevraud Cycle Ride

January 26, 2016

It may only be January, but the weather today was fantastic – 16c and sunny, so we couldn’t pass up the chance to get in some early Loire Valley cycling. Cycling to Fontevraud Abbey We decided to try something new, so drove down to Montsoreau right on the Loire river and then headed inland to ...

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