What kind of unusual accommodation will you sleep in during your cycling holiday? 


Treehouses, Loire boats, yurts, caravans, mills... the Loire à Vélo offers a whole range of unusual accommodation. It’s up to you to choose where you want to settle for a night like no other!

Loire Nature Découverte – Roulottes & Chalet in Saint-Satur 

Nestled between the Loire and vineyards, Loire Nature Découverte invites you to stay in its traditional caravans or a pretty wooden chalet. With the Loire on one side (just 150 metres away) and views of the Sancerre hillside on the other, a change of scenery is guaranteed! In terms of activities, there’s no chance of getting bored. From canoeing and kayaking or trips on a traditional Loire boat to countryside walks, cycling and horse riding, rest and relaxation are guaranteed. 

Camping Touristique de Gien in Poilly-lez-Gien 

This campsite on the south bank of the Loire is situated opposite Gien and its château. Settle down for the night in a charming wooden caravan at Camping Touristique de Gien, unless you prefer to spend the night in a Canada tent, some of which are even on stilts. Families and groups of up to 6 can opt for the “Nid”, which offers three bedrooms in individual huts! 

Toile de tente et roulotte sous les arbres
Camping Poilly Lez Gien © J. Percher

The Boat Workshop in Meung-sur-Loire 

Drift off to sleep to the sound of the Loire! This traditional Toue Cabanée boat moored on the Loire offers you a unique experience surrounded by riverside scenery. The Boat Workshop is a genuine haven of peace offering cosy and well-equipped accommodation. In fine weather, you can sit out on the terrace for dinner or breakfast. To complement your stay on the river, Cœur de Loire invites you to board its boats for a trip on the Loire. 

Intérieur du bateau
Bateau Atelier © Coeur de Loire

Les Lodges de Blois-Chambord in Mont-près-Chambord 

Here, there is a whole range of unusual accommodation nestling in the heart of two hectares of nature. Chalets, lodges, cottages, a floating hut, a stopover hut, barrels and bivouac tents… which unusual accommodation will you choose at Les Lodges de Blois-Chambord? Whichever one takes your fancy, you will enjoy a wonderful experience not far from Chambord and its famous château.  

Cottages au bord de l'eau
© Lodges Blois Chambord

Camping La Grande Tortue in Candé-sur-Beuvron 

Camping de La Grande Tortue offers three types of unusual accommodation to try out. If you have a head for heights, you might be seduced by the bivouac tent on stilts, unless you fall for the charming Coco Sweet, that is! A mixture between a tent and a static caravan, this unusual dwelling will delight all the family! Want to travel back in time? The Coquelicot traditional caravan will be just right. Painted poppy red, it is located 500m from the campsite.  

Le Point de Vue de Léonard in Amboise  

An environmentally-friendly and semi-troglodyte gite, Le Point de Vue de Léonard is located just a stone’s throw from the centre of Amboise. You will be instantly charmed by the stunning view of the Royal Château of Amboise and the Loire! After your visits and bike rides, you can take it easy relaxing and admiring the unique view from the terrace or the sun loungers in the garden. 

Yurt and Spa in Chisseaux 

Want to combine unusual accommodation and relaxation? Yurt and Spa is just what you’re looking for! The woods and meadows on a vast estate of 12 hectares are a real haven of peace. As for the night, it’s magical! With Mongolian yurts, tipis, Finnish Kotas, a fairytale house on stilts, caravans and chalets, a journey round the world awaits you! There is just as much choice for relaxing, with a spa, sauna and hammam.  

Yourtes Au Bout de l’Ile in Mauges-sur-Loire 

Between Angers and Nantes, enjoy a unique experience in one of the three yurts at Au Bout de l’Ile. Beneath the hundred-year-old ash trees, you will be whisked away to far-off lands with the colourful furniture and fabrics, Mongolian patterns and exotic names of the yurts: Altaï, Horgo and Yaks. The site is located in proximity to the royal river, adding to the sense of serenity. It has everything you need for a wonderful stay!  

La Tour du Moulin Géant in Rochefort-sur-Loire 

Surrounded by vineyards, La Tour du Moulin Géant has stood guard over this site for over 500 years. Come and stay in this 4-floor tower, where everything is round! While you’re here, time will stop still as you take in the breath-taking panoramic view from the glass-walled living room. Tranquillity and a magical setting: the ideal combination for a weekend away to recharge your batteries!   

Vue sur le moulin derrière les vignes
© La Tour du Moulin Géant

Yourte Boat et Loire in Orée d’Anjou 

A trip to the heart of Mongolia during your journey along the Loire à Vélo… isn’t that an appealing idea? Come and discover Yourte Boat et Loire, nestled in a perfectly bucolic setting next to the Loire. A traditional nomad’s dwelling, the Mongolian yurt welcomes you amidst verdant scenery that has been left as natural as possible. With its little kitchen, composting toilets and bathroom nearby, all that remains is for you to settle down for the night in this environmentally friendly, minimalist and convivial dwelling!  

Yourte dans le pré
© Yourte boat et Loire

La Pêcherie Perchée at Manoir de l’Espérance in Corsept 

Fishing huts are emblematic of the region and are a major feature of the Loire à Vélo landscape. How would you like to climb into one for the night? La Pêcherie Perchée at Manoir de l’Espérance invites you to enjoy a dream experience in and idyllic setting. Breakfast is served in a keepnet, to stay in line with the maritime theme transposed into the middle of the pine trees!