We meet outside Blois railway station at 10 AM. it is served by trains from many regions of France, In particular Paris Gare Austerlitz, the train takes around 2 hrs, so please allow plenty of time to arrive in Blois railway station for 10 hrs am. After arrival we take our air conditioned executive mini van,and our mountain bikes, the Bikes are all New and have only done a few rides, flat handlebars and flat pedals, you can ride with ease in flat shoes or trainers to the outskirts of Blois crossing the Magnificent River Loire on the way to Vineuil about 3 kms or so. after unloading and doing any minor seat adjustments to get you comfortable for a pleasurable flattish ride along the banks of the Loire to Saint Dye sur Loire. there are many chances to get nice pictures along the way, in Saint Dye there are a few shops if you are hungry already, from here we continue on our way to Chambord this Magnificent Chateau is steeped in history, there are some great pictures to be taken here. we take our included picnic at the end of the long driveway in front of Chateau, you can then visit the Chateau. I allowed 2 hours for your visit Chateau admission Cost is adult 14,50 euro, you can buy tickets at Chateau front entrance. total riding length 35kms After your visit we return by a flattish cycle route to our transport to the railway station, a quick group photo and goodbye.
I have been an avid cyclist for well over 40 years and have ridden and raced many thousands of miles both in a sporting and now leisure capacity, as well as for 10 years managing cycling tourist project and tours. now i'm just a relaxed cyclist wanting to show travellers my area on a bicycle.
Picnic lunch: 1 X Baguette, usually ham with cheese and salad a salad bowl, and small bottle of water, a slice of cake. all…
i will provide one 500ml water bottles with water for each bike.
executive minivan, air conditioned, and a Saracen mountain bike with front suspension, disc brakes and flat pedals. with…
i will provide you a flourescent yellow safety jacket to wear, to comply with French cycling Laws. and i will also provide…
The River Loire, a magical experience any time of the day and year. Saint dye sur Loire, beautiful timeless rustic French village with a quaint church, experience stillness . Chambord - A magnificent Chateau, a timeless masterpiece of Architecture.
最多可供6位年滿12歲的旅人參加。 Guests should be able to ride a two wheel bicycle and be without debilitating health concerns, or advised by doctor not to undertake strenous excercise- ride length 35 kms at around 14 kmh average speed.
you are welcome to bring a small back pack type bag , to stow a rain jacket in, a snack, and bring some money in case you need to buy a present or a drink or an emergency ..
please wear comfortable close fitting clothing, that cannot get caught in moving bicycle mechanisms. avoid wearing plimsolls or sandals, you may bring a small rucsack or bag that can either be carried by yourself or left in the vehicle, please don't bring suitcases or large luggage.
Explore Chambord by Bicycle-Guided Ride