Tour de France 2020

Riding the Alps & Tour de France Race viewings

We invite you to experience the world’s largest cycling race in the Alps. A delicious mix of mythical climbs: Alpe d’Huez, Col du Galibier, Grand Colombier, Lacets de Montvernier and race viewings: Grand Colombier stage 15, Vercors stage 16, Grenoble stage 17.
This cycling tour in the Alps s the opportunity to live the Tour de France experience, to challenge yourself and then to relax in 4* hotels carefully chosen

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ride Grand Colombier
  • Race viewing Grand Colombier Stage 15
  • Ride Mythic Col du Galibier
  • Race viewing Stage Vercors Stage 16
  • Race viewing Grenoble Départ Stage 17
  • Ride Mythic Alpe d’Huez
  • Ride Lacets de Montvernier
I BOOK NOW I WANT TO GO CUSTOM / PRIVATE

Veymont retains the right to change the itinerary if necessary as stipulated in our GTC.

DAY 1 - Arrival in the French Alps

Friday, July 10

We welcome you at Geneva airport at 2 pm and drive you at your hotel in the charming city of Annecy in the heart of the Alps where we’ll stay for three nights.
After a bike fitting and a tour orientation, we explore Annecy historical center or go for a short ride by the Annecy Lake.

 

Night in Annecy

Meal included: Dinner

DAY 2 - Ride the Grand Colombier

Saturday, July 11

Today we ride from Aix les Bains and the shores of Lac du Bourget before climbing the HC Grand Colombier and its 18 km at an average slope of 7%, with great views over the Alps and the Rhone Valley. The finish of stage 15 will take place at the top of the Grand Colombier tomorrow.

 

Route 1: 60 km / 1900 m D+

Route 2: 95 km / 2400 m D+

Night in Annecy

Meals included:  Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

DAY 3 - Tour de France Stage 15 Finish in the Grand Colombier

Sunday, July 12

From Annecy we head towards the Grand Colombier to attend the final of stage 15 Lyon – Grand Colombier. The ascent of the day before will make you appreciate the sporting achievement. Ideally located, enjoy this beautiful celebration that is the Tour de France.

 

 

Route: 65 km / 1600 m D+

Night in Annecy

Meals included:  Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

 

DAY 4 - lACETS DE Montvernier & Col du Galibier

Monday, July 13

The Tour de France is off today but a day of legend is coming up ! We leave Annecy for the Alpe d’Huez. On the road we have prepared a ride for you that you will not forget! After cycling the famous Lacets de Montvernier, we head towards the Col du Galibier. It is by its most mythical side that you climb the 35 kms of 5.5% of average slope. Enjoy the magnificent landscapes during the descent to the Col du Lautaret.

 

 

Route : 75 km / 2700 m D+

Night in Alpe d’Huez

Meals included:  Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

 

DAY 5 - Tour de France STAGE 16 Finish in the Vercors

Tuesday, July 14

From Vizille, cradle of the French Revolution, we drive towards the Vercors massif. You will attend the final of stage 16 between La Tour du Pin and Villard de Lans.
Little known, the ascent by Saint Nizier de Moucherotte may well surprise you.
It is a great emotion for Veymont Travel to be able to offer this stage. Indeed, it is the highest peak of the Vercors: The Grand Veymont that inspired us to name the agency. To learn more, take a look at our story!

 

Route 1: 50 km / 1200 m D+

Route 2: 100 km / 1330 m D+

Night in Alpe d’Huez

Meals included:  Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

DAY 6 - Tour de France stage 17 Departure in Grenoble & Alpe d'Huez

Wednesday, July 15

You will be present at the start of stage 17 in Grenoble, the capital of the Alps.
The opportunity to see the backstage of the Tour and your favorite riders.
After the start of the race, it’s up to you to write your legend, the Col d’Ornon and the mythic ascent of Alpe d’Huez and its 21 bends awaits you.

 

Route 1: 60 km / 2050 m D+

Route 2: 95 km / 2500 m D+

Night in Alpe d’Huez

Meals included:  Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

DAY 7 - Departure

Thursday, July 16

It is unfortunately already time to say goodbye. We will take you back to Grenoble TGV Train Station at 11 am to end this Tour de France 2020 – Alps trip unless you want to experience another bike trip with Veymont

Meal included: Breakfast

Tour de France 2020 – Alps

Veymont retains the right to change the hotels if necessary as stipulated in our GTC.

Annecy – 4 nights

Hotel Les Tresoms – 4*

A charming 4-star hotel-restaurant in Annecy set between lake and mountains. Les Trésoms hotel-restaurant overlooks the Bay of Annecy and invites you to discover the benefits of its spa and the delights of its gourmet dining. 

Alpe d’Huez – 3 nights

Les Grandes Rousses – 4*

Les Grandes Rousses Hotel is a popular destination for people passing through the area in summer – a luxury 4-star establishment offering relaxation, wellness and fine dining for cyclists.
 

BIKES

Included

Carbon road bike – Shimano 105 Compact

Trek Emonda SL5 or Specialized Tarmac Sport

Size: 47 – 50 – 52 – 54 – 56 – 58 – 60 – 62

Crank : 50-34

Cassette: 11-28

Supplement + 90 €

Road E-bike

Pinarello Nytro or equivalent

Size: 46,5 – 50 -53 – 55 – 58

Supplement + 160€

Carbon road bike – Ultegra DI2 Compact

Pinarello Prince or Domane SL7 or equivalent

Size: 46,5 – 50 -51,5 -53 – 54 – 56 – 57,5 – 59,5- 62

Crank: 50-34

Cassette: 11-32

Supplement + 660 €

Carbon road bike – Dura Ace DI2 Disk Compact

Pinarello F12 

Size: 51,5 – 53 – 54 – 55 – 56 – 57,5

Crank: 50-34

Cassette: 11-32

GEARS

For a more comfortable travel experience, you can choose to bring your own pedals, saddle and helmet with you on the trip. Your guides will install your equipment on the first day when you adjust your bike.

Included with a road bike rental

  • Pedals to choose from the following: SPD-SL / SPD-M / Look Keo / Flat pedals with cages / Flat pedals
  • 1 Pump
  • 1 Computer
  • 2 water bottles
  • 1 saddle bag: 2 spare tubes + 1 multitool + 2 tire-levers
  • 1 helmet:  Size S – M – L – XL

 

Included with a hybrid bike rental

  • Pedals to choose from the following: SPD-SL / SPD-M / Look Keo / Flat pedals with cages / Flat pedals
  • 1 Pump
  • 1 Computer
  • 2 water bottles
  • 1 saddle bag: 2 spare tubes + 1 multitool + 2 tire-levers
  • 1 helmet:  Size S – M – L – XL
  • 1 handlebar bag with a map holder
  • 2 rear panniers

Dates

Price / Person*

Double Occupancy

Single Occupancy supplement

 

July 10 – 16, 2020

 

 

 

   from 3490€* 

 

 

 

+ 645 €

 

*Price may vary according to the season, the hotel availability and supplement(s) chosen.

Departures are guaranteed from 4 participants. In case there are less than 4 participants a supplement will be requested to guarantee the departure of the tour.

If you are a group of more than 7 people or you would like to privatize or customize the tour, please contact us to adjust our offer to your needs.

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