Exclusive Alps Bike Tour

6 Days

Climb the biggest Cols of the French Alps and feel like you are in the Tour de France while you get amazed of its nature and the rich food

Welcome to the French Alps!

Discover the best of the French Alps going from the magnificent lake town of Annecy to the high mountain pastures of the Alpe d’Huez. Get ready to conquer the most popular Cols of the Alps and feel like you’re actually in the Tour de France whilst riding through beautiful sceneries and savoring hearty Savoyard food. This yellow jersey is yours!

Main Cols

  • Col d'Héry (10,5k - 5,1% - Cat2)
  • Col des Aravis (11,5k - 4,7% - Cat2)
  • Col de la Colombière (14,3k - 7% - HC)
  • Col des Saisies (14,9k - 5% - Cat1)
  • Col du Telegraphe - Col du Galibier (35,6k - 5,4% - HC)
  • Alpe d'Huez (12,1k - 8,6% - HC)
  • and more awesome Cols!

Day to day

Kick off your epic tour through the French Alps in the enchanting lake of Annecy, known for its lake and medieval architecture. Embark on your first climb up the Col des Aravis, a gateway to the high Alps, and descend into La Clusaz. A welcome dinner awaits, setting the tone for an unforgettable week of cycling.

Distance: 68 km / 42 miles – Elevation: 1.812 m / 5.945 ft

Your Hotel:  St-Alban Hotel & Spa

Lunch, Dinner

Day two challenges you with the iconic Col de la Colombière, offering sweeping vistas of the surrounding Alpine landscapes. Once conquered, descend back to La Clusaz, where you’ll have a free evening to indulge in local gastronomy or simply relax and recharge.

Distance: 64 km / 40 miles – Elevation: 1.570 m / 5.151 ft

Your Hotel: St-Alban Hotel & Spa

Breakfast, Lunch

Wave goodbye to La Clusaz as you navigate towards the Col de Saisies, taking in a backdrop of craggy peaks and lush valleys. Push onward to the dramatic Cormet de Roselend, a serene Alpine pass, and finish the day in a charming mountain village.

Distance: 71 km / 44 miles – Elevation: 2.250 m / 7.382 ft

Your Hotel: Radiana Resort & Spa

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Begin with the ascent of Col du Télégraphe, a warm-up for what’s to come. Challenge yourself on the ascent to the lofty Col du Galibier, an iconic Tour de France climb. Cap off the day by reaching Alpe d’Huez, a mecca for cycling enthusiasts, where you’ll rest for the night.

Distance: 82 km / 51 miles – Elevation: 2.590 m / 8.497 ft

Your Hotel: Hotel Les Grandes Rousses

Breakfast, Lunch

The trip reaches its climax with the world-famous climb up Alpe d’Huez. Conquer its storied 21 switchbacks and relish the accomplishment of a lifetime. Toast to your epic journey and newfound friendships with a farewell dinner, celebrating the triumphs of an incredible week of cycling.

Distance: 53 km / 33 miles – Elevation: 1.790 m / 5.873 ft

Your Hotel: Hotel Les Grandes Rousses

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

On your final day, if you like, go for a a short ride before check-out concluding this unforgettable bike tour in the Alps. Prepare to say goodbye to the stunning scenery, challenging climbs, and picturesque villages and see you soon to your new friends!

Breakfast

What's Included

  • Welcome to the Alps and Bike Tour Briefing
  • Full support by expert guides with an extensive experience and local knowledge
  • Bike Rental (Carbon Road Bike with e-shifting)
  • All luggage transfers
  • Route Guide
  • Different route options based on your skill level and preference
  • GPX files for GPS device use
  • All accommodations in carefully chosen hotels
  • Daily breakfast and lunches (on route)
  • 3 dinners
  • Cycling Mountains Exclusive Bike Tour cycling jersey

What's Not Included

  • Airfare and transportation to and from the start-finish locations
  • Additional hotel expenses
  • Dinners or lunches not included by Cycling Mountains Exclusive Bike Tours
  • Optional activities not scheduled by Cycling Mountains Exclusive Bike Tours
  • Guides Gratuities
  • * Training plan available upon request to achieve optimal shape for the trip

Customize your Bike Tour

Can’t find the date you’re looking for? Simply share your preferred dates with us, and we’ll ensure a seamless and customized biking experience, perfectly aligned with your schedule.

Interested in tailoring your Bike Tour to your unique preferences? Trust in our expertise. We are committed to crafting your ideal cycling experience, paying close attention to every detail, from handpicked routes and accommodations to personalized dining experiences. Our experienced team of trip designers and travel specialists are ready to help you explore the region’s splendors in absolute style and comfort.


Call us at:

+34672216124 (WhatsApp available)

or

Send an email to:

bookings@cyclingmountains.com

Let’s turn your Dream Bike Tour into reality today!

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  1. The best bike tour in the French Alps!
    By Mark and Chris 27/03/2024
    Our bike tour through the Alps, from La Clusaz to Alpe d'Huez, was not just an extraordinary challenge but also a once-in-a-lifetime cycling trip! The route was meticulously planned, beautifully balancing the thrill of the challenge with pure enjoyment. Our stays in bike-friendly, high-quality accommodations ensured comfort after each exhilarating day. The support and expertise of our guides truly elevated the experience, offering valuable insights and tips to improve our cycling skills. Looking forward to our next trip!
    Date of Experience: July, 2023

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From 2,695 €
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  • First Class Assistance
  • Hand Picked Hotels
  • Amazing Rides
  • Culinary Delights
  • 2
  • 350 km / 217 miles
  • 70 km / 43 miles
  • 10.000 m / 32.808 ft
  • 2.000 m / 6.562 ft
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