Etape-du-Tour in Annecy

Race stage 10 of the 2018 Tour de France through the Alps on closed roads. Ride the same stage as the pros!

Etape-du-Tour in Annecy

Race stage 10 of the 2018 Tour de France through the Alps on closed roads. Ride the same stage as the pros! The stage includes 2km of dirt road and lots of mountain climbs. Our hotel is right on Lake Annecy just a mile or two from the start.

Ride the same stage as the pros. Cycle up storied French Alpine climbs and feel both the struggle and exhilaration of riding the Tour de France. This year’s ‘Etape’ starts in Annecy, where we are based with 15,000 feet (4.5km) of climbing including 2km of dirt road.

The roads will be closed to traffic as you wind your way through the Alps. Our hotel is right on Lake Annecy — a mile or two from the start. You ride: we’ll handle the logistics.

 

Trip Facts

Dates

July 5-9, 2016 (5 days / 4 nights)

Rides

2 days recon of Etape course, 1 day Etape

Start - End

Geneva Airport, Switzerland

Difficulty

Challenging: For those capable of riding up and down multiple mountain passes.

Cities

Annecy

Highlights

Race stage 10 of the 2018 Tour de France on closed roads

Group Size

Limited to 8 riders

Lodging

On the shores of Lake Annecy just 3km from Annecy Center

Meals

3 daily meals included

Cols Climbed

6 passes - Col de la Croix-Fry - Plateau des Glières - Col de Fleuries - Col de Romme - Plateau des - Col de la Colombière

Support

- Airport pick up / drop off - Technical support van - Snacks during rides - Private rest stops during Etape du Tour - All Ground transportation - Bicycle storage facilities - Culture document with trip related info - Bi-lingual guide(s)

Cost

$1480 double occupancy, $1680 single occupancy All taxes included. Not included: $200 race entry Road bikes available $300 for the trip

Start your next cycling exploit here!

TRIP ITINERARY

Ride the same stage as the pros! The stage includes 2km of dirt road and lots of mountain climbs.

Day 1 Thursday July 5

Arrival and relaxing ride around lake Annecy

Days 2&3 - Friday July 6 & Saturday July 7

Recon Etape du Tour course

Day 3 Sunday July 8

Gran Fondo Etape du Tour race

Day 5 - Monday July 9
A relaxing late morning ride and ‘au revoir’ in the afternoon

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