Touraine and the Loire châteaux by motorbike

Are you tempted by the idea of visiting the Loire Châteaux on your favourite two-wheeler? Then don’t waste a second and come and explore our finest routes – ideal for motor cyclists! In Touraine, you are spoiled for choice behind the handlebars, especially on the attractive secondary road network. Our team’s own motor cyclists have selected a few circuits, just for you.

The classic circuits

Amboise & Clos Lucé – Chenonceau – Montbazon fortress – Azay-le-Rideau – Royal fortress of Chinon – Château d’Ussé – Château de Langeais – Château and gardens of Villandry – Tours

Beautiful villages and secret châteaux

Château de Montpoupon – Village of Montrésor – Loches – Village of Chédigny – Indre Valley – Domaine de Candé – Balzac Museum – Village of Crissay-sur-Manse – Chinon wine region – Château and gardens of Rivau – Village of Candes-Saint-Martin – Château de Gizeux – Banks of the River Loire – Tours – Vouvray wine region – Château and Gardens of Valmer.

Winding roads and red tiles

Village of Montrésor – Loches – Village of Preuilly-sur-Claise – Village and Prehistory Museum of Le Grand-Pressigny – Creuse Valley – Bois Aubry Abbey – Town and park of Richelieu – Rabelais Museum – Chinon

Practical

For a day trip or several days, you can rent a two-wheeled vehicle, scooter or motorbike, from a specialised local agency: Ride in Tours. In addition to simple rental, they also offer turnkey motorbike trips! As for sidecar enthusiasts, Rétro-Tour will take you on the beautiful roads of Tours!

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