2020 Tour de France Spectator Tour

Spectator Trip – Every Stage in the Final Week

Tour Dates | 13th — 20th July

Cure your July insomnia and conquer your burning desire to see the world’s largest annual sporting event, Le Tour de France. The 107th edition is expected to have some of the most unpredictable racing of recent years. See the final week of racing, every stage and be on the Champs-Èlysèes with VIP hospitality cheering the final stage.

AT A GLANCE

AUD $6,200 (USD $4,150) TWIN SHARE
  • 8 Days
  • 4 Dinners
  • 6 Stages
  • Luxury Transport
  • High Staff Ratio
  • Paris VIP Package
  • 3 & 4 Star Hotels

French Alps, Time Trial, Paris and VIP Hospitality

Details

Duration: 8 Day

Dates: July 13, 2020 to July 20, 2020
Start: Lyon (Saint Exupery Airport), France
Finish: Paris (Hotel), France

Group Size: 14 guests - 2 staff

Price: AUD $6,200 (USD $4,150)
Single Supplement: AUD $750 (USD $500)

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: Bikestyle Tours requires that all guests have a valid Travel Insurance policy for the duration of their trip.

Highlights

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dedicated itinerary for the racing fan
  • Witness big mountain stages during the final week
  • Visit the French Venice, Annecy and see the Tour de France live
  • Cheer every rider as they race against the clock in the individual time trial to decide 2020 winner
  • Arrive in Paris with VIP hospitality for the finale of the 107th Tour de France
Suitability

SPECTATOR TOUR (NO CYCLISTS)

Travel with like minded individuals sharing a passion for the big cycling race each year. You’ve spent time at home, popcorn, coffee and cups of tea battling micro-sleeps to see every stage of the Tour de France. Cure your insomnia, be there live in 2020.

Sorry this trip does not provide bike carriage, it is dedicated to the racing fan with a spectator only itinerary. There are many other trips that offer riding itineraries, some are combined with non-cycling excursions.

Inclusions

TRIP INCLUSIONS

Accommodation and Transport

  • Transport throughout custom van or luxury coach
  • Transport for your bike with professional bike carriers
  • 6 nights accommodation 3 & 4 Star hotels
  • Scheduled arrival transfer on day one from Lyon, Saint Exupery Airport

Meals 

  • Paris VIP package valued at $1100
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • 3 course evening meals on 4 nights
  • Wine at welcome and farewell dinners
  • Light refreshments on transfers

Guide Support

  • Bilingual tour guides host you at 2020 Tour de France
  • Many years experience following the Tour de France
  • Local experience, international sporting event

Tour de France Spectator - Itinerary for the Racing Fan

  • Bienvenue
  • Prealps
  • Queen Stage
  • On Course Hospitality
  • Annecy & Finish
  • Moment of Truth
  • VIP Hospitality
  • Bon Voyage

Welcome to Lyon

Monday, 13 July 2020
Rhone, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Welcome Dinner (Incl. wine)

Tour de france spectator in the french alps
Welcome to the Tour de France Spectator trips. We meet in Lyon before travelling into the French Alps for the final week.

Your Tour de France Spectator trips starts in Lyon. We have a number of private shuttles today from the Saint-Exupery airport to our hotel. Tonight is our official welcome dinner where we will introduce your staff and they will answer your questions about your spectator trip.

Prealps, Chartreuse and Vercors Mountain Stage

Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Breakfast

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See the stage start and catch up with the race in the prealps on Bastille day.

Feel the anticipation this morning while having breakfast, fuelling up for a day at the Tour de France. After breakfast we will drive to the stage start and see the riders for the first time. After the stage start, we’ll travel to another spot on the race route and see the peloton launching their attacks.

Mountains on the Queen Stage

Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Breakfast

tour de france queen stage mountain climb
Watch the queen stage of the Tour de France in the French Alps.

Watch the tour live on the biggest stage, known as the Queen stage. The race climbs to above 2,000m twice. We will see a very photogenic climb from previous tours. Lacets de Montevernier is only a recent addition, and for the daring a short walk takes you along a balcony for a better view. We’ll see the race on Col du Madeleine, a classic climb between the Maurienne and Tarentaise valleys.

Hospitality on Race Route

Thursday, 16 July 2020
Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Breakfast, Picnic Lunch

tour de france spectator hospitality on race course
See another queen stage in the French Alps with exclusive hospitality and live television coverage.

It’s the last big mountain stage of the Tour. It is the last chance for a pure climber to make up and protect time on their rivals. Expect to see attacks launched on the last climbs. Today, enjoy seeing the race from our exclusive hospitality area on one of the climbs. A picnic lunch and television with a live feed on race-course, exclusively for our guests.

Annecy and a Stage Finish

Friday, 17 July 2020
Jura, Franche-Comté
Breakfast, Dinner

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Visit the beautiful French village, Annecy before seeing the stage finish.

We have our biggest transfer today, we will break it up with a brief visit to Annecy, often referred to as French Venice. A number of canals run through the historic centre, their cool waters offer relief on a hot day. Annecy is also on the shores of a beautiful lake framed by the French Alps, it’s a postcard! With lunch on board, we will head to the stage finish today, the final opportunity for sprinters before Paris.

Time Trial on Le Planche des Belles Filles

Saturday, 18 July 2020
Doubs, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Breakfast, Farewell Dinner (Incl. wine)

tour de france spectator time trial race course
Watch the penultimate stage, a race against the clock. The only individual time trial of the Tour de France.

Today will confirm the winner of the 107th Tour de France. Strange things have happened in a final time trial, especially when served with a significant climb. See the only time trial of the 2020 Tour de France. As a penultimate stage, this race of truth has more influence on the yellow jersey than most stages. Tonight we enjoy our farewell dinner, leaving tomorrow night free in Paris after our special day on the Champs-Elysees.

VIP Experience on the Champs-Elysees

Sunday, 19 July 2020
Paris, Ile de France
Breakfast, VIP Hospitality

VIP hospitality tour de france spectator
Watch the final stage of the Tour de France on the Champs-Elysees with VIP hospitality.

Aboard the TGV to Paris and arrive for the finale on the Champs-Élysées in a twilight event. Certainly the trip highlight each year on our Tour de France Spectator trip is the VIP Hospitality on the Champs-Elysees. Sip Champagne and see the final stage, also see La Course for Women on the same circuit in the lead up to the Final Stage in Paris.

Farewell Race Fans

Monday, 20 July 2020
Departure (Paris)
Breakfast

tour de france spectator
We farewell guests and take with us many great memories in following the Tour de France. See you again soon.

Sadly our trip, along with the 2020 Tour de France has finished. We invite you to stay in Paris for a little longer and encourage you to visit somewhere that you haven’t been before. To our new friemds, we bid farewell and hope to see you again – soon.

See key stages of the 2020 Tour de France

All Tour de France stages during the final week

Key mountain stages in the Alps

Decisive stage of the Individual Time Trial

VIP experience on Champs-Élysées 

Exclusive Itinerary for Non-Cycling Supporters with Hospitality

Our Spectator trip follows the final stages of the Tour de France. Witness the Tour de France spectacle on famous climbs, experience the energy of a Tour de France stage start and we take you to the most anticipated penultimate stage in recent years, the Individual Time Trial on Le Planche des Belles Filles.

Not only do you have a chance to see the Tour de France live, we’ll also visit fabulous villages in the French Alps. Your trip to the Tour de France includes hospitality days, including a picnic and live television coverage on course.

Always a trip highlight is the VIP hospitality for the final stage on Champs-Elysees. Spots are strictly limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

tour de france vip hospitality final day
Trip includes VIP hospitality, including French Champagne on the Champs-Elysees for the final stage.

Decisive Tour de France Stages in the French Alps

Teams and riders have declared that the 2020 Tour de France will be the toughest route in recent years. Mountain stages in every week and a forever variable race profile will keep racing unpredictable.

Rider will carry fatigue into the final week and cause many surprises. Winning the yellow jersey will hold no certainties until riders reach Paris, it will be the final time trial that confirms the 2020 winner.

Be part of the big race in 2020 – right timezone, summer weather, social group, and great hotels.

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Watch the Tour de France – right timezone, summer weather, social group.

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