Around Blois & Amboise: double centre-based trip

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Reference number ECC5CCH


Day 1 : Around Blois

  • 43 km
After picking your bikes up at our shop, go to visit Blois castle and its multiple architectural styles. Do not forget to also visit its Beaux-Arts museum. Then, take your bikes to dicsover the Loire river and its ecosystem through a first ride.

Day 2 : Blois - Chambord - Blois

  • 50 km
Today, follow the cycle path to Chambord. Visit this castle built by Francis the Ist as a hunting lodge. On the castle ground, you can find a Win House if you xant to taste some of them!

Day 3 : Blois - Cheverny - Blois

  • 44 km
Today, you will discover the Sologne region while reaching Cheverny castle. Still inhabited, the castle is owned by the same family for 600 years! Near its entrance, you can find La Maison des Vins where you can taste AOC Cheverny - Cour-Cheverny wines. Then, come back to our shop and drop-off your bikes. Reach Amboise, where you will spend 2 nights. Our bikes will be delivered there for you to pick-up on the following morning.

Day 4 : Amboise - Vouvray - Amboise

  • 45 km
This morning, you will visit Amboise castle which offers an amazing view on the city and the Loire river. Then, take a walk through its small streets. After, take your bikes for a stroll in the surrounding vineyards. Feel free to enter some of the local cellars (Maison des Producteurs, Maison Brédif...) to taste some wines!

Day 5 : Amboise - Chenonceau - Amboise

  • 48 km
Discover some scenic panoramas while reaching Chenonceaux village where you will find one of the most beautiful Renaissance castle: Chenonceau. The castle has two French gardens and a park.
Gamme confort


2 star hotels, providing the necessary comfort for a good night of sleep and a fulflling breakfast.

From 525 €

Gamme supérieure


3 star hotels, providing a cosy room with a great breakfast to keep you cycling all day long!

From 541 €

Gamme luxe


4 or 5 star hotels. The more wonderful hotels for an amazing and unforgettable journey throughout the Loire Valley!

From 821 €

Bikes and accessories


21 gear| Aluminium frame | 28 inch wheel | Anti-leak tyres| Front suspension

Accessories included

    • 1 helmet

    • 1 safety lock

    • 2 waterproof backpack panniers (15L each) 

    • 1 handelbar bag 



7 gears nexus | Aluminium frame | 28 inch wheels| Anti-leak tyres | Front suspension

Accessories included

    • 1 helmet

    • 1 safety lock

    • 1 battery - up to 100km*

    • 1 battery charger

    • 2 waterproof backpack panniers (15L each) 

    • 1 handelbar bag 

    *Depending on the utilisation - speed, weather...

How to get here?

Your trip:

You will spend three days in Blois to discover Chambord, Cheverny and Blois castles. Then, head to Amboise for the last two days and discover its castle and Chenonceau.
How to arrive in Blois?

By train : Blois-Chambord Station. Our shop is at a 5 min. walk from the station.

By car: Highway A10, Blois/Vendôme exit

Where to park in Blois?
Free parking lots: 
Parc rue Halou - at 300m from our shop / at 50m from Blois-Chambord station
Promenade Edmond Mounin - at 850m from our shop / at 900m from Blois-Chambord station
Parking du Mail - at 1.3km from our shop / at 1.3km from Blois-Chambord station
Parking Saint-Jean - at 1.4km from our shop / at 1.5km from Blois-Chambord station
Fee-paying parking lots: 
Streets paking (4.80€ per day / 12€ ticket for 7 days)
(To get the 7 days ticket at the parking meter: yellow button -> 1 -> Enter your licence plate -> "Valider" - > "Max")
Underground fee-paying parking lot: 
Le Parking du Château (9€ per day / 28€ ticket for 7 days) - at 300m from our shop / at 350m from Blois-Chambord Station

How to arrive in Amboise?

By train: Amboise Station. Our partner is located at 20min walk from the station.

By car: Highway A10, Château-Renault/Amboise Exit.


Where to park in Amboise?

Free parking lots:

Parking des Tanneurs - at 350m from our partner / at 1.7km from Amboise station

Parking Richelieu - at 50m from our partner / at 1.6km from Amboise station
Parking du Mail - at 650m from our partner / at 1.5km from Amboise Station

More information:

Our hotels are accreditated Accueil Vélo (Cyclist welcome): they all have a secure bikes room to store yours during the night.
You will receive all your travel documents through an app to download on your mobile phone. This app will contain every day itineraries and your e-tickets for the castles as included in your journey. 
As our e-tickets are non-dated, you can switch days! Moreover, you do not have to wait as they allow you to skip the lines.
Additional services

Additionnal services:

E-bike rental: 68€

Additionnal night in Blois after the stay (B&B): 60€

Additionnal night in Amboise after the stay (B&B): 60€

Skip-the-line tickets for Clos Lucé castle: 18€

Tintin exhibition: 4,50€

Wine tasting in Cheverny: 7€

I have my own bike: -47€

Travel insurance


Not included:

Personal expenses

Transport to the departure point & from the end point

Lunches & dinners

1 Reviews
  • excellent tour
    We really enjoyed this tour in the Loire from Blois to Chenonceau. It was a memorable experience ! The organisation and the instructions was very easy. No problem with luggage transferts and the bike were good. Highly recommend!

    Matthew   |   11/08/2020