Seine and Loing by Boat & Bike
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Montargis / Paris
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    216-251 km/135 -156 mi
  • Distance per day:
    29-46 km / 18-29 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    hilly
  • Profile:
    Quiet side roads and unpaved or partly paved country paths.
  • Return transfer:
    individually by train,
    look at "Info/arrival"

If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!

Eating and drinking
This tour includes full board (no dinner in Melun). In the mornings, you will receive a hearty breakfast, in the evenings we serve three-course meals. For the bike tours we provide you with packed lunches.

Seine and Loing by Boat & Bike

Montargis - Paris with the MS Fleur from EUR 1444

The Tour

Seine and Loing by Boat & Bike

On this tour, you’ll get to explore the regions to the left and right of the Seine, where famous artists found their inspiration, as well as the French capital of Paris. Let yourself be encapsulated by this magical region, full of great food and drink, enhanced by the friendly crew on the MS Fleur. This tour through Île-de-France is suitable for novice and expert cyclists alike. The tour commences in Montargis.
Here you can find more details on the ship, the MS Fleur.

 
Seine and Loing by Boat & Bike - MS Fleur

Day 1 Arrival in Montargis
Embarkation starts at 2 pm. You will be welcomed with a cocktail on board, followed by a briefing session on the tours in the following days.

Day 2 Round tour in Montargis, approx. 45 km / 27 mi
Today’s tour includes a bee-keeping excursion and a visit to the Chateau-Renard, a 10th-century castle.

Day 3 Montargis - Néronville, approx. 39-46 km / 24-29 mi
Having traversed the medieval towns of Ferriéres and Egréville and a brief detour to the “Jardin Bourdelle”, you’ll reach the rural town of Néronville.

Day 4 Néronville - Nemours, 29-43 km / 18-27 mi
Today, we’ve scheduled a guided tour through the romantic castle Chateau-Landon.

Day 5 Nemours - Moret-sur-Loing, 32-46 km / 20-29 mi
Today’s stage leads through the Seine valley, through Grez-sur-Loing to Moret, a medieval fort town where Alfred Sisley lived and worked.

Day 6 Moret-sur-Loing - Melun, 40 km / 25 mi
The forests around Fontainebleau are the centrepiece of today’s itinerary, as well as the artists’ village of Barbizon.

Day 7 Melun-Paris, 31 km / 19 mi 
Today, you can look forward to a brief cycling tour to the locks of Evry. From here, the ship will take you onwards to Paris, where we’ve scheduled a city tour in the evening.

Day 8 Departure
After breakfast, your tour along the Seine by boat & bike is sadly already coming to an end.

 
 
Info/booking
Info/arrival

Info/booking

Here are the details on MS Fleur.

Included in your package "Seine and Loing by Boat & Bike":

  • 7 nights aboard
  • full board (7 x breakfast, 6 packed lunches, 6 x dinner; no dinner in Melun)
  • complimentary coffee/tea
  • cabins are cleaned daily
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • several guided walks
  • guided tour of Chateau-Landon
  • visit of a honey farm museum
  • visit of the town hall in Bourron Marlotte
  • visit of the "Jardin Bourdelle"
  • fees for ferries
  • welcome drink and chat where we will provide you with all the relevant information
  • daily tour discussion
  • guided cycling tours
  • detailed travel documents in english
  • GPS tracks
  • rental bike included

Accomodation:

  • outside cabins, approx. 10 sqm (107 sq ft), with ensuite WC and shower
  • level-access beds
  • individually regulated air-conditioning

Rental bicyles:

  • We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 11-speed gearboxes, equipped with a waterproof bike bag and a bike lock. We also offer e-bikes if desired. Unfortunately, it is not possible to bring your own bike on this trip.

Travel time 2021:

  • Arrival on saturdays
    07.08. + 21.08. + 04.09.

Prices:

All prices are per person.

  • 1444 EUR 2-bed cabin
  • 2119 EUR 2-bed cabin, single occupancy  
  • rental bike included 
  • 115 EUR e-bike with helmet

The booking process

The Tour
Info/arrival

Info/arrival

Arrival:

  • Arrival by car:
    Parking Pâtis: 1 Boulevard Anatole France, unguarded parking near the pier. (max. height 1,80 m/5,9 ft)
    Parking Hôtel de Ville: 41 Rue Gambetta, Distance about 12 minutes on foot from the pier.
    Please go first to the ship to drop off your luggage and if necessary your bicycle, then to the parking lot.
     
  • Arrival by train:
    Train station Montargis
    Distance to the pier approx. 1.5 km / 0,9 mi. We recommend you take a taxi
     
  • Arrival by plane:
    Airport Charles de Gaulle, Paris. By bus (Le Bus Direct nr. 4) to the train station Gare de Lyon, from there by train.
    Or by train, duration aprox. 3 hrs, 2x changes, normal fee aprox. EUR 42.
     
  • Embarkation from 2 pm, you can drop your luggage from 11 am.
     
  • Return transfer Paris Est - Montargis
    under your own steam by train, duration approx. 1.5 hours, no changes, normal price approx. EUR 21.
    book your tickets here: sncf.com (in english)

Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

Please note:

  • As is the case with all boat trips, changes in travel itineraries due to the weather, the rivers’ water levels or technical issues can be undertaken at any time.
The Tour
Info/booking
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