Magical Nature of the Alps - VIP Experience

This trip in the Alpes has the perfect combination of sports challenge, discovery of fantastic landscapes, and of course the unforgettable experience of the Tour de France. You have the privilege to ride the roads of the Tour and its mythical mountains among them the Col de la Madeleine, the most serious climb of this year’s Tour de France. This Tour de France trip is without a doubt, one of the most memorable!

Price from : 1190 €
Duration : 3 Days / 2 Nights
Level : Active
Trip : Guided
Activity : Biking
Dates : -07/14/2020 to 07/16/2020 :
(Available)

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Day 1 :   ARRIVAL IN GRENOBLE AND PODIUM DAY: RIDE A STAGE LIKE A PRO IN VILLARD DE LANS

Distance 1 : 22 Miles - 35 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 1040 Meters 

Rendez-vous in Grenoble (9am). For this first full day you will have the immense privilege of crossing the finish line and stepping on the podium like a pro! You will ride the last 35 kms of the day's stage from Grenoble to Villard de Lans by the Montée de St Nizier. On this stage, tailored for the climbing specialists, you will make you discover magnificent landscapes. As you ride the last kms where the crowd is getting denser and denser, you will be applauded as a real rider of the peloton. Raise your arms as you cross the official finish line of this stage and enjoy this extraordinary moment! You will then climb the podium of the Tour de France where souvenir photos will be taken. Following your podium ceremony, you will then wait for the winner of the stage to arrive. Will the winner come from a sprint of a small group of specialists or will a solo attack break away on the last ascent? After the stage you will then return to your hotel in Grenoble.

You will ride the last kilometers and ride a dream - cross the finish line of the Tour de France moments before the pros. Like the pros, the roads are closed for the occasion and you will be escorted by an official vehicle. You will be cheered along by hundreds of Tour de France fans. Don’t forget your camera. Your guide will then settle you near the finish line to cheer the pros!

Day 2 :   ASSAULT ON THE COL DE LA MADELEINE AND ACCESS IZOARD TO MERIBEL

Distance 1 : 27 Miles - 44 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 1600 Meters 

Today is the big day! Riding from La Chambre, you will climb the Col de la Madeleine, a pass featured many times in the Grande Boucle! You will discover sumptuous landscapes and this ascent will be a great sporting challenge for you. After your ride, our guide will transfer you to Méribel. Here in this alpine resort you will enjoy the passage of the peloton in the Izoard VIP area. The Izoard provides you a privileged view of the Route du Tour, while enjoying drinks and hors d’oeuvres. You can enjoy access to the live broadcast of the stage on the many TV screens in this VIP area. This is really the place to be if you are a Tour de France enthusiast. The atmosphere is electric. Your guide will drive you back to your hotel at the end of the day.

From this area you have an exceptional view over the end of the stage and all the comforts needed to wait for the pro to come : drinks and hors d'oeuvre are at your disposal. Our team will be at your entire disposal, taking care that you have everything you need. With live broadcasting of the race on plasma screens, you can follow the step and the stage arrival with a glass of champagne in your hand

Day 3 :   VIP DEPARTURE AT MERIBEL

Distance 1 : 29 Miles - 46 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 840 Meters 

You have already enjoyed two finishes of Tour stages so now it’s time to do something from the starting line! You will have the privilege to ride the first kilometers of the stage race as a VIP in front of the peloton. You will ride the first 46 kilometers to Bourg St Maurice and then watch the riders in action as the peloton passes. Your guide will then take you back to Grenoble at the end of the day.

You will then join this small village to experience your VIP access on the first kilometers of the start of the Tour’s stage. This VIP experience allows you to enjoy a special event in the starting area. You will have the privilege to participate in the podium signatures as a pro! You will then ride the first kilometers accompanied by an official car of the Tour de France and appreciate this privileged access. After the departure of the stage, you will watch the peloton ride, followed by a picnic lunch to discuss all these good moments on the Tour.

Average / Day : Distance : 41.67 Km / 26.00 Miles - Elevation gain : 1160.00 Meters

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Day : Pre-tour Night, 1, 2, 3, Post-tour Night

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.

Road bike - Standard
SCOTT ADDICT 20 - ( or equivalent)
with supplement (155€)

The SCOTT Addict 20 was redesigned from the ground up with those longer days in mind. With new geometry that is less focused on racing and more on enduring, the Addict 20 will be your go to when you're looking to put the miles.

All sizes available: S, M, L, XL.XS, XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XLX

-Frame Addict MF Carbon technology Endurance geometry / Replaceable Dropout

-Fork Addict MF 1 1/8" - 1 1/4" Carbon steerer Alloy Dropout ;

-Headset Syncros Integrated ;

-Rear Derailleur Shimano 105 Black RD5800-GS 22 Speed ;

-Front Derailleur Shimano 105 FD-5801 Black ;

-Brakes Shimano 105 BR-5800 Super SLR Dual pivot ;

-Cranset Shimano FC-5800 Compact Hyperdrive 50x34 T Black ;

-Cassette Shimano 105 CS-5800 11 Speed 11-32 ;

-Wheels Syncros RP2.0 18 Front / 24 Rear ;

-Tires Schwalbe Durano Fold 700x28C ; Approx Weights IN KG 7.85

Saddle Bag Containing:

• Toolkit

• Tire levers

• Patch kit

• 2 spare tubes

• 1 hand pump.

Rear pannier

• Helmet

• Odometer

• Lock

• 2 souvenir water bottles

• Pedals (flat or cages on request). You can bring your own pedals to clip in but remember to bring a pedal wrench to take them off at the end of the tour.

Accessories


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...


INCLUDED

Our roadbooks are complete packages of information that will help you through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out for the Tour de France.

Swag


INCLUDED


INCLUDED

Extra activities can change based on the tour dates

ACTIVITIES INCLUDED

Day : 1

You will ride the last kilometers and ride a dream - cross the finish line of the Tour de France moments before the pros. Like the pros, the roads are closed for the occasion and you will be escorted by an official vehicle. You will be cheered along by hundreds of Tour de France fans. Don’t forget your camera. Your guide will then settle you near the finish line to cheer the pros!

Day : 2

From this area you have an exceptional view over the end of the stage and all the comforts needed to wait for the pro to come : drinks and hors d'oeuvre are at your disposal. Our team will be at your entire disposal, taking care that you have everything you need. With live broadcasting of the race on plasma screens, you can follow the step and the stage arrival with a glass of champagne in your hand

Day : 3

You will then join this small village to experience your VIP access on the first kilometers of the start of the Tour’s stage. This VIP experience allows you to enjoy a special event in the starting area. You will have the privilege to participate in the podium signatures as a pro! You will then ride the first kilometers accompanied by an official car of the Tour de France and appreciate this privileged access. After the departure of the stage, you will watch the peloton ride, followed by a picnic lunch to discuss all these good moments on the Tour.

Included

  • 2 nights in charming 3 or 4 stars hotel
  • All breakfasts
  • 3 gourmet picnic lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • 1 professional guide
  • 1 van assistance
  • All transfers
  • 1 Discover France jersey
  • 1 energy pack
  • Drinks and snacks when cycling
  • Road book
  • Tour de France gift
  • VIP Access: Podium Day: ride a stage like a pro
  • VIP Access: Izoard
  • VIP Acess: Ride on the departure

 

What's not included

  • Bike rental
  • Transportation before and after the trip
  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Dinner Drinks
  • Personal expenses

information

  • please notice that we need a minimum of 6 participants to confirm the tour.
  • An advance deposit equal to 50% of total amount per person is required at the time of booking via credit card.

Tour rates

Price from* & per person Double occupancy Single supplement
(traveling with a group)
Solo traveler
(traveling alone)
Standard 1190 € 190 € 1380 €
    Pre-tour Night 95 € 50 € 145 €
    Post-tour Night 95 € 50 € 145 €
*Rates vary according to hotel availability and specific start date. Please contact us for triple room rates
Price from & per person
No cyclist VIP990 €

Activities

Category Activity Price
Tour de France VIP ACCESS : P-Day, Ride on course Included
Tour de France VIP ACCESS : Espace Izoard Included
Tour de France VIP ACCESS : Ride on Departure Included

Extra activities can change based on the tour dates

Accessories

Accessories
Travelbook Included
Roadbook (TDF) Included

Swag

Swag
Discover France Jersey Included
Energy pack Included

Bikes available

Bikes available Options per person
Road Bike Rental
    Standard 155 €


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