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Bordeaux Cycling Tour

This easy grade ride follows the Canal de Garonne cycle path towards the Atlantic coast through the heart of Tarn-et-Garonne - the market garden of the Midi-Pyrénées known locally as 'the land of a thousand and one flavours'. Starting in the riverside town of Montauban we follow the route of ancient waterways through historic towns and villages on our way to Bordeaux. There is a special focus on the regional food and drink specialities with included regional cuisine and AOC Buzet and Brulhois wine tastings. The area is famed for its abundance of fresh fruit and delicacies include duck confit, black truffles and goat's cheese; complimented by an amazing array of wines.

Tour Highlights

  • Canal de la Garonne - Historic waterway joining Toulouse with the Atlantic Ocean
  • Midi-Pyrenees - Cycle through the beautiful landscape and charming villages of the Tarn-et-Garonne region, known locally as 'the land of a thousand and one flavours'
  • Wine tasting - Included tasting of AOC Buzet and Brulhois wines
  • Local cuisine - An included dinner that showcase the region's cuisine and food production
  • Picturesque landscapes - rewarding views of southwest France from our bikes

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour in Montauban

  • 2
    Cycle from Montauban to Moissac

  • 3
    In Moissac or circular ride towards Lafrançaise and Montech

  • 4
    Cycle from Moissac via Valence d'Agen to Agen

  • 5
    In Agen or optional circular ride south into the Gers

  • 6
    Cycle from Agen to Marmande

  • 7
    Cycle from Marmande to Cerons (option to ride into Bordeaux)

  • 8
    Tour ends in Bordeaux

Tour notes

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Gourmet Cycle to Bordeaux
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Why Book this tour
Unlike many other operators, we include the hire of your bike in the overall cost of the holiday: you don't need to bring your own or pay extra to hire one locally. We also provide a support vehicle, spare parts and take care of day to day bike maintenance. All you need bring is your own helmet.
Included meals 7 0 1
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Train, Bicycle
Accommodation
7 nights Standard Hotel
Tour Staff
Explore Tour Leader / Driver
Cycling Information
On this tour we cycle 299 km over six days (an average of 50 km per day) with a further optional 85 km available. Two of the cycling days are circular routes and therefore optional. We travel mainly on the Canal de Garonne paved cycle path (80%) and quiet country lanes (20%). The terrain is mostly flat with gently rolling countryside on the optional circular rides. Maps are provided to cycle individually or in groups while the tour leader drives the support vehicle, except on circular routes when the tour leader will cycle with the group. We have graded the route as easy with moderate optional rides.
Included Bike
21 gear Trek T10 Navigator hybrid bikes
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16