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Marmotte Gran Fondo

Sun 2nd July 2023

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Marmotte Gran Fondo

Why book with Destination Sport Experiences?

Ride the Marmotte or the Marmotte Ultrafondo with support from Team DSE. Additional feed stations, expert mechanics on hand all weekend, Guided warm up rides and more

You're in safe hands

Our team are passionate about cycling. We are here to ensure your trip runs smoothly. Our packages are covered by ABTA. Your Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps 2023 package is covered by our Covid guarantee.

Logistics covered

We are pleased to offer you guaranteed entry into the Marmotte. At our hotel, you will have continuous access to our mechanics. We offer airport transfers from Geneva, plus race support on Marmotte day.

A range of bookable extras

Book 3 or 4 nights hotel and our staff service for the weekend. Book 4 nights if you want to take part in the Alpe d'Huez Time Trial on Friday. Also available are; airport transfers from Geneva, Marmotte Entry at £110 in Pen 2 or Ultrafondo entry plus you can book massages in resort. Join us at Smithy's tavern for our meal nights at £25 per night and celebratory party on Sunday night.

Prices from £399pp

3 nights (Fri - Mon) at hotel Belle Etoile or Le Castillan on B&B basis

  • £399pp based on sharing a twin (2 single beds) or double room (1 bed for couple)

Included with all packages

  • Stay at Hotel Belle Etoile or Le Castillan in Alpe d'Huez for 3 or 4 nights
  • Daily breakfasts and taxes
  • Mechanic service
  • Guided warm up ride
  • Private feed stations
  • Day bag service on Marmotte day
  • Race briefing
  • ABTA protected

Also Available

  • Single supplement from £80 per eprson
  • Guaranteed entry for the 2023 Marmotte in Pen 2 at £110
  • Guaranteed entry for the 2023 Marmotte Ultra at £110
  • Grimpee (Time Trial on Friday) Entry at £15
  • Airport transfers from Geneva airport at various times for you and your bike. £60 one way/ £120 return
  • Group meal night at Smithy’s tavern at £25pp per night
  • Massages – bookable locally

Be part of Team DSE: team activities include:

  • A guided warm up ride
  • Day bag service on Marmotte day
  • Meal nights and Marmotte celebration party at the famous Smithy’s tavern in Alpe d’Huez on Sunday night


Sounds good, right! Click 'Book Now' to be part of #TeamDSE in ADH.

La Marmotte Alpes Gran Fondo 2023

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La Marmotte Gran Fondo 2023From £399.00 02/07/23 

2022 Marmotte itinerary

Thursday 30 June, 2022 : Arrival day

Book this 4 night package if you want to take part in the Grimpee de L'Alpe; Alpe d'Huez Time Trial on Friday morning. Please make your own arrangements to arrive at our hotel in Alpe d’Huez or use our optional airport transfers for you, your luggage and your bike from Lyon or Geneva airports. Mechanic available on arrival to assist with bike building.

Friday 1 July, 2022 : Grimpee de L’Alpe

Arrive today by yourself or make sue of our airport transfers from Geneva or Lyon. For those who arrived yesterday, after breakfast descend down to Bourg d’Oisans and from 09.00 you can set your PB on the Alpe d’Huez climb during the official Alpe TT, the Grimpee de L’Alpe - purchase your entry as part of our booking process. This afternoon will be free to join us for our guided ride or you can chill out in Alpe d'Huez. Visit the outdoor pool or the gym for example. We will run a short (but punchy) guided ride down Alpe d'Huez, over the Balcons and back up the Sarenne departing Alpe d'Huez at 14.30. This afternoon you have the opportunity to go to the expo to collect your race bib for tomorrow. This afternoon and early evening, our tour leaders and bike mechanics are available for you.

Saturday 2nd July, 2022 : Preparation day

After breakfast and preparing the bikes, we will take you on a supported, guided ride that takes in the Vilard Reculas climb which is the easiest way to get back up to Alpe d’Huez. We will descend down to Bourg d’Oisans, ride along the valley floor and climb back up to Alpe d’Huez. We’ll be back at the hotel in the afternoon for you to rest and get prepared for tomorrow. This evening our bike guides will do a race briefing to run through Marmotte day logistics and of course the route. The evening is free for you to eat out in one of Alpe d’Huez’s many restaurants or you can join us at Smithy’s for the meal night.

Sunday 3rd July, 2022 : The Marmotte and Ultrafondo

Early breakfast and descend to the start. The Ultrafondo starts at 05.00. The Marmotte starts between 07:00 and 08:30. Once you finish in Alpe d’Huez, there’s no need to worry as you are staying near the finish. This afternoon we’ll assist you with re-packing your bikes ahead of travel. The evening is free for you to eat out or you can join us at Smithy’s for the meal night. After the meal we’ll have a celebratory get together at Smithy’s bar to celebrate your achievement.
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