Bike & Cruise Loire Valley, Briare - Nevers

After spending 2 days in Paris the guided bike & cruise tour through the Loire Valley begins. Ride your bike and visit quaint villages, impressive castles and sample delicious locally made prestigious wines and great food. You will stay onboard MS Clair de lune for 7 nights and enjoy the services of a cook, skipper and tour guide. 


10+ days


Bike, Boat, Train



Tour Type

Partly guided

FROM EUR 1829 per adult

Tour category

Hotel Provinces Opéra


Accommodation at comfortable tourist class hotels according to European standard.

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Tour package includes:

  • 2 nights accommodation in Paris in a standard room with private shower or bath/ WC, including breakfast.  Tourist taxes are not included and must be paid locally.
  • Train ticket from Paris to Briare
  • 7 nights accommodation onboard MS Clair de Lune (including bed linen and towels)
  • Meals included onboard: 7 breakfasts, 6 self-made picnic lunches (for bike touring days), 7 three-course dinners, coffee and tea
  • Bike rental including insurance. All bikes are equipped with 24 speeds, hand brakes, pannier bag, a good lock, water bottle, bike helmet
  • Tour guide that cycles with the group (you can also choose to cycle individually)
  • City walks with tour leader
  • Free WiFi (limited availability)
  • Support vehicle
  • Ferry fares along the route
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel itinerary and travel vouchers

Difficulty level: 2 out of 5

This is tour is categorised as easy with a difficulty level of 2 out of 5. Daily distances vary from 40 to 60 km, with an elevation gain from 100 to 500 meters on average per day. This tour is suitable for anyone with average physical condition and basic cycling skills.

Please note:

  • This tour is available in the opposite direction from Nevers to Briare (with different departure dates)
  • E-bikes are available but come with an additional charge
  • Entrance fees to museums are not included
  • Drinks during meals are available to purchase onboard
  • Special meal requirements are available (gluten, vegan) but incur extra costs (pre-bookable at least 14 days before departure)

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