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Polka Dot Alps & Alpe d'Huez
Meet your favorite Tour de France riders, stand atop the podium having cycled over the finish line at a 2018 stage and enjoy the challenges and beauty of the Alps. If this sounds like you’re dreaming, then we are here to tell you that this incredible trip is possible. Combining the hard kilometers of numerous climbs with luxurious VIP treatment and access to the Tour de France 2018, this is the journey of a lifetime.
- CategoryRoad Cycling
- Duration6 days
- Culture LevelFamiliar
- Skill Level3 - Intermediate
- Activity Level4 - Challenging
- Elevation4 - Challenging
Consider this. Standing atop the podium having crossed the finish line of a mountain stage in the Tour de France 2018. Sounds like the life of Mark Cavendish? Well, now it can be your reality when you choose this exclusive tour.
This tour perfectly balances an unquenchable thirst for cycling in the stunning surroundings of Aix les Bains, Lake Annecy and the Alps with a level of VIP access to the Tour.
Having met your fellow cycling fanatics and experienced guides at the Chambery train station, you will be assisted with the assembly of your bike and have a thorough bike fitting to ensure that both you and your mode of transport are ready for a tremendous first day of action.
There’s no better way to pedal on this adventure than by tackling The Tour de France stages mere hours before the pros do. In fact, after a few years of absence the Alpe d’Huez makes a comeback and you can experience crossing its finish line yourself.
These once-in-a-lifetime moments keep on flowing just like when you have VIP access to the ‘behind the ropes’ area of the Tour and team bus area. Prepare to rub elbows with the riders and get a picture or two for remembrance.
Your comfort means the world that’s why practically everything is considered on this well-designed tour.
- All transfers throughout trip as needed
- All breakfasts at the hotels
- 4 dinners
- Air-conditioned vehicles with on-course accreditations for support
- Bi-lingual and bi-cultural group Leader
- Tour de France welcome package
- Discount card for Official Tour de France stores
- Special Tour de France gift
- 3 star hotel accommodations
- VIP access to start village and riders’ enclosure
- VIP access to Izoard pavilion finish
- Official Road Book
There are few exclusions on this tour; every attempt has been made to make things as plain sailing as possible for you.
- International / Domestic flights
- Travel Insurance
- Visa fees