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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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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

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  • nice to the alps & tour de france 2020

  • dates: 2 - 17 JULY 2020

  • Start: Nice, France

  • Finish: Annecy, France

  • cost: $TBC AUD

  • BOOK NOW

Join us to cycle through Provence, climb Mt Ventoux and arrive in the French Alps to be part of the action for the Queen Stage of the Tour de France - a mountain top finish on the Col de la Loze”
 
 
 
 

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.

Tour Highlights:

  • 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

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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.

 
 
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DATES
2- 16 July, 2020

 
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NIGHTS
15 | 8 Hotels/ Chalet + 7 Camping

 
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RIDING DAYS
13 (1 rest day,
2 loop rides/optional rest days)

 
 
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AVERAGE ALTITUDE
1500m per day
(Options for less/more climbing available)

 
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AVERAGE DISTANCE
80-100km per day

 
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START / FINISH
Nice, France - Annecy, France Tour Itinerary

 
 

TOUR DE FRANCE
We have booked prime location accommodation for you to watch Stage 17 and 18 of the TDF

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COST

$TBC AUD per person twin share; $TBC single supplement.

See our full detail of 2020 Tour Inclusions.

 
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MEALS
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

 
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DIFFICULTY
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.

 
 
 
The spectacular Gorges du Verdon - the road snakes along the edge of the Gorge with spectacular views.

The spectacular Gorges du Verdon - the road snakes along the edge of the Gorge with spectacular views.

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This tour is also a Foodies Dream - we’ve sniffed out the best local restaurants and will introduce you to the local specialities along the way!
— Clare - Tour Director
 
 
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To secure your place in the ride we require;
EITHER a DEPOsit by BOOKING ONLINE or by CONTACTING WOR to arrange an EFT. 

 
 

For more info or to make a tour booking...

 

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