Bordeaux to Toulouse Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 7 days | 6 nights | From £979 per person
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Follow the Canal du Garonne
• A UNESCO World Heritage Site
• Explore the canal, locks and beauties of Bordeaux and Toulouse
• Into the valley of the Garonne
Cycle Route Features
This trip has something for all appetites of nature, culture, recreation and sports, gastronomy and conviviality. You will follow the Canal de Garonne, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.
Bicycle paths, greenways and trails are opening the way to other landscapes: The canal, the locks and the beauties of Bordeaux and Toulouse. You will be greeted every night *** in hotels or guesthouses.
The approximate difficulty level for this tour
Day 1: Arrival in Bordeaux “city listed as Unesco World Heritage”.
Accommodation in charming guesthouse or 3 stars hotels in the heart of Bordeaux. You will get your bike as well as your route notes which will indicate your circuit. Bordeaux, the former “Burdigala” Roman, inseparable from its vineyard …radiates plenty of stones in her dress to provide fireworks. The Garonne River, heart of the city, welcomes walkers on the banks or boat trips.
Everyone can take ownership of the docks, hoping to see the landing of a cruise ship, “amazing sight” a giant of the seas in the city centre.
Night and breakfast
Day 2: From Bordeaux to the Entre-Deux-Mers – 50 to 60 Km
This route allows you to discover the Entre-Deux-Mers region of 55 km of track / greenway and lanes … Enchanting! You will leave Bordeaux with the track that runs along the Garonne River and its beautiful landscaped quays, then you will follow the greenway trail, winding through the hillsides of the Entre-Deux-Mers through Creon and Sauveterre de Guyenne, which are magnificent fortified walled towns.Finally, by small roads surrounded by vineyards, you will drive to your accommodation.
Night, dinner and breakfast in bed and breakfast of charm.
Day 3: The beginning of the Canal de Garonne – 25 to 55 km depending on variations.
The greenway is royal: it alternately crosses vineyards and forests and crosses several small stations refurbished in houses. Despite some minor false flat, the track is easily and offers a breath of nature. In this step a little shorter you can enjoy the many stops that are available to cyclists throughout the course. In the late afternoon, you will be greeted by charming guest room or Hotel*** in Marmande or 10 km before.
Dinner, bed and breakfast.
Day 4: The valley of the Garonne and its wealth – 60 Km
The tour continues in the rich valley of the Garonne and orchards. This lovely route, especially between Buzet and Meilhan-sur-Garonne and under large plane trees, will pass by Buzet-sur-Baise, Le Mas d’Agen and many other pretty small towns. The water spot of Sérignac is a haven of tranquility on the canal. In the village, visitors discover a thirteenth century village and friendliness that prevails.
Night in hotel ***. Dinner and breakfast
Day 5: Sérignac sur Garonne in Moissac – 60 km (depending on variant)
This step is one of the most beautiful as points of interest are numerous. The easy stretch and secure well in the shade of plane trees healthy will help you discover great sites such as: The canal bridge on the Baise, the aqueduct Agen Auvillar, Lake Saint-Nicolas-de-la -Grave and finally Moissac. For your last accommodation along the canal you can enjoy the quiet and splendour of a hotel with panoramic views of the Garonne Tarn meeting precisely at this point.
Overnight in *** hotel with spa and piano bar.
Day 6: “Between the Capitol and Abbey” – 64 Km
The Canal de Garonne emphasizes here the charm of rural villages in Tarnet-Garonne, dominated by churches built in the Gothic style of Toulouse. You could for example visit Montech, valued for its marina and its “water slope” unique in the world.
This peaceful stage, shaded by plane trees, ends by a little less calm few miles to enter Toulouse but it provide access to the heart of the city, a real comfort! Toulouse needs a long visit, with its famous Place du Capitole and the site of the riverbanks. City with a distinctive architecture, Toulouse is nicknamed the “Pink City” because of the clay brick used to build houses. His other nickname is the “City of Violets” flower which can be enjoyed in all its forms!
Night and breakfast in 3 stars hotel.
Day 7: Departure
Departure after breakfast
You will follow the Canal de Garonne, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO. This trip, alternating cycle paths and minor roads in flat relief, will delight you with its diversity of landscapes.
The Canal, often lined with plane trees, allows to discover various landscapes, vineyards, groves, orchards, villages and numerous works of art and historical monuments. Bicycle paths, greenways and trails are opening the way to other landscapes:
Where is the starting point of the holiday?
Tour Route Map
The Bordeaux to Toulouse tour stays in 3* Hotels and Guesthouses carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.
Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.
Transfer of the luggage at every step
The route notes (French or English), maps
4 nights Half board and 2 nights B&B in charming guesthouses and 3 stars hotels
Telephonic assistance 24/7
Bordeaux to Toulouse, 7 days, 6 nights
All prices are per person and include bike hire.
Category A: 3* Hotels and Guesthouses
Holiday Price (April to October):
Cat A: £979
Cat A: £289
Availability: April to October 2018
Departure Days: Daily
Duration: 7 days
Bike Hire: Included
E-Bike Rental: £89
Extra Night Prices:
Bordeaux: £89 per person per night (B&B only)
Toulouse: £89 per person per night (B&B only)
Single supplements apply.
You will stay in the same hotel as the previous night.
Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.
Holiday Price: £979
Single Supplement: £289