What to see ?

Take a break from cycling to visit some of the region’s countless châteaux, gardens, churches, abbeys, museums, historic towns and other treasures of the Loire valley. Some of these attractions have signed up to a cycle quality programme, offering cycle parking points, drinking water and toilet facilities, as well as cycle tourism information.

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Royal Château of Amboise

Amboise - 37400

château royal Amboise (5)

From 11.70 €

The medieval fortress of Amboise became a royal residence during the reigns of King Charles VIII and François I. Its renown attracted artists such as Leonardo da Vinci who is buried in the chapel. The château is an icon of French history and almost all of France’s rulers stayed her (...)

  • Accueil vélo
  • Démarche d'excellence grands sites
  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • Site Ambassadeur Unesco
  • Vignobles et Découvertes
  • Jardin remarquable
  • La Loire à Vélo
  • Qualité Tourisme
  • Tourisme&Handicap
  • Hearing handicap
  • Mental handicap
  • Motor handicap
  • Visual handicap

Mer Museum

Mer - 41500

Mer Museum is located in Parc de la Corbillière in an eighteenth-century manor house, within a three-hectare park (opposite the municipal swimming pool). In its permanent collections it has paintings and sculptures by local artists who became national artists (P. Loison and J. Storrs) (...)

  • Accueil vélo
  • La Loire à Vélo

Guided tour of Tours

Tours - 37042

Visite de Tours

Guided tours of Tours and its surroundings on more than 30 different themes: architecture, history, gastronomy, know-how, famous local characters...New: Visit one of Tours’ only high points: Tour Charlemagne and its belvedere with stunning city views.

Site naturel préservé d'Entre-les-Levées

Saint-pere-sur-loire - 45600

Entre les levées

Discover the mosaic of different habitats that make up this protected natural site near the banks of the Loire, and the many species it is home to.

Parc Naturel Départemental - Sully-sur-Loire

Sully-sur-loire - 45600

IBelle photo chateau 3


On 60 ha near Sologne, to Ardon, the ' Sinkholes of Limère ' investigate according to four buckles, to discover sinkholes, geological curiosities of the site.

Wine and barrel-making museum

Chinon - 37500

One man is behind this museum which opened in 1979. Born and bred in Chinon, he spent 5 years collecting all the tools on display and it took 2500 hours to make the 14 automata.

Musée de la marine de Loire

Chateauneuf-sur-loire - 45110


This museum preserves the history of the marine life of the Loire, with Châteauneuf as one of the major ports of the Loire during the 18th century. Collections, reconstructions, documentation in addition to sails, anchors, ropes...

  • Accueil vélo
  • La Loire à Vélo
  • Tourisme&Handicap
  • Mental handicap
  • Motor handicap

Natural History Museum

Tours - 37000


From 4 €

A temporary exhibition, a vivarium showcasing countless reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects etc., a permanent exhibition about natural history collections and a resource centre with several publications, reviews and games about natural science.