3165
France
The Chateaux of the Loire by Bicycle
Program No. 3165RJ
Length
13 days
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13 days
12 nights
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At a Glance

Surrounded by the inspiring vistas of the Loire Valley, explore some of the hundreds of chateaux that line the river on a bike expedition through 1,000 years of royalty and legendary figures, from da Vinci to Joan of Arc. Challenge yourself with a sequence of 15 to 35-mile rides that allow you to stop and explore at leisure, while scheduled stops feature expert lectures about the most breathtaking manor houses in France.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Visit many of the chateaux that have led the Loire Valley to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Explore the Château de Blois where Joan of Arc was blessed before defeating the English at Orleáns.
  • Discover picturesque Amboise, famous for Clos-Lucé, the manor house where Leonardo da Vinci worked.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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