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Loire Valley Bike Tour with Train Tickets from Paris

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Key Highlights

  • Visit the Castle of Chambord, the largest in the Loire
  • Explore inside the stunning Blois Chateau and its spectacular terraces
  • Ride along the Loire Valley Bike Trails to experience the beautiful countryside
  • Shop at the open-air market and enjoy a picnic in the park
  • An expert English speaking guide will accompany you throughout the tour
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    12 Apr 17 - 31 Oct 17: Tuesday


    11 hours approximately

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    In front of platform 18 at Gare Austerlitz. Metro lines connecting to this station are 5, 10, and the RER C.
    Your guide will be wearing a Fat Tire Tours t-shirt and holding a sign.

    Ending Point

    Paris Gare Austerlitz

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Fairy-tale castles, markets and countryside; explore the beauty of the Loire Valley on a bike tour.

    Visit two of the finest chateaux on this enchanting day tour from Paris. View the magnificent turreted castle of Chambord, the largest in the Loire and Château de Blois, famous residence of ancient French kings and queens.

    You will be accompanied by an expert English speaking guide. You will learn fascinating history and facts from your knowledgeable guide.

    Also, visit the local open-air market for little shopping along with a morning snacks. Stop in a peaceful park for a short picnic lunch. In the afternoon enjoy a bike ride through the countryside.

    Don’t miss a day of stunning views and amazing experiences!


    Make your way to platform 18 at Gare Austerlitz. Your tour begins with a train ride from central Paris to the town of Blois.

    Your English speaking guide will escort you and share insights into the places you see.

    After a morning snack, the first stop will be Blois chateau. You will then visit the local open-air market in town.

    Next, you will pick up your bike and helmet; and begin the drive to the chateau of Chambord, one of the area’s most beautiful and established monuments.

    You will enjoy a picnic lunch in the park there, then you will explore Chambord, including its breathtaking terraces that offer spectacular views.

    After the visit, you will make your way back to the town of Blois along a series of bike trails that wind through the countryside.

    Thereafter, you will board a train back to Paris Gare Austerlitz.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Includes train tickets to and from Blois
    • Bike and helmet
    • Guided tour
    • Entrance to both chateaux


    • Lunch
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.

    Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure.

    All participants must be over 12 years of age and must be able to ride a bike.

    Please note this is our longest and most intense ride (40km/25mi).

    Please dress appropriately for the weather; tours operate daily, rain or shine.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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