Holidays along the Loire river in Loire-Atlantique

Nantes, Guérande, Brière Regional Nature Park, Golfe of Morbihan, Houat Island

Bicycles and charm for unforgettable family holidays in Loire-Atlantique !

8 days / 7 nights

From 1070 € / pers (for 4 ppl)

Séjour à vélo en famille en Loire-Atlantique

Thanks to your travel agency specialising in Nantes and the Loire-Atlantique, enjoy a unique family holidays in the Loire-Atlantique, and discover the most beautiful landscapes along the Loire river !

Start your stay in Nantes, the Green Capital of Europe, where you can enjoy a variety of activities with your family ! The Machine de l’Île, the Château des Ducs de Bretagne, the Erdre river banks, etc. Nantes can be visited according to your desires ! An original boat trip through the vineyards of Nantes will also allow you to discover a bucolic facet of the Nantes region.

Following the banks of the Loire river, you will arrive at the sublime Brière Natural Park for a charming and natural stay. This will be your point of departure for exploring Guérande and its famous salt marshes by bike.

Finally, you will end your family holidays in Loire-Atlantique in the Golfe du Morbihan, where you will spend a few days by the sea. Oh the programme : a paddle trip to admire the coastline of the Golfe du Morbihan, and a cycling expedition to the small island of Houat. An active holidays rich in local discoveries in Loire-Atlantique !

Discover the programme of your holidays in Loire-Atlantique !

Programme of your family holidays in Loire-Atlantique

Day 1 : Welcome in Nantes !
Your stay in Loire-Atlantique starts in Nantes, where you will discover the barge in which you will stay. Combining history and heritage, Nantes is a welcoming city where life is good ! You can choose between a walk along the banks of the Erdre or a visit to the Machines de l’Île.
Day 2 : The Nantes vineyards by boat
For this new day, enjoy a boat trip in the Nantes vineyards. This will take you through a variety of landscapes : vineyards, marshes, medieval sites… An ideal family experience, for a trip that is both historical and fun ! This tour will be sublimated by a wine tasting in a superb vineyard !
Day 3 : Charming stay in Brière
Let’s go to the charming village of Saint-Lyphard, located in the heart of the Brière Regional Natural Park. You will stay in a cosy guest house, set in the middle of this exceptional natural site ! High up, you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the Brière marshes !
Day 4 : Discover the salt marshes by bike
From the Atlantic Ocean to the fortifications of Guérande, enjoy an afternoon bike ride through the salt marshes. You will have the pleasure to meet a salt worker who will tell you about his knowledge. Your ride will continue with a visit of Guérande.
Day 5 : Head for the Golfe du Morbihan
The Golfe du Morbihan is one of the most beautiful landscapes in Southern Brittany ! Drop your luggage in an unusual accomodation for a few nights ! Children will love sleeping in the trees ! Not far from there, you can visit Carnac, world famous for its menhir alignments.
Day 6 : Paddle ride in the Golfe
Today it is paddle ! Go for a private paddle ride. Your instructor will suggest a course according to your desires. This is an opportunity to admire the islands of the Golfe from another point of view. To finish this family activity, you will stop on one of the islands of the Golfe to share a convivial moment around an aperitif !
Day 7 : Houat island by bike
Just a short distance from Quiberon Bay, escape to the island of Houat ! To explore all the secrets of this Breton island, rent a bike on arrival and go to discover its sublime beaches of fine golden sand, its turquoise waters or attend a fishing trip to the port of Saint-Gildas ! A complete change of scenery garantied !
Day 8 : End of your holidays
It is already the end of your holidays, but it is the beginning of your next adventure with your local Brittany travel agency !
  • Accomodation in double rooms in guest house and 3* hotels
  • Breakfasts
  • Tourist taxes
  • Boat trip in the Nantes vineyards, in private – half day
  • Wine tasting for adults
  • Bike ride in the salt marshes, in private – half day
  • Paddle trip in the Golfe du Morbihan and aperitif, in private – 2h
  • Boat tickets return trip to the island of Houat
  • Bike rental on the island of Houat – one day
  • Premium services from your local travec agency in Brittany
  • Transportation (international flights, car rental, etc…)
  • Meals and drinks
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance 

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