Monday : Day One > Annecy
Arrival day. Our transfer from Geneva Airport to the hotel in Annecy. Our team will be on hand to help build bikes and we will go for a quick spin before dinner.
We offer 2 transfers from Geneva Airport today, 11am and 3pm. Please allow 1 hour after landing to catch your chosen transfer.
Tuesday : Day Two > Annecy to Bourg St Maurice – 101km and 2700m of climbing
Our first stage takes us over the incredible Cormet de Roselend to Bourg St Maurice. This is one of the most beautiful climbs in the Alps and a fitting start to the trip.
Wednesday : Day Three > Bourg St Maurice to Valloire - 123km and 2978m of climbing
We are now in the heart of the Alps and today's stage takes us over two classic climbs, the long and high Col de l'Iseran at over 2,700m and the Telegraph before finishing in Valloire.
Thursday : Day Four > Valloire to Guillestre - 106km and 2799m
One of the great rides of Europe, today's stage takes us over the Galibier before descending the Lautaret to the base of the Col d'Izoard ahead of a classic descent down the gorges to Guillestre.
Friday : Day Five > Guillestre to Auron - 95km and 3243m
We start with the delightful climb of the Col de Vars before hitting the Col de Bonette, another monster at over 2,700m. We finish at the picturesque mountain town of Auron.
Saturday : Day Six > Auron to Menton - 139km and 3096m
Our final ride is a stunner in the Southern Alps with the main climb of the Col du Turini. The whole day is lumpy before a final descent to the beach in Menton.
Sunday : Day Seven > Menton and departure day
Departure day. A lazy morning with time to pack bikes before a transfer to Nice airport.
There are 2 airport transfers today :
Transfer 1 : 0800 for fllights departing from Nice after 1100
Transfer 2 : 1100 for flights departing from Nice after 1400