La Rochelle to Bordeaux Velodyssey and Gironde Estuary

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7 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
Self-guided

The Atlantic Coast

Description

From « la Rochelle » your cycling tour takes you along the Atlantic coast to discover the Charente maritime area. You will ride along the Velodyssey to discover many islands as « Ile de Ré » or « Ile d’Aix » but also wide sandy beaches, marshes, oyster farms... You will ride onto little roads going through the Haute-Saintonge and Haute Gironde. You will meet the wine-makers of the famous “Cognac” and “Pineau” of Charentes. You will also cycle by superb Romanic churches, caves and some unique Gallo-Romanic sites. You will discover small ports on the estuary, will stroll in city and charming villages.

This journey with various landscapes alternates bicycle paths trough forests and flat roads alongside streams of vineyards and cliffs, will allow you to discover the exceptional natural surrounding which will fulfil yourself with its diversity. At the end, you will croos the Gironde etsuary and reach Bordeaux via the famous Margaux Vineyards. You will be warmly welcomed every evening in 3 or 4 stars hotels and charming guest houses.

Information

Tour Location

Country:
France
Region:
Nouvelle Aquitaine
From:
LA ROCHELLE
To:
BORDEAUX

Tour Information

Guiding:
Self-guided
Duration:
7 Days
Level:
Easy-Moderate
More Options:
Electric Bike
Tour Language:
English|French
Cost From:
EUR 895

Tour Distance & Dates

Riding Days:
5
Month(s):
April|May|June|July|August|September|October
Departure:
Daily on request from April to October

Additional Information

Accommodation:

Double Occupancy / Twin Share

Single Supplement: 280

Booking Conditions:

30% deposit

Inclusions

Accommodation with breakfast in 3 or 4-stars hotels and charming guest houses.
1 dinner (drinks not included)).
The Estuary crossing
Assistance for the bike (for major damage excepted for puncture)
Road book
Transfer of luggage at every step.

Exclusions

Equipment, 1 rear bags, helmet, bar bag, lock
Dinners in La Rochelle, Marennes, Royan, Blaye and Bordeaux.
Entrance fees for visits and wine tasting
Crossing (optionally) of the river Charente by river shuttle (1.60 euros)
Repatriation assistance
Cancellation insurance
Not mentionned drinks and personal purchases.

Options

The bicycle (VTC : Hybrid bike for men or women).
Touring Bike
Extra night in La Rochelle or Bordeaux B&B

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