French Riviera - South of France by the coast

Experience the French Riviera in all its glory. This region also known as the Cote d’Azur is one of the most beautiful in all of France. With azure blue coasts and world renowned cities like Cannes and Saint-Tropez this trip offers you all the beauty this city has to offer. With a start in Nice and an end in Saint-Tropez this 6 day experience takes you on a trip around the Cote d’Azur and offers you the best of this region. Highlights of this trip are a visit to Grasse the worlds perfume capital and of course Cannes a city with great history and an even greater present. This whole region knows the meaning of the words style and glamour but Cannes takes it to a whole new level. The end of your trip in the French Riviera is in Saint-Tropez a holiday destination for more than one famous Hollywood actor.

Price from : 1280 €
BIKE INCLUDED
Region : French-riviera
Duration : 6 Days / 5 Nights
Level : Casual or Hobby
Trip : Self-guided
Activity : Hybrid Bike
Dates : Starts any day

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Day 1 :   Arrive in Nice

On the first day of your cycling adventure, you will arrive in the beautiful city of nice, properly nicknamed Nice la Belle. Around Nice, you have plenty of ways to spend the evening. You can stay in the lively downtown area and soak up the culture of the city, head to the beach to relax and look out at the Mediterranean Sea, or take a walk to truly explore everything Nice has to offer. Our local guide will meet you at your hotel to bring your bicycles, road-books, GPS, and tourist information. An expert of the region, you can ask him any question you have about your trip. Then, he will adjust your bike so you feel comfortable riding.

Day 2 :   Nice to Cannes

Option 1 : 23 Miles - 37 Km  Option 2 : 44 Miles - 71 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 204 Meters  Elevation gain 2 : 1057 Meters 

For your first day riding, you will experience the beauty of the French Riviera with 2 diferents options : Option 1 : Travelling from Nice to Cannes along the Mediterranean coast, you will see beach after beach with spectacular views out to sea. Passing through another renowned destination of Antibes, you will have the chance to stop, take a break, and soak up the beauty of France. Once in Cannes, you will be able to discover the city and relax. Option 2 : This route will offers you a great alternation between, in a first time, costal roads out of Nice and they will lead you to more territorial roads with some elevations. With this option, you will be able to challenge yourself.

Day 3 :   Cannes loop (by Grasse)

Option 1 : 24 Miles - 39 Km  Option 2 : 45 Miles - 73 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 537 Meters  Elevation gain 2 : 1116 Meters 

For your second day in Cannes, you will have 2 possibilities : Option 1 : you will head up to the picturesque village of Grasse, which sits on top of a hill overlooking Cannes and the Mediterranean Sea. On your way up to Grasse, you will pass through the quaint village Pégomas, which has La Mourachonne stream running through it. After spending some time in the perfume capital of the world which is Grasse, descend back down to Cannes to spend one more night in this magnificent city. Option 2 : This option complete the first one, with 2 difficulties riding

Day 4 :   Cannes to Saint Raphael

Distance 1 : 25 Miles - 40 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 268 Meters 

Today will be a day full of beautiful seaside views. Riding along the coast, you will have a constant view of the stunning Mediterranean Sea. Passing by Théoule-sur-Mer, Miramar and Agay, each village will offer a slightly unique perspective on the view of the sea and the landscape around it. You will arrive in beautiful Saint-Raphaël and Fréjus to enjoy yet another evening of relaxation.

Day 5 :   Saint Raphael to Saint Tropez

Distance 1 : 25 Miles - 40 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 130 Meters 

For your last day of riding, you will experience another beautiful day in the French Riviera. Once out of Saint-Raphaël, that magnificent view of the sea will return. Riding through the seaside villages of Saint-Aygulf, Domaine des Vignaux, Saint-Maxime, and Port Grimaud, you will have plenty of opportunities to stop and enjoy the day. Once in your final city of Saint-Tropez, soak up one last evening of southern France and all of the beauty that comes with it.

Day 6 :   Departure Day

You can take your time getting started in the morning to have breakfast and depart at your leisure (Depart on your own). from Saint Tropez by bus to taxi for Paris or other destination. Additional nights and taxi transfer can be arranged on request.

Average / Day : Distance : 50.00 Km / 31.00 Miles - Elevation gain : 552.00 Meters

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Day : 1

The Nice Promenade villa is located 50 m from La Promenade des Anglais. The Villa provides a modern and comfortable environment, with traces of the past remaining in this traditional Nice structure.


Day : 2, 3

Located in central Cannes, Hotel Carolina is just 202 m from the beach at La Croisette and the Palais des Festivals. It offers soundproofed accommodations with free WiFi access. Each room at Hotel Carolina is air conditioned and equipped with a fridge and satellite TV. Rooms are also serviced by an elevator and have a private bathroom. A breakfast buffet is served daily at the hotel, and staff available to offer local tourist information. Guests have easy access to shops, restaurants and the nearby Gambetta Market.


Day : 4

This property is a 5-minute walk from the beach. Hôtel de Flore is located in Saint-Raphaël, on the Gulf of Saint Tropez, between Cannes and Saint Tropez. Situated a 5-minute walk from the beach and 366 m from Saint-Raphaël Train Station, it offers air conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and a free sauna. Guest rooms at the Hôtel de Flore are sound-proofed and all offer flat-screen TVs, a fridge and private bathrooms with hairdryers. All rooms are serviced by an elevator. During their stay guests are invited to enjoy the hotel’s library and sauna. Additional services available include baggage storage and a laundry. There is a casino 397 m from the hotel and the Old Port is a 5-minute walk away.


Day : 5

Les Palmiers staff is happy to welcome you in his hotel located in the heart of the village, on the famous Place des lices and 50m from the port of Saint Tropez. Enjoy taking your breakfast in the pleasant garden of greenery and flowers … We offer 25 air-conditioned rooms, all equipped with shower or bath, toilet, telephone, satellite TV, hairdryer and minibar.


Day : 1

Hôtel Locarno Nice is in a prime location 2 minutes' walk from the Promenade des Anglais near the beaches, city centre and old town. Soak up our charming hotel's Art Deco style and 48 rooms on an unforgettable break in Nice. Our team provides the ultimate hospitality as soon as you arrive and helps you make your Nice getaway magical. The hotel provides guests with a spacious lounge on the ground floor and large terrace on the first floor.


Day : 2, 3

Hotel des Orangers is a haven of peace in the medieval Le Suquet area in central Cannes. A unique place to explore whether you're here for business or pleasure. You'll be amazed at how peaceful, private and convenient its central location is. Unwind under the olive trees in the leafy private garden or on a deckchair by the outdoor pool. Start your day with a gourmet breakfast served on the terrace or the bright dining room with bay windows and views of the pool and grounds.


Day : 4

It is in this city of the French Riviera that the owner Sébastien Grolleau will welcome you to the Provençal hotel in an authentic and family atmosphere. At your arrival, the warm atmosphere will invite you to relaxation. You will stay in one of the 27 comfortable rooms (single, double or family room) distributed on 3 floors accessible by elevator. Our hotel, ideally situated right in the heart of the city of Saint Raphael, at 300m of the train and bus station, 50 m of the old harbor and 300m of the landing stage for sea shuttles. You will reach in some steps the large fine sand beaches: idleness, deckchairs and restaurants, nautical activities …


Day : 5

Les Palmiers staff is happy to welcome you in his hotel located in the heart of the village, on the famous Place des lices and 50m from the port of Saint Tropez. Enjoy taking your breakfast in the pleasant garden of greenery and flowers … We offer 25 air-conditioned rooms, all equipped with shower or bath, toilet, telephone, satellite TV, hairdryer and minibar.


Day : 1

Ideally located in the city center of Nice, a few steps from the train station and only 10 minutes from the beach, the Best Western Riviera Hotel offers the keys of Nice and the French Riviera. Totally renovated in 2006 and redecorated in 2008, this 4-star hotel is located in the old Nice, near the main museums, theaters, and the Congress Center. It offers 48 guest rooms which are air-conditioned and soundproofed, with private en-suite bathroom (bath or shower), cable TV, and Wifi.


Day : 2, 3

The Villa Cannes Croisette is ideally located a few steps from the famous boulevard de la Croisette and its beaches and 20 minutes walk from the Palais de Festivals. Golden, black, furs, cinema and glamor have naturally influenced the refined and baroque decoration of the 30 rooms of this charming establishment, including 2 rooms for people with reduced mobility. The mediterranean flower garden and the lovely heated swimming pool from May to October offer you a haven of peace and tranquility in the heart of the city of Cannes...


Day : 4

The hotel benefits from a unic privileged situation: in the city center, in the face of the sand beach, at the heart of the animation, of the casino, the restaurants, the shops, just a step from the station, Hotel Continental occupies the first floor of a prestigious residence. It is in this idyllic surroundings that you will take advantage of your stay in Saint Raphaël.


Day : 5

Facing the sea, just 200 meters from the beach, and ten minutes from the center of Saint Tropez, this 3-star hotel promises you a peaceful stay. The decor is elegant, and the theme of the sea evokes a summer atmosphere. Each room is individually decorated, and has a private terrace. The patio and garden are open as of breakfast each morning, and the heated pool and chaise lounges allow you to relax in a quiet and intimate setting.

Bikes available for your tour

The characteristics of this bike are presented as an example and are not guaranteed
Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.

Hybrid bike - Standard
SCOTT SUB SPORT 20 - ( or equivalent)
INCLUDED

The SCOTT SUB Sport 20 (or equivalent) features a sporty trekking geometry that suits trips of all distances. Equipped with a Shimano 30 speed transmission, integrated front and rear lights, a custom Racktime carrier and compatibility with Snap'it accessories, this bike is begging to go on an adventure.

All sizes available: S, M, L, XL.

-Frame: SUB Sport 20 6061 Tig welding

-Fork: SF14 NEX DS HLO PM 700C

-Shifters : Shimano Deore SLM 590

-Chain ring & crank arms: Shimano FC-T3010 Black 48x38x26

-Cassette: Shimano CS-HG200-9 11-34 T Black

-Brakes: Tektro Disc Brake SCH-F15

-Stem: JD-ST103A

-Saddle: Syncros Urban Commuter 2.5

-Seat post: HL SP-56

-Rims/Spokes: X12 Disc, 32h / Pillar Steel 14G

-Tires: Continental City Ride II or Schwalbe Spicer or Marathon

-Weight: 17 kg / 37.48 lbs

Your bike rental comes with 2 bags (1 Rear pannier + 1 front pannier) so you can easily carry your staff during your ride.

Included with your bike rental :

-Helmet

-Lock

-Hand pump

-2 spare tubes

-Rear pannier

-Toolkit

-Tire levers

-Patch kit

-1 souvenir water bottle

-Pedals are included, flat by default or toe straps on request

Accessories


INCLUDED

GPS are included on most of our tours since 2008. We change the units every 2 years and always invest in the best models. Simple to use, easy to read, yet sophisticated devices they are available on all of our tours. The routes described in your roadbook are stored as tracks in the GPS unit. You simply have to follow the line shown on the GPS, and enjoy. 1 GPS for every 1-3 people


INCLUDED

Our roadbooks are complete packages of information that will help you to guide yourself through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out. We have invested significant time and incorporated the feedback of our customers over many years (since 1997!) to make our roadbooks even better. Our roadbooks include: color maps, highlighted routes, touristic information, orientation points to reach hotels, and easy to follow step by step directions (cue-sheets). Please note that for custom itineraries you will not have cue sheets. Only maps and GPS routes.


INCLUDED

Our Travelbooks are complete packages of information that will help you to guide yourself through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out. You will find information about the hotels, itinerary, regional informations...

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Extra activities can change based on the tour dates

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Daily Elevation Profiles
Average / Day : Distance : 50.00 Km / 31.00 Miles - Elevation gain : 552.00 Meters
Day 2 :   Nice to Cannes

Option 1: 23 Miles - 37 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 204 Meters 

Option 2: 44 Miles - 71 Km  Elevation gain 2 : 1057 Meters 

Day 3 :   Cannes loop (by Grasse)

Option 1: 24 Miles - 39 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 537 Meters 

Option 2: 45 Miles - 73 Km  Elevation gain 2 : 1116 Meters 

Day 4 :   Cannes to Saint Raphael

Option 1: 25 Miles - 40 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 268 Meters 

Day 5 :   Saint Raphael to Saint Tropez

Option 1: 25 Miles - 40 Km  Elevation gain 1 : 130 Meters 

Included

  • 5 nights of accomodation in hotels or chambres d'hôtes with private shower and/or bath
  • Daily breakfast at each hotel
  • Hybrid bike rental included
  • Orientation in person with our local guide
  • Detailed ROAD BOOK, including details maps with itinerary & touristic information
  • 1 GPS for every 1-3 people
  • All luggage transfers
  • Comprehensive trip literature
  • Technical and emergency support available at all times

What's not included

  • Airfare to and from the trip
  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Drinks
  • cue sheets
  • Meals are not included in each destination, which gives you the opportunity to explore regional cuisine on your own. You will find all information needed with our team support in your roadbook.

information

Arrival at Nice international airport and reach your hotel on your own.

Tour rates

Contact our tour consultants for more information and an exact rate based upon your travel dates.

Price from* & per person Double occupancy Single supplement
(traveling with a group)
Solo traveler
(traveling alone)
Standard 1280 € 420 € 2220 €
Upgraded 1620 € 600 € 2740 €
*Rates vary according to hotel availability and specific start date. Please contact us for triple room rates

Activities

Category Activity Price
Excursion Perfum Creation Workshop +55 €/person
2 Hours workshop

Extra activities can change based on the tour dates

Accessories

Accessories
GPS Included
Biking Roadbook Included
Travelbook Included

Bikes available

Bikes available Options per person
Hybrid Bike Rental
    Standard Included
Road Bike Rental
    Standard 115 €
    Performance 210 €
    Premium 275 €
Electric assist bike
    Standard 115 €
Tandem Bike Rental
    Standard 20 €



Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.
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