Boat & Bike on Seine and Loing - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Paris / Montargis 
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    219-264 km/136 -164 mi
  • Distance per day:
    30-55 km / 19-34 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    mostly flat
  • Profile:
    Quiet side roads and unpaved or partly paved country paths.
  • Return transfer:
    individually by train,
    look at "Arrival"

If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!

Eating and drinking
This tour includes full board (only 1 dinner in Montargis). In the mornings, you will receive a hearty breakfast, in the evenings we serve three-course meals. For the bike tours we provide you with packed lunches.

Boat & Bike on Seine and Loing

Paris - Montargis from 1829 € rental bike incl.

The Tour

Boat & Bike on Seine and Loing

On this tour, you’ll get to explore the regions to the left and right of the Seine, where famous artists found their inspiration, as well as the French capital of Paris. Let yourself be encapsulated by this magical region, full of great food and drink, enhanced by the friendly crew on the MS Fleur. This tour on the Seine by boat through Île-de-France is suitable for novice and expert cyclists alike. The tour commences in Paris.
Here you can find more details on the ship, the MS Fleur.

Boat & Bike on Seine and Loing - MS Fleur
Boat & Bike on Seine and Loing - Cyclist

Day 1 Arrival in Paris
Embarkation 13:00 in the middle of the city, not far from the Notre Dame. At 15:00 the ship leaves the port on the way to Evry.

Day 2 Paris - Melun, approx. 30 km / 18 mi
The cycling tour commences at the Evry locks and will lead you along the Seine. Melun used to be the seat of widowed Queens.

Day 3 Melun - Moret-sur-Loing, approx. 40 km / 25 mi
The Fontainebleau forests and the royal hunting chateau are on today’s itinerary. We also recommend visiting the artists’ village of Barbizon.

Day 4 Moret-sur-Loing - Nemours, 38-49 km / 24-30 mi
In Nemours, we’ve scheduled a tour through the 12th-century chateau. If you’d rather take it on the sportier side of things, you can extend your cycling tour here.

Day 5 Nemours - Néronville, 35-45 km / 22-28 mi
Today, you’ll be visiting Antoine Bourdelle’s “Jardin Bourdelle” sculpture garden. The cycling tour will take you through the forest, alongside impressive rock formations.

Day 6 Néronville - Montargis, 31-55 km / 19-34 mi
There are several abbeys in medieval towns worth visiting along today’s route. Many canals criss-cross through Montargis and are a big part of the town’s charm.

Day 7 Round trip around Montargis, 45 km / 28 mi 
Today’s tour will lead you to the impressive ruin of Chateau-Renard and includes a visit to the beekeeping museum.

Day 8 Departure
After breakfast, your boat and bike tour along the Seine is sadly already coming to an end.

Boat & Bike on Seine and Loing
Boat & Bike on Seine and Loing
Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Here are the details on MS Fleur.

Included in "Boat & Bike on Seine and Loing":

  • 7 nights aboard
  • full board (7 x breakfast, 6 packed lunches, 6 x dinner; only one dinner in Montargis)
  • complimentary coffee/tea
  • cabins are cleaned daily
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • welcome drink and information chat
  • several guided walks
  • guided tour of Chateau-Landon
  • visit of a honey farm museum
  • visit of the town hall in Bourron Marlotte
  • visit of the "Jardin Bourdelle"
  • fees for ferries
  • daily tour discussion
  • guided cycling tours
    from 18 guests: 2 guides / 2 groups
  • detailed travel documents in english
  • GPS tracks
  • rental bike
  • optional e-bike


  • outside cabins, approx. 10 sqm (107 sq ft), with ensuite WC and shower
  • level-access beds
  • individually regulated air-conditioning

Rental bicyles:

  • We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 11-speed gearboxes, equipped with a waterproof bike bag and a bike lock. We also offer e-bikes if desired. Unfortunately, it is not possible to bring your own bike on this trip.
  • If you choose to wear a helmet, we recommend using your own due to the variety of head sizes and shapes and for hygienic reasons.

Bookable dates 2024:

  • Arrival on saturdays


All prices are per person.

The booking process

The Tour


Arrival to "Boat & Bike on Seine and Loing":

  • Arrival by car:
    Please inform yourself in good time about the French Crit'Air vignette

    Monitored car parks near the berth, costs approx. 95-150 €/week, further information in your travel documents.
  • Arrival by train:
    Train station Paris Est, then take metro no 5 or taxi.
  • Arrival by plane:
    Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris
    from Terminal 2 & 3, by RER to St. Michel Notre Dame station, departure every 6-15 minutes, normal price approx. 10,50 €.
  • Embarkation from 1 p.m., luggage can be left from 11 a.m.
  • Return transfer Montargis - Paris Est
    under your own steam by train, duration approx. 1 hours, 0 x change, standard fare approx. 21 €. is a helpful on-line resource (EN/FR/DE)

Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

Please note:

  • As is the case with all boat trips, changes in travel itineraries due to the weather, the rivers’ water levels or technical issues can be undertaken at any time.
The Tour
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