2024 Tour de France Spectator
July 2, 2024 to July 8 2024
Join our ‘Viewing and Vineyards’ Spectator Tour for 7 thrilling days, merging the Tour de France excitement with French winemaking. Explore Burgundy’s vineyards, witness race highlights, and visit prestigious Champagne Houses. Enjoy wine tastings, cultural immersions, and local cuisine, connecting with fellow enthusiasts. The journey ends in Troyes, capturing the Tour’s essence. Depart from Charles de Gaulle Airport with cherished memories and newfound friendships from this captivating Tour de France and wine heritage experience.
- 7 Days (6 Nights)
- All Breakfasts, 5 Dinners, 2 Wine Tastings
- Support Vehicle
- Fully Support
- English Speaking Guides
Twin Share $5600Single Supplement $830
Lyon, France, July 2, 2024
Paris, France, July 8, 2024
Group Size: 20 guests – 3 staff
Accommodation: 3 to 4-star hotels, twin share, optional single supplement when booking
Spectator Only Tour: Our Spectator Tour de France tours cater only to spectators. Our main focus is watching the race and immersing ourselves in the culture of the regions we visit. This trip is aimed at those with a keen interest in the Tour de France as our trip follows the excitement and fanfare of the Tour de France. It also indulges in the culture of each region when we aren’t at the race.
- Buffet breakfast daily
- 3 course evening meals on 5 nights
- 2 wine tastings, Burgundy and Champagne
- Wine at welcome and farewell dinners
- Transport throughout on our luxury coach
- 6 nights accommodation at 3 & 4 Star hotels
- Scheduled arrival transfers at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport
- Scheduled departure from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
- Hosted by our experienced tour guides and professional drivers
- Champagne and Wine tours
- See 4 stages of the 2024 Tour de France including stage starts, finishes and ITT
- Experience and stay in the famous wine regions of Burgundy and Champagne
- Finish in Paris
- Stay at 3 and 4 star accommodation
- World class wine and culinary experiences
Price: AUD $5600 (twin share)
Single Supplement: AUD $830 – 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.
For over 27 years, Bikestyle Tours has crafted immersive experiences at the Tour de France. Join us to explore France’s finest wine-making regions and witness the thrilling 111th Tour up close. This adventure promises an exquisite blend of French cuisine, scenic landscapes, and the grandeur of the Tour de France, featuring four exhilarating race viewings, including a pivotal Individual Time Trial.
Tailored for Tour de France and culture aficionados, this adventure seamlessly blends the excitement of Tour de France spectating with luxurious wine and gastronomic explorations in the world’s premier wine regions. Commencing in Lyon, we dive into the heart of the Burgundy wine region, granting access to stage starts and finishes, including the crucial Individual Time Trial. While the Tour progresses to Troyes, our journey takes us north to Champagne, where we immerse ourselves in renowned Champagne houses before witnessing the race in Troyes. The grand finale awaits in the enchanting city of Paris, celebrated worldwide for its art, fashion, culinary delights, and diverse cultural heritage.
See the 111th Tour de France on 4 occasions
Stage 6 ★★★☆☆, Sprint
Stage 7 ★★★★☆, ITT
Stage 8 ★★★★☆, Sprint
Stage 9 ★★★☆☆, Sprint
Bienvenue en France
Tuesday 2 July 2024
Côte d'Or, France
At Lyon Saint Exupery Airport, our staff will welcome you at 2pm. We’ll transfer to accommodations nestled amid the picturesque Côte d’Or vineyards, offering proximity to renowned Burgundy winemakers and the Tour de France. The region boasts a prestigious winemaking history, situated along the western banks of the Saone and producing some of the most sought-after vintages. Our welcome dinner promises a delightful immersion into local wine and cuisine, allowing you to savour Burgundy’s distinctive flavours while fostering connections among fellow enthusiasts and guides.
- Collection from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport at 2pm
- Stay in wine region along the Saone River
- Welcome Dinner (including wine)
Wednesday 3 July 2024
Côte d'Or, France
Today marks a cultural immersion in the Burgundy Winemakers’ realm as the riders approach. Delve into the region’s essence with a wine tasting at a local vineyard, exploring Burgundy’s celebrated viticulture heritage. Known for producing esteemed varietals like Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, this experience offers insight into the wine-making mastery deeply rooted in the area.
Later, our evening unfolds with a special dinner at a local restaurant, inviting you to savour the flavours and culinary prowess of Côte d’Or. Enjoy a gastronomic journey, experiencing the rich and diverse cuisine this region is renowned for. This day seamlessly combines the excitement of the Tour de France with an authentic exploration of Burgundy’s wine culture and gastronomy.
- Wine tasting and tour of Burgundy Winemakers
- Dinner in the Côte d’Or
The Action of the TDF
Thursday 4 July 2024
Côte d'Or, France
Following our French cultural immersion, today is all about the thrill of the Tour de France. We embark on an exhilarating journey to the stage start in Macon, witnessing the riders’ departure. Quickly advancing along the route, we aim to catch their arrival in Dijon, ensuring an action-packed day fully immersed in the energy and excitement of the Tour de France.
- Stage start in Macon
- Stage finish in Dijon
Race Against Time
Friday 5 July 2024
Côte d'Or, France
Today brings another day amongst the Tour de France, this time it’s the ‘time trial’. As the riders compete against the clock, we’ll explore the starting area, observing them as they warm up for this challenging test. It’s an excellent opportunity to witness the race and indulge in the latest bike tech, especially for the enthusiasts. Post-stage, the evening offers free time to explore the village, providing opportunities to savour beautiful local cuisine and immerse in the charming surroundings.
See the ITT at Nuits Saint Georges
Saturday 6 July 2024
Today, while journeying north toward the prestigious Champagne winegrowing region, we’ll capture the race fervour at Semur en Auxois for another thrilling stage start. As we savour the race excitement, we’ll continue our path to Champagne, known for its legendary Champagne Houses. This region boasts a rich history dating back centuries, with a unique mastery in producing the world-renowned sparkling wine.
Upon arrival, a visit to a Champagne House offers a fascinating tour and tasting, allowing an immersion into the intricate processes and traditions that contribute to Champagne’s global fame. The evening culminates with a delightful dinner, providing a chance to unwind while cherishing the day’s blend of race thrill and Champagne’s exquisite wine heritage.
- Stage start in Semur en Auxois
- Champagne House tour and tasting
White roads of Troyes
Sunday 7 July 2024
Today marks the pinnacle of our Tour de France action. We journey to Troyes, for both the start and finish of Stage 9. Excitement fills the air as riders confront the challenge of the region’s white gravel roads, adding a thrilling dimension to the race. GC riders strategise on these stages to avoid positional setbacks.
We’ll witness the electric start and dramatic finish in Troyes, immersing in the vibrant town atmosphere throughout the day. As the sun sets, we come together for a final dinner, a celebratory gathering to honour our journey. The day encapsulates the essence of the Tour’s excitement, offering a memorable conclusion to our adventure.
- Stage Start in Troyes
- Stage Finish in Troyes
- Farewell Dinner
Monday 8 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 coach. To our departure point at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, ensuring a seamless transition for your onward flights.
As you head towards your next destination, take with you the memories, experiences, and the camaraderie forged during our remarkable Tour de France adventure. Bon voyage!
Airport drop off at Charles de Gaulle Airport – 12pm
Bike hire available
Worried about travelling with your own bike? We have basic and premium options available.
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