Make the most of a Loire Valley cycling tour and discover the lovely town of Amboise, where Leonardo da Vinci lived. Ride along the Loire river and vineyards and learn everything about its unique landscapes and history! Savor a glass of local wine with a Frenc
1.45PM: Meet your guide in front of the Tourist Office in Tours and take a shuttle train to Amboise.
At your arrival in Amboise, your E-bikes are waiting for you! Adjust your seat and off to Amboise! While pedaling, admire the typical timbered-houses as well as the impressive royal Chateau overlooking the Loire River.
You will then pass in front of the unique Clos-Lucé: the last residence where Leonardo da Vinci’s had a peaceful time for the last three years of his life. Make a stop and listen to your guide’s anecdotes about Leonardo da Vinci’s special friendship with the French King François I.
After that first stop, your guide will lead you to the north bank of the Loire river for a nice bike ride through the Loire Valley country lanes! While pedaling in direction of the city of Tours, open your eyes and admire typical sceneries of the region like troglodyte houses, old villages, private family chateaux, wine cellars, vineyards...
Halfway through the itinerary, enjoy a restful and pleasant break with your group at a nice spot with a glass of local Loire Valley wine and some typical French pastries.
7.15PM: Arrival back in Tours
• Stop in front of Clos-Lucé, the last residence of Leonardo da Vinci. Explanations and anecdotes about the artist and his main inventions.
•Discover the lovely royal town of Amboise and its impressive Chateau, overlooking the Loire River.
•Cycle along the vineyards and the Loire River.
•Have a lovely break paired with a glass of Loire Valley wine.
•Bike rental with helmets and a basket
•Water and a glass of wine with a local pastry
•Semi-private tour in English and French (max. of 8 pax)
•Friendly and professional local guide
•Transfers by train/bus to departure point
• Due to the distances (25km ride by Ebike) this tour is not recommended for participants with back problems, heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
•Departure from: Tours Tourist Office
•Valid from April 1st to October 31st: Tuesday and Thursday
• In case of bad weather, the tour might be cancelled or replaced by the same itinerary by minivan, the decision is taken in the morning.
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking