Cycling Day 32: Amboise To Orléans

Three years ago today… Cycling along the Loire à Vélo / EuroVelo 6 / EuroVelo 3 (take your pick) in France.

Click here to see the detailed statistics of today’s cycle.

One of those days where, when I set off, I really had no idea where it would end. I guessed somewhere between Blois and Orléans, the former being only 35 km from Amboise, the latter about 100 km, probably nearer Orléans than Blois.

My immediate intention was to continue to follow the excellent Loire à Vélo / Eurovelo 6 / Eurovelo 3 route that I had been following yesterday. However, the signs seemed to want to send me first to Chenonceau (where there’s a beautiful château which I’ve visited previously) just to the south of Amboise so I abandoned the route and decided to follow the road to the south of the Loire. It being another (yes, another!) bank holiday here in France (there are three of them in May), the traffic was low level and there weren’t any…

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