Alpine Cols of the Tour de France

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Start:Cuneo
Finish:Bourg d'Oisans
Duration:0 Nights
Group size:6 - 16
Suitable for: 16 to 99
Physical rating:Challenging / Tough
Meals:7 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 1 dinners.
Diets:Please inform Exodus of specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English

Overview

This epic ride starts in the charming Italian town of Cuneo, before climbing into France in search of some of the most iconic climbs in cycling history. The first big challenge is the Col de la Bonnette, at 2802m the highest col in Europe and a favourite of Robert Millar. From here on the legendary climbs come in quick succession as we make our way across the spectacular cols of Vars, Izoard, Galibier and Croix de Fer. We finish the route by tackling the famous 21 hairpins bends to Alpe d’Huez, a memorable finish to a memorable trip! .......read more
Highlights
  • Cycle through the Italian and French Alps
  • Finish with an ascent of the iconic Alpe d'Huez
  • Conquer the highest paved road in Europe
Food

All breakfasts are included. For breakfast you can expect a continental style buffet with cold meat, cheeses, bread, eggs, jams and pastries as well as tea and coffee. Throughout the trip you can expect really good food with strong influences from Spain and France. Lunches and dinners are not included in the trip price to allow you to take advantage of the local restaurants and cafes along the route and give you freedom over what you eat. Our guide will be able to recommend the best local restaurants and will have planned some stops at good coffee shops to break up the days rides.

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tour details

This tour is operated by Exodus

Start:Cuneo
Finish:Bourg d'Oisans
Duration:0 Nights
Group size:6 - 16
Suitable for: 16 to 99
Physical rating:Challenging / Tough
Meals:7 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 1 dinners.
Diets:Please inform Exodus of specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English
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