Loire Valley Cycling

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Loire Valley Cycling

Postby rsc69 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:03 pm

Has anyone done the Loire Valley Cycling trip in France? I am wondering how difficult the cycling is and how much technical skill is required?
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Re: Loire Valley Cycling

Postby imaginum88 » Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:50 am


I did this trip in August of this year. I had basically no prior long distance cycling experience and I found it perfectly fine. In fact, I hadn't properly ridden a bike in years. The cycling is not too strenous - I think the longest day was around 40-50km. I do go for long walks and short runs regularly so consider myself reasonably fit, but I think as long as you exercise on a regular basis you should be fine.

The trip itself is incredible. Such amazing food, and the scenery is amazing. The Chateaus are simply astonishing. I would highly recommend this trip!

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