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Self-Guided Bordeaux Cycling Tour

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6D/5N

About

Mark the beginning of the cycling adventure with the Self-Guided Bordeaux Cycling Tour, starting and ending in Bordeaux!

This comprehensive tour package includes accommodation in hotels, delicious meals, transportation, and more. Your self-guided journey will lead you through the breathtaking Medoc region within the renowned Bordeaux wine territory. The western part of Medoc boasts abunda...

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Bordeaux

  • Airport To Hotel
  • Stay Included

Upon your arrival at Bordeaux's Airport, a transfer will be arranged to take you to Pian Medoc and your Logis Le Pont Bernet. 

As you settle in, you'll be greeted with a welcome pack that includes valuable tourist information, detailed maps, and a comprehensive itinerary for your upcoming adventure. 

At night, stay in a charming traditional 18-bedroom house nestled within expansive parkland, complete with a refreshing pool to unwind after your journey. 

Relax and prepare to embark on your Medoc Vineyard Cycle journey, surrounded by the serene beauty of your accommodation's surroundings.

Day 2

Journey to 'Medoc rouge' to Moulis or Margaux

  • Breakfast
  • Stay Included

Embark on the cycling adventure following the picturesque' Road of the Chateaux' from Pian Medoc to Macau, tracing the Gironde towards Margaux, Saint-Estephe, and Moulis. 

Along the way, you'll encounter renowned wine and spirit houses nestled amidst sprawling vineyards and iconic chateaux known worldwide. 

Pause to explore quaint harbors like St Julien, reflecting on the historic 'gables' that once transported wine barrels to Bordeaux. Enjoy the diverse landscape as you approach the estuary. 

Tonight, indulge in dinner and rest at a charming guesthouse in Moulis or Margaux.

Day 3

Venture to the 'Road of the Chateaux'

  • Breakfast
  • Stay Included

Continue your journey along the renowned 'Road of the Chateaux,' you'll traverse hills adorned with vineyards and marshes that punctuate the landscape. Explore the rich history of Medoc at sites like the archaeological wonder of Brion in St Germain d'Esteuil, the majestic Chateau of Castera, the historic Abbey of Vertheuil, and Vauban's Fort Medoc. Pedal onward to Pauillac, the capital of Medoc, famed for its exceptional wines—three First Growth chateaux call this town home—and its picturesque harbor. Conclude your day at a charming guesthouse, Relais de Margaux - Golf & Spa" nestled among vineyards near Saint-Yzans village.

Day 4

Wander between the Lake Hourtin and Lacanau Beach

  • Breakfast
  • Stay Included

Traverse through the marshy landscape and arrive at a serene area nestled between a lake and the ocean, with Hourtin Beach stretching out before you, offering expansive coastlines and pristine dunes. Following well-marked paths, you'll pedal through pine forests and protected territories, encountering diverse flora and fauna along the way. 

Cycling between Hourtin Lake, one of France's largest freshwater lakes, and coastal beaches, you'll discover the tranquility of Contaut Lagoon, perfect for a scenic picnic lunch. Your path leads from Carcans to Lacanau, where your hotel awaits amidst the tranquil pine forest surroundings.

Day 5

Way Back to Pian Medoc

  • Breakfast
  • Stay Included

Your day begins amidst the natural splendor of forests, lakes, and scenic beaches. Embark on the 'Green Way' of Lacanau Ocean, tracing an old railway through picturesque pine forests. 

While the sea breeze may add a refreshing touch, the towering pines provide a shady respite. Enjoy a leisurely ride along this beautiful path, pausing at shaded picnic spots along the route. 

As the day draws to a close, return to Pian Medoc, concluding your journey at the same hotel where you began, Logis Le Pont Bernet, nestled in the heart of the Medoc region.

Day 6

End of Vacation

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel to Airport

As you reach close to the end of your vacation, make your way straight to the Airport via a private transfer covered under the package. Ensure that you have your morning meal before heading back home.

Have a Safe Journey Ahead!

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  • Transfer
  • Stay Included
  • Breakfast as per Itinerary
  • Journey to 'Road of the Chateaux' via Cycle
  • Explore Lake Hourtin and Lacanau Beach
  • Discover 'Road of the Chateaux'

Hotels

Day 1

Bordeaux

Logis Le Pont Bernet

Day 2

Margaux

Relais de Margaux - Hôtel & Spa

Day 3

Saint Yzans

Relais de Margaux - Golf & Spa

Day 4

Lacanau

FabHotel Green Forest

Day 5

Pian Medoc

Logis Le Pont Bernet

  • Private Transfer (To and From the Airport)
  • Transfer to Pian Medoc
  • Accommodation at "Logis Le Pont Bernet": 2 Nights
  • Accommodation at "Relais de Margaux - Hôtel & Spa”: 1 Night
  • Accommodation at "Relais de Margaux - Golf & Spa”: 1 Night
  • Accommodation at "FabHotel Green Forest": 1 Night
  • Hybrid Rental Bike (including lock, repair kit, helmet, handlebar bag, and pannier)
  • Luggage Transfer (1 piece max. weight 20kg + 1 small daypack)
  • Journey to 'Road of the Chateaux' via Cycle
  • Explore Lake Hourtin and Lacanau Beach
  • Discover 'Road of the Chateaux'
  • Breakfast: 05
  • Airfare & Airfare Taxes (Round-Trip) 
  • Transfer (To and From Bordeaux)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional Activities
  • Bike theft insurance
  • Guide – (for self-guided cycling holiday)
  • Extra Charges on booking a single room
  • Entrance Fees
  • All Transfers
  • Entrance Fees
  • Any Transfer by Public Transport
  • Excess Luggage
  • Phone Holder
  • Hotel Taxes (If Applicable)
  • Items of Personal Nature
  • Additional/Personal Expenses
  • Dinner Packages (Extra Charges Applied)
  • Additional Charges on the issuance of an e-bike (If Requested)
  • Excess amount on additional Luggage
  • Meals & Beverages (Not Mentioned Above)

Hotel included in package:

Starting from:

$1588 $1906

per adult on twin sharing

Destination covered

Bordeaux

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Bordeaux Package for 5 nights and 6 days : Frequently asked questions

For a short vacation to Bordeaux, craft an itinerary of around 4-6 days. However, based on your preference, you can tailor the itinerary accordingly.

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Yes. Travelers are free to modify/customize their vacation packages as per their preferences or interests.

This city of France is perfect to be explored in the months of May-October. Encountering favorable weather, you can check out the attractions of this place during these months.

Pont de Pierre, Grand Théâtre, The Musée d'Aquitaine, The Place des Quinconces, The Pey-Berland Tower and the Saint-Andre Cathedral are some of the perfect attractions to be checked in Bordeaux.