Indre à Vélo - Indre by bike

Canals & intimate rivers
1 week or more
310 Km
I cycle often
Along the Indre à Vélo cycle route, peaceful country roads invite you to get on the saddle and immerse yourself in a bucolic environment, rich in heritage sites and picturesque villages to explore. This cycling adventure is punctuated by unique places: the Château d'Azay le Rideau, the Fortress of Montbazon, the Royal City of Loches, the village of Chédigny classified as a Remarkable Garden, the Collegiate Church of Châtillon sur Indre, the Abbey Church of Saint Genou, the Cordeliers Convent and the Parks of Châteauroux, the House of George Sand in Nohan, the Château de Boussac.

The Indre à Vélo route is connected to the Loire à Vélo, the Scandibérique, the Tour de la Creuse à Vélo and La Vagabonde, as well as to several tourist sites and towns along the way.

Elevation of the route

1302 m 1598 m

Waytypes of the cycle route

Cycle path: 2,77 km By road: 340,25 km Inconnu: 0,00 km

Surface of the cycle route

Lisse: 245,32 km Inconnu: 97,70 km

The Indre by bike from the Loire to its source

Signposting and condition of the Indre by bike :

Fully signposted route in both directions between Bréhémont and Chambon-sur-Voueize.

The route is almost entirely on shared roads, departmental roads and small roads with little traffic.

The route is more hilly from La Châtre to Chambon-sur-Voueize

4 closely-related links:

- Link to Chenonceaux from Loches

- Link to Saché midway along the most westerly stage

- Link to Argy and its tourist train from Buzançais

- Link to the Parc Naturel Régional de la Brenne from Buzançais

Trains and transports along Indre by bike:

TER train line Tours - Vierzon then Intercity train Vierzon - Châteauroux (possibility of bringing the bicycle)

SNCF bus line Châteauroux <> Loches – see schedule

SNCF bus line Tours <> Loches – see schedule

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