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Vineyard bike tour & picnic in the Loire

escapade à vélo

Vineyard bike tour & picnic in the Loire

16 commentaires
Durée
5.5 heures
Taille du groupe
Jusqu'à 8 personnes
Inclus :
À manger, À boire, Transport
Proposé en
Anglais
escapade à vélo

Vineyard bike tour & picnic in the Loire

escapade à vélo

Vineyard bike tour & picnic in the Loire

16 commentaires
Durée
5.5 heures
Taille du groupe
Jusqu'à 8 personnes
Inclus :
À manger, À boire, Transport
Proposé en
Anglais

Au programme

So, we’ll start by meeting in Chinon, an incredibly beautiful medieval town which is just oh so special! Think Chateau, small narrow streets, on a river, central cafes and beautiful boutique shops... then throw in some of the most important historical moments and figures in France’s history- Joan of Arc, Henry Plantagenêt, Eleanor of Aquitaine... This is before we’ve even left town! So leaving town, we’ll ride through local villages and hamlets, with the view of the countryside, the vineyards, the small wine producers which litter the valley, feasting your eyes on the beautiful Loire architecture. We’ll then make a trip to three local wine producers where you can sample their sparkling, rose, white and red wines, each working to the quality label demanded by the Chinon AOC. The region produces 97-98% of their wine with just one grape variety- The Cabernet Franc. The other 2-3% is the Chenin grape for white wine. We’ll also stop off at a beautiful location for a picnic during the tour, sampling local produce from the region created by a friend of mine who is a Boulanger in town- think great baguettes and sweet pastries! During the tour we'll explore the vineyards themselves, you’ll get to find out about the lifecycle of a vine, the importance of wine to the region, the different type of wines produced in Chinon, meet some of the producers as well as visiting their caves.

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Quintin

I have a passion for cycling, and I’ve developed a real love of the Cabernet Franc grape! I'm English and now live in this beautiful area with my family, allowing me to build relationships with the very best vineyards willing to open their doors to you! I offer fully guided cycling tours & vineyard tours designed to meet your needs, whilst offering you the opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful vineyards and caves in & around Chinon, as well as sampling some of the very best wines in the Loire Valley! I’m currently studying for my WSET level 2 qualification in wine, I love what I do and I want to share this with as many people as possible- I want you to go home with a newfound passion for the wines of the region, and also the town itself which really is a little secret within the Loire Valley.

Ce qui est inclus

À manger
French picnic, including local & seasonal produce organised- just let us know any dietary requirements beforehand.
À boire
We’ll provide drinks with the picnic, including a bottle of our favourite grape juice...
Transport
Bike hire, bike trailers and ‘tag alongs’ Provided. Tag alongs are to be paid for on the day at an extra cost of 35 euros…

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Le lieu

We’ll visit vineyards by bike, exploring the vines and the caves, as well as meeting the wine producers. This is what a really recent participant said; “We really enjoyed our tailored tour of vineyards by bicycle. Accompanied by our guide we visited four vineyards/cellars which we wouldn’t of known about or found ourselves. An excellent lunch was provided, and the tour even organised to pick up the wine we bought en route. A great day out”.

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Conditions d'annulation

Toute expérience peut être annulée et intégralement remboursée dans les 24 heures suivant l'achat, ou au moins 7 jours avant qu'elle ne commence.

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Critères requis pour les voyageurs

8  voyageurs maximum de tout âge peuvent participer. This may sound a little odd, but... it's good if you can ride a bike! I say this only because I've had 2 people pay for a tour, only to discover they can't actually ride a bike!

Pièce d'identité officielle

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Alcool

De l'alcool sera consommé pendant cette expérience. Seuls les voyageurs ayant l'âge minimum légal pour consommer de l'alcool pourront en consommer.

Plus de conseils

We holidayed for years in France before gathering up the courage to visit a vineyard. With us, we’ll guide you through the best caves, the best wines and even provide the bike to do so! This experience is designed to be part of your holiday rather than the holiday, and we hope you’ll join us.

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Quintin
Vineyard bike tour & picnic in the Loire
16 commentaires
95€/personne
16 commentaires
95€/personne