2024 TDF Final Week
July 15, 2024 to July 22, 2024
Explore the “Final Week” of the Tour de France across 8 eventful days. From a sprint finish at Nimes arena to Pont du Gard’s historic marvel, each day offers a unique cycling challenge. Traverse landscapes, experience race stages, conquer Mont Ventoux, and embrace the vibrant Mediterranean coast and Nice’s energetic start. Witness the unprecedented Tour finale, the time trial from Monaco to Nice, where riders vie for the Maillot Jaune. Reflect on shared experiences at the Farewell Dinner. Bid adieu from Nice Airport, cherishing memories and camaraderie forged during this cycling and cultural immersion. The “Final Week” journey crafts an unforgettable, dynamic Tour de France experience in just eight action-packed days.
- 8 Days (7 Nights)
- Social, Intermediate, Experienced and Spectators
- All Breakfast, 5 Dinners
- Support Vehicle
- Mechanical Assistance
- Navigational Guidance
Twin Share $6,500Single Supplement $1050
Montpellier Mediterranee Airport, France, July 15, 2024
Nice, France, July 22, 2024
Group Size: 34 guests – 6 staff
Group Size: 34 guests – 6 staff
Rider and Spectator Tour: Our Tour de France bike tours are ideal for both spectators and cyclists. Our main focus is watching the race and completing the most beautiful rides. Non-cyclists may wish to follow our ride routes too and meet up with the riders along the way, it is a great way for non-cycling partners to share the experience.
This trip also caters to spectators with a keen interest in the Tour de France. We have some side itineraries for non-cyclists to explore Italian and French villages but primarily, our trip follows the excitement and fanfare of the Tour de France.
Rider Options: You don’t have to be an elite cyclist to join us. With our high staff-to-guest ratio, we support different ride options each day – giving you choice. There are our ride extensions for our stronger riders to get more miles and vertical metres. And if you’d like an easier day, or a day off, join our non-cycling itineraries or our easier ride option.
We take the best care of you and your bike. Experienced ride guides support every ride and we have support vehicles fitted with professional bike carriers.
- Buffet breakfast daily
- 3-course evening meals on 5 nights
- Wine at welcome and farewell dinners
- Transport throughout on our luxury coach
- Transport for your bike with professional bike carriers
- 7 nights accommodation at 3 & 4 Star hotels
- Scheduled arrival transfers at Montpellier Mediterranee Airport.
- Hosted by our experienced tour guides and professional drivers
- Mechanical assistance with your bike
- Ride support vehicle when you need it most
- Navigation assistance on all guided rides
- Sports powders, water, and bars during your ride
- 2 x Bikestyle Tours Cycling Kits
- See 4 stages of the 2024 Tour de France including stage starts, finishes, and the final individual time trial
- Visit Provence and ride “The Giant of Provence”, Mont Ventoux
- Stay at 3 and 4 star accommodation
Price: AUD $6500 (twin share)
Single Supplement: AUD $1050 – Limited Single Rooms Available
Note: All trip costs are per person, not including airfare, and are based on two persons per room. If traveling alone we will match you with a person to share. Alternatively, you may choose to have a room of your own by paying a single supplement.
Note: It is a requirement of Bikestyle Tours that you have Travel Insurance for your trip.
Many guests find it convenient to hire one of our professionally prepared quality hire bikes.
- Hire a bike so that you’re not lugging a bike around on your extended European holiday
- Hire a bike and mitigate damage or delays during international transit
Bike Hire Charges
Bike Hire: AUD $455.00
Upgrade options available
Note: Renters of our hire bikes are liable for damages to their hire bike during the period of hire, treat it like you own for the rental period. Bikes are set up to your measurements before your arrival and are fully serviced by our professional mechanic.
Suitable to Spectators through to experienced cyclists (varied rides from moderate to challenging)
Experience the “Final Week” Tour de France journey, a remarkable 8-day expedition blending cycling excellence with cultural exploration. Commencing from Montpellier Mediterranee Airport, your Provence arrival unveils rugged landscapes and rich French history. Engage in camaraderie during a convivial Welcome Dinner, setting the tone for an extraordinary adventure through France.
From witnessing the awe-inspiring Pont du Gard and absorbing the race’s thrilling energy at Nimes Arena to conquering the legendary Mont Ventoux, each day marks a unique cycling challenge. The itinerary transitions to the scenic Mediterranean coast, offering exhilarating rides and leisurely explorations, embracing the energy of the Tour de France.
The climax arrives with an unprecedented Tour finale from Monaco to Nice, where riders battle the clock for the Maillot Jaune. The journey culminates with a reflective Farewell Dinner, celebrating the remarkable experiences shared throughout the expedition.
As the adventure concludes, bid adieu and depart from Nice, carrying cherished memories and newfound camaraderie. The “Final Week” journey leaves an indelible mark, merging cycling triumphs with cultural immersion, ensuring an unforgettable Tour de France experience.
See the 111th Tour de France on 4 occasions
Stage 16 ★★★☆☆, Sprint
Stage 17 ★★★★☆, Mountain
Stage 20 ★★★★★, Mountain
Stage 21 ★★★★☆, ITT
Bienvenue en France
Monday 15 July 2024
Avignon, Drome, France
Your Tour de France adventure begins with a 10 a.m. Montpellier Mediterranee Airport pickup by our dedicated team. Settle into our Provence accommodations, renowned for rugged landscapes, olive groves, and exquisite French cuisine.
Discover the region’s profound Tour de France history, celebrated by cycling legends. Skilled mechanics prepare your bike in the afternoon. If time allows, a relaxing shakedown ride lets you test equipment amidst stunning surroundings.
The day concludes with a convivial Welcome Dinner, fostering connections among enthusiasts, and igniting the spirit for an extraordinary cycling expedition through France at the world’s premier cycling race.
- Stay in Provence
- Prepare your bikes for the trip ahead
- Welcome Dinner
Possible light afternoon ride in Provence, getting used to riding in France.
Sprint Finish at Nimes Arena
Tuesday 16 July 2024
Today presents an opportunity to ride to Pont du Gard just outside of Avignon. This ancient Roman aqueduct bridge in France, part of the Nîmes aqueduct, stands as an engineering marvel. Built without mortar, it spans the Gardon River with three tiers of arches, supplying water to Nîmes. A UNESCO site, it offers historical insight and scenic beauty for visitors.
Following our ride we will head to the Nimes Arena, the finishing line for today’s stage where we will soak up the atmosphere, as riders speed towards the Colosseum of Nimes, capturing the essence of the race’s thrilling energy and marking another highlight in this enthralling Tour de France journey.
- Ride to Pont du Gard
- See Stage 16 sprint finish in Nimes
Our ride will see us follow along the banks of the Rhône River, we will have a chance to enjoy some flatter terrain today before reaching Pont du Guard. We will return to our hotel bike before getting ready for the Tour de France.
Saint Paul Trois Chateaux and Stage Start
Wednesday 17 July 2024
Today we continue our immersion in the Tour de France excitement as riders journey from Saint Paul Trois Chateaux to Superdevoluy in the awe-inspiring Southern Alps. Witness the action up close as we catch the stage start.
In the morning, prepare for a ride to Saint Paul Trois Chateaux to witness the start. After cheering the pros off, we’ll return to the hotel, reuniting for an enjoyable dinner. Share stories and bask in camaraderie, setting the stage for the thrilling moments anticipated in the following days of our Tour de France expedition.
- Ride to the stage start
- See the stage start at Saint Paul Trois Chateaux
We have something special tomorrow planned so our ride today will take the flattest route possible as we ride along the Rhone River to Saint Paul Trois Chateaux.
Mont Ventoux “The Giant of Provence”
Thursday 18 July 2024
Today marks our monumental challenge: Mont Ventoux, a legendary Tour de France climb. Begin the ascent from Bedoin, traversing the forest, unveiling the mountain’s rich cycling history. At the summit, relish the surreal moonscape and breathtaking countryside views, an unforgettable moment for all cycling enthusiasts.
As the day winds down, gather for a final evening in captivating Provence. Enjoy a delightful dinner celebrating the region’s culinary delights and warm hospitality, immersing in the vibrant local culture. Reflect on the day’s triumphs and bask in the charm of Provence, a perfect conclusion to an extraordinary day on the bike.
- Ride Mont Ventoux
Officially, the total length is 21.5 km averaging 7.45%. However, the first 7 km is kind, you’ve got to make this up at some point. The gradient starts to increase and is unrelenting but eases a little as you reach Chalet Reynard – 8% gradient never felt so good.
From Chalet Reynar you have a further 6km through Ventoux’s moonscape. Make a stop at the Tom Simpson memorial 900m from the summit.
Provence to the Mediterranean
Friday 19 July 2024
Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Today, transitioning from Provence to the Mediterranean Sea, our luxury coach leads us to the coast. A scenic cycling session awaits upon arrival, perfectly positioned to witness the race’s final stages, setting the stage for our adventures.
Post-ride, the afternoon and evening offer free time to explore the city at your own pace. Discover local attractions, absorb the seaside atmosphere, or simply relish the Mediterranean vibe. It’s an opportunity for personal exploration and relaxation, a laid-back chance to savour the city’s unique offerings and unwind by the sea.
- Explore the Mediterranean Coastline
Today we will give the legs an easier spin after yesterday’s efforts. We will take in the Mediterranean coastline stopping off for a “cafe” before returning to town.
Nice Stage Start
Saturday 20 July 2024
Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Today revolves around the exciting Nice stage start in the 2024 Tour de France. Witness the charged atmosphere as cyclists prepare for the demanding queen stage, soaking in the race’s exhilarating beginning from Nice.
After the thrilling start, we’ll cycle along the initial race route before returning to our hotel. The evening offers freedom for personal exploration, encouraging discovery of the city’s attractions, and adding another thrilling day immersed in the captivating world of the Tour de France. It’s a chance to embrace the race’s energy and then unwind, exploring the city’s unique offerings at your leisure.
- Stage start in Nice
- Ride the start of the race route
Today we will take on the first part of the queen stage. It will be challenging but after a week of riding with Bikestyle Tours your legs will be up for the challenge.
Final Showdown - Monaco to Nice ITT
Sunday 21 July 2024
Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Today marks the unprecedented Tour de France finale, breaking a 111-year tradition of concluding in Paris. The challenging Monaco to Nice Time Trial alters the norm, creating a thrilling race against the clock for the prestigious Maillot Jaune.
Before the main event, we’ll start the day with a morning ride, preparing for the gripping Time Trial. It’s an exhilarating opportunity to witness the riders’ final bid for victory.
Post-stage, we gather for a Farewell Dinner, celebrating our journey and the remarkable experiences shared throughout this exceptional Tour de France adventure. It’s a moment to reflect on the memorable journey and bid adieu to this enthralling cycling escapade.
- See the final Time Trial
- Crowning of the Champion
Today we will attempt to ride part of the Time Trial course. If it is closed to the public we will have an alternative ride route ready to go.
Monday 22 July 2024
Today marks the end of our incredible journey together. We’ll bid you a fond farewell and wish you safe travels for your onward adventure. After breakfast, we will offer a transfer to Nice Airport.
As you head towards your next destination, take with you the memories, experiences, and camaraderie forged during our remarkable Tour de France adventure. Bon voyage!
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