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We are offering a special 7-night version of our Tour of the Alps in July 2022, with the additional night in Alpe d’Huez coinciding with the Tour de France arriving in town on Bastille Day – fireworks are guaranteed!
Seven days riding from the shores of Lake Annecy in the northern Alps over some of the most famous climbs in cycling including the Madeleine, Galibier, Alpe d’Huez, Izoard & Bonnette. We finish on the Cote d’Azur after a truly epic week of riding.
Relax in Lake Annecy: We start the week on the shores of Lake Annecy. Surrounded by mountains, this Lake is the place to gather your thoughts before a massive week of riding.
Climb the Galibier: Day Three starts with with one of the world's best climbs, the Col du Galibier from the Valloire side. Ride this beauty with fresh legs & enjoy the views at the summit.
Ride the Casse Deserte on the Izoard: From Alpe d'Huez we descend to Briancon and then climb the incredible Col d'Izoard. Near the summit is the unique landscape of the casse deserte, an unforgettable place to ride.
Stay in Alpe d'Huez for the Tour de France: We will be in Alpe d'Huez for the arrival of the 2022 Tour de France.
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Back to back long days with plenty of climbing. Suitable for good club riders.
Tour of the Alps Cycling Holiday
The most famous cycling terrain on the planet, the Alps is home to the biggest stages of the Tour de France every year and dozens of climbs are steeped in cycling history. Over this week we ride from Annecy to the Cote d’Azur, taking in classic climbs and some great local routes. Starting along the shores of Lake Annecy and finishing by the Mediterranean Sea, inbetween you’ll tackle the Madeleine, Galibier, Alpe d’Huez, Izoard and Bonnette along with several other climbs. This special version of our tour includes a “rest day” in Alpe d’Huez to watch the tour de France – it’s up to you if you want a day off the bike in Alpe d’Huez, or you fancy descending to Dutch Corner to join the party.
Fly into Geneva and out of Nice. Our team will meet you in arrivals in Geneva and all transfers include bike boxes. We drive bike boxes down to Nice and drop off all day on Sunday for your return flight.
Optional late transfer for flights leaving after 16:30 (transfer arrives at 14:30)
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