2024 Tour de France Grand Tour
June 26, 2024 to July 22, 2024
This unique cycling odyssey offers a unique blend of Tour de France race viewing and stunning riding opportunities. Witness the Tour de France from start to finish in all its glory on 11 occasions, take on challenging ascents and breathtaking descents through some of the most picturesque landscapes in Europe. You’ll conquer legendary passes featured in the Tour de France, revel in Alpine panoramas, and explore charming towns steeped in history.
Throughout the journey, our dedicated team ensures your comfort, while evenings bring opportunities to savour regional delicacies and bond with fellow cycling enthusiasts. Whether you’re conquering mountain passes, exploring cultural gems, or savouring Italian and French cuisine, this trip promises unforgettable memories.
Join us on our Grand Tour and witness the beginning of the 2024 Tour de France right through to the finish in Nice. Pedal through stunning landscapes, discover hidden gems, and forge lifelong friendships. It’s more than a trip; it’s an experience of a lifetime. Get ready to ride and explore the beauty of Italy and France like never before.
- 27 Days (26 Nights)
- Social to Experienced
- All Breakfasts, 16 Dinners
- Support Vehicle
- Mechanical Assistance
- Navigational Guidance
Twin Share $18,400Single Supplement $2300
Florence (Florence Airport), Italy, June 26, 2024
Nice, France, July 22, 2024
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 16 nights
- Wine at welcome and farewell dinners
- Transport throughout on our luxury coach
- TGV Tickets Lyon to Toulouse
- Transport for your bike with professional bike carriers
- 26 nights accommodation 3 & 4 Star hotels
- Scheduled arrival transfers at Florence 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
- Black Sheep Sportswear Protective Bag
- Visit the Team Presentations in Florence, Italy
- See the Italian Grand Depart in Florence
- See 10 stages of the 2024 Tour de France including stage starts, finishes, and mountain passes
- Ride the famous French Alps including Alpe d’Huez
- Ride the Pyrenees, including the Tourmalet
- Visit Provence and ride “The Giant of Provence”, Mont Ventoux
- Stay at 3 and 4-star accommodation
- TGV from Lyon to Toulouse
- Simple too much to mention!
Price: AUD $18,400 (twin share)
Single Supplement: AUD $2300 – 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 $1500.00
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.
Bikestyle Tours has been running trips to the Tour de France for over 27 years. You’ll experience the very best riding in Italy and France and witness the 111th Tour de France. Great pizza, pasta, gelato, coffee, and the best hot chocolate for our Italian start. This will be a popular trip for the cuisine, scenery, and all things that are Italian before making our way by bike across the border into the French Alps. Here the scenery will change to enormous alpine passes and French countryside where iconic climbs await. We have our normal riding and non-riding itineraries. But we’ll also offer our experienced cyclists more time on the bike to conquer more vertical metres on some of the most magical roads in Europe.
Our trip starts in Lucca, where we are spoiled for scenic riding in the surrounding region of Tuscany. From here we will have access to witness the Team Presentations and the Grand Depart in Florence. Our trip then continues North to intersect the race for a sprint finish in Turin before following the riders along the race route North into the French Alps.
Once in the Alpes, we will tackle iconic French Alpine passes such as Alpe d’Huez. Before our tour transfer from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to Toulouse via TVG (high-speed train) to start the 2nd part of our Grand Tour experience.
From Toulouse, we will make our way to the Auvergne region, where we are spoiled for scenic riding in the surrounding region with rolling hills and winding rivers. From here we will have access to stage starts and finishes. Our trip then continues South to intersect the race for a sprint finish in Pau before witnessing the riders tackle the Tourmalet in the Pyrenees. We will then follow the race East to Provence. Here we will have the chance to see the race and conquer the legendary Mont Ventoux while we are in the area before making our way to the scenic coastline for the finale of the 2024 Tour de France. Here our focus will be seeing the riders make their final bids for glory. Who will be in yellow? After the race, our departure point will be Nice.
See the 111th Tour de France on 11 occasions
Team Presentations, Florence
Stage 1 ★★★☆☆, Hilly
Stage 3 ★★★☆☆, Sprint
Stage 4 ★★★★☆, Mountain
Stage 11 ★★★★☆, Mountain
Stage 12 ★★★☆☆, Sprint
Stage 13 ★★★★☆, Sprint
Stage 14 ★★★★★, Mountain
Stage 17 ★★★★☆, Mountain
Stage 20 ★★★★★, Mountain
Stage 21 ★★★★☆, ITT
Bienvenue en Italia
Wednesday 26 June 2024
Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Arriving at Florence airport at 10 am, our staff will greet you for a seamless transfer to Lucca. The afternoon is dedicated to bike setup, ensuring your gear is primed for the journey. If time allows, a brief shakedown ride ensures all bikes are in top condition.
Lucca’s Renaissance walls and historic charm offer a unique Italian experience. The intact city walls are perfect for cycling or leisurely walks. The town’s cultural richness and delectable local cuisine await exploration.
While the Tour de France doesn’t touch Lucca, Italy’s Giro d’Italia legacy resonates. Lucca’s terrain has often been part of training routes for cycling champions, reflecting a rich cycling culture.
The day concludes with a Welcome Dinner, fostering connections and setting the tone for an unforgettable cycling adventure through scenic Tuscany.
- Stay at Lucca in Tuscany
- Prepare your bikes for the trip ahead
- Welcome Dinner
The main focus today is preparing our bikes after long international flights. We will take a light afternoon ride around Lucca, getting used to riding in Italy.
Team Presentations in Florence
Thursday 27 June 2024
Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Start your day with a morning ride around the enchanting hills of Tuscany, soaking in the scenic beauty. By early afternoon, catch a train into central Florence. Spend your afternoon exploring the cultural treasures of Florence and witness the Team Presentations in town. Conclude your day with a convenient train or bus ride back to Lucca, capping off a day filled with cycling adventures, cultural exploration, and a taste of the exciting atmosphere surrounding the Team Presentations in Florence.
- Ride Tuscany
- Witness Team Presentations
- Explore Florence
Ride through the scenic Tuscan hills surrounding Lucca, this will be the first small test for our legs to prepare us for the spectacular rides to come.
Iconic Italian Villages
Friday 28 June 2024
Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Begin the day with an invigorating morning bike exploration, indulging in the breathtaking regional scenery known to captivate visitors. Later, the afternoon invites you to discover the captivating allure of Lucca’s Old Town. Encircled by intact Renaissance walls, Lucca’s historic centre exudes an intriguing blend of mediaeval architecture, charming piazzas, and ancient Roman roots, all waiting to be explored.
In the realm of cycling history, while the Tour de France may not directly grace this area, Italy’s cycling heritage, deeply intertwined with the Giro d’Italia, resonates here. Lucca and its surroundings have often been favoured training grounds for cycling champions, drawing upon the region’s diverse terrains and scenic routes. Engage with Lucca’s historical tapestry, and relish a serene afternoon amidst its timeless beauty and cycling legacy.
- Explore Lucca
- Ride Tuscany
Ride one of the popular Tuscan climbs just outside of Lucca and soak up the scenery.
Grand Depart in Florence
Saturday 29 June 2024
Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Today marks the commencement of the 2024 Tour de France, and it will be our primary focus. Setting out by luxury coach, we’ll journey into Florence to witness the official start of the 2024 Tour de France. After observing the riders’ impressive rollout, our group will reunite with our bus and head to our next destination, the charming city of Turin.
Once we arrive, a satisfying dinner awaits us at the hotel in Turin, offering a relaxing end to an exciting day filled with the commencement of this iconic cycling event and the transition to our new hotel.
- See the 2024 Grand Depart in Florence
No Ride Today, it’s all about seeing the pros.
Villages of Piedmont
Sunday 30 June 2024
Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Following the excitement of yesterday’s Grand Depart, today invites a more relaxed ambiance away from the bustling crowds. Embrace a leisurely exploration of Piedmont’s exquisite Italian villages by bike, immersing in their beauty and tranquillity. The afternoon offers personal leisure time, allowing you the freedom to further explore and savour the local offerings at your own pace.
- Italian villages of Piedmont
- Explore Turin
Our ride will see us tackle the climbs in Piedmont through iconic Italian villages.
Sprint Finish in Turin
Monday 1 July 2024
Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Today, our attention shifts back to the professionals as the sprinters set themselves up for a showdown in Turin. Turin exudes a regal ambiance with grand boulevards and historic squares, showcasing its rich cultural heritage. The city, once the capital of the Kingdom of Italy, intertwines cycling enthusiasm as a periodic host of the Giro d’Italia. Amidst this cultural splendour, the day culminates with anticipation for the thrilling sprint finish of the stage.
Before the excitement, the morning invites an easier ride in Piedmont. Afterward, immerse yourself in the city’s allure and then gather to witness the exhilarating stage climax, immersing in the dynamic atmosphere. The evening presents an opportunity to delve deeper into the city’s wonders or indulge in its renowned culinary scene.
- See the sprint finish in Turin
- Will Cav break the record?
We will take to the hills just outside of Turin before descending down on today’s race route to experience the final km of a Tour de France stage feels like.
Stage Start and Race Route
Tuesday 2 July 2024
Le Monêtier les Bains, Hautes-Alpes, France
The day commences with a visit to the charming village of Pinerolo, anticipating the stage start. As the professional cyclists race away, our journey begins on our bikes, tracing their path through Sestriere and into the majestic French Alps. Prepare for a thrilling and demanding ride, offering both the challenge of the route and the breathtaking beauty of the Alpine scenery.
Upon reaching our next hotel, we gather for a well-deserved dinner, uniting to share tales of the day’s cycling exploits. This shared experience of cycling along the professional route creates a sense of camaraderie, bonding us over our collective cycling journey through the picturesque landscapes of the French Alps.
- See the stage start
- Ride along the race route to the French Alps
We will ride the Sestriere out of Italy and into the French Alps. We will then continue by bike through the Alps to our next hotel.
Take on Galibier
Wednesday 3 July 2024
Les Monêtier les Bains, Hautes-Alpes, France
Having attended the race and presentations on four occasions, our focus now shifts to our personal riding experiences as the Tour de France continues its northern route. Today, we step away from the race action to fully immerse ourselves in the scenic allure of the French Alps. The morning’s highlight includes conquering the renowned Col du Galibier, a legendary climb featured in numerous Tour de France events. Despite its altitude, accessing this iconic ascent from our valley-based location will offer a manageable challenge.
Post our invigorating ride, we’ll relax at our hotel, catching the electrifying climax of the TDF stage on television. To conclude this day of exploration in the French Alps, we gather for a delightful dinner at the hotel, where we share anecdotes and experiences from our Alpine escapades.
- Ride Galibier
- Spectacular French Alps
We will ride Galibier to and from our hotel. It will be a challenge but due to our hotel’s location won’t be too difficult for us.
Journey to Alpe d’Huez by bike
Thursday 4 July 2024
Les Monêtier les Bains, Hautes-Alpes, France
|As the professional cyclists speed towards Dijon, we’ll journey on our own bikes to the foot of Alpe d’Huez. We will conquer this iconic climb with determination and vigour, drawing inspiration from past winners at every hairpin turn as you ascend to the top. The culmination of the 2024 Tour de Femmes avec Zwift awaits at the finish line.
Once you’ve triumphed over this renowned Alpe, we’ll check in to our next hotel in the serene village of Huez. Together, we’ll celebrate this significant achievement over a shared dinner, reveling in the sense of accomplishment and camaraderie after a day of conquering the legendary Alpe d’Huez.
- Ride Alpe d’Huez
- Stay atop Alpe d’Huez
Descend down the valley to the base of Alpe d’Huez before tackling the iconic climb.
Friday 5 July 2024
Huez, Hautes Alpes, France
In the morning, embrace the chance to conquer another renowned French peak, the Croix de Fer, or opt for a smaller loop around Huez, allowing a day of leisurely exploration in the village. Later in the afternoon, we’ll watch the Individual Time Trial on TV, savouring the excitement from the comfort of our accommodation. To conclude our memorable trip, we’ll come together for a special farewell dinner. It’s an opportunity to celebrate our collective journey, share stories, and toast to the unforgettable experiences and achievements gained throughout our time exploring the picturesque French Alps and witnessing the exhilarating stages of the Tour de France.
- Ride Croix de Fer
- Watch the ITT on TV
- Farewell dinner
Today we will conquer another famous French Col, Croix de Fer. If you prefer an easier day on the bike you can do the “village ride” atop the Alp.
High Speed trip to Toulouse
Saturday 6 July 2024
Today marks the end of the Grand Depart part of your Grand Tour experience. We will say farewell to a few of our guests as we begin the second part of the Tour de France.
Our morning will begin with us making our way to Lyon where we will jump on the TGV (fast train) and enjoy speeds 300KPH as we travel to Toulouse.
- Transfer to Toulouse via TGV
Sunday 7 July 2024
We will enjoy an easier start to the day with gentle speed around the sights of Toulouse.
After lunch, we have planned a unique experience with a visit to Airbus. Airbus is the home to the famous A380 and nearly 20,000 employees work for Airbus in Toulouse. You will discover the latest generation of Airbus aircraft and we get to see the amazing assembly line of the new A350XWB.
Tonight we will have dinner together to meet a few more of the Bikestyle Tours team.
- See the sights of Toulouse
- Airbus tour
Our ride will explore the Canal du Midi which starts a short distance from our hotel. Reconsigned as one of the greatest construction works of the 17th century it is a 240km long canal in Southern France spanning from Toulouse all the way to the Mediterranean Sea.
Monday 8 July 2024
Today we will be joined by some fellow guests joining us for the final 2 weeks of the Tour de France. We will transfer to our accommodations along the Lot River in the Auvergne region, with close access to the coming days of racing. As well as rolling hills, valleys, and winding rivers through this beautiful region famous for its typical French cuisine. We will have time for an afternoon ride along the Lot River. Our day concludes with dinner to welcome your new travel friends.
- Stay in the Auvergne region of central France
- Dinner with new friends
We will take a light afternoon ride in the Auvergne to freshen our legs after a few days of travel.
Tuesday 9 July 2024
Today we will begin our exploration of the Massif Central of France and ride to the serene village of Laguiole. Famous for its knives you will have the opportunity to visit the artisan knife makers of Laguiole.
In the evening we will come together to watch the stage finish of the race on TV and share another dinner together.
- Ride to Laguiole village
- Visit the artisan knife makers of Laguiole
Ride through the scenic hills, and valleys and along the winding rivers of Auvergne on the way to Laguiole, this will be the first small test for our legs to prepare us for the spectacular rides to come.
Off to the Tour de France
Wednesday 10 July 2024
Lot River, Auvergne, France
Today we will witness another Tour de France stage up close and personal. We will ride to the race today and see the riders take on the final kilometers of the stage to Le Lioran. After catching our luxury coach back to our hotel we will come together for dinner.
- Tour de France stage finish in Le Lioran
Ride to see the stage in Auvergne, and make sure to soak up the atmosphere surrounding this huge event.
Stage Start and Transfer to the Pyrenees
Thursday 11 July 2024
Lourdes, Occitanie, French
Today we will give the legs a rest and focus on the Tour de France and making our way to our next location in the Pyrenees. We will take our luxury coach to the village of Aurillac to witness the riders start Stage 12 of the Tour bound for Villeneuve-Sur-Lot. After seeing the riders depart we will make our way South to our next base nestled in the Pyrenees.
This will be an ideal location to see the race and conquer iconic French climbs. In the evening we will share dinner together.
- See the Stage Start in Aurillac
- Transfer to the Pyrenees
Hautacam and Pau Stage Finish
Friday 12 July 2024
Lourdes, Occitanie, Italy
Today we will take on an iconic climb commonly featured in the Tour de France, the Hautacam. This climb is situated just up the valley from our hotel. You will be able to test your legs on its slopes and enjoy your first taste of the Pyrenean mountains.
In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to catch the train to Pau to see the stage finish. In the evening you will be free to explore Lourdes.
- Ride Hautacam
- Catch the train to see the stage finish in Pau
Ride the Hautacam where Jumbo Visma secured their victory over an attacking Pogacar in 2022.
Le Tour on the Tourmalet
Saturday 13 July 2024
Lourdes, Occitanie, France
Today we will witness the pros take on the Tourmalet. This will be a key stage in the battle for the GC and the Tourmalet will be the first of three huge climbs that the riders will race up on today’s stage. We will aim to watch the race on its slopes and get the opportunity to ride this mythic climb for ourselves. This climb is commonly featured in the Tour de France and usually is a very decisive climb in the battle for the Maillot Jaune.
In the evening after the fanfare of the tour we will return to our base in Lourdes where we will share our day’s experiences over dinner.
- Ride the Col du Tourmalet
- See the stage on the Tourmalet
Today we will take on the legendary Tourmalet. We will ride up the valley and tackle the ascent from the village of Luz Saint Saveur in the same direction as the riders.
Col du Solour and Col d’Aubisque
Sunday 14 July 2024
Lourdes, Occitanie, France
As the riders take on the Plateau de Beille in the journey East through the Pyrenees we will take on one of the iconic Pyrenean climbs not far from our base. Col du Solour and Col d’Aubisque are spectacular and iconic climbs commonly visited by the Tour de France. These climbs offer unrivaled scenery of the Pyrenees with green mountains and rugged countryside along the route, watch out for the livestock that is commonly found along the cloudy road atop these mountains. After descending back down we will head back to our hotel where you’ll be free to further explore Lourdes for the evening.
- Ride the Col du Solour and Col d’Aubisque, iconic Pyrenean climbs
We will ride the Col du Solour and Col d’Aubisque; Solour forms the first part of the climb where you tackle most of the ascent. If you have the legs you may continue across the top to Aubisque which is a little more climbing over 12km.
Pyrenees to Provence
Monday 15 July 2024
Nyons, Drôme, France
As the professionals rest their legs on their second rest day, we will also give ours a break as we make our way on our luxury coach from the Pyrenees to Provence to intersect the race as it enters its final week.
As we enter Provence you will notice the landscape change dramatically from the green mountains of the Pyrenees to the harsh white stone and dirt through the spectacular olive groves of Provence. After our transfer and checking into our next location, you will have the late afternoon to explore the area before we share another dinner together, anticipating the excitement to come.
- Transfer to Provence on our luxury coach
Rest day today – save the legs for something special
Exploring Nyon and Provence
Tuesday 16 July 2024
Nyons, Drôme, France
Today we will enjoy exploring the olive groves of Provence by bike. Nyons is known for being the northernmost olive-growing area in Europe. Its geography and topography make it ideal for growing olives and give Nyons its Mediterranean influence. It was the first area to earn Nyons the first AOC appellation for olives and olive oil in France. You will have the afternoon to explore this idyllic village of Provence. In the late afternoon, we will catch the stage finish on TV as the riders race to the Colosseum of Nimes.
- Explore the olive groves of Nyons
Ride through the provencal olive groves around Nyons
The Professionals in Provence
Wednesday 17 July 2024
Nyons, Drôme, France
Today marks our re-entry into the vibrant excitement of the Tour de France. Immerse yourself once more in the race’s fervour as the riders journey from Saint Paul Trois Chateaux to Superdevoluy amidst the breathtaking Southern Alps. Get up close to the action, either catching the race at its commencement or as the cyclists whiz past our hotel.
In the morning, gear up for a refreshing ride to ensure our legs are in prime condition for the upcoming events. This preparation is essential for the agenda awaiting us tomorrow.
After our cycling escapade, reconvene for a delightful dinner at our hotel. Share stories and relive the day’s experiences amidst the camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts, setting the stage for the thrilling moments anticipated in the following days of our Tour de France expedition.
- Ride along the race route through Provence
- See the stage up close and personal as they head Superdevoluy
Today will be an easier day on the bike as we focus on catching the riders up close on today’s stage.
Thursday 18 July 2024
Nyons, Drôme, France
Today’s agenda revolves around conquering the legendary Mont Ventoux, famously steeped in Tour de France history. The ascent from Bedoin, ascending through the forest, leads to the awe-inspiring moonscape atop Ventoux. Here, you’ll be rewarded with a breathtaking panoramic view of the surrounding countryside, a truly spectacular and unforgettable moment.
As evening descends, we gather for a final night in Provence, sharing a delightful dinner.
- 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.
To The Mediterranean Sea
Friday 19 July 2024
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Today, our journey transitions from Provence to the picturesque Mediterranean Sea, aboard our luxury coach. Upon arrival at our final destination, we’ll embark on a delightful spin along the coast, relishing the seaside vistas. Set in a prime location for cycling and with easy access to witness the race’s culminating stages, this spot promises a perfect setting for our cycling adventures.
Following our ride, you’ll have the leisurely afternoon and evening to explore the city at your own pace. Whether it’s uncovering local gems, soaking in the seaside ambiance, or simply savouring the Mediterranean charm, the day offers ample freedom for personal exploration and discovery.
- To the Mediterranean Sea
Today we will give the legs an easier spin after yesterday’s efforts and see the region we will be staying in.
Stage Start in Nice
Saturday 20 July 2024
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Today’s itinerary revolves around our journey to the stage start in Nice, marking the queen stage of the 2024 Tour de France. As the riders prepare for their final bids for glory over the challenging mountainous terrain, we’ll witness their departure from Nice, absorbing the electrifying prelude to this pivotal race stage.
Following the thrilling start, we embark on our own ride, tracing the initial part of the race route. As we return to our hotel, the evening opens up for further exploration. Enjoy the freedom to delve into the city’s offerings, concluding another exhilarating day immersed in the captivating realm of the Tour de France.
- 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 almost 3 weeks of riding with Bikestyle, your legs will be up for the challenge.
Final Showdown - Monaco to Nice ITT
Sunday 21 July 2024
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Today is devoted entirely to the Tour de France, marking a historic milestone as the race concludes outside Paris for the first time in its 111-year history. This year’s final stage veers from tradition; instead of the customary celebratory procession, the riders face a challenging Individual Time Trial from Monaco to Nice, a significant departure from the norm. It’s a unique opportunity as the General Classification riders battle against the clock, making their ultimate bids for the prestigious Maillot Jaune.
In the morning, before the excitement ensues, we’ll embark on our own ride. Then, packing up our bikes, we’ll head to witness the compelling Time Trial. This stage promises an exhilarating spectacle, witnessing the riders’ last-ditch efforts for victory.
Post-stage, we gather for a final Farewell Dinner, a celebratory culmination of our journey and the remarkable experiences we’ve shared throughout this extraordinary Tour de France adventure.
- See the final Time Trial
- Farewell Dinner
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. Our morning will begin with our departure from the hotel, as we embark on a comfortable journey aboard our luxury coach. To our departure point at Nice Airport, ensuring a seamless transition for your onward flights.
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!
Hosted by local Belgian and former professional cyclist, Eric de Clercq
Join Eric de Clercq, a Belgium local based on the Tour of Flanders course which typically passes his front door. He came very close one year almost being the sole survivor in the breakaway.
Eric’s career of 11 years saw him win 19 victories including a stage win in the Tour of Britain. He is one of the hard men of Belgium. Eric rode for:
- La William-Duvel from 1991-1993
- Collstrop from 1994-2002
You will find Eric a wonderful host as he shares his experiences with professional cycling teams. From racing to sports director, and professional soigneur to hosting team VIP’s during race-day. You will learn an incredible insight into the Spring Classics races, as well as meet some of the riders and managers.
Most of all, Eric is a great guide who cares for your experience and he is a pleasure to spend time with on and off the bike.
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