My En Roue Libre holidays by bike in the Loir Valley!
Follow Sébastien, Baptiste and Elodie by bike and discover the troglodyte buildings of the Loir Valley, directly accessible from Paris via the Paris-Vendôme TGV line (45 minutes)! Climb the stairways of the village of Trôo and enter its troglodyte houses and its petrified cave. Walk around the village of Lavardin and its château (or ruins), relax in the Plessis-Sasnières gardens and enjoy its bucolic surroundings. Enjoy a canoeing trip, discover mushroom farming at the Val Saint-André farm, and delight your taste buds at the wine estate Patrice Colin to discover the AOC Côteaux du Vendômois. An experience 100% …en roue libre!
My En Roue Libre holidays along GR footpaths of the Pays du Val de Creuse!
Fancy a weekend with your friends, surrounded by nature? Baptiste, Jeanne and Lucie take you to the Val de Creuse, along the GR path starting from Argenton-sur-Creuse (direct train from Paris). Go up to the Chapelle de la Bonne Dame for a 360° panoramic view of the village, then put your hiking boots on and follow the GR path along the Creuse river. Take in the beautiful scenery at La Boucle du Pin or Le Rocher de la Fileuse, discover the village of Gargilesse-Dampierre and its link with George Sand and enter the church of Menoux to admire its surprising frescos. Then, relax by the Eguzon lake and have fun by doing tubing!
My En Roue Libre holidays on the Loire by Bike around Sancerre!
Follow Manuel, Matéo, Valentine and Nathalie by bike and discover the vineyards of Sancerre from a different angle. Ride – or even canoe – through the national nature reserve of the Val de Loire and pedal among the vineyards. Relax and forget about time in the gardens of Pesselières. In Sancerre, climb up the Fiefs tower for a breath-taking panoramic view over the hills and the Loire river. Then, head to the Maison des Sancerre and La Bête Noire Sancerroise to learn everything about the AOC Sancerre and the Crottin de Chavignol!
My En Roue Libre holidays by bike in the Perche!
Fancy a girls’ weekend? Just like Chloé, Emilie and Hélène, revitalise yourself in the Perche! Programme: bicycle rides on quiet little paths along the Véloscénie route between Thiron-Gardais and Nogent-le-Rotrou, therapy amongst the trees, yoga, plant picking in the gardens of Solstice, goats and cheese at Capri’Perche, a night in a treehut at Huttopia-Senonches and virtual reality at the Château des Comtes du Perche in Nogent-le-Rotrou. And at the royal and military college of Thiron-Gardais, you might even bump into its owner… Stéphane Bern!
My En Roue Libre holidays by bike around Loches!
Just like Lise, Nico, Zoé and Olivier, mount your bikes and go and discover the Indre Valley around Loches! Start your trip by wandering round the market which takes place every Wednesday and Saturday, then visit the Royal City and the keep with the Histopad. Head to the Chapelle du Liget, have a picnic made from fresh market produce in the forest of Loches and visit Montrésor, a real gem on the banks of the Indrois. End your “en roue libre” trip in Chédigny, the only garden-village of France famous for its roses!
My En Roue Libre holidays on the Loire à Vélo trail, around Gien and Briare!
Anne, Cécile, Jade and Valentin take us onto the Loire à Vélo trail, between river and canal! Cross the Loire on the aqueduct of Briare, board the Sterne, a true traditional boat of the Loire, canoe or paddle on the canal of Briaire, go back in time in the châteaux of La Bussière, Gien and Saint-Brisson and discover the makings of the internationally renowned Gien faïence. To finish the day off, enjoy a glass of AOC Côteaux du Giennois in the vineyard and make the most of a well-deserved rest in a tent-hut on the campsite of Gien!