Chateau's and Wine Motorcycle Tour

Summary

A Fabulous, Leisurely, Luxury 6 day motorcycle tour.

Perfect for Pillions.

This tour takes in some of the finest French Chateau's.

The accommodation is 4* and 5* It offers some superb riding without a myriad of hairpins. 

One day has an option of a "day off"  in an excellent Spa hotel for those that would like, or a historic, scenic ride out for others.


Dates

August 3rd to August 9th


Suitability

Grade: Easy 

Pillion Friendly and open to all riders. 

good surfaces  great corners

Stats

6 Days total
1500 miles

Itinerary

Day 1 235 miles

Meeting in Portsmouth we take the  ferry Cherbourg, aboard you have time get to know others on the tour. We disembark in Cherbourg and take a well paced ride past Utah Beach and some scenic roads and castles of Normandy toward our Lunch stop in the "prettiest village of France" Riding though the national parks point south for Tours our hotel for tonight and tomorrow is an elegant historical 4* Hotel with secure Parking

Day 2 / 180 miles 

Today is all about the many different Chateau's in the area we have photo opportunities along the way and a chance to visit a couple of the castles should we chose.This is a very flexible day... some may choose to enjoy the hotel or city sights whilst others may come on the Chateau ride - we also have 2 other rideouts for your GPS should anyone wish to have a 'free ride' Once the day is complete the we will relax tonight in the same hotel as the previous night  


Day 3 / 240 miles

Our journey South towards Cahors continues though the National Parks of the Limousine region - superb scenery and fantastic flowing roads which twist and turn beside crystal rivers a great days riding today. Tonight we will rest in a unique centuries-old 4* Hotel with secure parking right in the heart Rocamadour - a small clifftop village in south-central France. It is known for the Cité Réligieuse complex of buildings, accessed via the Grand Escalier staircase.  
Day 4 /  200 miles

Sweeping roads lead us through the National park and under the Millau Viaduct today where we can enjoy Lunch and a photo session before we head North East following the Gorge Du Tarn road - another incredible days ride which will have you grinning from start to finish.


Day 5 300 miles
Heading North today on toll-free roads we travel along fast roads with sweeping bends towards Saumur the historic town located between the Loire and Thouet rivers area famous for producing some of France Finest wines Our 4* hotel for the night is located a 7 minute walk from the Chateau and an abundance of bars and restaurants


Day 6 / 170 miles 

Heading for Cherbourg today we ride on country roads to Angers then on past a Medieval Castle and Mont St Micheal allowing us some final photos and a bite to eat before boarding our ferry for home


COSTS


We require a £200.00 deposit at the time of booking.  The balance payment is due 10 weeks before the commencement date.  


One person – One bike - Shared  room £895 (total)

One person – One bike - Own room £1329 (total)


Two people – One bike - One room £1499 (total) 


Tour Highlights


  • Utah Beach Memorials
  • Finest Landmark Chateau's
  • Medieval Castles
  • Wine tour
  • Saumur
  • The "prettiest village in France"
  • Rocamadour
  • Cahors
  • Millau Viaduct
  • Gorge du tarn
  • 3 beautiful National Parks
  • 4 or 5 Star Hotels