Self ride e-bike tour to Amboise & Vouvray vineyards

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  • Enjoy the lovely street of the town of Amboise with its Royal Chateau and Clos-Lucé, last residence of Leonardo da Vinci

  • Ride along the Loire river and Vouvray vineyards

  • Stop at a Grand Wine House of Vouvray for a visit and a wine tasting

  • Enjoy great view on the city of Tours and pass in front of its unique Cathedral


TASTING Included - 4 different wines
LANGUAGE French/English

Make the most of a self-guided bike tour through the beautiful landscapes of Loire Valley! A ride at your own pace to discover the lovely town of Amboise and the amazing Vouvray vineyards. Thanks to your A la Française itinerary designed (and tested!) by our passionate local team, learn everything about the impressive royal Chateau of Amboise and the fascinating Clos-Lucé where Leonardo da Vinci lived. Cycle along the Vouvray vineyards and learn a lot about this worldwide known wine appellation. Finally, enjoy great viewpoint on the city of Tours and discover its outstanding Cathedral … You will have the opportunity to enjoy a guided visit followed by a wne tasting at one of our partner's wine cellar on the way. Let’s start!


- Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive an e-mail cwith two attached documents :

  • Your Voucher. It contains all the instructions to be read before your excursion as well as your tickets to be presented to our different partners (Bike Rental and Wine Estate).
  • Your Roadbook in PDF format with all our recommendations and anecdotes of visits: historical places not to be missed, wine-producing properties, pretty villages, good restaurants where to take a break as well as our favourite spots..

You can either print these two documents to have them with you on the day of your tour, or load them onto your phone in advance.

- On the day of your tour, come and meet us in the town centre of Tours or Amboise (the full address is on your Voucher after booking - a deposit will be required by our partner to collect your bikes).

- You will get back your electric bikes equipped with saddlebags, helmet and an anti-theft device. 

- You leave for a day at your own pace with only two time constraints: the visit of a wine estate and the maximum time for the return of the bikes.


- Pick-up of the bikes from 9.30AM // Drop-off has to be done before 6.00PM.

- Departure is possible from the City of Tours or the town of Amboise (full address will be mentioned in the voucher after booking).

-This tour starts from point A and finishes at point B. It is easy to return to point A by train (20 minutes) or taxi. For the train, it leaves from Tours Central Train Station and stops at Amboise train station. From Amboise train station, you will need 10 minutes to walk to the city center (train tickets are not included).

-Distance : 30Km. Level : Easy. The itinerary is easy and can be made within 3-4 hours (not including the time for lunch stop, chateau visits or wine tastings). This ride alternates small roads with low traffic and city center streets.

-If you wish to include some visits and tastings during your tour, we recommend you to start between 10.00am and 11.00am in the morning in order to allow enough time for your day.

- Don't forget to wear adapted shoes and clothes and to bring a coat, sunglasses/sunscreen (depending on the weather forecast) and water.



  • • Up to 7 days before tour = 100% refund
  • • Less than 7 days before tour = no refund
  • Modification of the date possible (according to availability).
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, A la Francaise Loire Valley will contact the customer (phone or email) to reschedule or refund the total amount.

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