Day 1: Arrival in Bordeaux
You begin your journey at your arrival in Bordeaux and check in to your hotel. You can test ride your bikes today. We recommend either a visit to Bordeaux by bike or by foot.
Overnight in Bordeaux
Day 2: Bordeaux – St Martin de Lerm (37 miles/60km)
Venture out of Bordeaux on a cycle path. Between Dordogne and Gironde, by the city of Bastide de Créon, la Sauve Majeure (a former Benedictine abbey).
Cross through the medieval village of Sauveterre de Guyenne, a beautiful, historic town with four gates. Its fortified town was founded in 1281. It is also the county of the canton of Entre Deux Mers (AOC). The path is entirely on a cycle lane and on the green line named “Roger Lapébie” after the famous cyclist, winner of the Tour de France in 1937. You'll enjoy dinner tonight in your guest-house in St Martin de Lerm.
Overnight in St Martin de Lerm
Day 3: St Martin de Lerm – Le Mas d’Agenais (28 miles/45 km)
Embark on this stage from St Martin de Lerm to la Réole by small roads. After that, you reach the cycle path of the Garonne canal which you will follow until Fouques sur Garonne or the Mas d’Agenais.
Overnight in Le Mas d'Agenais
Day 4: Le Mas d’Agenais – Sérignac sur Garonne (23 miles/37Km)
At the Mas d’Agenais, don’t miss the visit to the beautiful Roman church. Continue along the green canal where you will have plenty of opportunities to stop and savor the views. You will pass by the quaint town of Damezan, founded in 1259.
The rest of the day continues along the canal. You can expect a calm and gentle ride until the village of Sérignac.
Overnight in Sérignac
Day 5: Serignac – Moissac (34 miles/55Km)
As you continue along the Garonne Canal, you will pass by the superb bridge of Pont Canal d’Agen with a stop in the historical city center of Agen. The day continues along the canal until Moissac, the centre of Roman art, on the Santiago de Compostella Way. The abbey and the cloister are part of the UNESCO world’s heritage. Moissac’s landscape is dominated by orchards and vineyards of the famous Chasselas. This is the place where the Tarna the Garonne meet.
Overnight in Maissac
Day 6: Moissac – Toulouse (42 miles/67Km)
The Garonne and its canal will lead us into the heart of Toulouse ("la ville Rose," the pink city) at the end of 56 sluices of the Garonne canal.
Overnight in Toulouse
Day 7: Toulouse
Your tour ends after breakfast. We encourage you to stay and enjoy Toulouse. A city with unique architecture made of pinkish terracotta bricks, which earned it the nickname la Ville Rose ("the Pink City"), Toulouse counts two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Canal du Midi (designated in 1996 and shared with other cities), and the Basilica of St. Sernin, the largest remaining Romanesque building in Europe, designated in 1998 because of its significance to the Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage route.