Experience the Grand Départ of Tour de France 2020 in Nice

Who has ever dreamed of experiencing a Grand Depart of the Tour de France? This year, the famous city of Nice spoils us with no less than 3 stages that will start from the beautiful city in the French Riviera! This tour will allow you to enter the very special atmosphere of the Departure of a Grand Tour. You will discover the riders of the peloton, the countryside of Nice through magnificent bike rides all while having VIP Access to the Tour de France! Everything is here: VIP access, cycling, the Tour de France, exclusively !

Price from : 1590 €
Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights
Level : Pro
Trip : Guided
Activity : Biking
Dates : -06/25/2020 to 06/29/2020 :
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Day 1 :   ARRIVAL IN NICE AND OFFICIAL PRESENTATION OF THE TEAMS

Meet at the Avignon TGV train station in the beginning of the afternoon. Your guide will bring you to your hotel at Bédoin at the foot of the famous Mont Ventoux. Your guide will fit your bike according to your morphology so you can bike in the best possible conditions for the days to come. You will have a short briefing to explain the organization of the next few days. Dine together and get to know the other cycling fans.

Day 2 :   DISCOVER THE NICOIS COUNTRYSIDE

Distance 1 : 39 Miles - 63 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 2000 Meters 

Today is the day before the official start, the day when the riders leave to discover the stages of the following days. For you too, this will be the day to discover the countryside of Nice, with a loop of around 50km where you will climb Col d'Eze. Keep an eye out, you'll probably meet professionals who are training! And you’ll be able to enjoy the spectacular views of the Mediterranean that you will have throughout the day!

Day 3 :   PODIUM DAY: RIDE A STAGE LIKE A PRO IN NICE

Distance 1 : 37 Miles - 60 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 1930 Meters 

Today will be a busy one! You will have the immense privilege of crossing the finish line and climbing the podium like a pro! You will cycle the last 40 kms of the day's stage, finishing in Nice. You will discover magnificent landscapes on this stage. Then you will ride the last kms where the crowd becomes denser and denser; you will be celebrated as a real rider of the peloton. Raise your arms at the official finish line and enjoy this extraordinary moment! You will then climb on the podium of the Tour de France where souvenir photos will be taken. Then you will wait for the winner of the day to arrive. Will the winner be determined on the last climb? You will then return to your hotel

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 4 :   VIP DEPARTURE IN NICE AND VISIT OF A PERFUME SHOP IN GRASSE

Distance 1 : 28 Miles - 45 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 1750 Meters 

After having experienced a VIP arrival, this morning, we will experience a VIP departure! You will have the immense privilege of covering the first kilometres of this stage as a VIP, riding in advance of the Tour peloton! You will ride about 50kms, up to the foot of the Col de la Colmiane. Here we will stop and watch the peloton pass; at this point in the stage it should still be a very compact group. Your afternoon will be full as you will discover Grasse, famous for its perfumes. You will have the opportunity to visit a perfume shop and discover this very special world! At the end of the day, your guide will drive you back to Nice.

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.

Perfumery know-how is particularly present in the city of Grasse and its surroundings (Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region). This knowledge is made up of a set of practices including the cultivation of the perfume plant, knowledge of natural raw materials and their transformations, and finally the art of composing the perfume.

Day 5 :   DEPARTURE VILLAGE IN NICE

Distance 1 : 22 Miles - 35 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 1158 Meters 

For this last day of your stay, and also the last day for the Tour in Nice, we suggest offer the Village Départ. This VIP access allows you to attend the start of a stage in a privileged way. You will have the opportunity to discuss the race with former riders, observe the preparations of the teams and the Tour organization and if you are lucky you will have the chance to take pictures and collect autographs with some riders from the professional peloton. You will enter here behind the scenes of the Tour to finish off this exciting stay in Nice! In the early afternoon, your guide will drive you back to Nice station or airport.

You have special access to the sign in area where the pro teams arrive to start the race and where media, event officials, and former pros gather prior to the stage start. Here is a chance to meet some legends of cycling and cycling media.

Average / Day : Distance : 50.75 Km / 31.50 Miles - Elevation gain : 1709.50 Meters

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Day : Pre-tour Night, 1, 2, 3, 4, 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 (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 : 3

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 : 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 : 4

Perfumery know-how is particularly present in the city of Grasse and its surroundings (Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region). This knowledge is made up of a set of practices including the cultivation of the perfume plant, knowledge of natural raw materials and their transformations, and finally the art of composing the perfume.

Day : 5

You have special access to the sign in area where the pro teams arrive to start the race and where media, event officials, and former pros gather prior to the stage start. Here is a chance to meet some legends of cycling and cycling media.

Included

  • 4 nights in charming 4 stars hotel
  • All breakfasts
  • 5 gourmet picnic lunches
  • 4 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
  • Access: Official Presentation of the Teams
  • Visit of a Perfurme shop in Grasse
  • VIP Access: Podium Day: ride a stage like a pro
  • VIP Access: Departure Village
  • 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 1590 € 200 € 1790 €
    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 VIP1390 €

Activities

Category Activity Price
Tour de France VIP ACCESS : P-Day, Ride on course Included
Tour de France VIP ACCESS : Ride on Departure Included
Excursion Perfurme shop Included
Tour de France VIP ACCESS : Departure Village 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 245 €


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