Atlantic Coast of France

    7 nights | 29 miles/day
    Self guided from EUR € 1588
    Bike tour in France
    Rider Level: Active Electric bike tours

    Rider Level: Active Electric bike tours

    7 nights | 29 miles/day
    Self guided from EUR € 1588
    Bike tour in France

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    • From the White City, La Rochelle to the Wine City of Bordeaux

      From La Rochelle harbor, using the Vélodyssée cycling path, you will ride along to coast through the pinewoods, before joining the Belle Epoque villas of Royan.

      Then, along the Gironde estuary, the Canal des 2 mers’ bicycle route leads you into the heart of Bordeaux.

      • Chateaux in Bordeaux, France. Árpád Czapp@Unsplash
      • Place De La Bourse, Bordeaux, France. CC:Nguyen Huuthanh
      • Patisserie in France. Ulysse Point Cheval@Unsplash
      • Bordeaux, France. Zdennek Klein, Unsplash
      • Cathedral of St Andrews, Bordeaux, France. CC:Lockx3r
      • Sauternes Wine, Bordeaux, France. CC:Syvwlch
      • Bordeaux ,France. Elliot Paris, Unsplash
      • La Rochelle To Bordeaux, France Bike Tour

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      • La Rochelle
      • Rochefort
      • Marennes with the oyster farming pool
      • Regional salt pans and the Seudre estuary
      • Belle Epoque villas of Royan
      • Talmont sure Gironde
      • Vélodyssée cycling path
      • Canal des 2 mers’ véloroute
      • Coastal cycling and riding along the Gironde estuary
      • Bordeaux

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    • Atlantic Coast of France

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    • Daily program

      Day 1: Arrival in La Rochelle
      Enjoy the charms of the old city bathed with warm and sweet lights, with its old towers, remains from the old defensive walls.

      Day 2: La Rochelle – Rochefort (37 miles/60 km)
      From the famous towers of La Rochelle harbor, ride along the cycling path by the ocean leading to Châtelaillon-Plage, a seaside city. Then you will reach the astonishing city of Rochefort, following the river banks of the Charente.

      Day 3: Rochefort – La Tremblade (19 miles/30 km)
      Then you will ride along a cycling path to the salt pan crossed by several small canals. Marennes is the first oyster farming pool in Europe: a perfect stopover to discover regional food!

      Day 4: La Tremblade – Royan (25 miles/40 km)
      Continue your journey between salt pans and the Seudre estuary. After Palmyre, "the Coast of Beauty" is a spectacular step thanks to an amazing cycling path with a sea view until Royan and its Belle Epoque villas.

      Day 5: Royan – Mortagne sur Gironde (21 miles/33 km)
      On a nice shaded cycling track along the sea, your journey will take you from paths to small roads before getting to Talmont sur Gironde, known as one of the "most beautiful villages in France." Then you will ride until Mortagne-sur-Gironde harbor.

      Day 6: Mortagne sur Gironde – Blaye (39 miles/62 km)
      The numerous small marinas along the river banks of the Gironde are perfect stopping places. You will join Blaye by a beautiful cycling path and will leave Charente Maritime to continue the route of the channel of 2 seas in Gironde.

      Day 7: Blaye – Bordeaux (33 miles/54 km)
      Cross the Gironde estuary to join Lamarque and the region of the Médoc and its famous vineyards. You will reach the heart of Bordeaux, riding along small roads in the middle of the vineyard.

      Day 8: Departure during the day

      Surface and terrain

      You'll cycle on paved routes and cycle paths on this tour. You'll enjoy rolling terrain each day, and average distances of 29 miles per day.


      These are sample hotels and may vary based on availability.

      You will enjoy superior accommodations in 3- and 4-star hotels.

      Hotel La Monnaie or Hotel Centra Park, La Rochelle

      Hôtel de La Corderie Royale, Rochefort

      Hotel Grand Chalet, La Tremblade

      Hôtel Cordouan, Royan

      Domaine du Meunier, Mortagne sur Gironde

      Guest room Clos Reaud, Blaye

      HotelMajestic, Bordeaux

      Interested in visiting other areas before or after your tour? Visit our hotels page to learn more about lodging options.

      How to get there

      Tour start
      Nearest airport: Paris, France
      Nearest train station: La Rochelle, France

      Tour end
      Nearest airport: Paris, France
      Nearest train station: Bordeaux, France

      From Paris: Montparnasse train station >> La Rochelle Ville train station (about 3h by TGV train). .

      To La Rochelle: Bordeaux St Jean train station >> La Rochelle train station (about 2h15 by train).

      To Paris: Bordeaux St Jean train station >> Paris Montparnasse train station (about 2h10 by TGV train).

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    • Dates

      Daily: Mar 1-Nov 30, 2023

      Low season: Jun 14, 2023 - Jun 30, 2023, Sep 01, 2023 - Sep 09, 2023

      Mid season: Jul 01, 2023 - Aug 31, 2023

      High season: Mar 01, 2023 - Jun 13, 2023, Sep 10, 2023 - Nov 30, 2023


      Tour package

      Low season Mid season High season
      Per person, double occupancy €1588 €1638 €1700
      Single use room (1 person/1 room) €2401 €2451 €2513
      Solo traveler (1 person in party with single use room) €2851 €2901 €2963

      Bike Rentals

      Hybrid touring bike, 21-speed €156
      Electrically assisted bike €278

      Extra Nights, Bordeaux

      Per person, double occupancy €145
      Single use room (1 person/1 room) €217

      Extra Nights, La Rochelle

      Low season Mid season High season
      Per person, double occupancy €139 €162 €139
      Single use room (1 person/1 room) €250 €295 €250

      Included services

      • 7 nights accommodation
      • Breakfasts
      • Luggage transfer (1 luggage 20kg per person) - Additional €20 per extra luggage and transfer
      • Travel folder with maps, detailed route descriptions, and tourist brochures
      • Hotline for emergency support
      • Boat transfer of the Gironde(day 7)
      • City taxes
      • GPX tracks upon request

      If you book the optional dinner package, you'll receive 6 dinners.

      Bike rentals

      The bikes available for rent on this tour (must be reserved at time of booking):

      • Hybrid touring bikes, 21-speed men's or unisex frame
      • Electrically assisted bike, 9-speed*
      • Child's bike, trailer, or baby seat

      *More about electrically-assisted bikes >

      Equipment included with bike rental:

      • One rear saddlebag for hybrid bikes; two rear saddlebags for e-bikes
      • High visibility jacket
      • Anti-theft device
      • Map holder and handlebar bag
      • Repair kit, pump, lock

      Bike Protection:
      Bike protection can be purchased at the time of booking. You can read more about that HERE.

      The bikes will have flat pedals. If you want to bring your own pedals, please bring your own shoes and also the necessary equipment to change the pedals.

      Helmets are included with bike rental on this tour. However, we recommend that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene purposes.

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