City of art and history, Blois is guaranted to surprise you
A panorama of French architecture, the royal château is the door Way to the Loire Valley
A UNESCO world heritage site, the royal river invites you to Blois
Welcome to a universe of the illusion and magical arts. A unique site in Europe!
Following the rhythm of the boatmen, accompanied by an experienced guide, come and admire the architectural, cultural and natural heritage of Blois. Observe the fauna along the Loire: terns, plovers, egrets and other birds living on the royal river. In the middle of the trip, stop awhile on the banks of an island and you can see traces of beavers, Europe's largest rodent.
Public and periods: from March to November for groups (works councils, school parties, leisure centres...) and from May to October for individuals.
For the ferry (summer).
Information and prices:
Tel. +33 (0)2 54 90 41 41
Loire à vélo in Blois, Chambord and the surrounding region comprises 13 loops and 400 kilometres of paths, cycle tracks and small roads, all signposted, to help you to discover our region and the châteaux on a bike.
Take your time, explore the prestigious châteaux of Blois, Chambord and Cheverny, as well as the villages and the natural Loire landscape.
These itineraries are designed for families and are not difficult.
The Loire à vélo itinerary is incorporated in EuroVélo 6, the “Euro river cycling route”, whereby cyclists can travel from the Atlantic coast to the Black Sea, along various rivers (Loire, Rhine, Danube), crossing 10 countries and cycling 3,650 kilometres.
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Each circuit, forming a loop of around 2 kilometres, enables visitors to explore a district of Blois.
Four distinctive signs represent the different walks, all converging on the city centre:
Experience new sensations of pleasure and freedom thanks to the Segway gyropod, a self-balancing electric vehicle, intuitive and fun.
Starting in the place Louis XII, at the foot of the Château staircases, set off to explore Blois on a 2-hour accompanied journey through the old city's alleyways and monuments. You can admire the outstanding panoramic view of the Loire and the city from the heights of the bishop's palace gardens and discover spots redolent with history: the Château Royal, Maison de la Magie, Saint-Louis Cathedral, St Nicolas church, the rose garden, the Scène National in the Halle aux Grains…
When your tour comes to an end, Blois will hold no more secrets for you!
Look at Blois and the Loire valley from another angle! Let yourself be carried away until you can almost touch the clouds!You will appreciate the freedom and lightness of a hot air balloon trip. Forget vertigo and air sickness, this wonderful adventure is within everyone's reach.
Flights leave from Blois.
Office de tourisme Blois-Pays de Chambord
Tel.:+33 (0)2 54 90 41 41