Cycling The Loire Valley
Retro French Style
Françoise Rabelais was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor, humanist, monk and Greek scholar . We follow his steps from Chinon to his museum in Seuilly cycling.
Level: EASY. 4 hs (included time to make pic-nic and visit the Rabelais museum)
Tour price: 30 € per person. 12 ex-french post office bikes availables. Kids in bike-trailer 15 €
Starting: 13:00 hs, going back to Chinon 17:00 hs.
ELO BIKE TOURS
Guided bike tours with vintage bikes formerly used by the French Post Office to deliver the mail.
(guides speaks English, Spanish, French and a bit of german)
With Elo Bike Tours we attempt to show how this place has been taking people's breath away for centuries with the incredible beauty of their landscapes and the castles, the art, the culture, their wines and their people. The Loire Valley is the perfect place in the world to discover cycling and be in contact with nature while having fun with a vintage french touch.
Martín Ignacio Elola, founder.
ELO BIKE TOURS
Register Tourist Guide, France.
Taking the bikes from Chinon to Candes St. Martin combining the french post office bikes with the vineyards, the Vienne river and the beauty of Candes-Saint-Martin . A must that you'll never forget.
Level: EASY. (all day tour, included time to make a pic-nic, visit Candes-Saint-Martin, the beach of the Loire & Vienne, and a wine tasting in a traditional cellar)
Tour price: 40 € per adult. 12 ex-french post office bikes availables. Kids in bike-trailer 20 €.
Starting: 10:00 am, back to Chinon 16:00 hs.