Self-Guided Alps Haute-Savoie Bike Tour

4 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 Haute-Savoie at the French Alps!

Embark on our Exclusive Self-Guided Bike Tour through the Haute-Savoie in the Alps and tackle some of the most iconic Cols of the region, immersing yourself in the spirit of the Tour de France as you ride through stunning landscapes. Relish the robust flavors of Savoyard cuisine along the way, all while enjoying unparalleled support. Claim your yellow jersey on this epic cycling experience!

Would you like this Trip Guided? Please do not hesitate to contact us and our guides will make all the necessary to make your trip an amazing experience!

Main Cols

  • Col des Aravis (11,5k - 4,7% - Cat2)
  • Col de la Croix Fry (11,7k - 6,7% - Cat1)
  • Col de la Colombière (14,3k - 7% - HC)
  • and more awesome Cols!

Day to day

Your amazing bike tour in the Alps kicks off in the charming village of La Clusaz. Here, you’ll conquer both sides of the famed Col des Aravis, a Category 2 climb stretching 7km with a 6.2% grade, a frequent highlight in the Tour de France. At the summit, pause to soak in the breathtaking vistas of Mont Blanc. Then, Then, experience an exhilarating descent into the village of Flumet, framed by the valley’s awe-inspiring scenery. Recharge with a coffee and a traditional croissant before cycling back to La Clusaz. Come evening, roam the village and savor local delicacies to refuel for the day ahead.

Distance: 39 km / 24 miles – Elevation: 1.216 m / 3.990 ft

Your Hotel:  St-Alban Hotel & Spa

Today, prepare for a stunning ride as you descend into the valley of Thônes, famed for its “Reblochon” cheese. It’s the perfect warm-up before tackling the iconic Col de la Croix Fry. With an 11km stretch featuring a challenging 7.2% gradient, this climb is a Tour de France staple and offers absolutely breathtaking vistas. Celebrate your ascent with a restorative meal at a local mountaintop restaurant, followed by a thrilling descent to La Clusaz. Spend your afternoon unwinding by the hotel pool, exploring local shops, or journeying up to Les Confins, a scenic hideaway nestled amid the Les Aravis mountain range.

Distance: 32 km / 20 miles – Elevation: 915 m / 3.002 ft

Your Hotel: St-Alban Hotel & Spa

Breakfast

Today, gear up for a triumphant ascent of the Col de la Colombière, a revered 17.2km climb with a 6.7% gradient that often features in the Tour de France. Begin your day with a thrilling descent into the scenic valley of la Petit-Bornand, followed by a stretch of flat terrain to give your legs a well-deserved respite. Then, take on the iconic Col de la Colombière, culminating in a breathtaking descent into Le Grand-Bornand. As it’s your final evening in La Clusaz, treat yourself to the culinary delights of one of the village’s top restaurants, capped off with a local favorite, Génépi. Santé!

Distance: 75 km / 47 miles – Elevation: 1.661 m / 5.449 ft

Your Hotel: St-Alban Hotel & Spa

Breakfast

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!

Breakfast

What's Included

  • Training plan to reach an optimal shape for the trip
  • Welcome to the Alps and Technical Briefing
  • Emergency daily route support
  • Bike Rental (Carbon Road Bike with e-shifting)
  • Route Guide
  • Different route options based on your skill level and preference
  • GPX files for GPS device use
  • Self Guide App to install in your phone
  • Accommodation in carefully chosen hotel
  • Daily breakfast
  • Cycling Mountains Exclusive Bike Tours 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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From 950 €
/ Person
  • First Class Assistance
  • Hand Picked Hotels
  • Amazing Rides
  • Culinary Delights
  • 2
  • 146 km / 91 km
  • 49 km / 30 miles
  • 3.792 m / 12.441 ft
  • 1.264 m / 4.147 ft
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