N°1 DES BOUCLES A VÉLO ENTRE L'INDRE ET LA LOIRE



Azay le Rideau


Loches by Tours (ter) to Tours and Tours to Azay le Rideau for the Loire by bike ( la loire à vélo)

bikes are free on the train

Day 1

Arrival in Azay le Rideau

tour of the castle

provision of bikes 

where to sleep? Hotel biencourt 7 rue Balzac 37190 Azay le Rideau website: www.hotel

or the grand monarque 1 rue du chateau 37190 Azay le Rideau 


Camping municipal le sabot rue du stade 37190 Azay le rideau  tel 02 47 45 42 72

Website Tourist Office of Azay le Rideau

from Azay le Rideau to Montbazon 34 km

You will cycle along the Indre you will see many mills

on the way you could visit the trogodyte village

go Through Saché where you can visit Balzac museum

Check into Montbazon and visit the dungeon

Passage through the tavern at the edge of the Indre

where to sleep? we suggest the moulin fleuri at nearby veigné 37250 


                                                                                 Camping la grande rouge at Montbazon site

                                                                                 The beach or camping in Veigné

 montbazon city website

  day 3

Montbazon to Loches 35KM

 continue by the Indre on small shaded roads

Arrival in Loches visit the town and its castle

where to sleep? Hotel Restaurant Luccotel 12-13 rue Loches 37600  


Camping la citadel avenue Aristide Briand grouper site

Website of the town of Loches 

day 4

Either return by train via Tours or continue the loop to Chenonceaux

train Timetable  on

 Chenonceaux Loches 32KM

 visit the castle

 where to sleep? Hotel du roy 9 rue du Dr. Bretonneau 37150 Chenonceaux 


or relay 10 Chenonceaux 37150 Chenonceaux Dr. Bretonneau site

Camping municipal fontaine des prés tel  47 23 90 13

Chenonceau castle Site 

day 5

  Chemonceaux to Amboise 11KM

visit the castle and the city and the clos lucé where Leonardo de Vinci, invited by François 1er spen the last year of his life

where to sleep? Hotel ibis budget rue du Bourget 37400 Amboise clois 


                                                                                  Hotel  pavillon des lys 9 rue de l'orange Amboise 37400 Site:

                                                                                  Municipal Camping de l' ile d' or site

website of the city Amboise

day 6

Tours to Amboise 50km

Tours visit

where to sleep? Hotel 2 rue Ronsard 37000 Pimbert Site Tours:

or ibis styles Tours 4 place de la liberté 37000 Tours website:

Site of the Mignardière 22 av de Aubepines at ballan miré  15km from Tours

Loire by bike: site

Website of the city of Tours 

day 7

  Tours to Villandry

Visit the castle known for its traditional gardens

where to sleep hotel des haut des lys Villandry 37510 Site:

Camping des confluence  37510 Savonnière by cycle path   : 


Villandry Castle Site 

day 8

Lignieres to igny ussé which the Sleeping Beauty castle

where to sleep? hotel le clos d'ussé 7 rue principale: site

camping municipal  :51 rue principale  37420 Rigny Ussé

or return Azay le Rideau

Castle site Rigny Usse

day 9

Departure day

or opportunity to visit around the  azay le rideau

Castle Islette / museum Dufresne