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Paris to London Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 9 days | 8 nights | £829 per person
Other durations available on request.
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame de Paris and the Arc de Triomphe.
• Visit the little town Gisors with its castle ruins.
• Harbour town of Dieppe.
• See the coasts and cliffs to Newhaven.

Cycle Route Profile

Moderate heavy! In Paris you cycle on bike path along the Canal St. Denis and alongside the river Seine. Short distance way leads along high traffic streets.

Maisons-Laffitte you drive on small roads with low traffic and through a slightly hilly terrain.
From Forges-les-Eaux to Dieppe it is mainly easy to cycle on tarred bike path like the Voie Verte – it is a former railway train path.

In London you cycle on bike ways, small roads, through parks and alongside a small river. In Great Britain you are driving on the left! From Newhaven to London you cycle on small roads and bike path through, you have to negotiate a few gradients.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Cycling Holiday Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival at Paris

Arrival at Paris. After the travel briefing and receiving your bike in the late afternoon you have the chance to visit highlights of Paris like the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame de Paris and the Arc de Triomphe.

Day 2: Paris – Maisons Laffitte (surroundings); about 55 km

Tour briefing and bike distribution is in the morning. You cycle to the „Parc des Impressionistes“, an imitation of the garden of Claude Monet in Giverny, and to Maisons Laffitte with its beautiful villa properties, which are similar to parks.

Day 3: Maisons Laffitte (surroundings) – Gisors (surroundings); about 38/58 km

Your route leads you through the Normandy into the little town Gisors with the castle ruin, which is according to legends the stash of the treasure of the Temple Lords (58 km). At Santeuil you can take the train for a stage of your tour (38 km).

Day 4: Gisors (surroundings) – Forges-les-Eaux (surroundings); about 55 km

You further cross the Normandy with its measures, forests and typical hedge banks. Today’s finish of your tour is Forges-les-Eaux. The spring water in the little village was already known as a fountain of youth in the 16th century.

Day 5: Forges-les-Eaux (surroundings) – Dieppe; about 55 km + ferry tour to Newhaven

Your tour leads you through Mesnières-en-Bray with its Renaissance castle into the harbour town Dieppe. The ferry takes you into the English Newhaven. From now please drive on the left.

Day 6: Newhaven – Brighton; about 20 km/65

A beautiful cycleway alongside the coast and on the cliffs leads you to Brighton. Meanwhile the sea resort is so trendy that it is called the little sister of London. Nice cafes, elegant shops and fine restaurants attract celebrities as well as normal tourists. If you prefer to cycle a longer distance tour, you can cycle through East Sussex.

Day 7: Brighton – Crawley; about 45 km

Now you leave the coast and follow the mystic Devil´s Dyke and cycle through the gentle highlands of the county Sussex. Quiet ways lead you through the Tilgate Forest into the town of Crawley, the finish of your today’s stage. (about 43 km)

Day 8: Crawley – London; about 26/58km

Through the county of Surrey you cycle to your hotel in London. On the way to the center you past rivers, various paths and small suburbs. (ca. 58 km)
You can shorten the stage by taking a train. (ca. 26 km)

Day 9: Departure

After breakfast you start your individual journey home or you enjoy extra nights in London.

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
Moderate heavy! In Paris you cycle on bike path along the Canal St. Denis and alongside the river Seine. Short distance way leads along high traffic streets.

Maisons-Laffitte you drive on small roads with low traffic and through a slightly hilly terrain.
From Forges-les-Eaux to Dieppe it is mainly easy to cycle on tarred bike path like the Voie Verte – it is a former railway train path.

In London you cycle on bike ways, small roads, through parks and alongside a small river. In Great Britain you are driving on the left! From Newhaven to London you cycle on small roads and bike path through, you have to negotiate a few gradients.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?

Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Paris to London tour stays in 2**/ 3*** and 4**** hotels and good 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 service hotline.

Services

- 8 overnight stays in listed catergory
– Breakfast buffet or extended breakfast
– Personal welcome and briefing
– Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
– Detailed travel documents
– Carefully prepared route and detailed route description with maps
– Special signposting for the route
– Ferry Dieppe – Newhaven
– GPS-Tracks on demand
– 7-days-service-hotline

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Rental Bike Information

Quality, comfortable and sturdy bikes

We understand that well made bikes are essential for an enjoyable cycling holiday. All bikes are based on technology from leading Austrian bike manufacturer ‘KTM’ and serviced by an expert mechanic.

The bikes use good quality components to give you confidence in the bike on your holiday and comfortable riding on varied cycle paths and roads.

About the bikes

You will be given an easily identifiable, solid and sturdy aluminum trekking bike with V-brakes, solid wheels, almost puncture resistant tyres. Each bike has been built through continuous development and feedback from customers.

Each bike is also fitted with a dynamo lighting system for ease, handlebar bag, pannier, mudguards and comfortable saddle made by Selle Royal.

You can also bring your own saddle and adapter with you (diameter of seat post from 27, 2 to 31, 4 mm). We help you with the fitting of saddles and SPD shoes should you require assistance.

Gear systems

7-gear-bikes are equipped with Shimano NEXUS gear hub. Gears can be changed anytime even whilst stationary.

21-gear-bikes are equipped with Shimano ALIVIO derailleur. The ALIVIO system is robust and easy to use.

Frame sizes

The following frame sizes are available on tours with the bikes shown in the picture:

Unisex frame 21-gears with free wheel. Sizes: 56 / 51 / 46 / 43 cm
Unisex 7-gears-bikes with back pedal brake. Sizes: 56 / 51 / 46 cm

Men’s speed bikes 21-gears with freewheel and crossbar. Sizes: 64 / 60 / 56 “sloping crossbar” cm
(Must be reserved in advance!)

We will request your heights at the time of booking to ensure correct bike sizing.

Accessories

We high-quality accessories for your holiday from well-known manufacturers:

• Waterproof rear pannier
• Waterproof handlebar bag
• Service-Set with tools and extra bicycle tube
• Bike pump
• Combination lock

Electric Bikes (E-Bikes) are available!

E-Bikes are available on this holiday. For more information about the benefits of E-Bikes, please find out more here

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Your Prices

Paris to London, 9 days, 8 nights
Prices are per person and include bike hire.

2017 Cycling Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 20.05. – 17.06.2017
Season 2: 01.07. – 26.08.2017

Arrival every second Saturday:
20.05 | 03.06 | 17.06 | 01.07 | 15.07 | 29.07 | 12.08 | 26.08

Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £829 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £859 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £359
Electric Bike Upgrade: £99

Hotel Category Descriptions
During the trip you will be accommodated in a combination of comfort rooms in typical inns in a range of 2 and 3 star category with ensuite facilities (English and French classification), Paris 4****

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

For help and queries regarding this tour…
Contact us | F.A.Qs

Holiday Price: £829
Single Supplement: From £359

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