Grade

Challenging

When

June - September

Accommodation

2* and 3* Bike friendly Hotels

Price 8 persons

€ 1295 per person

Price 6 person

€ 1495

Price 4 persons

€ 1695

Bike hire

€ 225 carbon road bike

From: 1,295

Description

Route des Grand Alps 2019

Experience a amazing guided cycling tour Route des Grand Alps 2019. This Guided cycling tour is from 4 persons or more and takes place in the summer from June until September (for exact dates check cost & book)

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Guided cycling Tour Route des Grand Alps 2019 on road bike

The route des Grandes Alps is definitely one of the toughest cycling tours we offer in France. This classic route takes in many famous Tour de France cols including the Alpe d’Huez, Col du Galibier, Col du Mont Cenis and Iseran. Ride them all in a spectacular 8-day tour over the Alpine backbone that’s forged a century of cycling exploits. Cycle the Alps is conquer the famous Alpe d’Huez and the Galibier another Tour de France classic Alp. Experience the best of the French Alps and cycle from Bourg d’ Oisans all te way down to Annecy. You will have the chance to discover the French roads cycling through the most scenery landscapes and to tackle some of France’s most famous cols:

So don’t wait, hop on your bike and explore this must do Route des Grand Alpes trip!

  • Tackle all the Mythical Cols of the Tour de France
  • All mountain summits are top class climbs: Hors Category…..and all are tough monsters and legends of the Tour de France History
  • Charming cycling friendly hotels during your Cycling Trip
  • Annecy: the Capital of the Alps” and also the finishing point for your Routes des Grand Alps
  • The amazing Col du Galibier before plunging down to the Lautaret.
  • Col de l’Echelle via Susa, starting point of the Col du Mont Cenisand its 27 km of ascent
  • Alpe d’ Huez and the Sarenne pass.
  • The beauty and diversity of the landscapes along the way
  • A patient & professional cycling guide with a support  van!
Day 1
Check in
Airport transfers on request. Check in around 14.00h at your hotel. Here you’ll meet your guide in Bourg d’Oisans The guide will explain the coming activities and itinerary for this adventurous cycling trip. before picking up your bikes and making adjustments. You can then do some shopping if necessary and enjoy Bourg d'Oisans village. Night in Bourg D'Oisans - Hotel des Alpes ** or similar
Day 2
Bourg d’Oisans warm up round 90 km climbing 1700m
You’ll start your day with a warm-up ride on hilly roads with small climbs. After a nice picnic by the lake of Vallbonnais you’ll go back to Bourg d’Oisans. Night in Bourg d'Oisans - Hotel des Alpes ** or Similar
Day 3
Alpe d’Huez 61 km climbing 1925m
You’ll choose this bike ride with your guide, according to your expectations. One of the possible objectives will be to climb the famous Alpe d'Huez and the Sarenne pass. You’ll return to Bourg d'Oisans in the middle of the afternoon. Night in Bourg d'Oisans Hotel des Alpes ** or similar
Day 4
Bourg d’Oisans to Briançon 90 km climbing 2960m
Today’s destination is Briançon, you’ll take the direction of la Grave and then the Lautaret pass. Arrived at its summit you’ll climb the Col du Galibier before riding to Briançon.Night in Briancon Hotel Suite Home *** or similar
Day 5
Briançon to Lanslebourg 110 km climbing 3200m
You’ll cycle through a nice valley before crossing Italy border by the Col de l’Echelle via Susa, starting point of the Col du Mont Cenis and its 27 km of ascent. After reaching the pass you’ll have a refreshing snack before a careful descent to Lanslebourg. Night in Lanslebourg La Clé de Champs *** or similar
Day 6
Lanslebourg to La Rosière 95 km climbing 3050m
The day will start with a small pass of 4km to reach the splendid village of Bonnevalle-sur-Arc. Ascension of the Iseran pass before carefully going down on Val d'Isère. You’ll end up your day in the beautiful resort of La Rosière. Night inLa Rosière L 'Accroche Coeur *** or Similar
Day 7
La Rosière -Cormet de Roseland -Annecy 100km climbing 2262m
Today you will climb the famous Col du Cormet de Roseland. After a small stop at Roseland lake, you will have the opportunity to buy some cheese at Beaufort village before reaching Annecy. Your guide will prepare you a nice arrival on the lake. Night in Annecy – Best Western Hotel International*** or similar
Day 8
Departure
Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or else a pleasant stay in France. Airport transfers on request.

Airport

  • The tour begins in Bourg d’Oisans & ends in Annecy, in the heart of the French Alps.
    These 2 cities are near by two international airports: Geneva Airport & Lyon Airport. From these airports we can organise
    your transfer or you can take a taxi or a bus. Bourg d’Oisans is 50km away from Grenoble train station.
  • Other airports are the airport of Lyon (Saint Exupéry) and Grenoble.
  • Grenoble has a small airport with only low cost carriers flying to” The capital of the Alps”.
  • The Airport of Geneva is a very important International Airport and its only 1 hour and 45 minutes by car to Grenoble.



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Booking Information

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  • All prices are per person in double room
  • For bookings & inquiries info@cycleclassictours.com
Prices
  • Group of 8 persons €1295 per person
  • Group of 6 persons € 1495 per person
  • Group of 4 persons € 1695 per person

Extra Information

Exact dates for 2019
  • June 15- June 22
  • June 29- July 6
  • July 13- July 20
  • July 27- August 3
  • August 3- August 10
  • August 17- August 24
  • September 7- September 14
Other dates on request
  • Fill out and submit the online booking request or send an email to info@cycleclassictours.com
  • Once we receive your request we contact the local tour operator if the tour is available.
  • When the tour operator confirms to us. We confirm to you and charge you’re a deposit fee of € 550 per person plus a € 15 booking fee.
  • We tend and try to send all over within 48 hours.
  • You will receive an invoice, the tour program and the terms and conditions of the tour operator.
  • Please do not make travel plans until you receive our confirmation.
  • Your confirmation invoice contains a statement reflecting of your deposit payment and the balance due.
  • The balance payment is due 60 days before the start of the tour.
  • Please be advised that we make every effort to ensure that all the information given on this site is accurate. All statements and information has been researched and supplied by third parties.
  • The information given is accurate and reliable, to the best of our knowledge. Should errors be found, we will rectify them as quickly as possible. However, we accept no responsibility for errors or inaccuracies.
  • A cycling guide and a support vehicle
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Water and snacks
  • Luggage transfers
  • All tax and service charges
  • Assistance if necessary
  • Personal expenses
  • Diners
  • Single supplement € 275
  • Travel insurance
  • Sport insurance
  • Transfers to/from Geneva airport € 125 per person
  • Carbon racing bike € 225 (6 days) - The bikes are BMC Teammachine SPECIALIZED Tarmac or SCOTT Solace road Bike.

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