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Bike rental / 10 rental places along the Loire. Take your bike in a place and drop it off in another place along the Loire. Self guided bike tours. Luggage transfers.
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37000, Tours, France
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+33 2 47 61 22 23
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We went to Detours' shop in Tours at around 11am on a Saturday and it was easy to rent a couple of bicycles out for the day (€15 each). The shop was closing at 7pm and we were told that it would be fine to...More

2  Thank lrcvll
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Spoke to 3 different people at this establishment and received 4 different answers... Tried to rent a bike 3 different times. First time I was told I was too late and the bikes were all gone, this is after I had asked the day before...More

1  Thank marcellemariechiron
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Hired 2 quality hybrid trek bikes at Nantes. The bikes were all ready and waiting and the wonderful man in charge of the shop went out of his way to ensure we were equipped with everything requested. Changed the peddles, fitted our own Cateye Speedometer...More

Thank Jamie B
DetoursdeLoire, Responsable commercial at Detours de Loire, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are happy you enjoyed our services! thanks for your comment

Reviewed August 13, 2018

We booked 3 bicycles in advance and when we arrived at the shop the bikes which were in good condition were waiting for us. The cyclometer stopped working after two days and we did get the refund as soon as we gave the bikes back....More

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DetoursdeLoire, Responsable commercial at Detours de Loire, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thanks ! come back when ever you want :)

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We hired 4 bikes for a week for a family of 5 with 3 children aged 4 to 9 years. The bikes were all in very good working order and the staff were friendly and helpful. The chain on one of the bikes came off...More

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DetoursdeLoire, Responsable commercial at Detours de Loire, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you for your comment :)

Reviewed August 4, 2018

The bikes were waiting for us when we arrived. Top class Merci beaucoup !! we visited so many sights. bikes were in good condition!

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DetoursdeLoire, Responsable commercial at Detours de Loire, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed July 25, 2018

We could not believe how well Detours de Loire handled our one-way rental and all the hotel transfers. We thought it was complicated, and I was expecting the bags not to be there at least on some of the days, but it was all perfect,...More

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DetoursdeLoire, Responsable commercial at Detours de Loire, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you so much Olaf! it was a pleasure for us to help you in the organization of your holidays. All the best!

Reviewed July 18, 2018

We hired 8 bikes, panniers and helmets from Detours and arranged luggage transfer from our hotels every day for a week. Candice' attention to detail before the trip was excellent and, as a result, the whole thing ran like clockwork. I would highly recommend Detours...More

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DetoursdeLoire, Responsable commercial at Detours de Loire, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you for your kind post! Candice, for the whole team of Détours de Loire

Reviewed July 13, 2018

I am an experienced cyclist and my wife is not. I chose the self guided tour upon a friends recommendation and put together the start, end point and intermediary stop points. Detours then booked the hotels and reserved the bikes for us. 1) The bike...More

Thank Sparticus62
DetoursdeLoire, Responsable commercial at Detours de Loire, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you so much for this kind feedback ! we hope to see you again :)

Reviewed July 2, 2018

The bike shop located strategically near the train station. No booking needed, therefore we straight visit their shop to rend their bike after they opened at 9am. They picked us the bike best fit to our height and demo some simple guide on handling their...More

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DetoursdeLoire, Responsable commercial at Detours de Loire, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you!! :)

Reviewed June 17, 2018

Detours de Loire is a terrific service. I booked their 7-day Blois to Saumur package and it was amazing. My bike was all ready for me at the Blois shop - a brand-new Trek FX 3 that rode like a dream, with a waterproof Ortlieb...More

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DetoursdeLoire, Responsable commercial at Detours de Loire, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Thank you Samantha for your kind post :) I'm glad you enjoyed your self-guided bike tour, and hope to welcome you again in Loire Valley!

Reviewed May 14, 2018

At the start of this spring's cycling tourism season I strongly recommend Detours. This was my fourth time with Detours at their Tours, Loire Valley, location. The service was outstanding! When I arrived to pick up "my bike" I was greeted by staff, my bike...More

Thank Pamachia
DetoursdeLoire, Responsable commercial at Detours de Loire, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

Thank you so much Pam! we are always happy to see you :) For the whole team, Candice

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