CYCLING 2016-17 p084-085

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SELF-GUIDED • FRANCE 84 ACCOMMODATION 8 days land only from £899 Amboise at Sunset France 1 2 Activity Level LEISURELY Trip Code LSR At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Start Chisseaux. 2 Visit Chateau de Nitray en route to Amboise, passing through many pretty villages. 3 Free day to explore Amboise. 4 Relaxed ride to Chaumont through picturesque countryside; chance to visit the chateau this evening. 5 Visit Chaumont Chateau this morning if you didn't go yesterday; cycle on to Cour Cheverny. 6 Free day in Cour Cheverny; optional rides including a cycle to Chateau de Beauregard. 7 Complete this circular itinerary back to Chisseaux, visiting the fairytale Chateau de Chenonceau on the way back. 8 End Chisseaux. Call Cycling in the Loire Valley Magnificent chateaux l Quiet cycle routes l Fantastic food • 5 days cycling (including 1 optional ride) with luggage transfers • 80% quiet tarmac, 20% cycle tracks • Gentle undulating cycling • Self-guided holiday. Min age 8 yrs • 7 nights hotels • All breakfasts and 3 dinners included The Loire valley is an ideal place to enjoy a gentle self-guided cycling holiday. Ornate chateaux dot the countryside and provide regular interludes to the cycling. Riding distances are short so you can take time exploring each one. The picturesque countryside offers the perfect setting for idyllic picnics adding to the relaxed freedom of this trip. Each evening we stay in friendly, family-run hotels and you can round off your day with some of the best food and wine France has to offer. Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Starts every second day from 11 May to 08 October 2016 • 2017 dates and prices available online • All dates £899 • Child price £399 (age 8 -12 on date of departure) • Prices are land only and do not include travel from London • Compulsory single supplement £195 • Return transfers from St Pierre des Corps arranged to coincide with one train a day. Please contact our sales team for more information • Return rail travel available from London to St Pierre des Corps • Low cost flights to Tours available with Ryanair • Land only start Chisseaux day 1, end Chisseaux day 8 • Insurance: please see page 106 Bike details: • 21 speed customised hybrid bike, included in the trip price • Discount for bringing your own bike £90 FRANCE LOIRE Loire Blois 2 Tours 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code Chaumont Chambord - sur-Loire Amboise Chenonceaux Chisseaux Cour-Cheverny Nitray Cher Dates & Price Guide We stay in 2 and 3-star family run hotels throughout. The accommodation is simple but friendly, offering a warm welcome to guests. One of the hotels has a swimming pool. 39 4 38 5 26 6 12 7 41 Daily Distance (km) BIKE HIRE NOW INCLUDED SEE PAGE 10 “Nice mix of cycling, culture, food and wine; the hotels were excellent.” Annie Rouxeville


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