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Loire Classic - Villandry to Chambord Castle self guided cycle tour

Discover France delivers again - 6 self guided tours and all have been fantastic - Organization is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
charole618
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Perth, Australia
The beautiful hills and vineyards of Tuscany

Loved our bikes! Lightweight and built for the hills of the Tuscany classic tour. From start to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cee G
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With our self-guided active vacations, you have the freedom to explore at your own pace the historical landmarks and spectacular scenery of Europe and France. We are there for you with support whenever and wherever you need it along the way.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“loire valley” (8 reviews)
“bike trip” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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34130, Mauguio, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Discover France delivers again - 6 self guided tours and all have been fantastic - Organization is second to none - our consultant Maggie goes to extra lengths to ensure we have an enjoyable experience and this tour was outstanding - accommodation was unbelievable at...More

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thba4a, Directeur général at Discover France, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for this wonderful review! We are happy that you had another great experience in France and that the weather turned out favorable. Don't hesitate to contact Maggie to plan your next trip in France or beyond, we would love to help you. Best...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our bikes! Lightweight and built for the hills of the Tuscany classic tour. From start to finish all worked out great. Gigi who handled our orientation was prepared and knowledgeable. The hotels were all excellent and each village was unique with interesting shops an...More

Thank Cee G
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theosimard, Directeur général at Discover France, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carol, Thank you for taking the time to share your biking experience. We are glad to hear that your Tuscany classic tour went well and that you made the best of it ! Usually our clients love our E-bikes ! We would like to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interested in cycling through Provence, I settled on Discover France for a self-guided tour for my son and I; it was an excellent choice and fantastic experience. Read on for details. Arriving in Avignon on the TGV from Paris (and returning the same way), we...More

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theosimard, Directeur général at Discover France, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank's a lot for your awsome review, we are glad to hear your enjoyed your tour, don't hesitate to contact John, he will be pleased to help you arrange your next trip ! We took everything you said into account to improve our tours. Kind...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We did the Castles of the Loire Valley Classic bike tour through Discover France and had a fantastic time. The biking ended up being the highlight of the trip and I really appreciated all the help that Maggie, our contact provided. She even let me...More

Thank Katie B
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thba4a, Directeur général at Discover France, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Katie, Nice to hear that everything went well for you ! Don’t hesitate to contact us again if we can be helpful for future projects :) See you soon in France or Europe :) Thomas, CEO of Discover France

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Self-guided tour of Languedoc with an old friend. Truly excellent bikes, very handy gps and clear road book (not 100% perfect, but even a dummy like me could get by without a problem), nice hotels, wonderful routes with amazing landscapes, really pro service. Et cetera....More

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thba4a, Directeur général at Discover France, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Stephano, We are very glad that you’ve spent a good time in Languedoc :) We hope to see you again on the roads ! Kind Regards, Thomas, CEO of Discover France

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

This was our second trip with Discover France (first in south of France) and we love the business model they provide: self-guided tours on amazing routes with small, quality hotels. We will forever be spoiled for bike riding after the Netherlands! Bike trails absolutely everywhere,...More

Thank Jane S
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thba4a, Directeur général at Discover France, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hi Jane, Thank you for taking the time to share your biking experience. We are glad to hear that your Amsterdam to Bruges tour went well and that you made the best of it ! We would like to thank you again for your opinion...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

The plan for the walk was good. We enjoyed the coastal scenery the first day the most. The second day was less spectacular and less interesting until we were close to Mont St Michel. The last day we spent exploring the Mont which was indeed...More

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thba4a, Owner at Discover France, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Bonjour Harriet and Paul, First of all, we are glad that you enjoyed your walking trip in Brittany, the scenery, the Mont St Michel and all the hotels we chose for you. I want to personally thank you for taking the time to explain what...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

This was our 5th Discover France self guided bike tour (but first on our own) and they continue to provide excellent service - on this occasion we started from Prague - the briefing was detailed and all the necessary information provided- the bikes were excellent...More

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thba4a, Owner at Discover France, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank's a lot for your awsome review, we are glad to hear your enjoyed your tour, don't hesitate to contact Maggie, she will be pleased to help you arrange your next trip ! Kind regards

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Discover France lost a very valuable piece of luggage on our trip, which ruined the rest of our vacation. Though they will instruct you to "just take your baggage to the hotel lobby each morning", READ THE FINE PRINT! They don't assume ANY responsibility when...More

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thba4a, Directeur général at Discover France, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

We understand your disappointment and are sorry. You were on a self-guided tour, which is different than a guided tour. On a self-guided tour we organize the transfer of your baggage, which we pick up at the hotel where you are staying and we deliver...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had a wonderful time cycling the back country of the Loire Valley as well as along the Loire River bike path, visiting the gorgeous castles, and of course, tasting so many wines. Discover France had our bikes delivered to us in Tours and the...More

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thba4a, Owner at Discover France, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank's for your great review, we are glad to hear your enjoyed your tour in Loire Valley. Next time we suggest you to test the wine from Provence it is really tasty to ! We hope to see you soon ! Kind Regards

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