Around the Gironde Estuary

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  Tour Operator  Evazio


 8 days (Bike: 6 days)

  300 km  (~50km per day)


 Some hills, Quiet roads



Explore one of the most beautiful famous and beloved parts of France.

The region of Bordeaux, located in sun drenched. South-western part of France is the perfect setting for a bike and wine tour. This cycling holiday leads to the biggest European estuary. Explore 2 different areas: first bike through the prestigious vineyards of the Medoc in the famous Bordeaux region. Take the “Wine road” of Médoc by bicycle, home of the most famous wine-growing chateaux in the world. Then cross the Gironde estuary by ferry to « Royan ». Continue your bike tour and enjoy the landscapes of « Charente-Maritime », « Haute-Saintonge » and « Haute Gironde ». Typical cliffs, villages of Talmont, Blaye or Bourg.

Meet winemakers of the famous “Cognac” and “Pineau” in « Charente ». Explore the diverse landscapes of the French countryside, visit superb Romanic churches in the towns, windmills, old castles and discover Gallo romanic sites. This cycle tour follows a mixture of bicycle paths through forests and flat roads alongside streams and vineyards allowing discovery of the exceptional natural and diverse surroundings of the region.

Set at the confluence of the Garonne River and the Gironde estuary. It is the most prolific and famous wine growing regions in Aquitaine. Caressed by Atlantic breezes, the vineyards that cover the rolling hills of the region have for centuries produced France’s most remarkable wines. Appellations such as Saint-Émilion, Margaux, Sauternes, Médoc and Pauillac have made Bordeaux wines world famous.

The Gironde estuary cycling tour through these famous wine regions: you will visit many of them and probably taste various excellent wines. Bordeaux does not only offer the finest wines; it is also home to finest, scrumptious, distinct tasting culinary specialties!


  • The Médoc wine route: Margaux, Moulis, Pauillac
  • The boat trip across the largest estuary in Western Europe
  • The limestone cliffs of Meschers and their picturesque fishing huts
  • The Vauban Citadel of Blaye

Tour Information


Le Pian Médoc


Bourg sur Gironde

Cost From

Self-Guided    1175


Daily from April to October 2024

Single Supplement


Elevation Gain

  855 m


  • 7 overnights with breakfast in Hotel 3* and charming guesthouses (in double/twin room)
  • 5 dinners
  • Route notes and maps, regional information
  • GPS App for smartphone with vocal guiding
  • Luggage transfer hotel to hotel
  • Ferry transfer across the Gironde estuary
  • Taxi transfer first day
  • Transfer from the last accommodation to the train station at St Andre de Cubzac
  • Emergency phone call support 7/7


  • Bike hire
    • Touring bike 155 €
    • Electric bike 295 €
    • Gravel bike 295 €


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