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Melbourne, Victoria

+61 (0) 411 362 644

European Cycling Holidays in France, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. The BEST value tours on the market! Personalised, affordable, fun, challenging and social. Provence, Alps, Tour de France, Italian Lakes, Dolomites, Giro Climbs. A magical mix of challenging but social cycling in some of the most spectacular regions of Europe.  See the Tour de France 2017! 

B2B2016 Tour Inclusions

 

AT A GLANCE

  • 2 weeks cycling
  • 80-100km per day
  • Watch 3 stages of the 2016 Tour de France
  • 8 hotel nights
  • 7 camp nights
  • 8 group evening meals
  • Daily breakfasts
  • 10 afternoon teas
  • Support vehicle / "sag wagon"
  • Daily maps, route notes
  • GPS (garmin) route uploads
  • Accessible start/finish towns

 

ride highlights

  • 2 weeks of stunning cycling through southern France and Catalan Spain, enjoying the contrasting cultures, cuisines and landscapes
  • Cycle the famous climbs of the French Pyrenees, including the Col du Tourmalet, Col d'Aubisque, Col d'Aspin and Col de Peyresourde 
  • Cheering the cyclists as you see the Tour de France pass through the Pyrenees
  • Start in vibrant Bordeaux, at the heart of the world's most famous wine region
  • Relax in the heart of the Pyrenees for 3 nights in the beautiful spa town of Bagneres de Luchon
  • The quiet mountain roads of the lesser known but no less impressive Spanish Pyrenees - the Port de Bonaigua, Col del Canto and the Sierra de Cadi mountain range
  • The mythical climb through wild rock formations to the Montserrat Monastery
  • Finish in Barcelona and explore the beaches, tapas bars, art and architecture

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • 15 nights accommodation in 2-3 star hotels (8 nights) and quality campgrounds in spectacular locations (7 nights)
  • 14 days cycling with detailed route notes, maps and GPS compatible up-loadable routes
  • Wide Open Road support crew who have an intimate knowledge of the cycling, regions, culture and cuisines
  • Daily breakfasts
  • 10 cyclist friendly afternoon teas to re-fuel after your ride with a focus on local produce
  • 8 group evening meals - high quality, regional cuisine with wine
  • Your luggage is carried each day in our van
  • Support vehicle
  • Mechanical support for your bicycle
  • Quality tent and mattress hire available on request
  • Large communal campground marquee for group breakfasts and afternoon teas
 

 

what's not included?

  • Transfers to our starting hotel in Bordeaux or away from our finish hotel in Barcelona (we can recommend an Australia based travel agent who regularly assists WOR customers to travel from Australia to join our tours)
  • Your bicycle, spare parts (let us know if interested in cycle hire)
  • Lunches and other evening meals, specialised sports drinks
  • Alcoholic beverages other than those included in group meals
  • Tents, sleeping mats (available for hire)
 

costs

  • Cost per person: $AUD 4890 (twin share hotel nights)

Optional extras:

  • Single supplement for hotel nights: $AUD 450
  • Tent hire: $75 (2 person tent - perfect for 1 person), $95 (3 person tent, ideal for 2 people)
  • New inflatable mattress: single $30, double $40
  • WOR cycle tour jersey and/or kit (available online)
  • Extra hotel nights at start/finish upon request