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Duration

8 Days 7 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, French

About this tour

The Tour Start In MarseilleĀ  And Finishes In NicešŸ§³šŸš“ā€ā™‚ļø Embark on an epic adventure with our Tour de France 2024 experience in the stunning city of NiceĀ  Join our guided VIP tour to explore the breathtaking Southern Alps and the charming French Riviera, riding the same roads as the pros. šŸŒ„ Witness a historic finish and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of Nice.

šŸŽ‰ Enjoy a truly unique experience with VIP grandstands, personalized support from our friendly guides, and an intimate group size of no more than a dozen people. šŸšµā€ā™€ļø Whether cycling, indulging in VIP areas, or creating unforgettable moments, we ensure you have an incredible time.

šŸ The Tour de France, established in 1903, is the world’s third-largest sporting event, spanning 3 weeks in July. šŸŒ With 20-22 teams and 9 racers each, covering approximately 3,500km, this race attracts the best cyclists globally. šŸš— Join the 12 million on-route spectators, partake in the famous Publicity Caravan fun, and be one of the 3.5 billion viewers from 190 countries following the cyclists’ adventures.

#TourDeFrance2024 #NiceFinish #SouthernAlpsAdventure #FrenchRivieraExploration #VIPExperience #CyclingAdventure #HistoricFinish #EpicJourney #DirectFlights

For Enquiry of this Tour, please contact Direct Flights
Kindly send us your email to: bookings@directflights.com.au

Package expires at on 30th, June 2024

Highlights

  • šŸšµā€ā™‚ļø Cycle through stunning Alps: Col d'Izoard to Risoul.
  • šŸŽ‰ VIP Tour de France experience: Gap to Barcelonnette with race view, aperitif, and lunch.
  • šŸ VIP Access in Nice: Prime spot at Massena/Appolon Tribune near the finish line.
  • šŸ½ļø 6 delightful picnic lunches: Fresh produce and French specialties.
  • šŸš Van support for biking tour: Comfortable for driver and 8 participants.
  • šŸ—ŗļø Van Tour Guide assistance: Daily route planning, bike prep, picnics, and excursions.

Included/Excluded

  • 4 nights stay in Risoul at Hotel Snow Chill - 4* or similar
  • 3 nights stay in Grasse at Best Western Elixir - 4* or similar
  • All transfers during the trip
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 6 picnic lunches with fresh produce and local specialties
  • 4 dinners
  • Snacks and drinks when biking with 1 energy pack
  • Podium day in Superdevoluy
  • Izoard finish line area SuperDĆ©voluy
  • VIP area access in Relais-Etape between Gap and Barcelonnette
  • VIP Access Tribune Massena, in Nice
  • Tour de France gift
  • 1 bike jersey
  • A certified guide
  • Van assistance
  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing, and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.)
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package

Itinerary

The start of our awesome journey through the Alps and the final week of theĀ Tour de France 2024Ā is set for early afternoon atĀ MarseilleĀ airport or train station. That's where we'll greet the team before heading off on a 3-hour transfer to our home base inĀ Risoul. Located in the heart of theĀ Southern Alps, Risoul will be our main headquarters and the perfect starting point for taking on the region's famous mountain passes. Once we've had a quick meeting to discuss our strategy and get our bikes fitted, you'll have the freedom to explore the village on foot or hop on your bike for some amazing rides right from the hotel. In the evening, we'll all gather at the hotel restaurant for a friendlyĀ dinnerĀ (no drinks) and raise our glasses to the start of this incredible alpine adventure. Get ready for a week of nothing but cycling! Overnight stay in Risoul atĀ Hotel Snow ChillĀ or similar.

Lunch, Dinner

Your first day of cycling kicks off with a 100 km (62 mi) loop through some seriously awesomeĀ AlpineĀ landscapes. You'll kick things off by tackling the legendaryĀ Col d'IzoardĀ (2360m - 7746 feet), and then descend to the medieval city ofĀ Vauban, which was built by the famous architect of King Louis XIV. Take a breather in this charming fortified town nestled in the heart of theĀ Alps. Then, get back on your bike and pedal through the beautifulĀ Durance valley, finishing off in fancy style with a climb up toĀ RisoulĀ to reach your hotel. To cap off the day, you'll catch the finish of theĀ Tour de FranceĀ on television in Nimes. Afterwards, enjoy a free evening to explore the lovely resort of Risoul. Overnight stay in Risoul atĀ Hotel Snow ChillĀ or similar.

Breakfast, Lunch

Today, you'll get the chance to be part of theĀ Tour de FranceĀ and spend a day behind the scenes of this amazing event. It'll make you feel like a professional rider! We'll head out of the valley and ride the last 30 km of the day's stage toĀ Superdevoluy, conqueringĀ Festre, Rioupes, and St Etienne ColsĀ along the way. You'll follow the Tour route, with excited spectators already cheering you on as you climb up to theĀ SuperdevoluyĀ resort. Once you cross the finish line, you'll even get to step onto the official podium a few hours before the pro riders do. Make sure to capture this unforgettable moment with some awesome photos. Afterward, you will be escorted to theĀ VIP access areaĀ located near the finishing line, which is on theĀ Bus Izoard. From there, you'll have the opportunity to witness the riders' arrival live. At the end of the day, we'll head back to your hotel in Risoul and have dinner (no drinks) together. Overnight stay in Risoul atĀ Hotel Snow ChillĀ or similar.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Get ready for another exciting day on the roads of theĀ Tour de France, as you explore the route betweenĀ GapĀ andĀ Barcelonnette. After about 50 kilometers (31 miles), you will reach theĀ VIP area called Relais-Etape, which is located in the middle of the day's stage. Here, you will beĀ watching the Tour riders on the big screen. Who wouldn't want the best seats in the stadium? Well, now you can have the best seats along the course! This amazing experience will give you an excellent view of the race and much more. You will start off with an aperitif at the bar, followed by a seated lunch. After lunch, you will witness theĀ Tour's pelotonĀ passing by live. During the whole stage, you will enjoy the coverage by a former professional rider. Following the peloton's passing, you will also watch the caravan pass by. To conclude the day, you will receive a nice Tour de France gift (dinner on your own). Overnight stay in Risoul atĀ Hotel Snow ChillĀ or similar.

Breakfast, Lunch

Get ready for an amazing day as youĀ proceed to theĀ famous Col de la BonnetteĀ just before the Tour de France riders come through. You'll kick off from your hotel in Risoul, heading down into the valley and reaching the base of the Col de Vars (2108m - 6916 feet). After a descent and a climb back up, you'll reach the Col de la Bonnette (2715m - 8907 feet). This ride is an absolute blast, with a whopping 2760m (9055 feet) of uphill action. Once you reach the top, you'll catch the riders as they make their way over the pass and witness the leaders battling fiercely for the coveted yellow jersey.

You'll then be transferred toĀ GrasseĀ for the second part of your stay on theĀ French Riviera.

Overnight stay in Grasse atĀ Best Western Elixir GrasseĀ or similar.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

On your final day of cycling, we have a long loop planned for you to explore theĀ hinterland of Nice. You'll get to witness stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and take the small, pleasant roads. Your journey involves climbing up to theĀ Col de Vence, which is 963m (3159 feet)Ā high, and then descending to the lively atmosphere of the French Riviera. You'll end your journey in Grasse, a village that is well-known for its perfumes. The evening is free for you to explore Grasse and its narrow streets. Additionally, don't forget to watch the finish of today's stage on the Col de la Couillole, which will be a decisive moment before the individual time trial that is scheduled for the next day. Overnight stay in Grasse atĀ Best Western Elixir GrasseĀ or similar.

Breakfast, Lunch

Today is the last day of the Tour de France and you'll be inĀ Nice to witness the historical finish. You will be seated in theĀ VIP stands at the Massena/Appolon Tribune,Ā which is located strategically next to the finish line. You can enjoy watching the peloton pass through the "Promenade des Anglais" before witnessing the finish and all the official ceremonies. This final stage is an individual time trial and it will determine the final result. You will have a front-row seat to watch the riders go one by one in their aerodynamic positions. You can also witness the Tour de France 2024 podium ceremony. After the ceremony, you will have the opportunity to meet the riders and share the unforgettable moments of the week with your group. Overnight stay in Grasse atĀ Best Western Elixir GrasseĀ or similar.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It's departure day, so make the most of the last few moments with the group and return home with your head full of memories. Your guides will transfer you toĀ NiceĀ in the morning.

Breakfast

Hotel Snow Chill

Risoul Situated at the station's beating heart, the Snow Chill hotel, adorned with 4 stars in Hautes-Alpes, is your ticket to a fabulous fusion of fun, luxury, and sport. Immerse yourself in unique relaxation, relish unforgettable dining escapades, and hit the slopes for an unmatched skiing extravaganza at our Risoul haven. Ā 

Best Western Elixir

Grasse The 4-star Best Western Hotel Elixir Grasse, ideally located near the center of Grasse, offers well-appointed rooms with amenities such as air conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, a safe, and a bathroom with a shower or bath. Start your day with a delicious buffet or continental breakfast. Indulge in southern cuisine at our Elixir restaurant for dinner, and relax in our bar with fine wines and drinks. Join us for a culinary delight!

Durations

8 Days 7 Nights

Languages

English
French

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Road Bike: Scott Addict 20 Disc

With a new geometry that focuses more on endurance. The SCOTT ADDICT 20 Disc will become your preferred choice for long distance travel. Available sizes : S, M, L, XL

FEATURES:

  • Frame : Addict Disc HMF Carbon technology Endurance geometry
  • Shifters : Shimano 105 ST-R7020
  • Crank : Shimano FC-R7000 50-34
  • Cassette : Shimano CS-R7000, 11-32, 11 speeds
  • Disc Brakes: Shimano BR-R7070 Hyd Disc, 160 mm
  • Wheels : Syncros RP2.0 Disc 28 Front
  • Tires : Schwalbe ONE Fold, 700x30C
  • Weight : 8,40 kg / 18,52 lbs
Prices are dynamic based on travel dates. Please proceed toĀ Book NowĀ  for details.

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Road Bike: Pinarello X3 - 105/Di2

Equipped with a Shimano 105 Di2 12 speed drivetrain and a brand new carbon frame, the Pinarello X3 is designed to go the distance thanks to its ability to filter vibrations and absorb the shocks present on your next road. Sizes available: XXS,XS,S, M, L, XL,XXL
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FEATURES:
  • Frame : Torayca T600 UD
  • Shifters :Shimano 105 Di2 12V
  • Crank : Shimano 105 - 50-34T
  • Cassette :Shimano 105 CS-R7100, 11-34, 12 speed
  • Disc Brakes: Shimano 105, rotor 160mm
  • Wheels : Fullcrum Racing 800
  • Tires : Pirelli P7 Sport
  • Weight : 9,15kg
Prices are dynamic based on travel dates. Please proceed toĀ Book NowĀ for details.

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Road Bike: Trek Emonda SLR 7

The all-new TREK Emonda SLR 7 is the lightest model of the American Brand. Equipped with the Shimano Ultegra Di2 transmission, the gear shift is faster and more precise. Available sizes : XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL
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FEATURES:
  • Frame : 800 Series OCLV Carbon
  • Shifters : Shimano Ultegra R8170 Di2
  • Crank : Shimano Ultegra R8100, 50-34
  • Cassette : Shimano Ultegra R8100, 11-34, 12 speeds Disc
  • Brakes : Shimano MT800, centerlock, 160 mm
  • Wheels : Bontrager Aerolus Pro 37
  • Tires : Bontrager R3 Hard-Case Lite, 700x25C Weight : 7,76 kg / 17,11 lbs
Prices are dynamic based on travel dates. Please proceed toĀ Book Now for details.

DF/ETG-13694

  • 15 July 2024

  • AUD$11708 Per Person/Twin Share

Tour's Location

Marseille, France
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