2019 Tour de France VIP Grand Depart

This tour, hosted by Australian cycling legend Stuart O’Grady delivers the ultimate insiders experience. Designed for both riders and spectators, the VIP Grand Depart offers stunning riding through Belgium coupled with Stuart’s expert knowledge and VIP access.

Take the opportunity to travel with your non-riding partners on this ultimate Tour de France experience.

* Our exact day by day Itinerary is subject to change pending the Tour de France route announcement in October. Please note, however, that all tour inclusions will remain the same.

Highlights:

  • Official VIP Le Tour hospitality experiences in both Relais Etape and Izoard
  • 5 nights’ luxury 5* accommodation in the Steigenberger Grandhotel, Brussels
  • Experience the excitement of the Pre-Departure Village, including access to the team bus area
  • Exclusive opportunity to ride a stage start before the pros on closed roads on Stage 3
  • Exclusive meeting with a pro team the day before stage 1.
View Itinerary for: Rider Spectator
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Day
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Day 1

Team Presentation

July 4, 2019 / Difficulty
/ Distance 30km

This morning the Mummu cycling team will welcome you at Brussels train station or airport. Pre-night accommodation is available before transferring you to our luxury 5* accommodation at Steigenberger Grandhotel.

Whilst you get settled into the hotel and freshen up our expert mechanics will build and set up your bike before we set off on an afternoon ride to stretch the legs and prepare for a big week ahead.

This evening we will transfer a short distance to Grand Place for the Official Tour de France Team’s Presentation. We will enjoy gourmet food and drink from our VIP viewing area as we discuss our predictions for the week ahead!

 

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Day
2

Day 2

Pro Team Visit

July 5, 2019 / Difficulty
/ Distance 50km

While the pros enjoy there final day off the bike before the race start tomorrow we will head out for a morning ride to explore the surrounding areas of Brussels. Our spectating guest will have the opportunity to explore the streets of Brussels with their Discover Brussels cards, giving them free access to museums, transport, galleries and more!

After a relaxed afternoon we will head out to meet one of Stuey’s former teams at their hotel. Exclusive to Mummu Cycling, you will meet the Director Sportif, team mechanics, jump on the team bus and have a chat with the riders on the day before they start the 2019 Tour de France.

 

 

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Day
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Day 3

Brussels Stage Finish

July 6, 2019 / Difficulty
/ Distance 45km

Today is Stage 1 of the 2019 Tour de France and luckily for you todays stage starts right outside our hotels front door! We will spend the morning exploring the start area where we will have the opportunity to meet the riders and watch them warm up for stage two.

After the race start we will set off on our ride before jumping onto the official course to ride the final 30km of Stage 1 on closed roads just hours before the peloton. Escorted by the ASO we will cross the finish line as a group and jump on podium for a photo before witnessing the excitement of the final kilometres as the riders sprint past us into the finisnline and the fist yellow jersey of his year’s race. As part of this experience we will visit the TdF technical zone where you will see inside the organisation and meet with journalists and broadcasters.

After watching the podium presentations, we will make our way back to our hotel just a few KMs away where you can relax before enjoying a night on the town at your leisure.

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Day 4

Team Time Trial

July 7, 2019 / Difficulty
/ Distance 50km

We will have a later start today. After breakfast we will head out for a morning ride that will include some of todays TTT course. We will have the chance to freshen up back at our hotel before transferring to the famous Relais Etape VIP hospitality, where we will be treated to a 3 course gastronomic experience and live broadcast of the race.

While our riding guests are out on their morning ride, our spectating guests will have the chance to explore the TTT start village and see the teams as they prepare for the day ahead.

Following the TTT will return to our hotel for a drink as a group to hear Stuey’s analysis of Stage 2.

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Day 5

Ride Depart

July 8, 2019 / Difficulty
/ Distance 50km

Our exact itinerary for today will be confirmed in October after the official 2019 Tour de France route announcement.

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Day 6

Au Revoir

July 9, 2019 / Difficulty

This morning we invite our guests to enjoy breakfast at the hotel before checking out. Our staff will then assist you with your transfer before saying Bon Voyage!

We trust you’ve had a wonderful experience with Mummu Cycling and hope to tour with you again.

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Inclusions

  • Hosted by 17 time Tour de France finisher, Stuart O’Grady
  • 5 nights’ luxuray 5* accommodation in the Steigenberger Grandhotel, Brussels
  • Exclusive team meet and greet before Stage 1 of le Tour
  • See the first 3 stages of the 2019 Tour de France live
  • VIP Access to private Relais Etape Hospitality including 3-course lunch, drinks, TVs, celebrities and more.
  • Ride on closed roads of the course with pictures on the podium
  • Daily breakfast
  • 2 group dinners
  • 3 lunches
  • Transfers to and from Brussels train station or airport
  • Air-conditioned vehicles with on-course accreditation
  • Professional staff and mechanical support
  • Support vehicles on all rides
  • Tour de France welcome package including Road Book and Official TdF Merchandise discount voucher
  • Mummu Cycling Merchandise Pack valued at over $200

 

Exclusions

  • Airfares
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals, drinks and snacks other than those specified
  • Bike Hire – available on request.

Prices available in four currencies:

 

EURO

€3,295 per person, twin share

€400 single supplement

 

UNITED STATES DOLLARS

$3,895 per person, twin share

$480 single supplement

 

AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS

$5,095 per person, twin share

$625 single supplement

 

BRITISH POUND

£2,895 per person, twin share

£355 single supplement

 

Add Ons
Bike Hire – classics appropriate bikes available on request

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Additional Information

Land Arrangement

Single, Twin Share Solo, Double, Twin Share, Triple

2019 Tour de France VIP Grand Depart

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