A bicycle tour for the 500th anniversary of Renaissance

On the Castles by bike

A short trip of 4 to 5 days to see the best Renaissance sites of the destination

With its 500 km of cycle routes, it is easy to connect different places of visit. Jumping from one itinerary to another, make your own visit tour. Here, the relief is relatively flat, you can plan two activities per day and breaks in the villages for lunch or at the winegrowers.


- First day -

Visit of the Château of Blois, a masterpiece of architecture greatly marked by the seal of the Renaissance by its wing with staircase erected by Francois I.

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Find a restaurant

At night, Sound and Light at the Château of Blois

- Second day -

From Blois, follow the Loire to St Dyé-sur-Loire (Road. Loire à Vélo).

Then, go to the château of Chambord (Road. n°9)

Sleep around Chambord and Bracieux. Find an accomodation Accueil Vélo

- Third day -

Go to the château of Villesavin in Tour-en-Sologne (Road. n°5).

Lunch in Cour-Cheverny. Find a restaurant

Go to the château of Beauregard (Road. n°4).

Spend the night around Cellettes and Cour-Cheverny. Find an accomodation Accueil Vélo

- Fourth day -

Let's go to the château of Chaumont-sur-Loire (Road n° 4, then n°1 and finally Loire à Vélo)
Come back to Blois by train by the Onzain railway station or by bicycle (20km) or sleep around Chaumont.
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- Fifth day -

If you have spent the night in Chaumont-sur-Loire, take a boat on the Loire then come back to Blois with the Loire à Vélo.

Look at all the Routes of Castles by bike on www.chateauxavelo.com

Download the "Blois Chambord" app and follow your route in geolocated mode.