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Alps – Alpe d’Huez & Izoard with Stuart O’Grady

Highlights

  • Tour hosted by Australian cycling champion, Stuart O’Grady
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Ride across the finish line of stage 16 to Romans-sur-Isere
  • Photo on the official Tour de France podium
  • VIP Hospitality on the Queen stage to Izoard
  • See the riders depart on stage 19 from Embrun
  • Climb famous Tour de France mountains such as l’Alpe d’Huez & Col de la Bonette – France’s highest paved road
  • Daily rides with full mechanical and van support

The final week of the Tour de France is always special. The race enters the Alps, the 5th mountain range visited on this year’s Tour. With the prestigious Maillot Jaune up for grabs, there is no better place to be than roadside to see all the action!!

Join us from the gateway to the Alps in Grenoble as we take you atop le Tours most famous climb, Alpe d’Huez. We also bring you roadside to see all the action on the final stages before Paris!

The Details

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Beinvenue

July 16, 2017

Welcome to the final exciting week of the Tour de France in the Alps! Mummu staff will be on ground to meet you in Grenoble and transfer you to our nearby hotel.

After checking in and getting settled you will spend some time with the Mummu staff getting your bike prepared and ready before heading for an easy ride to stretch the legs.

If there is time we will watch the final kilometres of today’s Tour stage together before heading to dinner as a group where we will discuss your week ahead in more detail and brief you on your ride in the morning.

Today’s ride:- 30/40km, easy warm up 

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Alpe d'Huez

July 17, 2017

A Cycling pilgramage! cyclists from all across the world travel to climb this mythical mountain! This morning is you turn!

After breakfast we will have a short transfer to the start of our ride. We will ride along the valley floor until the town of Bourg d’Oisans where we will turn left and begin the 14km climb and 21 hairpin turns of Alpe d’Huez. We will climb all the way to the top, passing the Fausto Coppi monument just before the finish of the climb.

Once at the top we will enjoy some lunch, following this you will have the option for some more riding, or if your legs are done after the climb this morning, we will transfer you back to the hotel.

Today’s ride:- 80km difficult mountain, Alpe d’Huez

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VIP Finish

July 18, 2017

Today the Tour riders a fresh from their rest day and will make their way towards the Alps. We will make our way west from our hotel towards the finish town of todays stage.
We will stop for a coffee and a croissant on the way and it is there we will get on our bikes and head towards the official race route.

The mid point of our ride we will link up with the official Tour de France course and follow the official signs under the flemme rouge and across the official finish line, stopping for a photo on the official podium before freshening up and making our way into the VIP hospitality just metres from the finish line to see the pros race for a stage win

Following the conclusion of today’s stage we will make our way back to the van where we will transfer you back to our hotel.

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Ride Depart

July 19, 2017

We will have an early breakfast this morning before making our way to the start village of today’s stage, La Mure. This morning we will get to feel like the pros as we set off from the official start line before the peloton. We will head through the closed roads of the neutral zone before passing km 0.

We will finish our ride on the Col d’Onan, the first climb of today’s stage, where we will enjoy a picnic before watching the caravan and peloton pass. We will then finish the climb ourselves before making our way towards the base of Col du Galibier to see the riders descend into the finish line in Serre-Chevalier.

It is then a short drive south to our new chateau for the next few nights, where we will check in and enjoy dinner as a group. Tomorrow is an exciting stage, touted as the queen stage of this year’s Tour!

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Queen Stage

July 20, 2017

Today marks the queen stage of this year’s tour, a summit finish atop the Col d’Izoard. We have ensured you won’t miss any of the action of this stage as we take you to the Relais Etape hospitality, le Tours premium hospitality location along side the course.

We will head for a ride after breakfast from our hotel and join up to the official course for today’s stage before finishing at our hospitality destination for the afternoon. You will be greeted with champagne and a delicious three course lunch. Enjoy all the live action of the stage on big screen through the live broadcast, be entertained by former Tour de France personalities before heading roadside to see the race pass!

Our vans will transfer you back to our chateau, where you will have the evening to relax after a long and exciting day!

Today’s ride:- 40/50km along official course

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Departure Village

July 21, 2017

Today’s stage starts in the nearby town of Embrun. We will have an optional early morning ride to the departure village, or alternatively enjoy a van transfer before getting up close and personal with the teams and riders in the departure village.

We will have the opportunity to see all the excitement and festival atmosphere of a stage start. Watch as the Tour de France caravan departs, see the team buses and watch as the riders prepare and sign on for the days stage!!

Once we see the race begin we will transfer back to our hotel where you have the option for a relaxing afternoon in Barcolonette, or join us on the bike as we take you us the highest paved road in France, the Col de la Bonette.

We will come together in the evening for our final dinner as a group to reflect on an amazing week before the tour comes to a close in the morning.

Today’s ride:- 40-60km rolling hills/mountain climb to Col de la Bonette

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Bon Voyage

July 22, 2017

Unfortunately our tour comes to a close this morning. After breakfast as a group we will check out of our hotel and transfer you to Grenoble.

If you have chosen the Paris add on, we will transfer you by train to France’s capital for the final stage the following day.

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Inclusions
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfasts and 3 dinners
  • Transfers to and from Grenoble
  • Ride across the finish line of stage 16 to Romans-sur-Isere
  • Photo on the official Tour de France podium
  • VIP Hospitality on the queen stage to Izoard
  • See the riders depart on stage 19 from Embrun
  • Climb famous Tour de France mountains such as l’Alpe d’Huez & Col de la Bonette – France’s highest paved road
  • Daily rides with full mechanical and van support
  • Expert Staff
  • Mummu Cycling merchandise pack
  • Official Tour de France gift
Excludes

Pricing

€3,995 per person in double occupancy

€795 single supplement

 

Add-on

* Paris add on €845 – Click here for details

Includes:-

  • 2 nights accommodation in a 4 star hotel in the heart of Paris
  • Train transfer from Grenoble to Paris
  • Final stage tickets on the Champs Elysees
  • Paris bike tour
  • Paris metro train pass

* Bike hire, from €250. Click here for more details

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