Type of tour:Guided
Level:2
Duration:14 Nights
Distance:35 Miles/day average
Dates: From Paris: Jun 21, 2014. 
Tour price:€1800
Start city:Paris, France
End city:La Charite sur Loire, France
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Discover France
Paris to Burgundy by Bike and Boat (and reverse)

Tour Description: Guided

This tour will take you from Paris to Burgundy (or Burgundy to Paris) on a boat owned and operated by a charming husband and wife team who take special care to make this your best vacation ever. 

Aboard the Feniks, this tour takes you through the heart of France. Cycling on quiet roads and through a rolling landscape, your average distance is about 30 miles a day. The route follows field paths and asphalted side roads. There are some hilly stretches which you can also walk.

Train directly from Charité sur Loire to Paris and vice versa in about 2 hours. In Vaux – Les – Comtes you will visit the royal gardens of the French kings, laid out by their royal architects in perfect symmetry.

We will cruise the woods of Fontainebleau heading for the artists village Barbizon. We follow the Seine river up to Moret- Sur – Loing, a cosy village on the banks of the Loing.

From Moret-Sur-Loing we will follow the canals du Centre to Chatillion – Coligny, a picturesque town with a medieval fortress. After this beautiful town we will start sailing on the Loire river. You will cycle through vineyards like the Pouilly Fumé and enjoy the atmosphere of old roman villages as Charité Sur Loire. We will visit several castles like in Bussiere , Aprémont and Brisson, ride along lakes and through forest landscapes, following the rivers of France.

This area is famous for its easy pace of life, a mild climate and its friendliness. It has a rich royal history and is wellknown for its wine and cheeses. By bike and boat you will explore historic towns, imposing castles and quaint villages and you ‘ll enjoy excellent food and wines both aboard ship and in hospitable towns along the way.

The tour operators will provide you with all the information you need, serve you lovely food and let you taste the countries specialities; they listen to what you want to give you the holiday of a life time. No need to bring more than your personal belongings, you will have everything you need when staying on the Feniks.

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