France, Paris - Versailles
The countryside surrounding Paris countryside is so full of history, culture and beautiful architecture. This ride follows in Louis XIV's footsteps, past the gates of Paris, from "Vaux-le-Vicomte" Castle to the world-famous Palace of Versailles, and then on through the forests "Fontainebleau" and "Rambouillet". The great monastery "Vaux-de-Cernay" is also on the program.
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From Versailles to Vaux le Vicomte
Transfer from St Rémy de Chevreuse Train Station at 6.00 p.m. You will be taken to your B & B in Magny-les-Hameaux.
Today you ride a big circle from Magny-les-Hameaux to Versailles Park. Overnight at B & Bs.
Today you will ride through the city of Chevreuse to Breteuil Castle and visit Vaux de Cernay abbey. Overnight stay in a hotel in Rambouillet.
You will ride through the Rambouillet Forest and to the Marais Castle. Overnight at Le Nouveau Monde Hotel in Breuillet.
You ride to and visit the Church of Saint-Sulpice-de-Favière. Picnic lunch in Chamarande Palace Park. Overnight at B & Bs.
You ride to Courances Park where you eat a picnic lunch and then visit the castle and the park. Overnight at hotel Le Richelieu near Fontainebleau Castle.
After a full day’s ride, you will visit Vaux-le-Vicomte Castle, which was used as a model for the Palace of Versailles. Dinner and overnight stay at the Hotel Germenoy.
After breakfast transfer to Melun Station.
NOTE: Above trail will go in opposite direction 7-14/7, from Vaux le Vicomte to Versailles
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Fly to Paris. Train to Saint-Rémy-les-Chevreuse or Melun trainstation (se info below). Here you find timetable with RER B and RER D .The RER tickets are bought in France on site.
Transfer: Arrival 14 July transfer from Saint-Rémy-les-Chevreuse trainstation at 6PM. Departure 21 July from Melun trainstation after 12PM (visit the castle Vaux-le-Vicomte in the morning).
Arrival 21 July transfer from Melun trainstation at 2 PM. Departure 28 July from Saint-Rémy-les-Chevreuse trainstation at 10 AM.
Price: 20 EUR per person, round trip.
Misc.: Entrance fees are not included and are paied direct, approx. 60 EUR.