Tourmalet, the Most Beautiful Climbs

Tourmalet, Aspin, Soulor, Hourquette d’Ancizan… this three day trip in the Pyrénées is the perfect combination of an athletic challenge and a unique experience on the roads of the Tour de France; all this in a friendly ambiance and splendid decor. You will ride the most mythical mountains of the Tour and experience live the ambiance of the Tour de France in the last kilometers of a mountain stage. The battle will be fierce as the Tour has just begun. And you will be in the heart of the action.

Price from : 850 €
Duration : 3 Days / 2 Nights
Level : Pro
Trip : Guided
Activity : Pro
Dates : - 07/18/2019 to 07/20/2019 :
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Day 1 :   Arrival at Lourdes, climb Hourquette d’Ancizan and Col d’Aspin

Distance 1 : 31 Miles - 50 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 1870 Meters 

Meet at Lourdes (9 am). For this first day you will ride two mythical mountain passes: Hourquette d’Ancizan and l’Aspin! Your guide will transfer you by van to Arreau and after a short briefing about your trip and future rides; you will ride to the summit of Hourquette before getting into more serious riding on the col d’Aspin. This climb is one of the best! You will witness a memorable moment of the Tour on the sidelines of an important climb! Return to Lourdes by van.

Day 2 :   COL DU SOULOR AND TIME TRIAL AS A VIP AT PAU

Distance 1 : 21 Miles - 34 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 1200 Meters 

You begin your day by a ride starting directly from Lourdes. You will ride the valley Argelès-Gazost, a perfect warm up to the foot of the col du Soulor. As you climb this famous mountain pass, take advantage of the views of the exceptional mountain ranges laid out before you from this famous pass. You guide will transfer you to Pau where the individual time trial of the Tour de France is held. Your afternoon takes place in an official VIP access zone of the Tour de France just a few meters from the finish line. With a birds eye view of the Tour, snacks, and fresh drinks you can also enjoy the large screen transmission of the racers efforts. It’s an ideal access for any Tour de France enthusiast. The ambiance is electric.

Includes : Espace Izoard VIP access

Day 3 :   the legendary Tourmalet !

Distance 1 : 25 Miles - 40 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 1768 Meters 

It’s your day! You turn to confront the last part of the stage of the day. Starting from Luz St Sauveur, you will climb the legendary Tourmalet, climbed many times by the Tour de France! Discover the breathtaking landscapes and the challenge of the climb! Afterwards your guide will bring you back to Lourdes.

Average / Day :
Distance : 41.33 Km / 25.67 Miles - Elevation gain : 1612.67 Meters

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Day : Pre-tour Night, Post-tour Night


Day : 1, 2

From the comfort and space of your cozy room, you'll be delighted by the vast areas of Hotel La Solitude and manifold equipment and services offered by this International class hotel:its restaurant overlooking the river Gave, the brasserie with its terrace, the heated pool, shop.

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

  • 2 nights in 4 star hotel
  • 2 breakfasts
  • 3 picnic lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • 1 Professional guide
  • Van assistance
  • Espace Izoard VIP access
  • All transfers
  • 1 Discover France jersey
  • 1 energy pack
  • Drinks and snacks when cycling
  • Road book
  • Tour de France gift

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 850 € 100 € 950 €
    Pre-tour Night 95 € 50 € 145 €
    Post-tour Night 95 € 50 € 145 €

*Please contact us for triple room rates

Price from & per person
No cyclist VIP690 €

Options per person :
Road Bike Rental 110 €