Cycling Holidays in the French Alps
Our rides will include many of the legendary mountains that have featured in the Tour de France – Alpe D’Huez, Col du Galibier, Col de la Madeleine, Cormet de Roselend, Col du Telegraphe and the Lacets de Montvernier just to name a few.
Your week will involve approximately 600km of riding with over 12,000 metres of ascent and descent. Every day you will have the opportunity to experience some great mountain climbs and challenge yourself on the twisting roads that lead up them.
With all our packages we provide enthusiastic guides who will be there to offer you plenty of support and encouragement whilst out on the road and back at the chalet. All of our rides are accompanied by a support vehicle which will carry a range of spares, tools, wet weather clothing and the necessary food and drinks to help keep your energy levels to the maximum on the longer rides.
So, if you have a good level of fitness and stamina and are either looking to challenge yourself, improve your fitness or just wanting to spend a week riding in breathtaking scenery. We can promise you a warm, friendly service mixed in with fabulous mountain top views, legendary climbs and epic challenges taking you through the French Alps all the way to the Mediterranean Sea.
Imagine a playground full of mountains
Climb every mountain, or so the song goes. All it takes is the right equipment, some training and the right mental approach and you can do it. You can climb every mountain on one of our French Alps Cycling Holidays.
The mountain are a challenge , they separate the champions from the very best riders in the sports, but they are also there for anyone with an average level of fitness. With a bit of training we can all get up them, slower, much slower in many cases, but that’s not the point. Cycling up a mountain climb is a personal challenge and all that matters is that you enjoy your journey to the top.
Choose from some of the most popular vacation packages
Join us on our Classic Climbs of the Alps cycling holiday and experience a week of unforgettable riding through the stunning mountains of the Northern French Alps.
We are now taking reservations for the 2018 Tour de France. Join us for a close up view of the 2018 Tour de France as the riders prepare to fight it out in the Northern Alps.
La Marmotte Gran Fondo is considered by many to be the toughest sportive in the world, its 174km route features 5,000m of height gain.
The Geneva to Nice Cycling Challenge is one of the world’s greatest cycling adventures, following the famous Route des Grande Alpes.