Tag: bicycling through the Loire vineyards

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Bicycling the Loire: Vineyards and Troglodyte Caves

By Maggie LaCoste After a perfectly wonderful night at La Rocheliere in Vouvray, we are off to explore the Route des Vignobles Touraine Val de Loire, the route through the vineyards. Since this route is a deviation of the main Loire a Velo itinerary, we are using the map Velo Loire and Terroir which goes

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Bicycling the Loire: My Choice for 2011

By Maggie LaCoste After a great deal of research and debate, the Loire River is my summer bicycling choice for 2011!  The two runners up were the Atlantic Coast veloroute, and the Canal du Midi, both of which lost out because of the timing of my trip–late July to mid-August. The Atlantic is too busy