Mont Blanc Ascent

Firstly may I just say I absolutely loved the Mont Blanc trip, and when talking to the other climbers who had gone with other agencies, our trip had the best mix of mountain huts, walks and training, so thank you, it really was superb.

J Kamming | United Kingdom

Cycle the Loire - Orléans to the Atlantic Coast

An epic cycle journey of over 500km following the banks of the Loire River from Orléans to the Atlantic Coast, following the cycling path 'Loire à vélo'. Discover the royal valley as you cycle along the majestic river where thousands of treasures await including numerous chateaux, wonderful landscapes and regional gastronomic delights. Discover the charms of the Western part of the Loire valley: from Angers all the way to Le Croisic. A chance to visit the typical countryside of vineyards and chateaux, of salterns and marshes, and to finally 'take the plunge' into the Atlantic Ocean at Le Croisic.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive in Orléans
DAY 2 Cycle to Beaugency (26km / 16mi)
DAY 3 Cycle via Chambord to Blois (46km / 28.5mi)
DAY 4 Follow the Loire River to Amboise (42km / 26mi)
DAY 5 Explore Amboise, cycle to Tours (27-31km / 16.5-19mi)
DAY 6 Cycle via Villandry to Azay le Rideau (41km / 25.5mi)
DAY 7 Continue past chateaux to Chinon (32-35km / 20-21.5mi)
DAY 8 Cycle past the abbey of Fontevraud to Saumur (36-48km / 22-30mi)
DAY 9 Continue through vineyards en route to Angers (57km / 35.5mi)
DAY 10 Cycle via the confluence of the Loire and Layon rivers to Montjean or Ingrandes sur Loire (37km / 23mi)
DAY 11 Continue to Champtoceaux (40km / 25mi)
DAY 12 A contrast from the rural landscapes to the city of Nantes (32km / 20mi)
DAY 13 Cycle along marshland to St Brévin (59km / 36.5mi)
DAY 14 Continue to Le Croisic (46-50km / 28.5-31mi)
DAY 15 Trip concludes

traveller reviews

Just a short note to let you know that we have all returned safely from the above trip that you organised. Everything went extremely well and we only got partially lost a couple of times - this was part of the fun. All of the arrangements were first class. The baggage transfer system worked perfectly,the hotels were exceptionally clean and well located,the dining arrangements and restaurants were very good and the bikes were solid and reliable (not one puncture and when one bike incurred a problem Randovelo came out to where we were and replaced it). The French people were friendly,helpful and vehicle drivers were courteous to us at all times. I have a couple of people interested in your trips so could you please send me a couple of booklets that I can give them. We will probably do another trip in due course. Thanks again for your help and assistance - first class service ( let your boss know !! )

K. Langdon. Wembley, WA. Australia

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Trip Code: ULV
Trip Grading: Introductory to Moderate
Duration:  15 days
Activities:  Cycling
Next Trip:  Daily from 1 Mar to 31 Oct
price: £2,350.00 GBP

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Single Supplement - standard £ 520
Electric Bike Supplement £ 160
3-4 star hotel Upgrade £ 510
Single Supplement - Upgrade £ 740
Single person upgrade £ 1040

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