The Grand Final of Tour : Alps & Paris - VIP Experience

Do you dream of a week at the Tour de France, viewing the race as a VIP, discovering the landscapes by bike and enjoying French cuisine? Then this trip is for you!

From the mountains and mythical climbs of the Alpes to the Champs Elysées, from the Alpine summits to the chic French capital of Paris, from the mountain stages to the finish line on the most beautiful avenue of the world this trip promises the most passionate moments of the Tour de France.

Price from : 3390 €
Duration : 7 Days / 6 Nights
Level : Active
Trip : Guided
Activity : Biking
Dates : -07/13/2020 to 07/19/2020 :
(Available)

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Day 1 :   ARRIVAL IN GRENOBLE

Meet at Grenoble in the afternoon (3:00p.m.) Your guide will bring you to your hotel in Bédoin at the foot of the famous Mont Ventoux. Your guide will fit your bike according to your morphology so you can have the best cycling experience in the days to come. You will have a short briefing to explain the organization of the next few days and then dine together and get to know the other cyclists on your trip.

Day 2 :   PODIUM DAY: RIDE A STAGE LIKE A PRO IN VILLARD DE LANS

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

For this first day in the Alps, you will have the immense privilege of crossing the finish line and stepping on the podium like a pro! You will head out for the last 35 kms of the day's stage from Grenoble to Villard de Lans by the Montée de St Nizier. This mountain stage will allow you to discover magnificent landscapes. As you ride the last kms of the stage 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 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 wait for the finish of the stage. Will the winner sprint from a small group or will there be a solo escape on the final ascent? 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 3 :   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 4 :   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.

Day 5 :   ATTACK ALPE D'HUEZ

Distance 1 : 30 Miles - 48 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 1700 Meters 

Today you will conquer Alpe d'Huez and its 21 mythical curves! You will start with a warm up in the valley and then start climbing the legendary Alpe d'Huez, memorable moment for any cycling enthusiast! Descend down by a small balcony road to loop back to the valley. Your guide will then take you back to your hotel at the end of the day.

Day 6 :   TRANSFER TO PARIS

In the morning you will depart for Paris, traveling via TGV train in first class. You have the afternoon to settle into your comfortable and cozy hotel in the heart of Paris and make the most of your time in the French capital.

Day 7 :   ARRIVAL OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE IN PARIS

Today is the day that all cycling fans have been waiting for - the finish of the Tour de France! Take advantage of your morning in Paris to wander the streets and visit its famous monuments, the Eiffel Tower, the Arc of Triumph, or the many museums. Your afternoon is reserved with VIP access to Elysees Tribune, situated in the official VIP zone of the Tour de France. Located on the Champs-Elysées, the Elysée Tribune boasts a strategic placement, right after the finish line. You can get prime seating for the many passes the peloton makes before the finish and award’s ceremony. It’s electric! And it’s not over yet. The team busses are just behind you, where the riders are ready to share the ambiance with their fans. The Tour de France and your tour are both finished here, with many memorable souvenirs!

Located on the Champs-Elysées, the Elysée Tribune boasts a strategic placement, right after the finish line . You can get prime seating for the many passes the peloton makes before the finish and award’s ceremony.

Average / Day : Distance : 43.25 Km / 27.00 Miles - Elevation gain : 1295.00 Meters

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Day : Pre-tour Night, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Post-tour Night


Day : 6

The Best western Plaza Elysées hotel on Boulevard Haussmann, is ideally located in the residential area of Champs Elysées close to Arc de Triomphe. Hotel Plaza Elysées features a facade late nineteenth century, in the purest "Haussmann"style . Its lobby, made up of stone work, paintings and beautiful objects of art, exudes a subtle blend of sophistication and elegance. Recently renovated and decorated in classic style, this fully air conditioned charming property offers 41 rooms. The cozy atmosphere and beautiful decor of the hotel Best Western Plaza Elysées, a subtle blend of art and rough stone apparent augur you a pleasant stay. The renovated rooms meet the classic style of this Parisian institution while making this available to its guests comfort and modern facilities enjoyed by our customers (flat screens, wifi ...).

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 (245€)

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 : 2

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 : 3

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 : 4

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.

Day : 7

Located on the Champs-Elysées, the Elysée Tribune boasts a strategic placement, right after the finish line . You can get prime seating for the many passes the peloton makes before the finish and award’s ceremony.

Included

  • 6 nights in charming 3 or 4 stars hotel
  • All breakfasts
  • 4 gourmet picnic lunches
  • 6 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
  • Train ticket (TGV 1st class) to Paris
  • VIP Access: Podium Day: ride a stage like a pro
  • VIP Acces: Izoard
  • VIP Acess: Ride on the departure
  • VIP Access: Elysée Tribune

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 3390 € 200 € 3590 €
    Pre-tour Night 95 € 50 € 145 €
    Post-tour Night 150 € 150 € 300 €
*Rates vary according to hotel availability and specific start date. Please contact us for triple room rates
Price from & per person
No cyclist VIP3190 €

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
Tour de France VIP ACCESS : Elysée Tribune Included
Access opens at 3pm, end of program at 8:30pm

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 245 €


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