This is a cycling challenge that takes you from the heights of the rugged French Alps to the beauty of the French Riviera, via the 700km La Route des Grandes Alpes.
Climb to over 2700m over the Col de l’Iseran. Battle the famous Cols – Colombiere, Cormet de Roselend, Telegraphe, Galibier, Izoard, Cayolle and many more. Over 17000m climbing through the most dramatic scenery you can imagine.
We are currently working through the final itinerary points of La Route des Grande Alpes 2020 Tour.
The basic outline of the itinerary is set out below. We will be following the original route, first established in 1913 as close as we possibly can. This really is a bucket list tour for those that love a challenge and enjoy those classic European climbs (and descents).
Day 1. Pick up from Geneva Airport.
Day 2 – 4. Finding our ‘Euro legs’ based in Morzine.
Day 5 – 12. Ride La Route des Grandes Alpes from Lake Geneva to Menton.
Day 13. Drop off at Menton train station.
La Route des Grande Alpes 2020 Tour includes:
Airfares, travel insurance(compulsory) and meals unless indicated, are not included in the package.
Rental bikes are available for the La Route des Grandes Alpes Tour 2020 at a cost of $650. These are a full carbon Scott Addict frames with Shimano Ultegra gearing or similar.
A single room booking is available. An accommodation supplement of $950pp applies.