Make you way to Bordeaux and discover this historic city. Explore the open spaces, the hidden cafes and its exceptional heritage.
Cycling out of Bordeaux is easy with very little traffic thanks to the cycling network and before long you will be on an original, rustic cycling path. Ride through to Créon, a typical fortified village of the area before continuing through the vineyards of Cadillac.
Today is is a beautiful loop through the vineyards of Sauternes. Your ride will take you between forests and vineyards before you arrive at world the Chateau d’Yquem. Enjoy some wine tasting of what are considered the greatest sweet wines in the world. Carry on riding through ancient vineyards before arriving back into Cadillac.
Your ride takes you through the heart of the ‘Entre-deux Mers’ vineyards between the Garonne and the Dordogne rivers. You will cycle to the charming village of Rauzan with its medieval chateau, before reaching the village of Saint-Emilion, one of the many historically rich villages.
Your ride today will head through more vineyards to Blaye. Blaye is also known as being a magnificent walled city overlooking the Gironde river. Built in the 17th century it is has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Today you will make your way back to Bordeaux. Your ride starts with a Gironde river boat crossing to reach Lamarque. For vintage wine lovers, stop at Pauillac for a taste of their perfect Cabernet Sauvignon. Then, for stop at the prestigious Château Margaux before cycling into Bordeaux.
Today you will leave Bordeaux or you can extend your trip.
Bordeaux is known world over thanks to its famous vineyards. It is the world’s largest urban World Heritage Site and its an absolute treasure chest of mediaval history, culture and gastronomy. From tree-shaded boulevards lined with mansions built for 18th-century wine merchants, to magnificent restaurants, Bordeaux has everything a Francophile could wish for.
Tour ride will take you through the heart of the wine country, past medieval towns and through fortified villages. Stop off at famous vineyards to sample reds and sweet wines, and experience the quiet countryside.