Cycle tour - North Burgundy - Family - 7D/6N

Family paradise

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  • Duration

    7 Days
  • Difficulty

    Very easy
  • Distance

    123km
  • Landscapes

    • Nature
    • River
    • Castle
  • Theme

    • Family
    • Culture 
  • Type of Journey

    Self-Guided

Description

Puisaye is a varied region in burgundy with chateaux, fun activities, surrounded by the countryside, this region is ideal for a family cycling tour.

Characteristics of this journey/holiday

Day by day

Day 1

Arrival in Batilly en Puisaye near

Bonny-sur-Loire. Nature is surrounding you, the best way to start a bike tour.

Day 2  Batilly – Loire – Batilly 26 km

Today you cycle to the Loire River. Here you will have the possibility to go canoeing for a couple hours.  Followed by a ride back to Batilly along the Loire.

Day  3  Batilly – Pont Canal – Batilly 31 km

The Loiret can pride itself on possessing one of the most exceptional works of art in existence. Constructed between 1890 and 1896, this metal canal bridge spans the Loire in a giant stride to connect the Canal Latéral à la Loire with the Canal de Briare. Bordered by 72 lampposts and magnificent pillars adorned with coats of arms at either end, the bridge encapsulates the aptitude of man’s skill with iron and stone without sacrificing aesthetics. You will go on a round trip to visit the Pont Canal before returning to Batilly.

Day  4  Batilly – Saint Fargeau 23 km

You will head off on a pleasant ride along the quiet country roads towards Saint Fargeau. There is a lovely château and a farm you could visit when you arrive.

Day 5  Saint Fargeau – Guédelon – Saint Fargeau  19 km

Ride to Guédelon’s castle. A castle under construction with middle age methods. This visit is like traveling back in time and your children will be able to visit the site and participate in the construction of the castle.  Back to Saint Fargeau by the Bourdon’s lake where you can relax and enjoy.

Day  6  Saint Fargeau – Parc Boutissaint   24 km

Cycle to the petting zoo and Parc Boutissaint. After that discover the Bois de la Folie. In the wood, you will experience a very nice adventure up in the trees. The cycle way is more in the forest area, but on small streets and much possibilities to have a picnic in the nature.

Day 7

It is time to say good-bye. Your cycling trip is over.

Accommodation

3 nights in a circus caravan or comfortable treehouse
3 nights in a family friendly vacation village with private facility

Included services

3 nights in a circus caravan or comfortable treehouse
3 nights in a family friendly vacation village with private facility
Daily breakfast
Personal welcome meeting
Entry Chateau Guédelon
Route book, maps and information material
24h Service Hotline
* Transfer to Batilly to pick up the car includes one person without bikes.

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