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Loire - 14/5/18 to 27/5/18 (early bird closing 1/12/17).

$4,125.00

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Loire   -  14/5/18 to 27/5/18  (early bird closing 1/12/17).

$4,125.00

 

2018 ride

14 May 2018 to 28 May 2018 

 

Your adventure begins in Blois and finishes in Saumur.   Our ride will run on the above dates.

 Cost:       $3925.00  -  (Ride With Friends discount) if paid (in full) before 10/2/18

                 $4125.00  -  early bird price if paid (in full) before 1/12/17 

                 $4315.00   -  standard price if paid (in full) before 1/3/18

 

  • Tour price is based on twin share accommodation.
  • Single rider supplement $750.00  -  if you would like us to match you with a fellow rider for twin share accommodation, please advise at time of booking and we will put you in touch with other riders willing to share. 
  • E-Bike optional upgrade
Cancellation policy:
$1000.00 deposit - non-refundable after 10th February 2018
Outstanding balance - 80% refund up to 28th February 2018 
Outstanding balance - 50% refund up to 15th March 2018 
Outstanding balance - no refunds after 1st April 2018 

 

Capped at: We need a minimum of 7 riders and will take up to 10 riders on this trip. The ride will only proceed if minimum numbers obtained.

Cost includes:
  • 14 nights twin share accommodation in 3* or 4* hotels
  • 14 breakfasts
  • 13 day rental of fully-equipped bike (saddle bags, locks, toolkit)
  • Luggage transfer from one lodging to the other
  • Chocolate factory visit
  • Wine tasting in Chinon
  • Wine tasting in Vouvray + 1/2 bottle of Vouvray per person
  • Return of bikes
  • Local visitor taxes
  • Souvenir snood and beanie
  • En route support by Cycle Away staff
 

Not included:

  • Transportation to/from the start/finish of the tour in the Loire region
  • Single accommodation supplement   -  $750.00 
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Meals which are not specified 
  • Drinks when the meal is included
  • Activities/visits which are not specified
  • Entry fees to attractions
  • On ride food and drink (unless included above and below)
  • Canoe ride from Chinon to Montsoreau (on request, instead of Chinon-Fontevraud day)
  • Air fares to/from Europe
  • Shuttles to and from airports

    Day 1 - 14 May 2018

    • Walk through the town of Blois, its old paved streets and small stairs and visit Chateau de Blois
    • Overnight accommodation at Blois.

      Day 2 – 15 May 2018 - 24/40/68 km
      • Breakfast included
      • Cycle to Cheverny through the forest of the Chateau de Chambord
      • Visit a chocolate factory (entry fee included in tour price)
      • Overnight accommodation in Cheverny
      • Bag transfer.

        Day 3 – 16 May 2018 - 39/46 km
        • Breakfast included
        • Cycle to Mosnes
        • Ride through vineyards
        • Overnight accommodation in Mosnes
        • Bag transfer.

         

        Day 4 – 17 May 2018 - 11 km

        • Breakfast included 
        • Cycle to Amboise on quiet country roads
        • Chateau d'Ambroise is a highlight of the town
        • Overnight accommodation in Amboise
        • Bag transfer.

            Day 5 – 18 May 2018   
            • Breakfast included
            • Discover Amboise by bike or foot
            • Clos Luce was the last house of Leonardo da Vinci.  Wander in the garden
            • Overnight accommodation in Amboise

             

            Day 6 - 19 May 2018 - 40/70km

            • Breakfast included
            • Cycle to Chenonceaux through the forest and along the river bank to the iconic Chateau de Chenonceau and back to Amboise
            • Overnight accommodation in Amboise.

             

            Day 7 - 20 May 2018 - 34km

            • Breakfast included
            • Cycle to Tours through sparkling wine vineyards
            • Wine tasting in Vouvray
            • Overnight accommodation in Tours
            • Bag transfer.

              Day 8 - 21 May 2018
              • Breakfast included
              • Discover Tours by bike or foot
              • Half timbered houses and Saint Gatien cathedral
              • Overnight accommodation in Tours.  

               

              Day 9 - 22 May 2018 - 35km

              • Breakfast included
              • Cycle to Azay along the Loire cycling path, passing Chateau de Villandry
              • Accommodation in Azay
              • Bag transfer.

               

              Day 10 - 23 May 2018 - 27km

              • Breakfast included
              • Enjoy a rest day or discover Azay by bike or explore surrounding villages, go through Sache and cycle back to Azay
              • Accommodation in Azay

               

              Day 11 - 24 May 2018 - 32km

              • Breakfast included
              • Cycle to Chinon on the Loire River cycle path
              • Accommodation in Chinon
              • Bag transfer.

               

              Day 12 - 25 May 2018 - 38km

              • Breakfast included
              • Choice of spending day in Chinon or cycle to vineyards in surrounding hills
              • Wine tasting in Chinon
              • Accommodation in Chinon.

               

              Day 13 - 26 May 2018 - 22 km

              • Breakfast included
              • Cycle to Fontevraud
              • Option to canoe
              • Accommodation in Fontevraud
              • Bag transfer.

               

              Day 14 - 27 May 2018 - 21 km

              • Breakfast included
              • Cycle to Saumur via cave houses and vineyards
              • Accommodation in Saumur
              • Bag transfer.

               

              Day 15 - 28 May 2018

              • Breakfast included
              • Explore Saumur and the castle before you depart for your journey home.

               

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