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Loire Valley Bike & Barge

Loire Valley Bike & Barge - UTracks
Loire Valley Bike & Barge - UTracks
Excellent
2 reviews
Starts
Paris
+12 Destinations
Loire Valley
Ends
Paris
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Highlights

Start and end in Paris! With the bike and barge tour Loire Valley Bike & Barge, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Paris, France and 10 other destinations in France. Loire Valley Bike & Barge includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
2 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Bicycle
Travel style
Bike and Barge, Bicycle, Discovery
Operator
UTracks

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join Paris (Gare du Nord) and transfer to Cours-les-Barres, board the barge
  2. Day 2: Cycle to Apremont, Nevers and back to Cours-les-Barres (50km/31mi)
  3. Day 3: Cycle to La Charité-sur-Loire and sample wines in Ménétréol (55km/34mi)
  4. Day 4: Cycle through the picturesque Sancerre vineyards to Beaulieu-sur-Loire (50km/31mi)
  5. Day 5: Pass the historic locks of Châtillon-sur-Loire and cycle to Briare (40km/25mi)
  6. Day 6: Cycle to the Chateau ‘Pont Chevron’ to Rogny-les-Sept- Écluses (45km/28mi)
  7. Day 7: Cycle to Châtillon-Coligny and the chateau in La Bussière, return to Rogny (50km/31mi)
  8. Day 8: Return to Paris, trip concludes

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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  • BB
    Written on May 20, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Our Loire bike and barge was a great small group(15) experience albeit a challenge, riding an average of 50km a day for 6 days . Our en-suite cabin on the the Anna Maria IV was larger than expected, comfortable with good luggage storage. Bicycles were in... Read more

    UTracks commented on this review
    Thanks for your review Bonnie, This trip is a favourite with our travellers. All the best from the team at UTracks
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  • N
    Written on August 29, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    My first experience cycling in France, and staying on a barge. Cabin were small but had everything I needed, and comfortable for a week. Cycling trips were great, lovely scenery, some good food tastings too! I found the drivers in France really courteous... Read more

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • What are the meal inclusion in this tour?

    The Loire Valley Bike & Barge includes all meals whilst on the barge. On day 1, this is dinner only as the group will meet at 3pm to be transferred to the barge, breakfast & dinner will already be taken on that day. Breakfast, lunch & dinner is included on day 2 through 7. On day 8 just breakfast is included, this is the departure day & you will leave the barge in the morning with a return transfer to Paris.

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    It's not the first time I've used this site for 3 very good reasons. It's easier to navigate than most of the individual companies websites, it's a one stop shop (all the tours from the different companies are in one place) and to top it off its often cheaper than going direct

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    Aug 31, 2019
    from Paris
    8 Days
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    Sep 7, 2019
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    $48
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    Sep 28, 2019
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    Oct 5, 2019
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    $48
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    Oct 5, 2019
    from Paris
    8 Days
    Saturday
    Oct 12, 2019
    to Paris
    6 seats left
    $44
    USD $1,426

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Location
Start and end in Paris.
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Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 9 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 9 November 2019, a minimum payment of $500 is required to confirm your booking with UTracks. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 496 km.
  • Paris (France)
  • 210 km
  • Cours-les-Barres (France)
  • 13 km
  • Apremont-sur-Allier (France)
  • 13 km
  • Nevers (France)
  • 11 km
  • Cours-les-Barres (France)
  • 17 km
  • La Charite-sur-Loire (France)
  • 22 km
  • Sancerre (France)
  • 30 km
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire (France)
  • 6 km
  • Briare (France)
  • 16 km
  • Rogny-les-Sept-Ecluses (France)
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