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Cycling in the Loire, Canal du Midi & beyond

Cycling Holidays in the Loire, Canal du Midi and Beyond
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  • self-guided, non-group cycling in the Loire Valley, Canal du Midi and beyond
  • cycle from hotel to hotel with your luggage transported
  • hire of a high-quality bicycle included
  • detailed maps and notes provided for a carefree cycling holiday in France

 

Find a cycling holiday in France to suit you

Whatever scenery you like to explore on a cycling holiday, France has something to suit. As we are experts in self-guided cycling holidays in France, our selection not only includes routes in Provence and the Dordogne Valley, but all over the country. In the Loire Valley and Alsace, cycling holidays are all about impressive châteaux and abbeys, handsome villages and famous wines. The latter two features are important elements in cycling holidays near Bordeaux, and wine and cultural treasures are again central themes when cycling in Burgundy. If you are looking for coastal cycling, the west coast is an excellent choice, with its sandy bays and pretty islands, as is Normandy, which also appeals to history buffs. For a sense of journey as you cycle, our Canal du Midi cycling holiday is hard to beat, or head to the Tarn, also in the south-west, to discover landscapes that have long inspired artists.

Why choose Inntravel for your cycling holiday in France?

Every cycling holiday in France has been thoroughly researched, and you cycle at your own pace following our route notes. What’s more, whether you’re cycling in the Loire Valley or along the Canal du Midi, in Burgundy or Alsace, we transport your luggage, so all you need carry are the bare essentials.

To be sure that you choose the cycling holiday in France that is right for you, find out how our self-guided cycling holidays are graded. Alternatively, see our France page for the full range of gentle activity holidays in France.


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La Rochelle, Islands & Beaches
7 April-30 September 2018
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Cycling holiday in FranceLa Rochelle, Islands & Beaches
Charente-Maritime’s coastline is synonymous with beaches and sunshine. Add seafood and history to the mix and you have the ingredients for a varied and enjoyable holiday.
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6 nights, from £770pp
(excluding flights)
7 April-30 September 2018
Grade: 1
Electric bikes available
Hotel-to-hotel cycling
Loire Highlights
1 April-31 October 2018
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Cycling holiday in FranceLoire Highlights
Easy but scenic routes reveal some of the region's most splendid châteaux, which you have plenty of time to visit.
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4 nights, from £575pp
(excluding flights)
1 April-31 October 2018
Grade: 1
Electric bikes available
Hotel-to-hotel cycling
The Land of Kings
1 April-30 September 2018
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Cycling holiday in FranceThe Land of Kings
Explore the tranquil villages of the alluring Sologne region, before heading west along the Loire to Chambord, the largest of the area's châteaux.
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6 nights, from £1020pp
(excluding flights)
1 April-30 September 2018
Grade: 1
Electric bikes available
Hotel-to-hotel cycling
Châteaux of the Loire
1 April-31 October 2018
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Cycling holiday in FranceChâteaux of the Loire
A leisurely route through the picturesque Loire Valley, with plenty of time to visit some of France's most splendid châteaux and to sample the wines.
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6 nights, from £845pp
(excluding flights)
1 April-31 October 2018
Grade: 1
Electric bikes available
Hotel-to-hotel cycling
Bayeux & Beaches of Normandy
1 May-30 September 2018
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Cycling holiday in FranceBayeux & Beaches of Normandy
A leisurely exploration on two wheels of the beautiful and historic region of Normandy, with the opportunity to visit iconic Mont St-Michel.
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6 nights, from £945pp
(excluding flights)
1 May-30 September 2018
Grade: 1
Electric bikes available
Hotel-to-hotel cycling
Treasures of Southern Burgundy
21 April-30 September 2018
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Cycling holiday in FranceTreasures of Southern Burgundy
Indulge yourself in the wines and gastronomy of Burgundy on a leisurely cycle past Renaissance châteaux and majestic abbeys.
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6 nights, from £1095pp
(excluding flights)
21 April-30 September 2018
Grade: 1-2
Electric bikes available
Hotel-to-hotel cycling
Villages & Vineyards of Alsace
7 April-8 October 2018
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Cycling holiday in FranceVillages & Vineyards of Alsace
Discover Alsace, famed for its wine and flower-bedecked villages set against the backdrop of rolling vine-covered foothills and high mountains.
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6 nights, from £765pp
(excluding flights)
7 April-8 October 2018
Grade: 1-2
Electric bikes available
Hotel-to-hotel cycling
Canal du Midi
1 Apr-2 Jul & 1 Sep-31 Oct 2018
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Cycling holiday in FranceCanal du Midi
Cycle from Carcassonne to the Mediterranean, following this remarkably engineered canal through idyllic sun-kissed landscapes.
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7 nights, from £895pp
(excluding flights)
1 Apr-2 Jul &
1 Sep-31 Oct 2018
Grade: 1-2
Electric bikes available
Hotel-to-hotel cycling
The Timeless Tarn
1 May-8 October 2018
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Cycling holiday in FranceThe Timeless Tarn
Here, in south-west France, quiet lanes perfect for leisurely cycling link sleepy villages bordering the gently flowing River Tarn.
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7 nights, from £868pp
(excluding flights)
1 May-8 October 2018
Grade: 1-2
Hotel-to-hotel cycling
Tarn Explorer
1 May-8 October 2018
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Cycling holiday in FranceTarn Explorer
Starting and ending in handsome Albi, enjoy cycling, walking, sightseeing and even canoeing in picturesque south-west France.
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7 nights, from £840pp
(excluding flights)
1 May-8 October 2018
Grade: 1-2
Wheels & wanderings
Bordeaux & St Emilion
1 April-31 October 2018
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Cycling holiday in FranceBordeaux & St Emilion
Wine is but part of the story of this beguiling area near Bordeaux: there are handsome villages with colourful histories to be explored too.
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6 nights, from £898pp
(excluding flights)
1 April-31 October 2018
Grade: 2
Electric bikes available
Hotel-to-hotel cycling
Alsace Discovery
7 April-8 October 2018
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Cycling holiday in FranceAlsace Discovery
A winning combination of pedalling alongside vineyards between impossibly pretty villages, and the wooded walking trails of the Vosges foothills.
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7 nights, from £830pp
(excluding flights)
7 April-8 October 2018
Grade: 2
Electric bikes available
Wheels & wanderings