THIS TRIP IS FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO TAKE IN THE SPECTACLE THAT IS THE TOUR DE FRANCE WHILST ENJOYING LUXURY ACCOMMODATION AND TAKING THE OPPORTUNITY TO RIDE SOME ICONIC TOUR DE FRANCE ROUTES
17-24 July 2016, half board 7 nights £850*
With full minibus support and guide, we will visit this year's Tour de France stage 19 Albertville to Saint-Gervais. This is the first of the two key Alpine stages at the final days of the Tour. We will ride some or all of the route and watch the riders go past as they battle for supremacy.
Fully guided riding experience
Full minibus support (mechanical assistance, snacks, energy drinks)
Full breakfasts, packed lunches & hearty evening meals on 6 days (one chef night off).
* Prices are based on 2 people sharing. We do offer single occupancy prices, please ask our booking team.
Excludes bike hire (if required) flights, transfers & insurance (the latter is compulsory). We can offer transfers separately, please speak with our booking team.
Day 1 - Sunday 17 July
Arrive Sainte Foy Tarentaise - Bike setup & optional ride to Tignes to loosen the legs. Evening talk & view on screen the day's TDF stage & highlights
Monday through to Thursday 18-21 July
On each day we will cycle one of our local cols or routes, or choose some of the routes from Tour stage 19 (Col des Saisies, Col de la Forclaz, Annecy area etc).
Day 5 - Friday 22 July
The big day to watch the Tour. This will be an early start. We will cycle the amazing and beautiful Cormet de Roselend from Bourg St Maurice and then head down the other side to watch the tour go past on one of the climbs of stage 19.
Day 4 - Saturday 23 July
Today offers the opportunity to do some local riding of famous routes not yet achieved earlier in the week & watch the penultimate day of the tour. Time to packup bikes and enjoy the last of the mountains.
Day 5 - Sunday 24 July
* All Itineraries are potentially subject to change due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.