Grade

Challenging

When

August 16-23

Accommodation

Charming Hotels

Price

€1895

Bike hire

€ 185 Standard Carbon

Bike hire

€ 277 Premium Carbon

Full Board

included

Where

Switzerland-France-Italy

1,895

Geneva to San Remo Road bike 2019

Geneva to San Remo Road Bike 16 -23 August 2019.
Private group trips are possible and can be customized with a minimum of 6 persons.

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Guided cycling Tour Geneva to San Remo 2019 on road bike

The Geneva to San Remo tour is definitely one of the toughest cycling trips you can cycle. The French Alps and Italian Alps mountain ranges on the border between France and Italy are well known among all cycling fanatics. It’s a fantastic cycling trip from the beautiful city of Geneva (on the shores of Lake Geneva). This challenging trip leads you over all the famous cols of the Tour de France.

This Geneva to San Remo road bike trip includes many highlights including the climbs to Col de la Colombiére, Col des Aravis (1486m), Col des Saisies (1650m), Cormet de Roselend (1968m) and much more legendary climbs . You will cycle over quite country side roads through typical French and Italian villages. The rides are spectacular with breath taking passes and majestic mountain scenery. The cycling trip Geneva to San Remo is especially designed for you (The passionate road cyclist). This Geneva to San Remo road cycling trip is open for cyclists with a high fitness level.

Jump on your bike and cycle all those famous cols of the Tour de France!

  • Stunning views of the Mont Blanc.
  • Col de la Colombiére, the pass was first included in the Tour de France in 1960
  • The tour crossed the Colombiére over 20 times.
  • The summit top is situated at 1613m. Col des Aravis (1486m) Col des Saisies (1650m) before you tackle the wonderful Cormet de Roselend (1968m).
  • Overnight in resort villages like Val d’Isére, Sestriére, La Cluszaz and San Remo!
  • Col delle Finestre (2176m). The climb is long and very challenging 1700m+ over 19km. The last 9 km are over country road up to the summit.
  • Giant – Col de l’Izoard (2363m)
  • 3 very special passes in the heart of Italian Piedmont: Colle di Sampeyre (2284m), Colle Fauniera (2511m) and Col de la Lombarde (2350m).
  • The city of San Remo
Trip Overview
Day 1
Check in
Check in at your hotel at 14.00 in the vicinity of Geneva. For those who want to have an airport/railway station pick up please contact us. The tour leader will explain the coming activities and itinerary for this beautiful Geneva to San Remo cycling trip !
Day 2
145 km - Climbing 3800m
No time for a slow warm-up, You go straight up to the difficult Mont Saléve (1307m) for a 10km climb with 8,5% average. Nice point of view on the Mont Blanc then go up the Col de la Colombiére (1613m)
Day 3
120 km - climbing 3800m

Easy start @ Col des Aravis (1486m) with 6% average, the rest of the day is crescendo for beauty and difficulty. Direction Col des Saisies (1650m) then up to the wonderful Cormet de Roselend (1968m) and his lake.

Day 4
135 km - climbing 4100m

Today is another hard day in the saddle! You going up to the Col de l'Iseran (2764m) second highest French pass, followed by the ascent to Mont Cenis (2083m) and last stop before Italy. On the last pass of the day and probably the most beautifull of your life: Col delle Finestre (2176m), long and very challenging 1700m+ in 19km. Last 9 km are on countryroad up to the summit are a great sensations that Giro d'Italia as already experienced a couple of time.

Day 5
125 km - climbing 3200m

Soon back in France with the Col de Montgenèvre (1830m), making your way towards the Queyras region with the Col de l'Izoard (2363m) where Tour de France has already have been more than 33 times. Last ascent to the Col Agnel (2744m) between Marmot and mountain-tops over 4000m.

Day 6
115km - climbing 4700m

Another beautiful day in the Italian Alps!. In front of your hotel you get on your bike again. There are 3 mountain summits to conquer. 3 very special passes in the heart of Italian Piedmont: Colle di Sampeyre (2284m), Colle Fauniera (2511m) and Col de la Lombarde (2350m). The ride down is with several sharp hairpin bends be careful!

Day 7
175 km -climbing 3600m

It's already the last stage and you will freewheel down a 30km descent to start the day, then direction Col Saint Martin (1510m) and Col de Turini (1607m). End of the day in Italy on two beautiful passes from you will keep the surprise before to literally diving into San Remo.

Day 8
Departure day
Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or a pleasant stay in Italy/France. Transfer will be made by the tour guide to Nice airport.
Airport
  • The Airport of Geneva is a very important International Airport and its only 45 minutes by car from Annecy in France.
  • Côte d`Azur main airport is Nice International Airport. There are many flights to/ from Europe.
  • Toulon-Hyeres Airport has several flights with Air-France to/from Paris Orly International Airport and all the airports have a lot regular flights to/from Europe destinations.
Train
  • There are regular fares between Geneva and Annecy Railway station.
  • Nice Airport to Nice city center/Railway station is easily accessible with the airport express buses. They run every 30 minutes to/from Nice main railway station (Gare Nice Ville)



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August 2019 other dates or customized tours on request
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  • The balance payment is due 60 days before the start of the tour.
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  • 7 nights in charming hotels based on double room
  • All breakfasts (x7), all lunches (x6) made with fresh and local food
  • All restaurant dinners (x7)
  • Welcome Kit
  • Airport transfers Geneva airport D1 (afternoon
  • Nice airport D8 (morning). (to be confirmed with your flights)
  • Support from our team van including luggage transfer
  • Photo report of the tour
  • GPS files and terrain altimetric profile for every stage
  • Food supplies and assistance on each stage
  • Carbon road bike rental STANDARD + €185
  • Carbon road bike rental PREMIUM  Disc+ €  277
  • Airfares
  • Storage Bike Box € 50
  • Single Supplement € 380
  • GPS Rental

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