TDF Cobbles

Experience the excitement of the Tour de France in its first week as it travels into Northern France to tackle the epic cobbled roads of Paris-Roubaix, before crossing the border into Belgium for some more cobbled mayhem. Witness Stage 4, and 6 LIVE from VIP hospitality locations and watch the thrill of the Stage 5 Roubaix action roadside from a famous sector! To top, you will enjoy an Official meet and greet with a Pro team on the first rest day and you will have the opportunity to ride some of professional cycling’s most demanding, infamous roads so famous to the Spring Classics. Complete fantastic riding and race viewing with great local food, French wine and Belgian beer.

Highlights:

  • Watch 3 x Tour de France stages LIVE
  • Stay in premium accommodation in Lille and Mons
  • Ride the iconic pavé cobbled roads of Roubaix, then watch the pros fly over them LIVE from the sidelines
  • Meet a Pro team on the first TDF rest day
  • Enjoy the best of VIP TDF hospitality, including; A fine dining experience along the Stage 4 race route and the Stage 6 Start
  • Explore the infamous cobbled roads and canals of Belgium
  • Spectator and rider friendly
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Day
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Day 1

Welcome to the Tour de France!

July 4, 2022 / Difficulty
/ Distance 1.5 hours

Welcome to France and the start of your TDF Cobbles experience! The Mummu Cycling team will meet you at the Lille train station mid-morning to transfer you to our premium accommodation in the heart of the city at the hotel Mercure Lille Centre Grand Place.

On arrival, take some time to check in and settle before meeting the Mummu staff in our allocated bike room to have bikes fitted and assembled. Afterwards, we will have a welcome brief to discuss the trip to come and the day’s plan!

Enjoy some free time to grab a bite and get familiar with your surroundings before preparing for this afternoon’s warm-up ride to a Pro team’s hotel.

Mid-afternoon, the Mummu guides will lead the way with ride support following behind. Today’s ride will be all about spinning the legs out post travel and preparing for some bigger days on the radar.

On arrival, you will get the incredible exclusive opportunity to meet up with a team to hear all about their Tour de France so far and what goes on behind the scenes. This is specially arranged by Mummu partner, Stuart O’Grady – a 17 x TDF rider who has many contacts in the sport.

Following our visit, we will transfer back to the hotel. Take some time out to unwind and refresh before regathering for this evening’s group welcome dinner!

 

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Day 1

Welcome to the Tour de France!

July 4, 2022

Welcome to France and the start of your TDF Cobbles experience! The Mummu Cycling team will meet you at the Lille train station mid-morning to transfer you to our premium accommodation in the heart of the city at the hotel Mercure Lille Centre Grand Place.

On arrival, take some time to check in and settle before meeting for a welcome brief to discuss the trip to come and the day’s plan!

Enjoy some free time to grab a bite and get familiar with your beautiful surroundings.

Mid-afternoon, we will transfer to a Pro team’s hotel where you will get the incredible exclusive opportunity to meet up with a team to hear all about their Tour de France experience so far and what goes on behind the scenes. This is specially arranged by Mummu partner, Stuart O’Grady – a 17 x TDF rider who has many contacts in the sport.

Following our visit, we will transfer back to the hotel. Take some time out to unwind and refresh before regathering for this evening’s group welcome dinner!

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Day
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Day 2

Watch the Stage 4 action from VIP Relais Etape hospitality!

July 5, 2022 / Difficulty
/ Distance 2.5 hours

This morning enjoy a gourmet breakfast at the hotel. Today is going to be a BIG day as we take our first real step into the Tour de France’s inner sanctum!

Following breakfast, we will transfer to our ride point of the day along the Stage 4 course that travels along the coast from Dunkirk to Calais.

We will then ride along the race route for 2.5 hours to the Tour de France’s most raved about hospitality location – the Relais Etape.

The Relais Etape is an exclusive experience, offering a real day of ‘VIP treatment’ that will have you sitting down to a delicious three course long-lunch, paired with unlimited local French wine. All while watching the Stage 4 action from big screen entertainment, amidst some star-studded company, in the form of past Tour de France contenders.

Soon enough, you will head out to the sidelines to watch the riders blitz by at shockingly quick speeds! Embrace the excited Relais atmosphere as you continue to wine and dine like Kings and Queens while watching the Stage finish and what we expect will be a nail biting sprint battle.

Post-race, we will transfer back to the hotel and the evening will then be yours to explore the best of Lille and its fantastic selection of bars and restaurants.

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Day
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Day 2

Watch the Stage 4 action from VIP Relais Etape hospitality!

July 5, 2022

This morning enjoy a gourmet breakfast at the hotel. Today is going to be a BIG day as we take our first real step into the Tour de France’s inner sanctum!

To start the day off right, you will enjoy a morning city tour of Lille, also known as ‘the capital of Flanders’. Lille is well regarded for its cultural hub and historic centre, dotted with 17th century brick town houses, charming cobbled lanes and its stunning central square – Grand Palace. This morning’s tour will ensure you take in the very best of it.

Following the tour, we will transfer to the Tour de France’s most raved about hospitality location – the Relais Etape, located along the Stage 4 race route from Dunkirk to Calais.

The Relais Etape is an exclusive experience, offering a real day of ‘VIP treatment’ that will have you sitting down to a delicious three course long-lunch, paired with unlimited local French wine. All while watching the Stage 4 action from big screen entertainment, amidst some star-studded company, in the form of past Tour de France contenders.

Soon enough, you will head out to the sidelines to watch the riders blitz by at shockingly quick speeds! Embrace the excited Relais atmosphere as you continue to wine and dine like Kings and Queens while watching the Stage finish and what we expect will be a nail biting sprint battle.

Post-race, we will transfer back to the hotel and the evening will then be yours to explore the best of Lille and its fantastic selection of bars and restaurants.

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Day
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Day 3

The cobbles are calling...

July 6, 2022 / Difficulty
/ Distance 2 hours

This morning enjoy a nutritious breakfast before checking out and preparing for our transfer.

Today we will be riding the iconic cobbles of Paris-Roubaix, scoping out what lies ahead for the pros on Stage 5! If you’re a Classics fan, then you’ll appreciate just how EPIC these roads are and we can’t wait to guide you over some of the most iconic sectors of the race today…

Following a transfer to our ride starting point, it will be time to kit up and prepare for some serious fun…mostly fun, with a side of grit and determination, let’s say!

We will then ride for several hours along parts of the race route including the mythical Roubaix roads and its surrounds. Today’s ride will end at our roadside viewing spot at an incredible location along the cobbles, ensuring you see the very best of race action LIVE from the sidelines where the atmosphere will be truly remarkable.

While we await the action, relax and replenish your efforts over a picnic lunch before the TDF brigade start rolling through. Prepare to be amazed as the pros then show us how to conquer the cobbles with finesse. Remember to get your cheer on for your favourite riders and take it all in!

Following an exhilarating dose of race viewing, we will transfer to our next destination in Mons. The afternoon and evening will be at your leisure to explore our new surrounds and relax after today’s big effort.

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Day 3

The cobbles are calling...

July 6, 2022

This morning enjoy a nutritious breakfast before checking out and preparing for our transfer.

Today we will be travelling to the iconic cobbles of Paris-Roubaix, scoping out what lies ahead for the pros on Stage 5! If you’re a Classics fan, then you’ll appreciate just how EPIC these roads are and we can’t wait to guide you over some of the most iconic sectors of the race today…

Soon enough, we will arrive at our roadside viewing spot today at an incredible location along the cobbles, ensuring you see the very best of race action LIVE from the sidelines where the atmosphere will be truly remarkable.

While we await the action, relax over a picnic lunch and drinks. The TDF brigade will then start rolling through. Prepare to be amazed as the pros show us how to conquer the cobbles with finesse and remember to get your cheer on for your favourite riders!

Following an exhilarating dose of race viewing, we will transfer to our next destination in Mons. The afternoon and evening will be at your leisure to explore our new surrounds and relax after a big day out at the Tour de France.

 

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Day 4

Watch the Stage 6 Start from the Official Le Tour Departure Village

July 7, 2022 / Difficulty
/ Distance 2.5 hours

This morning enjoy breakfast at the hotel before transferring to the Stage 6 Start in the medieval city of Binche.

Today you will experience a Stage start from the VIP Departure Village. Here you will get to watch the pros sign on and ride right by you for the stage ahead while enjoying delicious local delicacies, coffee and beverages. To top, you will be amidst star-studded company with former professionals and big Le Tour names for company in the Village.

*Depending on COVID restrictions next July, we ‘may’ also have access to the Paddock that allows you to walk around the team bus area where riders are busily preparing and warming up for the Stage ahead!

You will then get to watch the riders start the stage, before regrouping to prepare for our own ride adventure that will include 2.5 hours of riding the best of the area’s local cobbled roads and classic Belgian canals – all led by our expert ride guides. Enjoy another bumpy ride…although the Belgian cobbles will no doubt feel like a breeze compared to the one’s you tackled yesterday.

Following a great ride, we will transfer back to the hotel. This evening, there will be a final group dinner to toast to what we are sure has been an incredible trip taking in the best of the Tour de France’s opening week!

 

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Day 4

Watch the Stage 6 Start from the Official Le Tour Departure Village

July 7, 2022

This morning enjoy breakfast at the hotel before transferring to the Stage 6 Start in the medieval city of Binche.

Today you will experience a Stage start from the VIP Departure Village. Here you will get to watch the pros sign on and ride right by you for the Stage ahead while enjoying delicious local delicacies, coffee and beverages. To top, you will be amidst star-studded company with former professionals and big Le Tour names for company in the Village.

*Depending on COVID restrictions next July, we ‘may’ also have access to the Paddock that allows you to walk around the team bus area where riders are busily preparing and warming up for the Stage ahead.

After watching the riders start the Stage, we will transfer to a reputable local brewery to enjoy a classic Belgian beer tasting…when in Belgium, it’s a must!

Following your tasting experience, we will transfer back to the hotel. This evening, there will be a final group dinner to toast to what we are sure has been an incredible trip taking in the best of the Tour de France’s opening week.

 

 

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Day 5

Au Revoir

July 8, 2022 / Difficulty

Following breakfast and checkout, the Mummu team will transfer you to Mons train station before saying our goodbyes! We trust that you have had a memorable experience and look forward to having you back on tour soon.

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Day 5

Au Revoir

July 8, 2022

Following breakfast and checkout, the Mummu team will transfer you to Mons train station before saying our goodbyes! We trust that you have had a memorable experience and look forward to having you back on tour soon.

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Inclusions
  • 4 nights in premium 4-star accommodation
  • Daily gourmet breakfast
  • 2 group dinners
  • Two included lunches
  • Ride the mythical cobbled roads of Paris-Roubaix
  • Transfers to and from Lille and Mons
  • See 3 2021 Tour de France stages live
  • VIP access to private Relais Etape Hospitality along the Stage 4 race route, including; 3-course lunch, drinks, TVs, celebrities and more
  • Exclusive access to the Stage 6 Official Departure Village
  • Air-conditioned vehicles with on-course accreditation
  • COVID Safe protocols
  • 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
  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bike Hire – available on request.

RRP Prices available in four currencies:

EURO

€2,795 per person, twin share

€500 single supplement

UNITED STATES DOLLARS

$3,215 per person, twin share

$575 single supplement

AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS

$4,655 per person, twin share

$845 single supplement

BRITISH POUND

£2,540 per person, twin share

£455 single supplement

Add Ons
Bike Hire
FACTOR O2 Shimano Ultegra 8700 Di2 DT Swiss E1800 Spline 23
€425 / $485 USD / $680 AUD
(BYO: Pedals, Helmet, Shoes)

Pre/Post Night Accommodation – available on request

Additional information

Land Arrangement

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