So Goud ! The Loire valley bike tour

So Goud ! The Loire valley bike tour 3 days / 2 nights
From 215 € *
/ PERSON
  • Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
  • Distance: 58 km
  • Level: Intermediate

A weekend or a break to “live nature” intensely by electric bike. You pedal on small roads and beautiful ways to reach the charming village of Goudet nestled in the gorges of the Loire. Of course, it will have to go up but by electric bike everything is possible! You find the green way to return quietly to Coubon. An ideal route from mid-May to the end of September!

 

  • Difference in altitude: 1685 m – Country roads and easy trails 
  • Easy route
  • Family Tour : Children from 12 (according to cycling ability)
  • Price (per person, on a basis of 2 people sharing)
    • Guesthouses & 2 or 3* hotels
So Good bike trip Fares / pers. 

Travelling with our e-bikes
Half-board option*
GPS included

€255 / pers. 
Extra – luggage transfer (1 bag maxi 15kg / pers) +€40 / bag
Extra – Travelling with a trekking bike (On request and according availability) -€20 / bike
Extra – Travelling with your bike  -€40 / bike
Extra – single room +€60

*Your first stay in Le Puy is booked on the bed & breakfast option to allow you to choose your restaurant in town

  • See Extras & services section for :
    • Riding on your own bike or with a trekking bike
    • Lone traveller 
  • Agency fees : See the “Price Info” section

 

Click on the schedule to book your e-bike trip – See General terms and conditions

 
 

Advantages of going on an electric bike tour with L’Autre Chemin:

  • You travel independently and follow a specially-planned route with short stages so that you can make the most of your time in the Haute-Loire.
  • We provide modern electric bikes that are both comfortable and easy to ride. L’Autre Chemin can also supply children’s bikes or trailers.
  • Your stopovers are in guesthouses or family-friendly hotels, providing a comfortable and authentic base from which you can discover the local area and enjoy a real change of scenery.
  • Extra – Your luggage is transported to each stopover (you only need to carry what you need for the day with you).
  • All of the itineraries have been tried and tested to ensure that our packages are both extraordinary and accessible.
  • Day after day

    Please note that every stopover is given as an indication and may be modified according to the availability of accommodation 

    Day 1 : Your arrival in Le Puy-en-Velay

    A nice opportunity to discover the ancient town an the European capital of Saint-James way.
    On the morning come and join us in Coubon wher you can leave your car and take your bikes.

    To do, to see :
    • Le Puy-en-Velay
    > Crozatier Museum
    > Notre-Dame de France
    > L’Hôtel-Dieu
    > Saint-Michel d'Aiguilhe chapel
    > The medieval town
    > The Cathedral
    > Pass 3 monuments


    Day 2 : Coubon - Goudet - 53km - D+1110m

    What a joy to ride by electric bike in the forest before finding small roads of Haute-Loire. A tour that smells broom and breathes the Haute-Loire : basalt organs, forest, volcanoes and gorges of the Loire.

    To do, to see :

    • Coubon
    > St Georges Church
    > The Castle of Poinsac
    > Castle of Volhac

    The Valley of the Gazeille going up towards the Crouzet

    • Alleyrac
    > The Church of Saint-Martin
    > The scissors Cross

    • Présailles
    > The Castle of Vachères - Closed to visit
    > Church and Cross Wrought Iron Mission

    • Goudet
    > The village
    > The tower bell of the church
    > The Beaufort castle standing over the Loire
    > Beaches (be careful, swimming is not supervised)
    > The walk along the Loire on the small trail


    Day 3 : Goudet - Le Puy-en-Velay- 39km - D+575m

    The climb can frighten but not with an electric bike ... You are very much helped and you would be surprised of your exploit to join by bike the village of Costaros ! Then you cycle quietly by the green way of Puy en Velay which offer magnificent panoramas The Massif du Mézenc and the Loire Valley.

    The ancient train line (bridge, tunnels )
    •Solignac-sur-Loire
    > The ruins of the medieval castle
    > The Beaume fall

    • Cayres
    > The Church (red stones)

    • The volcanic Lake of Le Bouchet


  • Extras & services

    As an optional extra, L’Autre Chemin offers:

     

    Lone traveller?

    L’Autre Chemin offers high quality accommodation in a single room, for a surcharge:

    • Single room surcharge for So Goud’ package: +€60

     

    Riding on your own bike or with a standard mountain bike

    • Traveling with your bike: €40 off on the price tour / person who uses his own bike
    • Travelling with a trekking bike (On request and according availability): €20 off on the price tour / person 

     

    Multiple-risk and cancellation insurance with our partner Europ Assistance

    For peace of mind while you travel, L’Autre Chemin offers a range of multiple-risk and cancellation insurance packages. 

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  • Accommodation

    L’Autre Chemin has teamed up with a selection of guesthouses and small, traditional hotels to offer guests the best that the Haute-Loire has to offer, ensuring that every stopover is an opportunity to learn about the architecture, lifestyle, gastronomy and local people of this region.

     

    Example of accommodation


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  • Price Info

    Price (per person, on a basis of 2 people sharing)

     

    So Good bike trip Fares / pers. 

    Travelling with our e-bikes
    Half-board option*
    GPS included

    €255 / pers. 
    Extra – luggage transfer (1 bag maxi 15kg / pers) +€40 / bag
    Extra – Travelling with a trekking bike (On request and according availability) -€20 / bike
    Extra – Travelling with your bike  -€40 / bike
    Extra – single room +€60

    *Your first stay in Le Puy is booked on the bed & breakfast option to allow you to choose your restaurant in town

     

    • Prices include: Half-board accommodation in a twin or double bedroom (except your stay in Le Puy based on bed & breakfast) plus French holiday tax, provision of an electric hybrid bicycle, cycle bag (1/ adult bike – except with standard mountain-bike option), helmet, basic repair kit, road map, Top 100 map, plus telephone assistance
    • Extra
      • baggage transfers (1 bag weighing 15kg max. / pers)
      • Single room
    • Prices do not include:transport and transfers to the starting point, any meals other than breakfast, drinks, spending money, any optional visits or activities, cancellation or multiple-risk insurance and agency fees.

     

    Agency fees 

    €20 / booking folder

     

    Recommendations

    L’Autre Chemin offers a variety of optional extras to make your trip easier and more comfortable.

    To encourage you to take the plunge, L’Autre Chemin gives you the option of paying for your holiday in instalments.