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Loire à Vélo & châteaux à vélo 550km


Cycling with the family or with friends in the exceptional environment of the Loire Valley, this is the concept that offers the pleasures of life in the Blois | Chambord area.

The promise of a privileged moment with the gems of French heritage but also with the Sologne’s nature where it’s nice to get away from it all, far from the stress of everyday life.


Only 200km from Paris, the Blois | Chambord area is a perfect way to be well.

Thanks to its 550 km of signposted and safe cycling routes, bike lovers share moments of conviviality and relaxation.

A haven of greenery and calm as well as a sightseeing pleasure, “The chateaux à vélo” ans "Loire à Vélo" crosses the Loire Valley’s heart listed by UNESCO.

More than a simple cycling ride, Blois | Chambord gives you the opportunity to get some fresh air, while discovering fabulous or unexpected places : Chambord the marvel, Cheverny the magnificent and the mysterious Sologne.

Beginners or seasoned, mountain bike lovers, families who want for a week end to be all together : young and adults...


Everybody can choose their pace according to their desire and appreciate differently the Loire Valley.

Some will prefer cycling as they please refering to the tourist bilingual French-English map, made and given out free of charge by the Blois | Chambord area.

They will choose their itinerary among the routes from 10 to 40 km long. The others will choose a package suggested by the tourist information center of Blois and by the Loire Valley Travel Agency.

On the map you will find accommodations specialized for cycling tourists.

Taking into consideration the new trends : outdoor activites, relaxation, nature breaks, “Chateaux à vélo” is a perfect complement to the ambitious entreprise “La Loire à Vélo” by joining one of its first sections. Eventually the 800 km of the Loire à vélo will link Sancerre to the Atlantic coast.


Further information : Tourist Office of Blois Chambord Tél 00 33 (0)2 54 90 41 41
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