Self guided road bike tour in the Quercy , France

Cyclande

 

 

 The Cyclande difference

 

 

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This trip has been specially design for parents with children: daily distances, quiet roads, easy enough route, quiet villages, gorgeous scenery, many places where to stop and have some good time, several places where children can play, possibilities to visit some castles, cave, open air museum with the kids...But you will also benefit of all the ingredients of our other tours in the region: beautiful scenery, lovely small roads and remote treasures will be your daily bread...

The route will lead you to access magical places. Here, every step takes you to a visible trace of human history like the countless centuries old stone-built houses, the lovely villages built during Middle Ages, the awesome monuments and paintings from prehistoric times.

That tour is 25 km a day as average. It is designed for aprent(s) with child(ren) using a tag along or for parent(s) with young teenagers using a teen/adult bike .

For more information about the Quercy, please click here

 

Day 1:

Pick up in the afternoon in Figeac, a very nice town with lovely streets and buildings as old as half a thousand years ...short drive to a peaceful accommodation . First night in a very nice Bed and Breakfast accommodation very typical from the area.

 

 Day 2 : (15 km, optional longer ride possible):

Sublime parts of the Lot valley, surrounded of limestone cliffs. Avery high but narrow castle but also Cajarc circular medieval villageand its cirque will charm you. Night in Cajarc. Cajarc is very niceand animated. Swimming pool at the hotel. 15 or 24 km (to be choosen by you).

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 Day 3:  

Continuing by the very nice  Lot Valley to Saint Cirq lapopie. Cenevieres lovely castle on its rocky promontory. Calvignac village. St Cirq lapopie famous village: overlooking a bend in the Lot, the village is perched on the edge of the cliff; the ancient houses rise up over the rocky slope protected by the 500 years old church. Night nearby Saint Cirq Lapopie. Swimming pool at the accommodation. 25 km.

Day 4 :

The very nice Limogne limestone plateau and its remote villages. Limogne animated small town. 27 km

Night at the same accommodation than day 3.

Day 5 :

The gorgeous Celé valley  surrounded of limestone cliffs. CAbreret very nice village and castle, Pech Merle incredible prehistoric cave decorated with lovely 18,000 years old prehistoric paintings, Sauliac castle, Marcilhac village (and ruins ofAbbey). Night in quiet and beautiful village (no swimming pool). 26 km.

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Day 6:

You are continuing by the Cele Valley :Saint Sulpice unforgettable village and its Troglodyte house (built into the

cliff,). Espagnac lovely village, Corn, Figeac very animated town.

Night in Figeac downtown (no swimming pool but a public swimming pool; too it is possible to have  an optional 3 stars hotel with a pool). 33 km.

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Day 7:

Breakfast and end of the trip in Figeac (Drive back to the train station).

 

 

 How to book this trip...

 

 

Trip ref. : SC-QKids25-06

Riding level :  25 km per day as average. Daily longer options and climbs. Most of the route is on flat terrain, except a few climbs. Tour is designed for aprent(s) with child(ren) using a tag along or for parent(s) with young teenagers using a teen/adult bike

Dates :Any, from April to October

Price per person:

When two people, one room: 772 Euros, (Click to convert)
One child sharing a room with two adults will be charged 50% reduction off the adult price.

When three people (adults and children), one room: 684 Euros, (Click to convert)

When two adults, two children : 599 Euros, (Click to convert)

Ask us for prices when other room configurations (less or more adults,less or more children, etc...)

Bike renting:

Hybrid bike for Adult or Teen : 80 Euros  (Click to convert)

Bike for kid : 55 Euros (Click to convert)

Tag Along for kid (half a bike attached to the adult bike) : 55 Euros (Click to convert)

Start: Figeac (46)

Finish: Figeac (46)

There are several trains a day to Figeac from Paris or Toulouse. Figeac is also not far away from highway Paris / Toulouse.

We can also arrange transportation from/to Toulouse airport.

It includes:.

  • All lodgings in nice and typical B&B accommodation and very pleasant Inns (two stars or equivalent)
  • All breakfasts
  • 4 dinners
  • A package of cereal bars and biscuits, for the rides
  • Baggage transport
  • Maps and detailed route suggestions
  • Suggestions on where to eat and interesting side trips to take
  • Emergency support
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It  doesn't include

  • Lunches or picnics
  • 2 dinners
  • Beverages
  • Visits entrance fees such as Museum, caves, castles, ...
  • All costs before rendezvous point and after final drop-off.
  • Travel / cancellation insurance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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