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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Museum of "Compagnonnage" - Trade guilds' History and Masterpieces

Tours - 37000


From 5.80 €

Masterpieces, tools, souvenirs and archives of the “Compagnons du Tour de France”. Only museum of its kind in the world.

Parc Naturel Départemental - Trousse-Bois

Briare - 45250

Parc de Trousse-Bois

First departmental park opened to the public since 1998. Space fitted out by 57 hectares.

Château des ducs de Bretagne / Musée d'Histoire de Nantes

Nantes - 44000

Last chateau of the Loire facing the ocean which houses a contemporary museum that traces the rich history of the city.

  • Accueil vélo
  • La Loire à Vélo
  • Tourisme&Handicap
  • Qualité Tourisme
  • Handicap moteur
  • Handicap visuel
  • Handicap auditif
  • Handicap mental

Musée des Blindés

Saumur - 49400

The Musée des Blindés (armoured vehicles museum) is home to a unique collection of some 800 exhibits.

  • Accueil vélo
  • La Loire à Vélo

Estuaire Nantes - Saint-Nazaire : le parcours

Nantes - 44200

Estuaire Nantes <> Saint Nazaire - contryside, site specific art and the river. A permanent open-air collection of 29 original artworks.

Château of Monteaux

Monteaux - 41150

The Château (16th-18th centuries) is partially surrounded by a moat. Its grounds include the mill of Giesvres (ISMH), 18th century, and a chapel built in a former tower. Visits without a guide of the outdoor areas only (grounds and view of the courtyard). The mill and the chapel are o (...)

Les Rives de Beaugency

Beaugency - 45190

Les rives de Beaugency

This natural site offers, just a step from the city, a succession of colors, smells, forms, noises and atmospheres, since the natural or grazed meadows, by way of the afforestations and the fallow land to the wild, until the strikes of the Loire...

Campo Santo

Orleans - 45000

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Campo Santo, 12th, 15th and 16th century... the ancient cemetery of the city created in the 12th century.

Visit of the village of Suèvres

Suevres - 41500


From 3 €

The presence of springs and rivers gave rise to the construction of water mills in this ancient walled town which has two churches, including one of the oldest in the department (St Christophe church).