Grade

Moderate

When

May 18- May 24

Accommodation

3* Hotels

Price 3* Hotel

€ 1995

Bike hire

€ 195 Carbon bike

1,995

Cannes Film Festival 2019 road cycling Trip

Guided cycling Trip Cannes Film Festival 2019. From May 18 until May 24 2019
Private groups only from 6 persons or more.

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Guided cycling Trip Cannes Film Festival 2019 on road bike

Cycle France and combine the best of the Côte d`Azur with physical action and the beauties of this very popular region during the famous Cannes Film festival. Bike through the Côte d`Azur and visit Monaco where expensive cars, flashy yachts and exclusive shops are the norm. You’ll visit cosmopolitan cities like Nice, Cannes or Antibes and find inland your rest in cycling paradises where tiny villages are linked by deserted French countryside roads surrounded by beautiful mountains.

Cycle the Alps in the Côte d`Azur and test yourself on the famous Col de la Madone, explore the medieval villages overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Let your eyes be opened on this fantastic Gorges du Verdon Cycle Classic day. Last but not least, you’ll visit the world famous red carpet in Cannes. This prestigious film festival is considered as the most important filmfestival in the world. Enjoy fitness with the qualities of life in “La Douce France”. Immerse your cycling holiday in Europe and jump on your road bike !

The Côte d`Azur is one of the greatest attractions in the world especially during the Cannes Film Festival!

  • Immerse the world famous Cannes Film festival on your bike
  • Discover how it feels to walk the famous 24 steps of the Cannes Film festival red carpet and chill on boulevard La Croisette
  • Cycle up to Col de Madone world famous due to Lance Amstrong his trainingsrides
  • Crystal clear blue water and sun-soaked beaches on your way
  • Cycle the Côte d`Azur, breath taking cycle tracks along the Mediterranean Sea
  • Cycle through South France means, exclusive and sophisticated towns like Nice, Antibes, Cannes and the Principality of Monaco
  • Spectacular Grand Canyon Tour “Gorges du Verdon”
  • Cycle South France and do 4 Days of Challenging cycling stages with unbelievable panoramic views
Trip Overview
Day 1
Check in
Check in at your hotel in the vicinity of Nice. For those who want to have an airport/railway station pick up please contact us. A welcome drink awaits you and evening dinner will be provided. The tour leader will explain the coming activities and itinerary for this Cycle the Côte d'Azur program during the Cannes Film festival.
Day 2
Nice to Vence
Cycle the Côte d’Azur on your first day in “La Douce France”. You will start from the historic village of Vence. This twelve century perched village has the perfect starting point for a fantastic ride in the backyards of the Mediterranean Sea. The circuit of today is roughly 90 km (56 miles) with the climb of Col de Vence at the end. The climb is relatively steep but not especially hard. The day starts with a short climb then a decent to Gorges du Loup from here you head to the typical perched village of Coursegoules. Virtually it’s a 40 km downhill ride back to Vence before you tackle Col du Vence. Evening at leisure
Day 3
Nice - Cannes
In the moring and early aftrenoon there will be a ride from Nice to Cannes and back to your hotel around in the vicinity of Nice. Later today you will leave back to Cannes for the Cannes Filmfestival ! After all, it’s not every day you get the chance to tread the red carpet and see the world’s most famous actors and actresses. You can spot the celebrities everywhere in Cannes during the festival, at the shops along Boulevard de la Croisette or Rue d’Antibe. You might even see them on the beautiful white sandy beaches or in local hip restaurants, bars and clubs in the evening. Be sure to pack your camera! This evening famous actors and directors climb the stairways at the Palais des Festivals while paparazzi flash their cameras. You can join the hottest film stars. Spend the evening free in vibrant Cannes.
Day 4
Nice - Monaco - Menton - Col de la Madone
Get up bright and shiny and prepare yourself for a long and remarkable day. At your hotel you directly jump on our bikes for a Cycle Tour on the famous Promenade des Anglais in Nice. The cycle path on the banks of the Mediterranean Sea is a perfect place to discover Nice and its surroundings; this is cycling the Côte d'Azur on his best. After Nice you continue your way along the beautiful coastline of the French Riviera. You cross villages like Villefranche-Sur-Mer and Beaulieu-sur-Mer before reaching the Principality of Monaco. Relax and watch the enormous yachts in Monaco’s main port before heading to Menton. From this popular village you take the route up to Lance Armstongs Col de Madone! From here you continue back to your hotel. Evening at leisure.
Day 5
Cannes -La Napoule -Saint-Raphaël - Cannes
Today you will ride a top class France Cycle Tour, after breakfast you go to La Napoule. This tiny village is situated on the footsteps of Massif de L’ésterel and the Corniche d`Or (gold coast). You get on our bikes and peddle all the way up through the Massif de l`Esterel to the beautiful resort town Saint-Raphaël where Napoleon landed in 1799. From this touristy town you navigate your way back on the N98 with the Mediterranean Sea constantly on your right hand side. You will pass coastal villages like Boulouris and Agay before you reach the pretty resort of Théoule-Sur-Mer (one of our favourite spots). From there you descend gently back to La Napoule. A beautiful day…. breath-taking views stunning landscapes and hopefully full of sunshine. Discover Nice during the evening you will go to the old medieval town of Nice and explore this beautiful ancient city. Grab a beer on the famous boulevard Promenade des Anglais. Evening at leisure.
Day 6
Gorge du Verdon Ride
Cycle The Alps, your alarm clock rings early! Today you will leave for Trigance. This tiny medieval village is the perfect starting point for visiting the Canyons of du Verdon and lies right in the middle of the beautiful Gorges du Verdon region. The Gorge du Verdon is one of the biggest and most beautiful Gorges in Europe and therefore a very popular tourist attraction. Today’s Cycle Tour is Cycling France on his best. You will see stunning views and gigantic cliffs of limestone rock cut by the unbelievable turquoise green river Verdon. It will be a day you never forget. There is an excellent road circuit with many hairpins and narrow steep mountain roads. First you take the route up to Moustiers-Sainte-Marie passing plenty of viewpoints and particularly Balcony de la Mescla (look down some 250 meters to the base of the Gorge). From Moustiers-Sainte-Marie you will continue our way along the Route des Crêtes on the north side where you will see some points overlooking an 800m drop down of the Gorges du Verdon, before you’ll reach our former starting point Trigance. The entire circuit loop will be approximately 95 km (59 miles). After this spectacular day you deserve a good glass of wine and a good chat with your new cycle friends.
Day 7
Departure day
Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or else a pleasant stay in France.
Airport
  • Côte d`Azur main airport is Nice International Airport.There are many flights to/ from big airports in Europe.
  • Toulon-Hyeres Airport has several flights with Air-France to/from Paris Orly International Airport and flights leaving to/from London, Brussels, Oslo and several other destinations.
Trains
  • Nice Airport to Nice city centre/Railway station is easily accessible with the airport express buses. They run every 30 minutes to/from Nice main railway station (Gare Nice Ville)
  • From Paris the train ride takes approximately six hours to Nice, Lyon four and an half hour and Marseille to/from Nice the fare takes roughly two and an half hour.



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  • 6 nights lodging in 3* hotels in the vicinity of Nice-Cannes
  • Daily breakfast
  • 1 dinner
  • Welcome drink on arrival day
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Sport drinks/water/snacks/fruit during cycling days
  • Group maximum 14 persons
  • Support van during whole tour
  • Lunches
  • Airport Pick up - drop off
  • Single supplement € 295
  • Carbon bike € 195
  • Insurance
  • Airfares

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