why le moulin?
the highest quality - best value
Moulin Road Bike Holidays: Most Definitely Out of the Ordinary
- many pluses compared with other cycling holidays -
ü Returning Guests Say It All – Around 30% of bookings at le Moulin are either repeat bookings or bookings from previous guests' recommendations. Anyone in the industry will confirm that this is an incredible rebooking/recommendation rate. There could hardly be a more compelling recommendation to sample for yourself a road bike holiday with le Moulin's celebrated hospitality.
ü Great Cycling, Starting right at the Front Gate There are no doubts about the quality and variety of the cycling based at le Moulin and no time is wasted searching for information on where to go. Well-researched, professionally produced route-cards, highlighted maps and gradient profiles are provided, taking you to the local places of interest. Information and advice is freely available from your hosts Carolynn and Peter, based their knowledge from years of living in the area.
ü Exceptional Hospitality – Le Moulin is small enough for each visitor to be regarded as a personal house guest. Superb cuisine is based on wholesome raw ingredients, carefully prepared on the premises (keeping in mind healthy eating) and attractively presented in agreeable surroundings. Evenings at le Moulin can have something of a party atmosphere with the great food, loads of wine and free flowing conversation. We unobtrusively ensure that nobody feels excluded.
ü No Hidden Extras – All Drinks on the House! Everything, but everything, is included in le Moulin’s reasonable tariff. Wine, beer, cider, soft drinks, coffee, tea, etc, are all included in the price. A well stocked drinks fridge is available 24hrs per day – help yourself, there is no extra charge. Wireless internet access is free. Even the post cards are free.
ü Wine-Tasting Bonus – At least twelve different wines from family vineyards in the Anjou and Loire Valley regions and the local Fiefs Vendéen as well as wines from the larger French wine producing areas. You will be pleasantly surprised by the high quality of le Moulin’s wines relative to how little you pay for the holiday – a lot of people really enjoy this bonus.
ü Heated Pool – 29°C for your comfort early and late in the season.
ü Very Nice Accommodation – Comfortable en-suite rooms each with its own distinctive character in a 16th century mill house.
ü Unpolluted and Tranquil – The region is sparsely populated with no major roads, railways or industries to create noise and pollution. Very often the only sounds at le Moulin are birdsong and the babbling of the stream.
ü Plenty of Other Things to Do – There are plenty of birds to watch, masses of wild flowers, abundant butterflies and wildlife to see. The region is steeped in history and there are numerous places of cultural and natural interest – many sites have been attractively developed to receive visitors. There are also some nice golf courses – well maintained, interesting to play, not crowded and surprisingly inexpensive. And Europe’s finest fishing complex is close by. The locals are friendly if you want to practice French, however rusty; they love to talk to strangers. Horse riding is also available with good natured, well mannered horses - great if your spouse is a horseperson and not a cyclist!
ü Masses of Information – Guestrooms each have a wittily written dossier packed with information about le Moulin and the region in general - places to go, things to do, amusing facts, local stories, history and myth, items about food and wine, puzzles to solve, jokes, pictures, bird watching data, etc.
ü Costs You Less – Comparing like with like, cycling holidays at le Moulin cost less than most others. Le Moulin is family affair (albeit with the highest professional standards) and therefore does not incur the considerable overheads associated with bigger enterprises. The savings are passed on to you by our attractive tariffs. Compare for yourself Moulin prices with other all-inclusive holidays in the same league.
ü Exceedingly Good Value – where else do YOU get so much for SO LITTLE?
Carolynn, Peter and the others at le Moulin are dedicated to making your holiday as enjoyable and memorable as possible. What is shown on the website is accurate, so you can be sure a Moulin holiday is for you - we want you to be satisfied!