This cycling tour will let you experience challenging climbs and thrilling downhills
Tackle various cols from Lake Geneva to Alpe d'Huez
Some of the Tour de France's most difficult climbs are featured in this challenging cycling tour
Enjoy the view while riding up Col de la Colombière
Galibier pass is one of the highlights on this cycling tour

Self-Guided Geneva to Alpe d'Huez

Duration
6 days
Site savings
$19
From
$924 USD

This award-winning cycling tour takes you from the serene Lake Geneva to the world renowned Alpe d'Huez in France. It's going to be an exciting journey for competitive riders who are keen to traverse the cols which their Tour de France heroes have challenged. Enjoy the sweet pain of pushing your body and be rewarded with magnificent mountain views.

  • Category
    Road Cycling
  • Type
    Self-Guided
  • Duration
    6 days
  • Culture Level
    Familiar
  • Skill Level
    4 - Advanced
  • Activity Level
    5 - Tough
  • Elevation
    5 - Tough
  • Terrain
    Mountainous
  • Distance
    297.6 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    59.7 miles
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An extraordinary self-guided journey that will take you from the shores of Lake Geneva to the gorgeous alpine resort of Alpe d'Huez. It's the ultimate dream for road cyclists as they cycle through legendary cols of the Tour de France.

The tour starts at your hotel in Anthy or Yvoire which are right by Lake Geneva. Chill out on your first day and enjoy a lakeside dinner. The following days are filled with varied routes through the mountains and passes which will keep your legs busy as you power through. Apart from splendid views and thrilling descents, you'll also get to taste the Reblochon cheese (the locals Powerbar!), relax in charming accommodations and enjoy sumptuous local cuisine. More importantly you'll earn bragging rights that you've cycled through cols such as Colombière, Aravis, Saisies, Madeleine, Télégraphe and Galibier.

This is a cycling tour meant for avid and experienced road cyclists.



Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • Accommodations
  • Meals (as indicated in itinerary)
  • Meeting with a local representative
  • Luggage transfers
  • Transfer from Geneva to Anthy or Yvoire on Day 1
  • Marked maps and/or cue sheets and route notes
  • Pre-loaded GPS unit (subject to availability)
  • Assistance if necessary (you will be provided with the local rep’s mobile number)
  • All tax and service charges
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas
  • Meals where not specified in the itinerary
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

2 equipment options available
1 tour add-on available