8:30 am: For departures from Tours,meet in front of the Tourist Office
9:30 am For those joining us from Blois, meet in front of Blois-Chambord train station
10:00 am: For those who join us in Villesavin, meet us a the reception.
The “discovery of the Valley of the Kings” day by bike can begin!
Peddle through the monumental Forest of Chambord, 13.000 acres of lush greenery enclosed by 32 km of stone walls, unique in Europe. After an enjoyable ride through century-old trees, marvel at the sumptuous Château de Chambord, symbol of the French Renaissance in the Loire Valley.
During the guided tour of Chambord, your guide will show you the emblematic rooms of this chateau still shrouded in mystery. Stroll through this UNESCO Heritage Classified Property at your own leisure.
Choose your own lunch spot (not included), enjoy a picnic or make the most of the different options available to you in the grounds. Allow yourself a glass of local wine!
Back on the saddle for the return journey to Chateau de Villesavin, built by Jean le Breton, a minister under François 1er, and supervisor of the construction of the Chateau de Chambord.
Wander around this charming family-run chateau, property of and home, since the 1930s, to the Count and Countess of Villesavin. Enjoy a bucolic treat under the linden tree planted in 1900 and taste local specialties.
5:00 pm: Drop off at Blois train station.
6:00 pm: Return to the Tours Tourist Office.
- Level : Easy
- Distance : 25 km
- Elevation : Low
- You must be used to riding a bike and in good physical condition to participate on this tour; please let us know if you have any health problem.
- We recommend you to wear suitable clothing, comfortable sport shoes and to bring a backpack with a water bottle and sun cream.
- In case of heavy rain, the bike tour may be replaced by the same tour in a minibus. The decision will be made with the whole group at the time of departure.