Discover the enchanting Loire Valley
Dotted with majestic châteaux as individual as they are grand, the Loire Valley feels so beautifully out of step with the rest of the world it’s...Read more
Elbow out all thoughts of school reports. Instead, bask in the sunshine, quibble over the map and issue a collective 'Wheeeee' as you whizz down the hills.
Our family itineraries have easy cycling, lots of cycle paths, hotel pools, flexible eating arrangements and plenty to see and do nearby.
Family Favourite cycling holidays work well for younger children, grumpy teenagers, frazzled parents and even apprehensive grandparents.
"The Cycling for Softies formula suits not only the Pickering family but also the extended Pickering family - spouses of children now joining the team."
Mr & Mrs Pickering
The magical region of Loire; world-famous for its marvellous châteaux, magnificent rivers, delicious wines and fabulous cycling holidays, of course!
One of the country’s hidden gems, Mayenne is a wonderfully understated region full of old-world charm. It's the perfect introduction to rural France and an ideal cycling holiday for children.
Whether it's your first cycling tour, or you’re a seasoned Softie, packing the essentials can make a huge difference to how much you get out of ...Read more
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