Cycling and Wine in Saumur France

Actividades Similares

Cycling and Wine in Saumur France

One of the best ways to see the Loire Valley is on a bike, so will be taking you on a slow cycle ride beside the mighty Loire River, our tour will give you an insight to life and times of this area. Stopping along the way discover a pilgrim church that pre-dates Lourdes and one of the few places that Champagne is made outside of the protected area. There is also a chance to vist a troglodyte village on our way back from our tastings. You will get to learn the significance of Saumur as a city and its place in history.

The places we will degust the wine are the pinnacle of this region and stepped in history. Without giving too much away the Chateau we visit has been in the same family since 1655. You will get the opportunity to buy the wine from both places. In between the tastings we will stop for a well earned picnic French style.

We have been around the area for 20 years so while meandering along on our bikes we can give you an insight to the rest of the region.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Gratien et Meyer, Route de Montsoreau, 49401, Saumur France

Gratien and Meyer is set in an Art Deco building over looking the Loire and one to most famous sparkling wine houses in the Loire Valley. Here is where we can degust the renowned 'Fizz' and buy if you so wish to.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Chateau de Targe, Chemin de Targe, 49730 Parnay, Saumur France

Before we go to the second of our wine stops we will picnic close by, then go Chateau Targe, which it is one of the oldest vineyards in the Loire Valley and the story told by Edouard the owner about the heritage of his family and the chateau is enthralling. It is here that you will see of what remains of the oldest wine press in the reigion.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Les Pommes Tapees, 11 rue des Ducs D Anjou, 49730 Turquant France

This is a museum that you can choose to go in, it details the industry which replaced wine after Phylloxera destroyed the vines in Europe.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Our Lady of Ardilliers, 1 Pl. Notre Dame des Ardilliers, 49400 Saumur, France

On our way back we will stop at Our Lady Of Ardilliers, the church was built on a site of a miracle, the story will unfold in the church. A place of pilgrimage before Lourdes became famous.

Duration: 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Not suitable for under 16'S"
"This experience requires mild weather conditions. It will be cancelled due to bad weather; You will be offered another date or a full refund."
"To take place, this experience requires a minimum number of people, if it is cancelled because this condition is not met, you will be offered another date or a full refund."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"

Hora de Inicio: 10:00 AM
Duración: 5 To 6 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: 1 Av. du Général de Gaulle, 49400 Saumur, France

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Lunch - A picnic lunch
  • Use of bicycle
  • Cycling helmet
  • Day trip

No Incluye

  • E-Bike, they are available for an extra 20 Euros


Esta web utiliza cookies para obtener datos estadísticos de la navegación de sus usuarios. Si continúas navegando consideramos que aceptas su uso. Más informacion en políticas de privacidad