As an official Tour de France Tour operator, Mummu Cycling offer a variety of unique guided cycling holidays in France; ranging from the Grand Depart of the race, through to the spectacular Pyrenean-French Alps regions and eventually into Paris for the Grand Finale along the iconic Champs Élysées.
Mummu Cycling’s guided cycling holidays in France are led and designed by Stuart O’Grady – a highly decorated former professional cyclist and 17 x Tour de France contender. Stuart wore his first Yellow Jersey in 1998 and went on to successfully hold it on multiple occasions throughout his career. To add to his Tour de France success, he has a lengthy list of impressive palmarès, including; Paris Roubaix 2007, 6 x Olympian and Gold medalist.
Stuart’s level of experience, skill and expertise, as well as countless friendships within the professional cycling world ensure an unforgettable guided cycling holiday in France is delivered. Having ridden the Tour de France parcours’ countless times throughout his career, he also knows the French roads impeccably and will no doubt share a tip or two on how to tackle each ride and important challenge along the way.
As one of only six ASO approved Official Tour de France Tour Operator’s, Mummu Cycling’s guided cycling holidays in France guarantee the best hospitality, hotel options, daily ride program and access to the race. Most notably – you’ll have the opportunity to ride on the Tour de France course just hours ahead of the race, enjoy insider VIP access to start, finish and mid-race hospitality zones, as well as enjoying a moment or two on the offical Tour de France podium after crossing the official line to the stage finish.
To add to the incredible access to the race, on Mummu Cycling’s guided cycling holiday’s in France – guests will ride through some of France’s most incredible mountainous regions and pass through stunning French landscape.
These guided cycling holidays in France are designed yearly to take place throughout the duration of the world’s most famous cycling event with each day carefully designed to ensure the best experience is delivered and the trip of a lifetime is had. For 2019, Mummu Cycling have designed guided cycling holiday’s in France that fall under two trip categories; Pro and Ride.
The Pro experiences will be all about getting inside the race and embracing the incredible Tour de France atmosphere. Riding options will be available each day, but the focus will be on following and truly feeling part of the Tour de France circus, as well as embracing the spectacular atmosphere. The Ride experiences will be more cycling focussed, with challenging, lengthy daily rides, designed to target the most iconic climbs famous to the race and to France.
There’s something for everyone – whether it’s ticking off bucket list Tour de France climbs, kicking back in the Relais Etape hospitality zone while sipping French champagne as the best cyclists in the world zip by, or mixing it up and enjoying the best of both worlds.
Following a highly successful run of guided cycling holidays in France throughout 2018, Mummu Cycling are gearing up for next year’s Tour and avidly preparing for what is going to be the biggest year yet with several new additions to their 2019 product line. Allez allez!