Cycling Holidays France - Cycle to Villandry

Loire Valley Cycling Breaks in France

Loire cycling breaks which are flexible, affordable and make the most of your time in France.

Starting on any day of the week, our Loire Valley cycling breaks run from April through to October.  Choose from our catalogue of Loire Valley bike routes and create your own french cycling holiday here in the Loire Valley.

This cycling break offers great value for guests, with a minimum stay of three nights and a price that includes accommodation, breakfast and bike hire.  See the catering options

If you are looking for a more structured Loire Valley Cycling Tour, which includes full catering, end of route pickups and much more, then check out our Loire Valley Discovery Cycling Tour, which we’ve run in France since 2009.

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Loire Valley Cycling Breaks

  • 3 Nights: 325€ per person
  • Any date April to Oct
  • Add-on extra nights
  • Continental breakfasts included
  • Accommodation with hot-tub & pool
  • Evening catering options
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Choice of local restaurants
  • Complimentary WiFi, laundry and hot-drinks
  • Bike Hire & equipment included
  • Bespoke Loire Valley cycling routes
  • Emergency backup support

Example Routes – Loire Valley Cycling Breaks

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Mix and Match to create your perfect Loire Valley Cycling Breaks

Loire Valley Cycling Breaks – More Information

Accommodation

Your home in France for your Loire Valley cycling break – our beautiful home – ‘Le Gue de Ray’ – A 200 year old Anjou farmhouse and barn conversion.

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Catering

Breakfast is provided on this cycling break and the routes give you options for great value lunches. In the evenings we provide you with a number of eating options. See more>>

Bikes & Support

We provide hybrid bikes with all accessories.  You are welcome to bring your own bikes and a discount will be applied to your booking.

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Getting to the Loire

Easy from Paris by rail,  close to the channel ports for driving from the UK and Tours Loire Valley airport serves London and Dublin.  Travel to us is not included but we can advise on your travel options.

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More Loire Valley Cycling Routes

Le Menu Ouvrier – A cycle route designed with one purpose in mind – to get you to and from a lunch destination offering the ‘Menu Ouvrier’; enjoy the relaxed atmosphere as workers tuck in to the traditional, french lunchtime feast. (15kms)

Cave de Pays de Bourgueil -Explore the wine museum at Bourgueil deep underground and enjoy a fantastic tasting of the famous Red and Rose wines that bear the town’s name. A great cycle through traffic free forest roads and vineyards. (30kms)

Villandry & Azay-le-Rideau – Cycle to the heart of Chateaux country and take in two of the most famous! Villandry with its magnificent gardens and Azay, dreamily sitting on a lake. (70kms)

Usse – The Chateau that inspired ‘Sleeping Beauty’, approach from the river and get an unforgettable view. (70kms)

Fontevraud Abbey – Head down to the river and past the Chateau of Montsoreau before diverting to the Abbey where Richard the Lionheart is buried. Fully restored, the buildings are astounding. (70kms)

Candes St Martin & ‘Troglodytes’ – Explore the southern riverbank of the Loire and in particular the villages literally carved out of the local limestone hills – a unique bike trail takes you through one ancient Troglodyte village. (75kms)

Chinon – Famous for its medieval fortress, now restored and running the length of the town, high above on a precipice. Built by English kings and famous for its Joan of Arc connections. A great ride which takes you across both the Loire and Vienne rivers. (80kms)

Gennes & Saumur – Follow the dreamy River Authion and then the north bank of The Loire itself to Gennes.  Time for coffee before crossing to the south bank of The Loire and following the Loire a Velo cycle route to Saumur for lunch.  Then turn for home.  A challenging route in distance and the odd ascent thrown in for good measure. (95kms)