Saturday 19 August, 2023 : Travel to Megeve
Please make your own arrangements to arrive at our hotel in Megeve today. Our team will be available to meet you at the hotel.
Ensure that you arrive before lunch time so you can attend the Haute Route village and register for the event in the afternoon.
We are staying at centrally located hotels close to the start and the finish of each stage.
This afternoon and early evening, our tour leaders and bike mechanics are available for you. The evening is free for you to eat out in one of Megeve's many restaurants.
Sunday 20th August, 2023 :
Stage 1 Megeve > Megeve 99km / 2400m
Typical day on the Haute Route
05.30 > Wake up and breakfast
06.30 > Drop off your bags with our team
07.00 > Ride to the start line
07.30 > Start of the stage
Private Team DSE feed stations in pre-agreed places
12.30 > Finish first riders
Hotel check-in, collect bags, post-stage snacks and drinks, massage, bike check, relax
16.30 > Finish last riders
18.30 > Race briefing
20.00 > Evening meal and team briefing
Monday 21st August, 2023 :
Stage 2 Megeve > Alpe d'Huez 152km / 3900m+
Tuesday 22nd August, 2023 :
Stage 3 Bourg d'Oisans > Alpe d'Huez 83km / 2900m+
Wednesday 23rd August, 2023 : The Queen Stage
Stage 4 Alpe d'Huez > Col du Galibier 123km / 4000m+
Thursday 24th August, 2023 : The Time Trial
Stage 5 Serre Chevalier Briancon > Col du Granon 15km / 1200m+
Friday 25th August, 2023 :
Stage 6 Serre Chevalier Briancon > Cuneo 140km / 2900m+
Saturday 26th August, 2023 : The Finishline
Stage 7 Cuneo > Nice 144km / 2800m+
Sunday 27th August, 2023 : Departure
Nice Airport is very close to the centre so it's easiest to arrange a private taxi in line with flight times