Tour des Vins 23

Thinking about pairing some of the best food and wine imaginable along with cruising through world famous French wine country and topping it off with the biggest cycling event on earth? Mummu Cycling’s Tour de Vins might be the trip for you. Experience the best French wine country has to offer as we follow the Tour de France while making a few tactical stop offs along the way at world class wineries between Bordeaux and Clermont-Ferrend. We’ll also ride up the Puy-de-Dôme and experience a stage start and finish from VIP hospitality! This trip is all about coupling French wine with the Tour de France…how much better can it get!

Highlights:

  • Watch 4 x Tour de France stages LIVE
  • Stay in premium accommodation in Bordeaux & Clermont-Ferrand
  • Ride Puy-de-Dôme
  • Experience the best of the French wine country with exclusive winery tours, tastings and lunches
  • Enjoy the best of VIP TDF hospitality, including; Stage 7 Izoard Finish Line, Stage 8 Departure Village & Stage 10 Relais Etape Hospitality
  • Explore historic French wine regions Bordeaux & Clermont-Ferrand and indulge in some of the most sought after wines in the world
  • Spectator and rider friendly
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Day 1

Welcome to Bordeaux!

July 7, 2023 / Difficulty

Welcome to the Bordeaux and the start of your Tour de France experience with cycling legend, Stuart O’Grady! The Mummu Cycling team will collect you this morning from Bordeaux train station before transferring to our premium accommodation in the heart of the buzzing city centre of Bordeaux.

On arrival, check-in and take some time to settle before meeting the Mummu staff for a welcome brief, followed by bike assembly and fits to prepare for the week ahead!

After this, you will have a chance to grab some lunch at leisure and check out our surrounds.

After lunch we will make our way to Izoard finish line hospitality –  a VIP experience exclusive to Official Tour Operators.

Here you will be treated to unlimited beverages, French canapés and big screen entertainment while you await the Stage finish from the best viewing spot there is right at the finish! Today is expected to be a thrilling sprint battle so get your cameras out and get ready to witness the world’s fastest cyclists go head to head for Tour de France honours.

Following what we are sure will be an epic finale, we will transfer back to the hotel. This evening we will have a welcome dinner where you can get to know your the Tour de Vins group, enjoy a delicious dinner and wine pairing at a renowned local winery and toast to a great week to be had ahead!

 

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Day 1

Welcome to Bordeaux!

July 7, 2023

Welcome to the Bordeaux and the start of your Tour de France experience with cycling legend, Stuart O’Grady! The Mummu Cycling team will collect you this morning from Bordeaux train station before transferring to our premium accommodation in the heart of the buzzing city centre of Bordeaux

On arrival, check-in and take some time to settle before meeting the Mummu staff for a welcome brief.

After this, you will have a chance to grab some lunch at leisure and check out our surrounds.

After lunch we will make our way to Izoard finish line hospitality –  a VIP experience exclusive to Official Tour Operators.

Here you will be treated to unlimited beverages, French canapés and big screen entertainment while you await the Stage finish from the best viewing spot there is right at the finish! Today is expected to be a thrilling sprint battle so get your cameras out and get ready to witness the world’s fastest cyclists go head to head for Tour de France honours.

Following what we are sure will be an epic finale, we will transfer back to the hotel. This evening we will have a welcome dinner where you can get to know your the Tour de Vins group, enjoy a delicious dinner and wine pairing at a renowned local winery and toast to a great week to be had ahead!

Register Here
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Day 2

Depature Village & An Afternoon at The Saint-Emilion Region Wineries

July 8, 2023 / Difficulty
/ Distance 2.5

Following a nutritious breakfast  we will transfer to the Stage 19 start in Libourne where you will experience ‘Departure Village’ Tour de France hospitality – Another asset we have privileged access to as an Official Tour Operator.

Here, you’ll be able to kick back over local delicacies and enjoy the humming, excited pre-start atmosphere, while watching the riders step onto the stage for official sign-on, all surrounded by star studded company amidst former pros and big Le Tour names. Follow your host, Stuart O’Grady around and you never know who you might bump into!

After the Stage start, there will be time to take lunch at your leisure before kitting up for this afternoon’s ride where we will be having some fun winery hopping in the iconic Saint-Emilion region.

After the last winery stop we will have a short transfer back to the hotel  in Bordeaux where the evening will be yours to enjoy at leisure.

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Day 2

Depature Village & An Afternoon at The Saint-Emilion Region Wineries

July 8, 2023

Following a nutritious breakfast  we will transfer to the Stage 19 start in Libourne where you will experience ‘Departure Village’ Tour de France hospitality – Another asset we have privileged access to as an Official Tour Operator.

Here, you’ll be able to kick back over local delicacies and enjoy the humming, excited pre-start atmosphere, while watching the riders step onto the stage for official sign-on, all surrounded by star studded company amidst former pros and big Le Tour names. Follow your host, Stuart O’Grady around and you never know who you might bump into!

After the Stage start, there will be time to take lunch at your leisure before a short transfer to the iconic Saint-Emilion region for a fun afternoon winery hopping.

After the last winery stop we will have a short transfer back to the hotel  in Bordeaux where the evening will be yours to enjoy at leisure.

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Day 3

Watch stage 9 roadside with a Mummu style Picnic!

July 9, 2023 / Difficulty

This morning will be an earlier start as we venture on to our next destination. Enjoy a good breakfast before checking out and preparing for our transfer to today’s ride start point along the mountainous Stage 9 route.

Soon after arrival, the Mummu guides will lead the way on a rolling ride on course for approximately 2.5 hours. You will be completely absorbed in the Tour de France mountain atmosphere that surrounds you as excited fans line the roadside cheering you on as they await the race to come this afternoon. Motivation will no doubt be at its greatest and you’ll be grinning away snapping pics.

At the end of our ride we the Mummu marquee will be awaiting your arrival with cool beverages and a delicious picnic lunch to replenish those efforts and kill a little time before the peloton arrive.

Soon enough, the head of the race will come flying past at furious unfathomable speeds! Be prepared to be mind blown and remember to cheer on your favourite riders as they blitz by.

After an exciting afternoon out watching the race, we will transfer on to our next hotel in the heart of the Clermont-Ferrand. Once checked in, we will have a group dinner.

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Day 3

Watch stage 9 roadside with a Mummu style Picnic!

July 9, 2023

This morning will be an earlier start as we venture on to our next destination. Enjoy a good breakfast before checking out.

Today we will be transferring to watch stage 9, roadside. On route, we will make a pitstop at a local village to take in the stunning scenery while enjoying a coffee and a croissant (when in France…) to gear up for a big afternoon at the Tour!

After our cafe stop, we will then make our way to our roadside spot where the Mummu marquee will be awaiting your arrival with cool beverages and a delicious picnic lunch to replenish those efforts and kill a little time before the peloton arrive.

Soon enough, the head of the race will come flying past at furious unfathomable speeds! Be prepared to be mind blown and remember to cheer on your favourite riders as they blitz by.

After an exciting afternoon out watching the race, we will transfer on to our next hotel in the history rich Clermont-Ferrand. Once checked in, we will have a group dinner.

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Day 4

Clermont-Ferrand Winery Lunch!

July 10, 2023 / Difficulty
/ Distance 2 hours

Today is a rest day at the Tour de France, which means we can enjoy a relaxed breakfast without the time pressures of having to make it to the race!

After breakfast, it will be time to kit up for a relatively relaxed 2 hour ride. This ride will take you through some beautiful country roads on the outskirts of Clermont-Ferrand, riding truly is one of the best ways to explore!

Following the ride, we will head back to the hotel to freshen up before transferring to a to a local winery for lunch.

After lunch we will be back to the hotel where the evening will be yours to enjoy at leisure. Clermont-Ferrand is known for it’s excellent food and wine, so make sure you explore and visit some of the hot spots for dinner.

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Day 4

Clermont-Ferrand Winery Lunch!

July 10, 2023

Today is a rest day at the Tour de France, it’s time to enjoy a relaxed breakfast this morning with no time pressures. Following the morning is yours to enjoy at leisure and check out the beautiful Clermont-Ferrand. Our hotel is right around the corner from Basilique Notre-Dame du Port which is a must see! Clermont-Ferrand is also known for its highly distinctive black lava stone Gothic Cathedral which is definitely worth a visit.

Following the morning relaxing and checking out the sites that Clermont-Ferrand has to offer we will meet back at the hotel to transfer to a local winery for lunch.

After lunch we will be back to the hotel where the evening will be yours to enjoy at leisure. Clermont-Ferrand is known for it’s excellent food and wine, so make sure you explore and visit some of the hot spots for dinner.

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Day 5

Relais Etape with Stuart O'Grady!

July 11, 2023 / Difficulty
/ Distance 2 hours

Today begins the final week of racing for the 2023 Tour de France and what better way to open it than with the only TT stage. Today’s short and spicy stage starts in Passy, to the west of Chamonix and heads to the to the “famous” Domancy climb and an uphill finish at Combloux. The Domancy Climb will take us up 400m in elevation in just 4.5km’s – ouch! We will have you there to witness the best of the Stage 16 race against the clock magic from incredible Tour de France hospitality on course!

After a decent breakfast at the hotel, before the action gets underway, we will be enjoying our own ride adventure on the TT course to get a real feel for what’s in store for this afternoon’s racing. Today you will be riding with cycling legend and 17 x Tour de France rider Stuart O’Grady.

After the ride it will be time to freshen up and kick back and enjoy a fantastic day of spectating at the Tour de France’s most talked about hospitality location – the Relais Etape with Stuey.

The Relais Etape is an exclusive hospitality experience, offering a real day of ‘VIP treatment’ that will have you sitting down to a divine three course long-lunch, paired with unlimited local French wine, all while watching the Stage 20 action from big screen entertainment, amidst some star-studded company, in the form of past Tour de France contenders.

As the atmosphere continues to build, you’ll soon see the riders blitz by one by one at mind-blowing speeds, on cutting edge aerodynamic equipment. By then, you’ll be glowing with excitement, chanting support at each rider as they fly past within arm’s reach!

Following a thrilling stage 16 battle and, we will transfer back to Clermont-Ferrand. The evening will be at your leisure to explore our surrounds or relax.

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Day 5

Relais Etape with Stuart O'Grady!

July 11, 2023

Today begins the final week of racing for the 2023 Tour de France and what better way to open it than with the only TT stage. Today’s short and spicy stage starts in Passy, to the west of Chamonix and heads to the to the “famous” Domancy climb and an uphill finish at Combloux. The Domancy Climb will take us up 400m in elevation in just 4.5km’s – ouch! We will have you there to witness the best of the Stage 16 race against the clock magic from incredible Tour de France hospitality on course!

After a relaxed breakfast at the hotel, we will then transfer to the TT course. Once there it will be time to freshen up and kick back and enjoy a fantastic day of spectating at the Tour de France’s most talked about hospitality location – the Relais Etape with Stuart O’Grady.

The Relais Etape is an exclusive hospitality experience, offering a real day of ‘VIP treatment’ that will have you sitting down to a divine three course long-lunch, paired with unlimited local French wine, all while watching the Stage 20 action from big screen entertainment, amidst some star-studded company, in the form of past Tour de France contenders.

As the atmosphere continues to build, you’ll soon see the riders blitz by one by one at mind-blowing speeds, on cutting edge aerodynamic equipment. By then, you’ll be glowing with excitement, chanting support at each rider as they fly past within arm’s reach!

Following a thrilling stage 16 battle and, we will transfer back to Clermont-Ferrand. The evening will be at your leisure to explore our surrounds or relax.

Register Here
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Day 6

Bon Voyage!

July 12, 2023 / Difficulty

Following breakfast and checkout, we will transfer you to Clermont-Ferrand train station and wish you farewell!

We trust you’ve had a fantastic time Mummu Cycling and hope to have you back with us again on future experiences.

 

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Day 6

Bon Voyage!

July 12, 2023

Following breakfast and checkout, we will transfer you to Clermont-Ferrand train station and wish you farewell!

We trust you’ve had a fantastic time Mummu Cycling and hope to have you back with us again on future experiences.

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Inclusions
  • Appearances by Stuart O’Grady
  • 5 nights in premium accommodation in Bordeaux & Clermont-Ferrand
  • Daily gourmet breakfast
  • Two group dinners, Wine Tasting in Saint Emilion, Winery Lunch & 3 course lunch and wine in Relais Etape
  • Transfers from Bordeaux train station and to Clermont-Ferrand train station
  • See 4 x 2023 Tour de France stages LIVE
  • VIP Izoard Finish Line Hospitality on Stage 7; including; unlimited beverages and canapés
  • Exclusive access to the Stage 8 Official Departure Village
  • 3 Course Lunch and wine in Relais Etape Hospitality on Stage 10
  • Ride Puy-de-Dôme
  • Air-conditioned vehicles with on-course accreditation
  • COVID-Safe protocols
  • Professional staff and mechanical support
  • Support vehicles on all rides
  • Mummu Cycling Merchandise Pack
Exclusions
  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bike Hire – available on request.

RRP Prices available in four currencies:

EURO

€4,695 per person, twin share

€600 single supplement

 

UNITED STATES DOLLARS

$4,695 per person, twin share

$600 single supplement

 

AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS

$7,495 per person, twin share

$950 single supplement

 

BRITISH POUND

£4,265 per person, twin share

£545 single supplement

 

Add Ons
Bike Hire – FACTOR O2 hire bikes available on request ($775 AUD / $485 USD / €485)
BYO Pedals, helmet, shoes

Additional information

Land Arrangement

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

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