Saturday, 2 July 2011

Paris to Nantes - Pre Tour

Our Bikestyle clients arrived at our Paris airport hotel on Thursday and to clear the jet lag we assembled bikes and took an easy ride from Roissy on a 40km loop near the airport
An early rise on Friday for a 7.30 departure to Nantes, which will be our base for the first three days of the tour. It was a long day in the bus so we stopped mid way near the beautiful town of Blois and took a scenic ride along the Loire to Chaumont sur Loire where we enjoyed a beer before getting back on the bus for the final leg into Nantes. It was a beautiful summer's day with the temperature around 30 degrees and a nice little tail wind to help us along our way.

John and Richard on the Loire at Blois.

Eric de Clercq, our lead guide, and the crew enjoying a cool drink at Chaumont sur Loire after our ride along the Loire.

Boats For Hire at Chaumont sur Loire.

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