Week-end ride in the Loire valley

loire valley motorcycle tour

Loire Valley motorcycle weekend

Dates mars - octobre
Destination Loire Valley - Touraine
Category Self-Guided Tours
Duration 2 days 1 nights

Mileage : 260 km / 161 miles

Tour highlights : castles of Langeais, Chinon, Ussé, Saumur, Amboise, vineyards of Saumur and Chinon, listed village of Montsoreau. Royal abbey of Fontevraud, medieval old town of Chinon and Loches.

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Dates & Prices

Day 1- Tours - Chinon
Day 1- Tours - Chinon

You start your ride to the east following the Cher valley to reach Villandry, then it is along the Loire by bank road that offer the best view on the Loire that you will reach the castle of Langeais. Passing through Bréhémont, an authentic Loire fishing  harbor, you can enjoy the best view of the Château of Ussé, which inspired Perrault for the Sleeping Beauty fairytale. It is after a loop around Saumur and its vineyard that you will reach your stopover in the beautiful medieval town of Chinon.

Day 2 - Chinon - Tours
Day 2 - Chinon - Tours

You leave Chinon by the vineyard road and will stop at Crissay one of the most beautiful villages in France, then you will follow the Courtineau river by the valley of the same name to get to Loches, a another medieval city with many monuments to admire. You will end your journey with the castles of Montrésor and Amboise.



The Loire Valley is of course well known for its bicycle itinerary but why not add a engine to it to wander the banks of this majestic river. You will be surprised how many castles can be seen in a day while winding the small country roads of the wineyard. During this week-end you will discover a region rich in history, with a tasty gastronomy and a large variety of wines. Let's jump back in time, the time of queen & kings !. 

Check also our longer version of the Loire valley motorcycle ride (3 days/2 nights).




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You can choose your lenght of time (2 days/1 night * or 3 days/2 nights *), your level of comfort

Superior accommodation (**)  4-star-hotel

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Standard accommodation (**)  2-star-hotel

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(*) you can add an extra night for those who like to arrive the day before. Contact us for quote and booking
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Rates in self-guided formula (in € pp) :

  2 days / 1 night

Models / Formula

4-star-hotel 2-star-hotel

Price per person (*) 

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  BMW R1200RT  BMW R1200GS 

€ 340

€ 570

€ 270

€ 480

Moto guzzi V85 BMW F 750 GS

€ 280

€ 470

€ 230

€ 370


Our price of this self-guided motorcycle tour includes :

  • Motorcycle rental with unlimited mileage and insurance
  • 1 night in 2 or 4 star hotels (depending on chosen category) with continental breakfast
  • Tour information package with road-book and travel tips
  • GPS with preset itinerary
  • Pick-up service at station or airport.

Not included in the price of this self-guided motorcycle tour :

  • Fuel
  • All other meals than those included
  • All personal expenses, drinks
  • Riding equipment (helmet, jacket, gloves)