The Château de Villandry by bike
Discover the Château de Villandry by bike
Do you want to discover the castles of the Loire Valley by bike?
The Best Western Plus L'Artist Hotel in the city centre of Tours offers an ideal location near various castles. Today, we suggest that you head for the Château de Villandry, just 22 kilometres away.
Where to rent a bike in Tours
Go to Détours de Loire, only 5 minutes walk from the hotel! You can find different models of bikes according to your desires: mountain bikes, electric bikes...
Détours de Loire also offers trailers for families that can accommodate up to 2 children, child seats or even follow bikes.
Address : 37 rue Charles Gille, 37000 Tours
Opening hours :
- Monday-Saturday: 9am - 12pm3 / 2pm - 7pm
- Sunday and public holidays: 9am - 12.30pm / 5.30pm - 7pm
Take the road to Villandry
Head for Villandry and its famous Loire château! Once outside Tours, the cycle path winds its way up along the Cher. A walk in a real haven of peace, along magnificent landscapes awaits you.
Distance of the route: 22 kilometres, 15 kilometres of which are on the cycle path
> See the itinerary
Visit the Château de Villandry
It is one of the most famous châteaux of the Loire Valley. Built between the 16th and 18th centuries, the Château de Villandry stands out for its exceptional gardens: water garden, medicinal plant garden, "Jardin d'Amour", sun garden or labyrinth garden... take the time to stroll through the alleys.
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