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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.
Tom from Alpharetta, GA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/15/13 - 06/27/13
Great trip. wonderful cycling, chateaus, history, guides, food, wine, trip leaders, and fellow travelers

Robert from Arlington, TX Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/15/13 - 06/27/13
Really enjoyed our trip. Goeff and Gustaaf were excellent leaders and we enjoyed getting to know them as well as the other participants! The trip was really great!

Marilane from Memphis, TN Number of programs attended: 13
Date attended: 09/15/12 - 09/27/12
This is our Our 3rd trip with international bicycle and road scholar. We have really enjoyed and top rated all these tours, However this one was the best. Our tour leader was exceptional. He prepared us to ride better than any other guide we have had. He spent a whole afternoon fitting us to our bikes and then practicing riding with added comments on what would make things better for us and the rest of our group. We were a small group of only 8 riders. 6 of us were from Memphis and had known each other previously. One man from chicago area and a lady from Michigan. Our guide said later that he was afraid that the 6 of us would buddy up and sort of exclude the others. He soon found out that us southerners were friendly, humble and welcoming. Because of his excellent preparation and daily leadership, we were able to navigate the hills with very little trouble (hills are my bane). He was so well versed in the trip that we were well prepared for every event. I have been on 12 road scholar trips and this one was the best....The chateau country was not my first pick, but my husband really wanted to do it. I am so glad, because the daily activities were so interesing and educational. The food was wonderful. Our guide was personally familiar and friendly with almost all of our hosts. Also, our van driver was great. He was very personable and able to add a lot of info along with being good at his job. We all rate this trip as a 5+.


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