Grade

Challenging

When

July 3 - 6

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L’Etape du Tour 2020

Guided cycling Trip L’Etape du Tour 2020

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Guided cycling Trip L’Etape du Tour 2020 on road bike

The 2020 Etape du Tour will take place on Sunday July 5. In the beatiful setting of the Cote d’Azur and surrounding mountains with a start and finish in Nice. The Tour de France stage that has been chosen to be the 2020 Etape du Tour is stage 2. The stage will see the riders of the 2020 Tour de France battle it out on a loop around Nice on Sunday 28 June.

Cycling the Côte d`Azur (or French Riviera) is one of the greatest attractions in the world. Behold the glitter and glamour, sunshiny golden beaches, beautiful mountain ranges and gastronomic French specialities. Combine the best of the Côte d`Azur with physical action and the beauties of this very popular region.

Don’t miss out on taking part in the 30th edition of theis amazing event! The Étape du Tour is your opportunity to ride stage 2 of the 2020 Tour de France under similar race-day conditions as the Tour itself.That means you get closed roads, Mavic on-road mechanical support and feed zones like on the Tour de France.

There will be additional food and assistance points on the route which give you better access than at the normal feed stops. Many riders actually use just the offered feed stops and avoid the official ones.

At the finish, you will be able to enjoy food and drinks, there will also be a special International welcome area where you can park your bike. Depending on where you are staying, you can either descend straight back to your hotel or take the transport back.

Don’t miss this Etape du Tour experience!

  • Immerse the unique ambience of the 30th edition of Etape du Tour 2020
  • Follow the footsteps of all the greatest riders in the Tour de France….challenge yourself
  • Riding one of the stages of the Tour de France 2020: the most important road cycling race on earth is a wonderful experience!
  • The start village Nice is the ideal place to stay for the 2020 Etape du Tour
  • Saturday – The event EXPO and registration in Nice
  • Mechanical support
  • Airport meet and greet and return airport transfers

Bike rental bookings : please check our online bookings page :
L ‘ETAPE 2020 Bike rentals

Day 1
Friday July 3 Check in
Arrival Day - Friday 3 July, 2020 - Main Arrival Day There are many direct and indirect flight options from many countries into Nice Cote d'Azur airport. We can arrange coach transfers at various times throughout the day from the airport. Please note, flights are going to be in high demand on this date, so we advise you to book early to guarantee a flight seat and a good price. There is a welcome desk all day where you get the transport to your hotel. All vehicles are equipped with trailers to transport your bike and luggage. The  last transfer from the airport departs at 22:00, so please make sure your flights land far enough in advance of this time for you to go through passport control and collect your bags. There are a wide selection of hotels available on bed and breakfast basis. Please note that if you arrive late today then you'll need to consider arrangements for an evening meal.
Day 2
Saturday July 4
  • After breakfast, please make your way to the EXPO and registration area in Nice where you will be able to register for the Etape du Tour. There is an expo stand in the Etape du Tour village and the staff are on hand to assist you were required.
  • We offer guaranteed entry into the Etape du Tour
  • DON'T FORGET, AT ETAPE REGISTRATION, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PRESENT A DOCTOR'S NOTE STATING THERE ARE NO KNOWN MEDICAL REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NOT COMPETE. PLEASE VISIT OUR MEDICAL CERTIFICATION PAGE HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION. THIS IS LEGAL REQUIREMENT AND FAILURE TO COMPLY WILL MEAN YOU NOT PARTICIPATING IN THE ETAPE.
Day 3
Sunday July 4
Start around 07:00/08:00 for the Etape, early breakfasts at all hotels so you can get to the start early to ensure everyone is lined up in the right pens for the start. The organisers allocate pens according to likely finish time and historic Etape performance, therefore faster riders start nearer the front and the slower riders at the back. Do note, we have no influence over your starting pen. The Etape du Tour is a closed road sportive. There will be water stops en-route and mechanical assistance provided by MAVIC. Along the route, there are certain times that you must have passed certain spots.
Day 4
Monday July 5
After breakfast transfers back to the airport. If you are making your own way home, you will need to leave the hotel mid morning. The earliest airport transfer is at 05.00 for flights departing after 08:00. Please note that if you book a flight earlier than 08.00 no airport transfer can be provide.
Medical
Medical
PLEASE NOTE, AT ETAPE REGISTRATION, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PRESENT A DOCTOR'S NOTE STATING THERE ARE NO KNOWN MEDICAL REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NOT COMPETE. PLEASE VISIT OUR MEDICAL CERTIFICATION PAGE HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION. THIS IS LEGAL REQUIREMENT AND FAILURE TO COMPLY WILL MEAN YOU NOT PARTICIPATING IN THE ETAPE.

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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Booking Information

  • You need to pay in Pound Sterling
  • Bookings can only be submit online through the book now page you will be redirected to the bookings website of the touroperator.
  • All prices are based on double rooms

Extra Information

  • Please do not make travel plans until you receive your confirmation from the touroperator.
  • 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.
  • 3 nights at your chosen hotel (extra nights available on request)
  • 3 breakfasts including an early breakfast on Etape du Tour day
  • Airport transfers for you, luggage and your bike from Nice airport throughout the day so no hanging around at the airport
  • Guided warm up ride on Saturday
  • Bike storage at your chosen hotel either in your room or in the hotel bike store
  • All hotel taxes
  • Guided warm up ride on Saturday
  • Transfer to the start on Sunday morning - Transfer back to your hotel after finish
  • Staff Services
  • Payments are financially protected by ABTA
Top clas staff services on the Etape includes :
  • An Etape du Tour race briefing
  • Assistance at the event expo
  • Mechanical support from our professional mechanics
  • Daily hotel visits from the team of bike guides
  • Two additional feed station on the route
  • A welcome area at the finish with food and drink
  • Airport meet and greet and return airport transfers
  • Your journey to France.
  • Any meals and drinks not noted above
  • Any extras at your accommodation
  • Etape Entry fee € 115
  • Bike Rental € 195
  • Travel Insurance - highly recommended

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