Loire a Velo Cycle Path, Orleans

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Perhaps the best way too experience Orléans and the valley is by gently meandering along the Loire a Velo Cycle Path on a bicycle. Package trips for one price help you organize your route along the Loire Valley of the Kings on the paved path stretching over 800 km (500 mi) from Orléans to the Atlantic Ocean.

Covering the Centre and Pays de la Loire regions, you'll enjoy endless grasslands, gently rolling meadows, and countless historical monuments. Many stops along the way allow you to explore small towns with unique treasures independently, such as the rarest of collection of Gallo-Roman statues in Orléans.

This service is brought to you by a collection of official regional tourist organizations that help you organize your trip with independent itineraries and free maps with attractions. They help you find a reputable place to rent a bicycle or an electric bike and helpful equipment such as a GPS device. Services, include accommodation recommendations, tour guides, luggage transfer services, and transportation access. You can even download their Smartphone app packed with useful information. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Loire a Velo Cycle Path by using our Orleans tourist route planner.
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  • We have made several day trips from multiple campsites, where we used the Loire a Velo routes, complemented by local routes. They were always well marked. Most trails are beautiful paved but sometimes gravel. For real race bikes not always as suitable but for touring bikes though. The route long enough campsites and for the small campsites you don't really. The exception was the ANWB camping in Saumur. Full = full.
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  • Parks over the departure of the cyclo ride are available in the cities. Landscaping to well designed which allows to avoid too much contact with motorists little careful towards cyclists. Not allowing me to great hiking, I have still travelled north to the South of the Loire all routes proposed in the Loiret and the Dormouse and expensive.
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  • We wanted a bike tour but only had one day we could do it so we created our own. This bike path is great-- sometimes it's a little-used country road and other times a true bike trail, but it's always ...  more »

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