Quality Hotel to Hotel Tour of this lovely region of France, described by Monet as the "Land of the Green & Blue"
This unique tour will take you through beautiful countryside and quaint villages staying at three of the hotels for 2 nights each allowing you to enjoy your holiday without packing & unpacking each day.
We collect you from Limoges Airport or Train Station, and after a short drive arrive at Les Hirondelles for your first evening, where the evening meal is included.
Les Hirondelles to L'Abbaye du Palais - 35 miles
After breakfast we adjust your bikes to fit and your Tour starts, riding across the Creuse valley through the Ancient village of Moutier D'Ahun and on though the countryside passing the Gorges of the Thaurion to the L'Abbaye du Palais, which has an interesting history from the twelfth century
L'Abbaye du Palais to Gueret round trip 35 miles
Riding on quiet country lanes you pass the Bison farm and head through beautiful rolling countryside to the pretty lake at Courtille on the edge of the forest just outside Gueret, at the lake there is a beach and a very good restaurant for lunch, after lunch why not visit the Wolf enclosures in the forest or the giant labyrinth before riding back to L'Abbaye
L'Abbaye du Palais to Peyrat-le-Chateau - 30 miles
Leaving the Abbaye you are soon riding through the Forests, perfect for a picnic lunch, heading for the pretty town of Peyrat-le-Chateau, beside a lovely lake which your hotel and restaurant overlooks
Peyrat-le-Chateau to Lac de Vassiviere ride - 25 or extend to 40 miles
Its only a short but hilly ride through the forests to the magnificent Lake so big it has an island with a village in it, a great place for lunch or take a swim from one of the many beaches
Peyrat to the Tapestry town of Aubusson - 35 miles
Riding out of the valley you are soon on the edge of the Plateau de Millevaches with views for miles over the surrounding countryside, enjoy lunch at one of the many smalls towns you ride through, arriving mid afternoon at Aubusson famous for its Tapestry industry. Your hotel room has views of the pretty gardens but you are only a few minutes walk from the many restaurants in this vibrant town.
Aubusson to Masgot round trip 35 miles
Todays ride follows the Creuse river as it winds it way along the valley, until the pretty village of St Martial le Mont where you turn towards the sculptures village of Masgot, enjoy lunch in this village before returning to Aubusson for dinner.
After breakfast we collect you from your hotel for the drive back to Limoges Airport or Train Station
Meet and greet at Airport
Transfer to and from Hotels
Hotels on B&B board
Evening meal at Les Hirondelles
Specialized or Trek touring Bikes
( race bikes Available )
Route notes & maps
10 years of experience
€840pp based on 2 sharing