Category: Cycling the Loire Valley

New Resource For Loire Bike Trip Planning

There’s a great new resource to help you plan a bicycling trip to the Loire Valley, one of the premier cycling destinations in France.  Ma Rando a Velo is a project of the Centre-Loire Valley Regional Tourist Board, and is designed to showcase the region’s cycling trails. This easy-to-use website includes information on 4,000km of cycle

New Resource For Cycling The Loire

As if the Loire isn’t already one of the most perfect itineraries to cycle already, there’s a new service that can enhance your understand of this incredible river. There’s a new bike ferry service that crosses the Loire near Blois.  This service provides cyclists the unique experience crossing the Loire on a gabarre-type boat, typical

Update On Loire Cycling Conditions, June 2016

Sharon Smith and her husband began their latest cycling adventure in France last Friday in Nantes.  They had no idea how the flooding rains early in the  week would impact their planned cycle trip along the Loire. Just 5 days into their trip, Sharon sent an e-mail with details on local route conditions.  She indicated

Free Loire Trip Planning Guide Available!

Experiencing the Loire by bike is an adventure of a lifetime!  It’s definitely one of my favorite cycling itineraries in France. The Loire is a perfect itinerary for families, singles, young and old, first-timers or experienced cyclists. But planning a cycling trip to the region can be overwhelming and time consuming.  As many of you

Saint Nazaire Bridge Crossing By Bike Update

If you’re planning a bicycling trip along the Loire this year, and you’re thinking about taking the bridge from Saint Nazaire to Saint Brevin-les-Pins, do yourself a favor and watch this YouTube video.     Experiencing this bridge by bike definitely isn’t on my bucket list, and, unless you are a very experienced cyclist, it