Nice - Alps & Tour de France 2020
2020 Tour de France Cycling Holiday - Ride from Nice to the Alps and watch the final mountain stages in the French Alps! Ride provence, climb Mont Ventoux, Ventoux to Alpe d'Huez, Cycle Tour French Alps, Cycle Tour French Riviera, Cycle Tour French Alps, Tour de France Holiday, Annecy, Col de la Loze, Meribel, Courchevel, Col de Madeleine, Col d’Ornon, Col du Galibier
nice to the alps & tour de france 2020
dates: 2 - 17 JULY 2020
Start: Nice, France
Finish: Annecy, France
cost: $TBC AUD
Nice to the Alps is the ultimate French cycling holiday, timed to perfection allowing you to watch two highlight stages of the 2020 Tour de France! You will cycle from Nice to Annecy over 2 weeks, staying in a mix of 2 to 3 star hotels, a luxury alpine chalet and quality regional campgrounds. The ride is fully supported by our WOR crew who will be on the bike each day as well as our support vehicle and mechanic.
Starting in Nice, the jewell of the mediterranean, which is easily accessible with an international airport
Cycling in the beautiful hinterland of the côte d’Azur - where so many pro cyclists live and train
Riding along the spectacular Verdon Gorge, with its aquamarine waters and cliff-edge roads
The perched villages, medieval towns, lavender fields and sunflowers of Provence
Cycling Mont Ventoux, the Giant of Provence
Riding the epic climbs of the French Alps: Alpe d’Huez, Col du Telegraph, Galibier, Madeleine and Ornon
Staying in a beautiful chalet in the heart of the Alps in prime position to see highlight stages of the 2020 Tour de France
Watching a mountain-top TDF stage finish on the newly paved Col de la Loze, high above Meribel
The food and wine! From Provençal cuisine bursting with colour and flavour to hearty alpine dishes such as raclette and fondue!
Finishing in picturesque Annecy, a historic lakeside town surrounded by mountains
The camaraderie, support and fun that comes with a group tour
Relaxing in the WOR marquee at the end of a days ride - with our famous afternoon teas focusing on regional cuisine
previously cycled nice-alps?
This is a new itinerary - with 11 days cycling that are different to previous Nice-Alps tours! We’ve kept a few of our favourites (Gorges du Verdon, Ventoux, Alpe d’Huez & the Galibier) & added a fantastic new route through the northern alps to tie in with the 2020 TDF and riding through for a beautiful finish in picturesque Annecy! It’s a must-ride route for anyone who loves cycling in France & the beautiful climbs of the French Alps.
2- 16 July, 2020
15 | 8 Hotels/ Chalet + 7 Camping
13 (1 rest day,
2 loop rides/optional rest days)
1500m per day
(Options for less/more climbing available)
80-100km per day
$TBC AUD per person twin share; $TBC single supplement.
See our full detail of 2020 Tour Inclusions.
15 Breakfasts + 9 Afternoon-Teas + 7 Group Meals
FAMOUS CLIMBS ON THIS TOUR
Mont Ventoux, Alpe d’Huez, Col du Galibier, Col de Madeleine, Col de la Forclaz, Col du Telegraph, Lacets du Montvernier, Méribel, Courchevel & Col de la Loze, Col du Menee
Rolling hills in the first week to challenging and mountainous in the second week. Arrive with a good level of fitness with some climbing/hill training.
Read a personal story of the Nice Alps tour 2018 with thanks to Terry and Will Golding.
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