The Grand Final of Tour : Pont du Gard, Alps & Paris - VIP Experience

Your greatest desire is to live the last week of the Tour de France as a VIP while discovering the territories and French gastronomy? 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 : 3290 €
Duration : 7 Days / 6 Nights
Level : Active
Trip : Guided
Activity : Biking
Dates : - 07/22/2019 to 07/28/2019 :
(Available)

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Day 1 :   ARRIVAL AT MONTPELLIER AND INSTALLATION

Meet at the TGV train station of Montpellier TGV or the Montpellier Méditerranée airport in the beginning of the afternoon (before 4 pm). Your guide will bring you to your hotel.

Day 2 :   STAGES START AS VIP AT NIMES

Distance 1 : 31 Miles - 50 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 500 Meters 

Your first day of the trip begins with the privilege of taking the stage start before the racers of the Tour de France as a VIP. You will ride the first 30 kilometers of the stage before cheering the racers as they ride the same roads. You will then continue riding to the charming Provençal town of Uzès, your destination for the day. This first day in the midst of the ambiance of the Tour is just the beginning!

Includes : Access VIP to Ride on Departure

Day 3 :   DEPARTURE VILLAGE AT THE PONT DU GARD

Today you will discover the splendid site of the Pont du Gard, named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and where today’s stage starts. Your VIP access to the start village allows you to mingle with former cycling stars and to observe the pre-race preparations of the teams and race organizers, and who knows maybe a selfie with certain pro racers. After the race start you have a van transfer to the Alpes to be well placed for the next day!

Includes : Departure Village.

Day 4 :   LAUTARET, GALIBIER AND THE TOUR DE FRANCE:

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

It’s absolutely impossible to come to the Alpes without riding these two mythical mountain passes: Lautaret and Galibier! You will have a shuttle van to Freney d’Oisans on the foot of today’s important climbs. And then head out to attack the two famous climbs. The ride to Lauteret rises up gradually before attacking more serious percentages to get up to Galibier! Watch out for that last kilometer! Then you will watch the Tour de France racers battle it out on the same climb! This is the magic of the Tour de France! You will join your hotel in the heart of the Alpes by van.

Day 5 :   COL DE L’ISERAN

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

Today is a big day with one of the most important stages of the Tour de France 2019. You will be in the center of the action and not miss a bit of the incredible ambiance! You will be transferred to Bramans for a short warm up to Lanslebourg at the base of the impressive col of Iseran. You will climb this mountain pass rising to 2764 meters in altitude just before the Tour racers. You are on the front line to live this important moment of the tour.

Day 6 :   TRANSFER TO PARIS

You will join Paris by TGV train in first class in the morning. You have the afternoon to install in your comfortable and cozy hotel in the heart of Paris and take advantage of 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 Espace Izoard, situated in the official VIP zone of the Tour de France, just a few meters from the finish line. You will have a privileged viewpoint of the Tour, all while sampling snacks and fresh drinks. There is a live transmission of the stage on big screen displays in the zone. And then the roar of the crowds seizes you as the racers enter for the final tours along the Champs-Elysee. It’s electric! And it’s not over yet. The team busses are just behind you, with the riders are ready to share the ambiance with their fans. The Tour and your tour finished here, with many memorable souvenirs!

Espace Izoard VIP access

Average / Day :
Distance : 51.67 Km / 32.00 Miles - Elevation gain : 1393.33 Meters

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Day : Pre-tour Night, Post-tour Night


Day : 1, 2

Just a few steps from the Mediterranean and its fine sand beaches, the three-star Hôtel Le Quetzal welcomes you for an exceptional stay in the heart of the world-renowned La Grande Motte resort. Treat yourself to a unique setting where you can spend true quality time in this haven of peace and tranquillity.


Day : 3, 4, 5

The property is a family hotel, warm, ideally located, for an optimal rest. Comfort room with quality bedding, memory mattresses of shape, bright color and selection of products for your well-being, we make every effort to bring you full satisfaction during your stay. The decoration is modern and the entire hotel has been recently renovated.


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

Accessories


Hybrid & Electric Assisted Bike rental : Your bike comes with 2 bags (1 rear pannier + 1 front pannier) so you can easily carry your stuff during your ride.
  • Rear pannier containing : Helmet / Lock / Pump / 2 Spare tubes
  • Handlebar bag containing: Toolkit / Tire levers / Patch kit
  • 1 souvenir water bottle
  • Odometer
  • Flat pedals are included (toe straps on request)
Road bike :
  • Saddle bag containing : Toolkit / Tire levers / Patch kit / 2 Spare tubes / 1 Hand pump + Rear pannier
  • Helmet
  • Odometer
  • Lock
  • Flat pedals are included (toe straps on request)
  • 2 souvenir water bottles

Roadbooks


Our road books are complete packages of information that will help you through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out for the Tour de France. We have invested significant time and incorporated the feedback of our customers over many years (since 1997!) to make our road books even better. Our road books include: color maps, highlighted routes, touristic information, profiles.

Included

  • 6 nights in 3 or 4 star hotel
  • All breakfasts
  • 4 picnic lunches with fresh local produce and local specialties
  • 6 dinners
  • VIP ACCESS DEPARTURE VILLAGE in Pont du Gard
  • VIP ACCESS to ESPACE IZOARD for the finale at Paris
  • VIP ACCESS RIDE ON DEPARTURE in Nîmes
  • Train ticket (TGV 1st class) to Paris
  • A Certified Guide
  • Van support 
  • All the transfers
  • 1 Discover France bike Jersey
  • 1 Energy pack
  • Snacks and drinks for biking
  • Road book and tourist information
  • Tour de France gifts

What's not included

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

Price from & per person Double occupancy Single supplement
(traveling with a group)
Solo traveler
(traveling alone)
Standard 3290 € 400 € 3690 €
    Pre-tour Night 95 € 50 € 145 €
    Post-tour Night 150 € 150 € 300 €

*Please contact us for triple room rates

Price from & per person
No cyclist VIP3090 €

Options per person :
Road Bike Rental 215 €