The magical Tour de France

THE MAGICAL TOUR DE FRANCE


Departure from Paris


May 20>30th 2017
June 10>20th 2017
September 2>12th 2017

Guided motorcycle tour

Length: 11 days


Day 1: PARIS / SANCERRE (205 Km)

Meeting at the motorcycle rental office in Paris and formalities to fill.


Departure for the South!

The French road history is here… you will travel on the Route Nationale 7, crossing cities Fontainebleau, Briare and its bridge canal crossing the Loire River, Cosne sur Loire – Stops and visit during this journey

Arrival in Sancerre in the afternoon.

Many stories and legends will tell you that since the highest ancient times, vineyards were always present in Sancerre (very well known for the white wine)

Wine and cheese tasting scheduled in this pleasant town area


Day 2: SANCERRE / BEAUNE (260 km)

Morning road toward Morvan National park, a very scenic area with small villages, deep forest, twisting roads….. a very nice stage.

Afternoon dedicated to one of the France most famous vineyards appellation: Burgundy

Still on little and charming roads, you will discover the Medieval Castle of Chateauneuf, the scenic Ouche Valley before arriving in the “wine route” with names that simply describes some of the best wine in the world: Gevrey Chambertin,
Clos Vougeot, Nuit Saint Georges, etc.

Of course, we had scheduled a stop for a “reasonable” wine tasting in a cave


You will reach Beaune in late afternoon and its famous “Hospices de Beaune”.



Day 3: BEAUNE / BURGUNDY VINEYARDS / BEAUJOLAIS / LYON
(225 km)

Morning Hospices de Beaune visit then road with wine tasting in Burgundy vineyards in the south region of Beaune proposing some nice properties: Pommard, Meursault, Puligny and Chassage Montrachet, etc.

Then you will reach another world known « wine appellation : The Beaujolais region

Then you will arrive in Lyon in the afternoon.

Old town visit by foot and we strongly suggest you to take your dinner in " a bouchon" typical local restaurant...



Day 4: LYON / ALPS MOUNTAINS / AIX EN PROVENCE 
(405 km)

A superb and impressive journey awaits you today, with an early departure.

You will discover the Alps Mountains with the Vercors Massif and the Devoluy.


Proceed to Haute Provence sunny region, passing by Sisteron to reach Aix en Provence in late evening.

                                       
Day 5: AIX EN PROVENCE / LUBERON VALLEY/ ST REMY 
(145 km)

Morning city tour of Aix en Provence

Aix-en-Provence will reveal its elegant mansion houses, beautiful architecture and monuments, all reminders of its prestigious past.


Departure toward one of the nicest place in France, the Luberon Valley National Park, passing by Lourmarin, Roussillon, Gordes, Fontaine de Vaucluse.

In late afternoon, you will reach the Alpilles Mountains till superb Baux de Provence village (with stop in one olive oil factory)

Then road to St Rémy de Provence.


Day 6: ST REMY / ARLES / CARCASSONNE
(260 km)

Morning departure towards Arles (Roman city), Aigues Mortes, Sète and Agde.

Road through Beziers to reach fantastic old medieval city of Carcassonne.

City tour of this very scenic and historic city.


Day 7: CARCASSONNE / SARLAT
(410 km)
 

Superb and twisting roads await you today.

Road to Castres then Millau and its amazing bridge.


Afternoon trip through Sarlat la Caneda with a stop in famous Rocamadour old town before arriving in one of gastronomic region of France, the Perigord.


Day 8: SARLAT / TOURS
(385 km)

A “transit day” to reach the Loire Castle Valley, passing by cities such Perigueux, Angouleme, Poitiers


Day 9: TOURS / CHENONCEAUX / CHAMBORD / BLOIS
(115 km)

Full day road World known Loire Valley Castles with visits of Chenonceau, Cheverny and Chambord Castles.

Proceed to Blois in late afternoon.



Day 10: BLOIS / PARIS
(200 km)

Morning road till Paris via little roads ending by the highway

Arrival in Paris and its huge traffic, be patient and relax….


Motorcycle drop off in the afternoon, then time for leisure for personal visit, museum, shopping, etc…


Day 11: PARIS / DEPARTURE                                   

Morning on your own and it’s time to say goodbye!

Possible transfer (in option) to Roissy CDG airport or you can also extend your stay in Paris or other region of France (In option, please ask us)

 
Starting from: 3.800 € p/p (2 persons, 1 motorbike & 1 double room)

For detailed itinerary, contact us.

Bikes available for this tour:
HARLEY-DAVIDSON
: Electra Glide, Road Glide, Street Glide, Road King, Softail.

BMW: R1200 GS Adventure, K1600 GTL, R1200 RT, R1200 GS.
HONDA: GoldWing 1800

 

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