The Loir valley by bicycle

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The Loir valley by bicycle

The 320 km long bicycle road itinerary starts at the source of the Loir river (Saint-Eman in Eure-et-Loir), follows the Compostela road in the Vendôme region and ends in Angers where it merges into the Sarthe river.

"Accueil vélo" label

This label indicates businesses who welcome and offer services tailored to tourists travelling by bicycle and identifies suitable places for them.

10 boucles cyclo 

In the Vendôme region, there are 10 cycle tracks ranging from 13 to 34 km long.

More than 200 km of marked bicycle itineraries
There are other cycle paths along 5000 km in the Centre-Val de Loire region to be discovered…

The 10 cycle paths in Perche-Vendômois, Loir valley and Petite Beauce are not too difficult. Take a spin and discover the diversity of the landscapes of the Vendôme region.

(The paths are called: Rat des Villes, Rat des Champs, les Templiers, Ronsard en bord de Loir, la Vigie du Loir, de Lavardin à Sasnières par les troglos, la Petite Beauce, la Boucle des Trognes, la Grande Boucle du Roussard, la Petite Boucle du Roussard, au Fil du Loir et ses Bocages).

A free tourist eighteen-cycle-path map around Châteaudun (Dunois area) and around Vendôme is available in tourist offices and other places (lodging, monuments, restaurants…)

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Bike hire

Camping Au Cœur de Vendôme : rue Geoffroy Martel, 41100 VENDÔME. Tél :

Sport Passion 41  : 10 place du maréchal Foch,   41800 MONTOIRE-SUR-LE LOIR. Tél :

Tourist Office du Perche et Haut Vendômois à Fréteval : Place Pierre Genevée 41160 FRETEVAL. Tél :