Bucket List climbs
Col d’Aubisque, Col du Galibier, Col de la Croix de Fer and the big 3: Col du Tourmalet, Mont Ventoux, Alpe d’Huez
Central Massif, Ariege Mountains, Gorges de la Nesque, French Alps balcony roads, Paris highlights
La Cité medieval – Carcassonne, Provence Villages, Lavender Fields of Provence, the City of Lights – Paris
Experience the TDF Live
Stage 11: Albi to Toulouse, Flat, 167 km
Stage 12: Toulouse to Bagnères-de-Bigorre, Mountain, 202 km
Stage 14: Tarbes to Tourmalet Barèges, Mountain, 117 km
Stage 16: Nîmes to Nîmes, Flat, 177 km
Stage 18: Embrun to Valloire, Mountain, 207 km
Stage 21: Rambouillet to Paris Champs-Élysées, Flat, 127 km
Duration: 14 Days
Dates: July 16, 2019 to July 29, 2019
Start: Toulouse, France
Finish: Paris, France
Group Size: 30 guests – 6 staff
Price: AUD$7,900 (US$5,530)
Single Supplement: AUD$1250 (US$875)
Note: All trip costs are per person, not including airfare and based on two persons per room. If travelling alone we will match you with a person to share. Alternatively, you may choose to have a room of your own by paying the single supplement.
Note: It is a requirement of Bikestyle Tours that you have Travel Insurance for your trip.
Our trips allow you to choose a suitable ride each day. Alternative ride options are available on most days. We use a consistent ride rating to help you choose your ride. We rate each ride on various factors; distance, total climbing, intensity and altitude. The table below is a guide to our ride rating system.
Unfortunately, we can’t forecast the weather when designing our rides, but your trip leader will advise you on any precautions.
|Distance||SHORT: less than 30km|
|MEDIUM: between 30km and 80km (depending on the total climbing).|
|LONG: more than 80 km|
|Ascent||Total climbing (ascending) for the day, anything over 2000m is a big day|
|Intensity||Some rides may have time constraints. Our rides vary from EASY, MODERATE to HARD.|
|Altitude||Some of our rides may go into alpine areas where thinner air affects your intake of oxygen.|
Spectators and Off the Bike
Racing fans are always welcome!
Social Riding and Leisure
We understand that your cycling holiday is a HOLIDAY! We understand that you don't normally ride everyday at home. Our ride routes cherry-pick the best areas.
Some training will always enhance your experience!
Your cycling holiday is all actually about the bike! Our epic and challenge ride options seek more vertical metres and longer miles.
Tour cost is per person twin share and includes:
- Transport throughout by custom mini vans or luxury coach
- Services of our experienced tour guides, mechanics and drivers
- 13 nights accommodation 3 & 4 Star hotels
- Buffet breakfast daily
- 3 course evening meals on 9 nights
- Wine at welcome and farewell dinners
- Scheduled arrival transfer on day one from Toulouse Airport
- Mechanical assistance with your bike
- Ride files and Bikestyle guide to the 2019 Tour de France
- Full Bikestyle Tours kit including knicks, cycling jersey, cap and musette bag
Note: All bike hire costs include 2 water bottles for you to keep. We also provide a saddle bag with a spare tube, pump, tyre-levers and multi-tool. The pump and saddle bag with its contents must be returned with the hire bike at the end of hire.
AT A GLANCE
High Staff Ratio
Experienced to Social
3 & 4 Star Hotels
Premiere TDF cycling trip celebrating 100 years of the yellow jersey
Experience the chase for the yellow jersey, it is the ultimate prize for the professional cyclist. 2019 is the 100th year anniversary of the yellow jersey. Many dream of wearing the Maillot Jaune leading the peloton onto the Champs-Élysées around the famous landmarks of the Grand Palais and the Arc de Triomphe. Our trip starts in Toulouse and follows the race route from the beginning of the second week of racing through to the finale in Paris. Enquire at the time of booking about VIP experiences.
This is our premiere trip for experiencing the energy of the largest annual sporting event in the world and ticking off the bucket list of the most famous cycling routes. Designed predominantly for cyclists, your non-cycling partners are also catered for throughout your Tour de France trip.
Our carefully designed itinerary gives you extra time at each hotel, so that you can relax, enjoy riding and recharge yourself during the trip. You will travel like a professional cyclist in our custom fitted luxury coach – with its onboard toilet, bar, reclining seats and coffee machine. It will also meet you at the end of the rides allowing you to have a hot shower before heading off for a drink or watching the race.