5 days from Blois to Amboise for families

Reference number IBA5CCH

Carte itinéraire du séjour itinerance à vélo Blois Amboise via Chambord et Chenonceau

Day 1 : Blois - Chambord - Bracieux

  • 32 km
For this first day, go to the Loire river banks and cycle to Saint-Dyé-sur-Loire. There, you will enter the forest until you reach Chambord castle. Visit this emblematic monument and its French gardens. Then, take your bile to reach your first hotel.

Day 2 : Bracieux - Cheverny - Chitenay

  • 27 km
Today, you will go to Cheverny castle which inspired Hergé when he designed Moulinsart in his famous comic Tintin. After the visit and before reaching your second hotel, visit La Maison des Vins where you can taste local wines.

Day 3 : Chitenay - Chaumont-sur-Loire

  • 20 km
Leave Chitenay using the cycle path that will lead you to Chaumont-sur-Loire. The whole site - castle & its panorama on the Loire river, park and its contemporary art exhibition & International garden festival - needs half-a day to be fully visited.

Day 4 : Chaumont-sur-Loire - Chenonceaux

  • 29 km
Today, you will visit the most beautiful castle: Chenonceau. Its unique architecture makes it a must-see! Its gardens offer a peacefull walk.

Jour 5 : Chenonceaux - Amboise

  • 25 km
For this last day, you will cycle to the royal city of Amboise? There, visit its castle which stands on a rocky spur offering an amazing view. Stroll in the city before dropping your bikes off at our partner shop.
Gamme confort


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

From 772 €

Gamme supérieure


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

From 834 €

Gamme luxe


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

From 1180 €

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...

Accessories included
How to get here?
Your trip:
Perfect for families with short itineraries. During this 5 days, you will visit Chambord castle and its incredible staircase, Cheverny and its traditions, Chaumont-sur-Loire and its beautiful international garden festival, Chenonceau, an architectural jewel & Amboise, home to the kings. You will go through amazing landscapes, ofrest, vineyards, Loire river banks...
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

How to get back to Blois from Amboise ?
By train - from Amboise Station to Blois-Chambord station: about 25 min / 15 trains per day
We do not sell train tickets. Please contact SNCF for more information.
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
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. It will contain every day itineraries and your e-tickets for the castles as included in your journey. 
On the first day, you must arrive before 9:30am. If you plan to arrive later, please contact us.
On the last day, your luggage will be delivered for 5:30pm. 
Additional services

Additionnal services:

E-bike rental

Additionnal night in Blois before the trip (B&B)

Additionnal night in Amboise after the trip (B&B)

Win tasting in Cheverny

Tintin exhibition (Cheverny castle)

Skip-the-line tickets in Clos Lucé castle (in Amboise)

I have my own bike

Travel insurance


Not included:

Personal expenses

Transport to the departure point & from the end point

Lunches & dinners


1 Reviews
  • Exceptional region
    We discovered the region with an easy trip with bikes. It's perfect to enjoy all the castles and the beautiful landscape. We really like this region and will be back soon. Thank you for the discovery

    Mike   |   21/07/2021

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