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7-Day French Pyrenees Cycling Tour

7-Day French Pyrenees Cycling Tour

7 Days/6 Nights From
AU$2,458 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Cycling tourCycling tour
  • France Region
    Pyrenees
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Distance
    460 km
  • Level
    Pro
  • Tour Code
    A4A-18-4173
7 Days/6 Nights From
AU$2,458 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Cycling tourCycling tour
  • France Region
    Pyrenees
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Distance
    460 km
  • Level
    Pro
  • Tour Code
    A4A-18-4173
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedMealsMeals Daily buffet breakfast & 5 dinnersInclusionInclusion Luggage transfersInclusionInclusion Road bike rental includedInclusionInclusion Detailed road book, including details maps, touristic information, itinerary and cue sheetsInclusionInclusion Technical and emergency support available at all times

Summary

Admire the stunning scenery of French Pyrenees as you cycle from Argelès Gazos to Col des Caougnous during this 7-day tour. Note that this cycling tour is pro level with steep ascents along the way.

Itinerary

Day 1,  Arrive in Argelès Gazost
You will have an orientation meeting with your hotel host and phone review with our office. We will cover the cycling and route book materials, and help you get started right. Free time is yours to visit this charming spa & resort town. Stay in a beautiful 3 star hotel in Argelès Gazost. Dinner included.

Day 2, L'Aubisque & Hautacam (63 mi or 102 km)
L'Aubisque & Hautacam, from the hotel you don't have far to go before you start up these two famous routes of the Tour. The Aubisque and Soulor average over 7% with a good part over 8%. Returning back you have the option to go on to ride Hautacam. A 13km climb of about 8% brings you up to 1520m (4560 feet), a popular ski resort. Stay in the same hotel in Argelès Gazost. Breakfast, gastronomic dinner and breakfast included.

Day 3, Col du Tourmalet (62 mi or 100 km)
The Col du Tourmalet via Bagneres de Bigorre and up past St Marie de Campan and La Mongie. With a long descent arrive at Luz St Sauveur and return to the hotel in Argeles for a very long day of cycling. Dinner and breakfast included.

Day 4, Tourmalet, Aspin & Peyresourdre (69 mi or 111 km)
Tourmalet, Aspin, Peyresourdre at about 110 km and 3300 meters elevation gain, this is a hard day over some classic climbs of the Tour de France. Finish in the charming town of Bagneres de Luchon. The long ascent of the Tourmalet is 18 km at 8%! Stay in a beautiful 3 star hotel in Bagnères de Luchon. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 5, Cols Mente & Portet d'Aspet (Option 1: 48 mi or 78 km, Option 2: 70 mi or 113 KM)
2 ride options today - longer or shorter. Both options include the Cols Mente and Portet d'Aspet. The hardest points on the climbs go over 12%. Finish in St Girons. Stay in a beautiful 3 star hotel in Saint Girons. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 6, Col de Port & Col des Caougnous (Option 1: 47 mi  or 75 km, Option 2: 72 mi or 116 km)
A long and challenging day over some big climbs! Again over 3300 meters in climbing including the Col de Port and Col des Caougnous. A long and short ride option exist again to reach Foix. Once in Foix, you are back to a larger town with more sites and services. Stay in a 3 star hotel in Foix. Dinner on your own. Breakfast included.

Day 7, Departure Day
Departure after breakfast – on your own; taxi to the Foix train station for connections in Toulouse. Additional days are possible and additional ride days can be arranged. Breakfast included.

Inclusions

  • 6 nights of accommodation in superior hotels of charm with private shower and/or bathroom
  • Daily breakfast at each hotel, 5 dinners included
  • Hybrid bike rental included
  • Orientation in person with our local guide
  • Detailed ROAD BOOK, including details maps, touristic information, step by step itinerary and cue sheets
  • 1 GPS GARMIN OREGON for 3 people
  • Chocolate tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Treasure hunt
  • Canoe
  • All luggage transfers
  • Comprehensive trip literature
  • Technical and emergency support available at all times

Exclusions

  • Airfare to and from the trip
  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Drinks
  • Some meals are not included in each destination, which gives you the opportunity to explore regional cuisine on your own. You will find all information needed with our team support in your roadbook.

Important Notes

  • Price based on double occupancy.
  • Please note that rates may vary according to the availability of hotels and seasons.

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