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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 2019!

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Grand Tour: Bordeaux - Barcelona - Milan - Venice

grand tour: the ride of a lifetime

bordeaux to

barcelona..

and milan

to venice

Join us for an epic month long journey cycling around 2000km in france, spain & italy  

Our 2019 Grand Tour is a once in a lifetime multi-region journey, traversing the most picturesque cycling regions in Europe, taking you from France to Spain to Italy.

Our Grand Tour is for those who want a longer & extended cycling tour, through a vast array of regions, cultures and terrain, covering around 2000km in one month, from the 14th of July to 14th of August, 2019.  

The itinerary has been carefully crafted to showcase the best cycling Europe has to offer -  from Bordeaux to Barcelona via the Pyrenees and Tour de France followed by the iconic cycling destinations of northern Italy: Lago di Como, the Italian Alps (with it’s famous mountain passes), the Dolomites & Prosecco region for a spectacular finish in Venice.

This tour is divided in to two stages - Bordeaux to Barcelona followed by Milan to Venice with a 4 night rest in between.

Between tours you may choose to relax in Barcelona and/or Milan or choose a destination mid-way between the Tour.

tour cost

  • $9950 AUD per person twin share

  • Single supplement $1350

  • Complimentary tent and mat hire for B2B

  • See inclusions below

travel between

barcelona & milan

You have 4 nights to yourself between each section of the Grand Tour. You could choose to spend extra time in Barcelona or Milan or somewhere in between.

We can transport your bike + bag/box to make travel easy for you.

Travel between these 2 cities is either via:

  • Plane: 1hr 40mins direct (currently around $100 AUD with Vueling or easyJet)

  • Train: Approx. 12 hrs with 2 changes

We’d recommend you have some time to relax - remember, you've just cycled for 15 days, so make sure you give your body some time to recover before we are back on the bike riding Italy.

Key dates:

  • Sunday 14 July: Meet group in Bordeaux in the afternoon with welcome drinks & briefing in the evening.

  • Monday 15 July: Our first days ride out of Bordeaux

  • Sunday 28 July: Final day cycling in Spain to arrive in Barcelona. Celebratory group meal and hotel night.

  • Monday 29 July: After breakfast, we farewell departing cyclists & the crew will head off to organise things for the next tour. You now have 4 nights at your leisure.

  • Friday 2 August: Meet at Milan Hotel. In the evening we welcome new cyclists to the group with welcome drinks & briefing.

  • Sat 3 Aug: First day cycling out of Milan. We ride the shores of Lago di Como & climb the Madonna del Ghisallo.

  • Tues 13 Aug: Our final ride day - arrive in Venice & enjoy a celebratory final dinner.

  • Wed 14 Aug: Farewell! The epic journey has come to an end. You make your own onward travel arrangements from Venice.

INCLUSIONS

Our 2019 Grand Tour kicks off in Bordeaux to traverse the Pyrenees and cycle Catalan Spain to cosmopolitan Barcelona. After a short rest, we then cycle the classic regions of northern Italy. It’s a cyclists dream tour - the ultimate month of cycling!
— Clare, Director WOR