Bordeaux Cycle Adventure
Known throughout France as a region of fine eating and living, its impressive vineyards and chateaux are also major attractions for visitors to Bordeaux. Absorbing the very best of the region, this week long cycle trip beginning in the wine city of Bordeaux, offers an enticing combination of activity and indulgence. Spend time sampling the excellent local wines in the medieval village of St Emilion and in the many chateaux dotted throughout the region. The rolling vine covered hills provide exceptional scenery as you pedal between the villages, and in the evening your hosts in charming family run hotels will introduce you to the local cuisine.
DAY 1 Arrive Bordeaux DAY 2 Begin cycle to Cadillac (52km) DAY 3 Day cycle to the Sauterne vineyards (43km) DAY 4 Cycle to the Dordogne River and the town of St Emilion (50km) DAY 5 Cycle through the Bordeaux vineyards to reach Blaye (62km) DAY 6 Return to Bordeaux via the Médoc vineyards (49km) DAY 7 Trip concludes Bordeaux
Daily departures except Sunday from 1 Mar to 31 Oct
*6 breakfasts, 3 dinners *6 nights in 3 star hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities *luggage transfer *21 speed mens or ladies bike equipped with panniers, anti-theft device, helmet, map holder and repair kit *information pack including route notes and maps *boat transfer on day 6 *emergency hotline