The Loire by bike from Nevers to Orleans

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Bike Tours, E-bike tours


7 days




With family

Capture memorable moments by starting with your family and your children!


The beauty of this package is in the freedom it offers: without a guide, you are free to decide the timing, pace, and stops of your journey. Travel freely, travel your way!

2/5 Medium-Easy

Moderate-Easy, between 25 and 65 kilometers per day with an elevation gain between 150 and 300 meters.



The starting point is different from the ending point, with overnight stays in different hotels and daily stages.


Day 1: Nevers
Arrival in Nevers. Take the opportunity to visit this beautiful city, with its pottery workshops, famous for the monochromatic blue motifs and the Ducal Palace - considered one of the first Loire castles - residence of the counts and dukes of Nevers.

Day 2: Nevers - La Charité sur Loire (45 km)
This first bike ride will take you to Cuffy, the starting point of the La Loire à Vélo bike route. You will then continue towards the monastic city of Charité-sur-Loire, where you will cross the oldest bridge over the Loire, dating back to 16th century and reaching the Romanesque church of Notre Dame.

Day 3: La Charité sur Loire - Sancerre or Chavignol (38 or 36 km)
The stage will begin within the National Natural Reserve of the Loire Valley, passing through vineyards and next to the bell tower of the church of Pouilly-sur-Loire. You will proceed through fields and woods towards the famous vineyards of Sancerre. Take advantage of a stop at one of the local producers in the area and taste a glass of Sancerre Blanc, perhaps accompanied by the typical goat cheese Chevignol. From Sancerre, dominated by the remains of the feudal castle, the tower of Tour des Fiefs, you can enjoy a splendid view of the valley.

Day 4: Sancerre or Chavignol – Briare (50 km)
You leave Sancerre cycling along the Canal Latéral in the direction of Bannay and Cosne-sur-Loire, a city rich in flowers that offers beautiful views of the Loire. Continue on the cycle paths of La Loire à Vélo to Belleville-sur-Loire, Beaulieu-sur-Loire and Briare, whose bridge-canal, the largest in France, is a true work of engineering art.

Day 5: Briare - Sully sur Loire (40 km)
Cross the Loire by cycling on the bridge-canal and continue towards Saint-Brisson-sur-Loire, with its medieval fortress. You will then reach the beautiful town of Gien, which offers an exceptional panoramic view. Continue finally towards Sully-sur-Loire and its imposing medieval castle, surrounded by moats overlooking the Loire.

Day 6: Sully sur Loire – Orleans (50 km)
More wonderful panaromas will accompany you today to Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire and its Benedictine abbey, founded in 640, the abbey church of which is one of the most notable Romanesque works in France. You will then proceed to Châteauneuf-sur-Loire, one of the main ports on the Loire during the 18th century, before reaching Orleans, City of Art and History, freed by Joan of Arc in 1429 from the English siege.

Day 7: Orleans
After breakfast, the services end. Individual departure during the day.


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✅ What is included in the trip?

  • Travel/Medical Insurance 24/24
  • Overnight stay and breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • Local telephone assistance 7/7
  • City tax
  • Detailed description and maps of the itinerary
  • GPS or navigation APP

❌ What is not included?

  • Transfers not listed as "Included"
  • Tips
  • Journey to/from the starting point of the tour
  • Meals and drinks not listed as "Included"
  • Bike rental
  • Extras
  • Entrance fees, ferries and anything not listed as "Included"
  • Welcome briefing

💸 Cancellation fees

  • Time Range
  • Full refund
  • More 29 days of departure
  • 75%
  • From 13 to 29 days before departure
  • 50%
  • Up to 7 days before departure
  • Not refundable

Minimum non-refundable rate: 50

The Loire by bike from Nevers to Orleans

  • To cross the surprising Briare Canal Bridge by bike, an iconic place of water tourism
  • To discover the historic Canal Latéral of the Loire
  • To cycle in the kingdom of Sauvignon Blanc, among the Sancerre vineyards
  • To cover the first stretch of the La Loire à Vélo cycle route, a perfect route to discover all the riches of the Loire Valley

🙋 Frequently asked questions

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  • What kind of assistance will I have during the trip?

  • How do I know if a tour is within my capabilities?

  • What is the cost of renting bicycles?

  • Are rented bikes equipped with accessories like lights or bags?


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