Heart of France: Paris - Montargis (or v.v.)
This one week tour starts either in thriving Paris or in Montargis in central France. It offers a combination of history, culture, nature and agreeable rides in a varied countryside.
You will bike in a historically very interesting part of France and will visit the palace Fontainebleau and its vast forest. The tour is not only historically, but also culturally interesting. It leads you along famous painters' villages like Barbizon and Moret-sur-Loing where Alfred Sisley lived and painted.
Character of the tour
The tour is most of the time in slightly sloping countryside with occasionally some steeper hills. Daily average distance of 40 - 45 Km, or 4 to max. 5 hrs. by bike.
This is a one week tour and can easily be fitted into your other holiday plans. Montargis has excellent railway connections with Paris to continue your trip in Europe.