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Discover the 3 Rivers: Loire, Indre & Cher
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Lovely hotels, great meals, beautiful
castles, and easy to moderate bike riding
in a fairy-tale location.  Bring a friend and
enjoy the experience of a lifetime!

Day 1- Arrival in Joue les Tours
Take a taxi from the TGV station in Tours
(called the St. Pierre des Corps station-
this is not the downtown train station) to
your lovely hotel.  Receive your tour
information at the hotel and get ready for
an excellent dinner and a fabulous
Phone 877-362-0045 for inquiries or to book

This tour includes:
- 6 days, 5 nights
on half-board basis- 3 nights in 3* and 2
nights in 4* manor and chateaux hotels- double room with
shower and toilets.
- Transfer of luggage from hotel to hotel
- Maps, Itineraries and tourist information
- Bike rental

Not Included:
Lunches and drinks
Entrance fees to venues visited
Personal expenses
Items ordered on supplemental menus
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Gardens at Villandry
Day 2- Joue les Tours to Monbazon- 58 km
Today you will cycle to the fabulous Chateau
de Villandry which is famous all over Europe
for its fabulous gardens.  You'll start cycling
after the visit and head to Azay le Rideau, one
of the top attractions in the region, surrounded
by water.  We recommend you rent an audio
guide there to get the most out of your visit.  
You'll then head to Montbazon where you will
have a choice between a standard 4 star hotel
and a superiour 4 star hotel (see prices below).
Day 3- Montbazon to Chissay- 42 km
Today you'll be leaving the Indre Valley to reach the
Cher Valley and Chenonceaux, famous for its
Rebaissance chateau spanning the Cher river and
still steeped in memoriesof the famous ladies in
French history: Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de
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Day 4- Chissay to Amboise- 44 km
You'll head out into the coutryside towards Amboise, a
lovely town on the Loire river whose chateau once
was home to some of the most famous kings of
France.  And don't miss the Clos Luce which was the
home of Leonardo Da Vinci during the last 3 years of
his life.  You'll see models of that genius's futuristic
machines and inventions as well as tour in the rooms
he lived in.  Leonardo is buried in the small chapel on
the grounds of the chateau.
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Day 5- Amboise back to Joue les Tours
Today is your final day of cycling, and you'll pedal through countryside and the vineyards of Montlouis before
discovering the Chateau de la Bourdaisiere, a 14th century castle built by the famous French king Francois
1st.  Back to the hotel for your final excellent dinner on the tour before your departure in the morning after
Version 1 (see  below)- 1217 euros per person,
double occupancy
Single supplement: 350 euros
Version 2 (see below)- 1347 euros per person,
double occupancy
Single supplement: 480 euros
Prices assume at least 2 paying guests per departure

price of this self-guided tour is about half or
of what a guided tour with other companies
would be staying in the same hotels with the same
number and quality of meals, etc.  

To book or for inquiries call 877-362-0045 or

This tour is available from March to October.  
Request your departure dates today by calling

Cycling is Easy to Moderate
Version 1 = Accommodation in Montbazon (Day 2) in a standard 4 star hotel.
Version 2 = Accommodation in Montbazon (Day 2) in a superior 4 star hotel "Grandes Etapes Francaises"
              About Your Bike
21 speed men's and ladies' bike, equipped with two
saddlebags, a water bottle, a lock, a map holder, a
counter, a helmet and a repair kit.  Adjustment by a
cycling specialist.