La Rochelle and its islands

Discover a wild nature and a exceptionnal heritage

7 days / 6 nights

  • Randonnée vélo - Saint-Martin-en-Ré - Île de Ré - Charente-Maritime
  • Randonnée vélo - Saint-Martin-en-Ré - Île de Ré - Charente-Maritime

My stay

A long circuit around La Rochelle, let you be seduced by its old fortified harbour , its streets lined by arcways and its emblematic heritage . A circuit very various in landscapes that we can discover, by bike, by boat or by walking.

THIS PRICE INCLUDES :

  • 6 nights’ accommodation in a 2-star or 3-star hotel with breakfast (accommodation in a two-person bedroom, shower/bath and toilet)
  • 4 local dinners *excluding beverages
  • Boat cruise with stopover to Aix Island
  • Bus transfer from La Rochelle to Ré Island (both ways)
  • Cycle hire (1 day) on Ré Island
  • Entrance fee to La Rochelle Aquarium
  • 1 travel folder (itineraries in French or English / colour maps)
  • Tourist documentation
  • Local Tourist tax

THIS PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE :

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
  • Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Multirisk Insurance)
  • Single room supplement

CHARACTER OF CYCLING :

Highlights cycling :

  • Seashore, picturesque harbours, , the Islands of Charente Maritime are e ideal for cycling!

The nature of the land:

  • The terrain is flat, few tarred road, well-marked bicycle paths, country roads, well-constructed paths.

Accommodation:

  • 2-star hotel or 3-star hotel

Train:

  • Possibility to come with train. From Paris : Montparnasse train station > La Rochelle train station (start of this cycle tour)

Price list :

March to October
Prices per person Hotel*** Hotel*** PLUS
Adult 659€ 774€
Child 296€ 412€
Bike rental 75€ 875€

 

Circuit bike

Day 1 – Arrival and discover of La Rochelle

Free time in the city, where the old stones of each houses, in each little streets, tell you a story. An ideal setting, always living, favourable to the relaxation and the discovery.

  • Arrival at the hotel during the afternoon.
  • Delivery of your » holiday file »: routes, maps, description and tourist documentation
  • Free evening
  • Night at the hotel.

Day 2 – “ La Rochelle / »Head for South »: Chatelaillon ” (41 km ) 

Discovery of the South coastline of La Rochelle. Very nice circuit, the most of the time in edge of the sea

  • Night at the hotel.

Day 3 – “Cruise with stopover on Aix Island” – discover by foot

Departure by boat in the morning to Aix Island, classified  » natural remarkable site » and approach of « Fort Boyard », become famous by the televised game.

Pedestrian walking towards a very little island ( 3km long on 700 m large)

  • Night at the hotel

Day 4– »Discovery of La Rochelle »

Free day in the city. Pedestrian exploration of the old city and its monuments. Plunge into the heart of the ocean with the visit or the Aquarium of La Rochelle, one of the bigger private aquarium of Europe.

  • Night at the hotel

Day 5– »Head for North »: La Baie de l’Aiguillon (41 km)

A ramble on the cliffs punctuated by small oyster farms villages and sites with amazing panoramic view on the ocean.

  • Night at the hotel

Day 6- “Day at Ré Island” (52, 5 km)
Delivery of the bike on the island and departure of the cycling tour.  The Ré Island , classified as a protected site, spread for as far as the eye can see on the ocean. The island is flat and composed of marshes, golden beaches and villages of white houses.

  • Bus transfer from La Rochelle  to go to the Ré Island
  • Delivery of your bicycles on the island.
  • Bus transfer from St Martin de Ré to return at La Rochelle at the end of the afternoon.
  • Night at the Hotel

Day 7- Free day

  • End of your stay after the breakfast

 

Maps

Booking contract

Reservation of your stay

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