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Pyrenees Explorer

Experience the excitement of the Pyrenees from the comfort of one home base for the duration of the tour. The focus of this tour is riding whilst taking in key Stages of le Tour as the peloton passes through some difficult mountain ranges from Pau to Andorra. Our riders get the opportunity to tackle some of the challenging but achievable rides of the Pyrenees including Port d’Envalira and Pas de La Case with the help of support vehicles and expert guides along the way. This tour is carefully designed for those who are seeking to challenge and develop their riding skills in one of the best surroundings possible.

  • Comfortable 4 star accommodation
  • Follow the peloton through the mighty Pyrenees
  • Join in on an exclusive team experience
  • Breathtaking mountainous scenery
  • Challenging rides including Port d’Envalira and Pas de La Case

The Details

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Welcome to Andorra

July 9, 2016
TDF Stage 8: Pau – Bagnères-de-Luchon, 183km

The Mummu Cycling team will meet guests at Puigcerdà train station to commence your tour! We will be transported to our 4-star hotel in Andorra which will be our home for the duration of the tour. After checking in and setting up our bikes, we will head out for an easier roll around the surroundings to acclimatise for the upcoming days of riding in the spectacular mountainous terrains around us.

Staff will host a welcome dinner at the hotel this evening so we can all get to know our newfound friends we will be spending the next exciting 6 days with.

Today’s ride: Easy 50km to stretch the legs

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Rolling Hills

July 10, 2016
TDF Stage 9: Vielha Val d’Aran – Andorre Arcalis, 184km

After a good night’s sleep we will have breakfast at the hotel before we saddle up for a day of riding. We will set out to ride a 45km to the finish of Stage 9 where we will find a good spot on the roadside to set up and watch the peloton pass through. After witnessing the excitement of a stage finish we will ride another 45km back to the hotel.

A well-earned dinner this evening will be at your leisure around the hotel village.

Today’s ride: Moderate 90km loop with rolling hills

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Team Experience

July 11, 2016
TDF Rest Day: Andorra

Today guests will be treated to a very exclusive VIP experience. The morning will be taken easy with breakfast at the hotel before we head off to visit one of the teams in their hotel. This access can only be gained though Mummu Cycling’s Official Operator Status, we want you to experience the most memorable Tour de France possible.

The excitement of the afternoon will lead into a hard ride with climbs to challenge all levels of riders. The group will return back to freshen up before dinner at your leisure in town.

Today’s ride: Hard 50-100km ride through hilly Andorra

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Les Escaldes

July 12, 2016
TDF Stage 10: Escaldes-Engordany – Revel, 198km

Many of you may rise a bit sore this morning from yesterday’s challenging ride but be prepared to wake up early and get back in the saddle. Today, the stage starts an easy 17km ride away from our hotel where we will head off early to catch all the action at the stage departure. We will set up for a picnic lunch as a group as we watch the peloton roll out surrounded by all the excitement and roaring of the crowds. We will take a hilly ride home to hopefully catch the final kms of the stage back at the hotel.

Dinner will be at your leisure in town again this evening with plenty of tour action to immerse yourself in!

Today’s ride: Easy 40km ride with some hills

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Mountains

July 13, 2016
TDF Stage 11: Carcassonne – Montpellier, 164km

Be prepared for a challenging day of riding today. We will rise early and ease into the day with a relaxing breakfast at the hotel. Today is the day we attempt to ride like the pros. We will saddle up and test our legs on the Andorran mountains stopping for lunch en route. We will take on some key climbs in Andorra including Port d’Envalira – the highest paved road in the Pyrenees and the first climb of yesterday’s stage.

After a long day of riding we will arrive back to the hotel to watch the final stage on TV. As our tour has sadly come to an end we will celebrate the incredible moments shared and our new friends with a farewell dinner hosted by the Mummu staff.

Today’s ride: difficult and mountainous 120km. 

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Bon Voyage

July 14, 2016
TDF Stage 12: Montpellier – Mont Ventoux, 185km

Today we make our way to breakfast with some incredible memories and new lifelong friends. Unless you are connecting to another tour with us this will be time to say your farewells as this will be the end of the services provided by Mummu Cycling and our guides.

Transfers to the Puigcerdà train station will be available.

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INCLUDES

  • 5 nights’ in comfortable 4 star accommodation
  • Daily breakfast and 2 dinners
  • Transfers from Puigcerdà train station
  • Viewing of 1 Stage Finish and 1 Stage Start
  • Professional staff and mechanical support
  • Support vehicles on all rides
  • Mummu Cycling Riders Pack
  • 25% Merchandise voucher to be used at Official Tour de France merchandise outlets

 

EXCLUSIONS

  • Insurance
  • Airfares
  • Visas
  • Meals and drinks other than those specified
  • Snacks other than those specified
  • Bike Hire

Pricing

€2,695 per person in double occupancy

€395 single supplement

 

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