The Loire River by bike
The Loire river by Bike in a few words…
The Loire by bike, a unique route, is one of the most beautiful cycling itineraries in France:
– 800 km of “freewheeling cruises” in 2012;
– a crossing of 2 regions (Centre and Pays de la Loire), of 6 departments (Cher, Loiret, Loir-et-Cher, Indre-et-Loire, Maine-et-Loire, Loire-Atlantique)
– 800,000 cycle tourists
The Loire by bike is an excellent way to discover the Loire Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Throughout your cycling journey, you will have the chance to discover the beautiful cultural and natural heritage of the Loire Valley.
An overview of what you could see and do on the route ici.
Find all the information on the Loire Valley, UNESCO World Heritage Site by clicking on the image:
The Loire river by bike on your smartphone !
Download the app on your smartphone for free. A real travel companion:
– Using built-in GPS to track you on the route
– Possible operation without an internet connection (except when starting to download maps);
– Support for viewing your travel diary
– The opportunity to challenge oneself along the route by winning numerous virtual awards!
To discover the app flash this code. The app is available in French and English.
The Loire river by bike in the lands of Azay-Chinon
Click on the pictures to see the cycling route of the Loire by bike in Touraine.
Find also for sale in our information offices the topoguide “La Loire à Vélo de Nevers à l’Atlantique” Chamina editions at the price of 14,50€ as well as the maps at 1: 100000 of the Loire by bike at the price of 4€.
For more information: Agence départementale du Tourisme de Touraine
All the information offices of the Tourist Office Azay-Chinon Val de Loire are labeled Home Bike
We put at your disposal several services and a quality reception :
– a bicycle parking area
– nearby water point and sanitary facilities
– a lot of practical information and advice given by the advisors for stays (transport, bicycle rental, luggage transfer, bicycle repair, accommodation Bicycle reception, maps…)
– loan of a repair kit
We are at your disposal for the organization of your bike trip!
For more information about the Bike Reception: