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The 2024 Etape du Tour de France will take place on Sunday 7 July 2024 in Nice on the Cote d’Azur.  The 2024 Tour de France stage that has been chosen is Stage 20 which takes place on Saturday 15 July between Nice and the Col de la Couilolle.

About the Etape du Tour

The Etape du Tour is one of the world's toughest amateur cycling events. During the event you ride the exact same route as the riders of the Tour de France just days later. Sportive Breaks are the No1 Tour Operator for the Etape du Tour. Every year we offer the best travel packages with guaranteed Etape du Tour entry and hotels in the best places. As well as hotels and the entry, our local team of guides, drivers and bike mechanics provide our riders with the best experience including guided warm up rides and private feed stations. In addition we also offer airport transfers, bike rental and side events like meal nights and party nights.

The 2024 Etape du Tour will take place in Nice on Sunday 7th July. The start is in Nice and the finish is on the Col de la Couilolle, located 90km north of Nice. Stage 20 of the 2024 Tour de France is 132 kilometres long, but packs in 4 climbs. The finish is situated at the Col de la Couillole, 15.7 kilometres long with an average of 7%. The other climbs are the Col de Braus (10 kilometres at 6.6%), the Col de Turini is the longest climb of the day with 20.7 kilometres at 5.7% with the highest point at 1,608 metres above sea level. The Col de la Colmaine is roughly 20 kilometres long and averaging almost 5%.

 

Book this experience and you'll get:

2024 Etape du Tour Entry from just £149: If booked with one of our travel packages  

Enjoy the best pre-race preparation with Sportive Breaks: Our local team will ensure you have the best preparation and advice.

Private Feed Stops: Avoid the crowds, drop off your day bags and get access to our feed stops with real food 

Mechanic support for you and your bike: Masseurs are on hand to see to your body’s mechanics. Expert mechanics on hand all weekend to see to your bike. You can also hire one of our bikes with compact 11/34 cassette.

Be part of Team Sportive Breaks: team activities include: a guided warm up ride, bring your own support team as we have family and group accommodation, meal nights and Etape du Tour celebration party on Sunday night

Included with your weekend

  • 3 nights at a choice of hotels near the finish in Valberg and Beuill
  • The services of our local expert guides and bike mechanics
  • Race day transfer to the start of the Etape in Nice
  • Team activities
  • Guided warm up rides
  • Etape du Tour race briefing
  • Mechanic service
  • Additional private feed stations on the route
  • Detailed itinerary

Optional extras:

  • Guaranteed entry for the 2024 Etape du Tour 
  • Airport transfers from Nice airport at various times for you and your bike. Available at a supplement
  • Coach trip to the Expo on Saturday
  • Massages – bookable locally
  • Bike rental

Hotel Residence Adonis - room types

Single room = Single studio with sofa bed

Twin Room = 1 x double bed and 1 x sofa bed

Triple Room = Room 1 : 1 x double bed

                        Room 2 : 2 x single beds OR bunks beds

                        Lounge : 1 x sofa bed

Your Itinerary

Friday, 5th July 2024: Travel

Please make your own arrangements to arrive at your chosen hotel today. Our team will be available to meet you at the hotel. If you plan to fly then we offer bookable airport transfers for you, your luggage, and your bike from Nice airport at set times.

What about my bike?

You can bring your own bike as we will plan to transport bike boxes on our optional airport transfers. Alternatively, you can rent a bike with us for the weekend. Our mechanic will be available this afternoon at the hotel to assist you with fitting your rental bike or building your own bike after travel. Bikes can be safely stored at the hotel.

This afternoon and early evening, our tour leaders and bike mechanics are available for you. The evening is free for you to eat out if you don’t have evening meal included at your hotel. 

Saturday, 6th July 2024:  Preparation and registration day

After breakfast and preparing the bikes, we will take you on a supported, guided ride.   

We’ll be back at the hotel in the afternoon for you to rest and get prepared for tomorrow. 

Bike collection

This afternoon, we will ask you to drop your bike off to us in Valberg in preparation for tomorrow morning's transfer to Nice.

Expo Visit - bookable extra

There's an opportunity to visit the Etape Expo today. You can book onto our coach to take you down to one of the biggest cycling expos on the circuit, but remember, you won't need to visit to collect your bib - we'll bring these to Valberg / Beuil for you!

This evening our bike guides will do a race briefing to run through Etape day logistics and of course the route.

The evening is free for you to eat at your hotel or eat out at a local restaurant.

Sunday, 7th July 2024: The 2024 Etape du Tour

We have an early start this morning. Early breakfasts are arranged in the hotel restaurants. Those who have booked self-catering residences need to ensure they prepare their own breakfasts this morning.

Transfer to the start

This morning we will transfer you to Nice for the start of the 2024 Etape du Tour. We'll get you there in plenty of time to ensure you are ready for the start.

For those of you who have driven from the UK or who have rented a car, please ensure that you leave plenty of time to get to the start and find your start pen.

The 2024 Etape du Tour

The Etape du Tour start is done in waves. You will be allocated a start pen with a time that you must enter the pen plus a start time. Previous editions have started between 07:00 and 08:30. The Etape du Tour is a race with cut off points. You need to have passed certain points on the route at a certain time otherwise you will be eliminated from the route. If you’re eliminated your bike will go on a bike trailer and you will be transported to the finish. 

Getting back to your hotel after the Etape du Tour

After you finish the Etape, you'll just need to roll back to your hotel - no need to wait around for buses! If you need assistance, we'll be there to help.

This afternoon and early evening we’ll assist you with re-packing your bikes ahead of travel and you’ll also be able to return your rental bikes with us.

This evening, join us for our party at a local bar or restaurant.

Monday, 8th July 2024: Departure

After breakfast we offer our optional transfers back to Nice Airport at set times. 

Airport Transfers

For more information about Airport Transfers, see our 'Need to know' tab (one tab to the right of this one)

Need to Know

AIRPORT TRANSFERS 2024 ETAPE DU TOUR

NICE AIRPORT TO VALBERG AND BEUIL 

In addition to your 2024 Etape du Tour package with Sportive Breaks, we offer airport transfers for you, your luggage, and your bike from Nice airport at set times. If you wish to make use of these then you are required to book your flights in line with our transfer timings.

AVAILABLE AT £90 (£45 each way) PER PERSON FOR A RETURN AIRPORT TRANSFER AT SET TIMES

Please note the transfer times below and consider these when booking your flights. Please ensure that you arrive in plenty of time ahead of your chosen transfer time. We will do our utmost to accommodate you on the next transfer if you do arrive late but we cannot guarantee that there is space on the next transfer.

At time of booking, we ask you to select a transfer arrival time and a departure time. We understand that flights may be booked later so it will be possible to amend these times until 60 days before arrival day. We can’t guarantee availability as spaces are limited and popular times may sell out so the earlier the time is confirmed the better.

ARRIVAL TRANSFERS ON FRIDAY 4th JULY

We will depart Nice Airport at the following times, so please book a flight that lands in Nice well before to give you time to collect your luggage and meet us in the arrivals area. Transfer time is around two hours depending on the time of day. We will not depart later than 18.30 to allow time for the transfer so we arrive in time for the evening meal.

Arrival Transfer Times

1. Earlier arrivals – Contact us for private transfer options.

2. 12.30 – Arrival at hotel at about 14.30

3. 14.30 – Arrival at hotel at about 16.30

4. 16.30 – Arrival at hotel at about 18.30

5. 18.30 – Arrival at hotel at about 20.30

6. Later arrivals – Contact us for private transfer options. Evening meal may not be available. 

RETURNING HOME – DEPARTURE FROM VALBERG AND BEUIL ON MONDAY 8th JULY

Please consider 2 hour and 30 minutes for transfer time and time in resort to allow for collection together with the 2-hour check-in requirement. Please avoid booking early flights from Nice airport as our first airport transfer will not depart until 06.00.

Departure Transfer Times

1. 06.00 – for flights that depart after 11.00

2. 07.00 – for flights that depart after 12.00

3. 09.00 – for flights that depart after 14.00

4. 11.00 – for flights that depart after 16.00

TRANSFER DURATION OF 120 MINUTES

BOOKING A PRIVATE TRANSFER:

Should you wish us to arrange a private transfer for you (at your own cost) from Nice or any other airport to/from Valberg or Beuil, please contact us on +44 (0) 161 676 0390 |  hello@sportivebreaks.com 

 

Travel advice

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for France’s current entry restrictions and requirements.

Medical certificate

Please note that you will need a medical certificate to take part in the 2024 Etape du Tour. Check out our medical certification page for more information.

Travel Insurance

For details of specialist sports travel insurance for our travel packages, please visit our insurance page. You must ensure that your travel insurance policy covers you to participate in cycling events in Italy. Please remember to insure your bike for foreign travel.

Hotel Options

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  • Adonis Valberg

    6 Rte de Guillaumes Guillaumes 06470

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    Adonis Valberg is a residence with 43 apartments with a 3 star rating. Located in the centre of the village and open in both summer and winter month. All rooms have a kitchenette with microwave, fridge, hob, dishwasher and crockery kit. There is an ensuite, free WiFi and flat screen TV.

    This residence also includes breakfast buffet.

    Room types

    Single room = single studio with sofa bed

    Twin room = 1 x double bed and 1 x sofa bed

     

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Restaurant
    • On-site Parking
    • Wellness Area
  • Hotel l’Escapade, Beuil

    15, Bd Marcel Pourchier 06470 Beuil France

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    This beautiful Hotel is situated in the centre of Beuil, just 5 miles from the ski town of Valberg in the Mercantour National Park.

    The hotel is finished beautifully and has a traditional alpine ski chalet feel. The Hotel offers free WiFi for all guests and the hotel invites guests to relay and enjoy drinks on the terrace.

    All the guest rooms at Hotel boast flat-screen TV’s, wardrobes and a private bathroom with a bath or a shower and hairdryer. Some of the rooms also open onto a private balcony

    The onsite restaurant prepares traditional meals daily as well a buffet style breakfasts.

    Free public parking is also available at the Hotel Escapade.

    For those staying in the Hotels Suites please be aware these are located 200m from the hotel.

    Check-in: From 12:00 to 23:00 Check-out: From 08:00 to 11:00

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Restaurant
    • On-site Parking
  • Chalet Suisse Valberg

    4 AV. de Valberg Peone 06470

    More Details

    Chalet Suisse is located in the centre of Valberg at 1700 meters. The hotel offers a wellness area with sauna, jacuzzi and hammam area, this is at an extra cost. The restaurant serves a Swiss themed menu with plenty to choose from, there is a bar with a wide selection of drinks to choose from.

    Rooms have a ski village feel with a wooden finish.

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • City Centre Location
    • Wellness Area
  • Hotel Le Chastellan

    Rue-Saint Jean Guillaumes 06470

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    Hotel Chastellan is a family run hotel is the in centre of Valberg. There is a restaurant at the hotel along with a lounge to sit back and relax, a tea room and sun terrace.

    All rooms are spacious with en suite bathrooms, free WiFi and TVs.

    Please note the hotel is not suitable for anyone who cant manage stairs.

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Restaurant
    • City Centre Location

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