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The Chateaux of the Loire by Bicycle

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Program #3165RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 22 total, 11 breakfasts, 11 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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ibis Styles Chinon: Chinon, 2 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Ideal location opposite Chinon Castle on the banks of the river Vienne, just outside the medieval city of Chinon.

Contact info:
11, rue Digue St-Jacques
Chinon, 37500 France
phone: +011 33 247 98 46 46
web: www.all-seasons-hotels.com/gb/hotel-7864-all-seasons-chinon-futur-ibis-styles/index.shtml

Room amenities: En-suite facilities, Telephone, TV, WiFi, Hairdryer

Facility amenities: Restaurant with traditional cuisine, Terrace, Swimming Pool

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Based on availability
Participants can contact the hotel directly if they wish to book additional nights prior to the start of the program.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Hotel Val de Loire: Azay-le-Rideau, 2 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Situated on the Indre River surrounded by the vineyards of Touraine.

Contact info:
50/52, rue Nationale
Azay-le-Rideau, 37190 France
phone: +011 33 247 45 28 29
web: www.bestwestern-valdeloire.com/

Room amenities: En-suite facilities, cable/satellite TV, Alarm Clock, Hairdryer, Coffee/Tea Maker, Safe Deposit

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Lounge, Tennis Court

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Luccotel: Loches, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
12, rue des Lézards
Loches, 37602 France
phone: +011 33 247 91 30 30
web: www.luccotel.com/

Facility amenities: Sauna, Tennis Court, Billiards, WiFi, Covered, heated pool

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Hostel du Roy: Chenonceaux, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
9, rue du docteur Bretonneau
Chenonceaux, 37150 France
phone: +011 33 247 23 90 17
web: www.hostelduroy.com/

Room amenities: Telephone, Television

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Golf Hotel de la Carte: Chouzy-sur-Cisse, 2 nights
Type: Resort

Description: Nestled among the most famous chateaux - Chambord, Blois, Chaumont, Amboise and Chenonceau, the site is 210 acres of peaceful countryside.

Contact info:
Nationale 152
Chouzy-sur-Cisse, 41150 France
phone: +33 254 20 49 00
web: www.lacarte.com.fr/

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Brasserie, Golf Course, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Auberge du Centre: Chitenay, 2 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Contact info:
34, Grande rue
Chitenay, 41120 France
phone: +011 33 254 70 42 11
web: www.auberge-du-centre.com/

Room amenities: Canal+ satellite television, WiFi

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.



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11 nights of accommodations
22 meals: 11 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 11 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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