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 RIDE THE LEGENDARY COLS OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE:

 Alpe D’Huez, Izoard, Col Du Galibier and many others!

START/FINISH

BRIANCONES - 

COL DU LAUTARET

DURATION

7 DAYS

28 June - 4 July 

AVG.DISTANCE

70 KM

AVG.ELEVATION

1000 MT

DIFFICULTY

HIGHLIGHTS FRENCH ALPS

French Alps based around the legend of Alpe D’Huez is on everyone’s bucket list. Starting in the medieval town of Briancon, We will not only climb and descend Alpe D’Huez but also take on the less known but more beautiful balcony roads into and out of Alpe D’Huez as we take on the col de Sarenne which actually tops out above Alpe D’Huez and descends into. We will also ride the major Tour de France defining mountains including Col d’Izoard, Col du Lautaret and Galibier! ALLEZ!!

Regions visited:

French Alps – Briancon- Alpe D’Huez – Col du Galibier

DETAILS

  • Level: Intermediate- Advanced

  • Terrain: Mountains


  • Daily Distance: Approx 60-90km


  • Daily Ascent: Approx 1000-2000m


  • Main Route 400km


  • Total Ascent: Approx 5000m


  • Recommended Arrival – Departure Airport: Torino (Italy) 

 YOUR 

 RIDE 

WHO WOULD ENJOY THIS EXPERIENCE?

The experience is built for all riders able to ride for 3-5 hours. This is not a race or high intensity riding, but rather a true cycling adventure across one of the most picturesque countries in the world.
We will ride as a group on the rolling terrain and as individuals or small groups on the short climbs, so that everyone will enjoy the ride. On top of each major climb we will regroup to celebrate and refill our bottles, and then enjoy the descent together. As a team, we’ll support each other during the ride and make sure everyone finishes safe and happy! All cyclists interested in exploring a new region and learning about local culture while amidst magnificent scenery will enjoy this incredible experience!

Everyday we will offer 2 riding options: a regular route for all kind of riders and one extension for anyone looking for an extra challenge!

THE TOUR INCLUDES

  • A fantastic tour itinerary designed by Andrea

  • PRIVATE Group of minimum 30 max 45 riders

  • All hotel accommodations in beautiful hotels, generally 4-star or very

  • good 3 stars, in twin-double room 


  • All breakfasts, all lunches and all dinners

  • 5-7 professional guides on tour (depending on group size) 


  • 3-5 Van with 9 seats for riding Support (plus 1 extra for transfers)

  • Van support throughout the tour 


  • Two Airport transfer for the group

  • All in-tour transfers 


  • Rental bikes (high end road bikes)

  • Snacks and food supplements including electrolytes, gels, and energy

  • bars during rides by OTE Sport 


  • Garmin 810-820 loan unit with maps for duration of tour 


  • 1 top quality cycling kit made by DOT OUT (jersey, knicks, socks)

  • 1 SCICON Race bag with your name and nationality 


  • Detailed printed tour information booklet 


  • Extra activities besides cycling: Cable car to the Meije glacier

MORE ABOUT THE TERRAIN

We have selected some of the best routes, offering a mix of all terrains, but the terrain will be mainly Mountains.
The start will be easier with some smaller mountains. Then route becomes more challenging when approaching the Legendary Alpe D’Huez!

The climbs are never very hard, as the gradient is always around 6-8% but generally long and steady.
The roads are well-paved and safe, with drivers showing incredible respect for cyclists!

ON REQUEST, NOT INCLUDED

  • On request, not included:

  • Single room

  • Alcoholic drinks

  • Massage at hotel 


  • Personal airport transfer 


  • Van/guides/Guests numbers:

-  Up to 30 guests: 3 support vans (plus 1 extra for airport transfer) and 5 guides

-  From 31 to 37: 4 support vans (plus 1 extra for airport transfer) and 6 guides

-  From 38 to 45: 5 support vans (plus 1 extra for airport transfer) and 7 guides

 CUSTOM TOUR ITINERARY 

Day One – Briancon warm-up ride to Col de L’escale

Main Route: 40km, 25mi
Total Ascent: 300m, 925ft


Tour introduction and warm-up ride around the town of Briancon and le col de L’escale, the mountain which separate Italy and France.

Day Two – Briancon loop to Col De Izoard (Tour de France Climb)

Main Route: 50-80km, 30-48mi
Total Ascent: 1500-2000m, 4000-6000ft

Today we’ll climb one of the most famous mountain of the French alps, a classic of the Tour De France since the late 50s. The view is always spectacular even if the climb is challenging (like all climbs!!). Optional extra loop back to Briancon with several “undulations”!

Day Three – Briancon to Le Bourg D’Oisains (les deux alpes)

Main Route: 70km, 45mi Total Ascent: 1500m, 4000ft

On today’s ride, we’ll enjoy the view of the big glacier of the La Meije along the Valley up to Col de Lautaret, at 2100m above sea level. After a good coffee stop, we will continue the ride down to Le Bourg D’Osains, at the foothills of Legendary Alpe D’Huez.

Day Four – Le bourg D’Oisains loop to Alpe D’Huez (TDF Climb)

Main Route: 50km, 30m Total Ascent: 1100m

Here we go, the big day! For most of cyclists around the world, the Ascent up to Alpe D’huez is one of the symbols of Cycling and a must do. Well, the climb is challenging but not as hard you may think. The gradient is around 9-10%, steady for 11 km. Great views at the top and a charming ski resort with plenty of cycling souvenirs! Optional Extra loop to Col du Sarenne, gorgeous ride back to the hotel.

Day Five - Le bourg D’Oisains to Col du Galibier

Main Route: 50km, 40mi
Total Ascent: 800m, 2730ft


Today we ride back to Col du Lautaret but opposite direction. The climb is “nice” as it’s never harder than 7-8 %, with long easier section. After this short recovery ride, we can rest at our hotel or tke the Cable car up to the Glacier of La Mejie for a nice ice walk!

Day Six - Le bourg D’Oisains to Col du Galibier

Main Route: 50km, 40mi
Total Ascent: 800m, 2730ft


Another epic ride as we will climb the Legendary Col du Galibier, going up for 7 more km to the summit at 2700m above sea level, down the other side to Valloire and back up! Dramatic views of the valley and surrounding mountains all day long.

Day Seven – Transfer to Torino

2 hours transfer to Torino Airport and Goodbye!

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PHONE ITA: +393405040368

PHONE AND: +376367024

PHONE AUS: +61452295694

SKYPE: andrea.nicosia
EMAIL:  info@one-more-ride.com