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Classic Climbs of the Tour

France

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Classic Climbs of the Tour


Ride the famous dramatic climbs of the the Tour de France, on our 10-day adventure through the French Alps and Pyrenees.…

Ride the famous dramatic climbs of the the Tour de France, on our 10-day adventure through the French Alps and Pyrenees. Greet each day with new challenges riding cols including Aubisque, Galibier, and the mythic Ventoux. Feel like a legend as you revel in the scenery from the seat of a Trek bike. Test yourself against the gruelling ascent of Alpe d'Huez. This Classic Climbs trip offers scenic beauty, spectacular riding and the trip of a lifetime in classic Trek Travel style.…

2014 Dates

Aug /

2015 Dates

Jul / Aug /
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From

$4999

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Group Discounts [?]

Rider Type [?]

04

Avid

Hotel Style [?]

Explorer

 

Start | End

Lourdes, France | Grenoble, France

Duration

9 days | 8 nights

Collections

Avid & Cross Country

Beyond Biking

Shopping, Ride Pro Race Course



DAY 1

Lourdes

Stay at Hôtel Gallia & Londres

Discover the classic climbs of the Pyrenees including Col d' Aubisque and Col du Soulor | Indulge in seasonal cuisine and savor regional wines | Imagine yourself in the Tour

DAY 2

The Pyrenees

Stay at Mercure Saint Lary Sensoria

Ascend over the legendary cols of Tourmalet, Aspin, and Pla d' Adet | Savor epic vistas as you enjoy cycling on French routes without the crowds of the Tour | Ride them all, or only a few

DAYs 3 & 4

Provence

Stay at Château de Mazan

Cycle through Provence | Challenge yourself to pedal to the summit of the epic moonscape of Ventoux | Enjoy the Provençal way of life as you rest up for the second set of famous cols in the Alps

DAYs 5 & 6

La Grave

Stay at Auberge Edelweiss

Imagine Phil and Paul announcing your name as you ride over the names of your favorite riders painted on the road | Pedal up Col du Télégraphe and Col du Galibier | Take a rest day and enjoy lunch over the Italian border

DAYs 7 - 9

Alpe d'Huez

Stay at Chamois d'or

Climb the historic Alpe d'Huez | Climb Col du Glandon | Secure your bragging rights for conquering the Classic Climbs of France

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Dates & Pricing

2014


Jul
28th / 9 days / 8 nights
$4999 / Person, $750 / Single OCC.
Sold Out
Aug
9th / 9 days / 8 nights
$4999 / Person, $750 / Single OCC.
Limited Availability

2015


Jul
29th / 9 days / 8 nights
$4999 / Person, $750 / Single OCC. / 2014 pricing until 8/1/14
Aug
8th / 9 days / 8 nights
$4999 / Person, $750 / Single OCC. / 2014 pricing until 8/1/14

Hôtel Gallia & Londres on our Classic Climbs of the Tour bike trip

Hôtel Gallia & Londres

Lourdes, France

This 4 star, 17th century-style hotel is located right in the historic heart of Lourdes. Spectacular riding into the Pyrenees and the sights and sounds of this unique city lie right outside your door.
Mercure hotel on our Classic Climbs of the Tour bike trip

Mercure Saint Lary Sensoria

Saint Lary Soulan, France

In the heart of the Pyrenees lies the hotel Mercure Saint Lary Sensoria, offering an exceptional location with excellent access to many of the legendary mountain passes. The hotel has kept its roots and soul in these mountains and has a history of impeccable service.
Château de Mazan hotel on our Classic Climbs of the Tour bike trip

Château de Mazan

Mazan, Francef

A welcoming property with an intimate feel, Le Château de Mazan was built around 1720, and was at one point home to the notorious Marquis de Sade. But have no fear for today it is a much more hospitable place - a warm and welcoming hotel with beautiful rooms and a refreshing swimming pool within riding distance of Mt. Ventoux.

Auberge Edelweiss

Le Grave, France

Located along the route between the Col du Lautaret and Alpe d'Huez, the charming Auberge Edelweiss is run by a family passionate about cycling. Accustomed to housing cyclists - even a stage winner or two - this hotel knows how to cater to active travelers and has the appropriate facilities, including a whirlpool and sauna. Additionally, the hotel's terrace offers the ideal setting to enjoy a cold beverage and spectacular views of the Meije glacier after a great day of cycling.

Chamois d'or

Alpe d'Huez, France

A spectacular mountainside retreat. The cozy duvets, the soothing wood, the warm fabrics and the patina of the furniture will prolong the magic of the mountains even in your dreams. Admire the magnificent panorama of the Oisans glaciers, huddled up in a deckchair on the sunny balcony of your room.

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Our Guides

Besides our many options in travel styles, dates, prices and destinations, we also accommodate your vacation style each day of your trip. You decide how to spend your time whether it is with the group or exploring on your own, riding a little, a lot, or not at all.

Our Bikes

Our unrivaled selection of Trek Bikes sets the bar for quality and comfort. From the full-carbon, ultra smooth Trek Domane 5.9, to the comfortable Trek 7.6 FX Hybrid–both included in the trip cost, to our numerous upgrade options, you deserve the best ride on your vacation.

Your Day. You decide.

Our vacations are built to deliver the ultimate in flexibility, from extreme relaxers to hard-core roadies. You pick your mileage, itinerary and experiences. We take care of the rest.

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