LVV9- Velodyssey from La Rochelle to Bordeaux
From 01 April to 30 November
This cycling holiday will take you from the Atlantic coast to Médoc vineyards through a great diversity of landscapes.
From La Rochelle, ancient fortified harbour, you ride on the Atlantic cycle route "Velodyssey" alternatively along beaches, through marshes or pine forests. You discover the city of Rochefort and its “Corderie Royale”, Brouage citadel built by the French engineer Vauban, the marshes of Marennes, the oyster-farming port of La Tremblade and the costal town of Royan.
You cross the Gironde Estuary by ferry to Le Verdon and continue your bike trip across Médoc peninsula. You cycle along the seashore then through the vineyards where they grow numerous "Grands Crus” such as Mouton-Rothschild. You reach Pauillac before getting to Bordeaux by train with your bikes to discover this historic and lively city.
All in all, a great cycling holiday !
Price per person on Twin share basis
|2 or 3 Star|
-7 nights accommodations
-6 day rental of a fully equipped bike (sadddle bags, locks, toolkit)
-Luggage transport from one lodging to the other
-Ferry crossing from Royan to Le Verdon with bike
-Road book with maps and descriptions of the routes and touristic leaflet
-Return of the bikes
-Local visitors' taxes
On arrival day, you will be provide a touring bike adjusted to your size, with front rack pack and integrated file compartment, saddlebag, helmet (on demand), reflective vest, repairing toolkit with patches etc.
We can also provide the appropriate equipment for your children: baby seat, bike trailer or trailer bike depending on their age and size.
Electric bikes are available for a fee.
We include luggage transport from one accommodation to the next using a private vehicle. in order to let you enjoy your trip comfortably and without stress:
Our word of advice : as we know from experience, we strongly recommend you to avoid wearing a backpack during your cycling trip.
For this trip, we also provide the GPS tracks on demand in the. gpx format at no extra cost.