cycling down the Tour de France route, following cycle tracks through the Pyrenees, staying in quaint French mountain villages, visiting the famous town of Lourdes
In the annals of professional cycling, perhaps no place has anointed more champions and broken more spirits than the French Pyrenees. Specifically designed with hardcore cyclists in mind, this trip up, through and down the soaring mountains, small towns and tricky switchbacks will let you test your mettle on the very same routes made famous by the pros. Your bike will be your primary mode of transportation on this trip, so come prepared to pedal; our point-to-point cycling itinerary ensures you spend plenty of time in the saddle. Come see what you’re made of.
- Five days guided mountain biking
- 7 Breakfasts (Allow EUR240-315 for meals not included)
- Hotels (7 nts)
- Bus, bicycle
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
- Small group experience; Max 12, Avg 10
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More information about the equipment that we use for this trip, and any specifics about the route or itinerary can be found in the 'Important Notes' section of the trip details
Day 1 Toulouse
Arrive at any time.
Day 2-3 Bareges (2B)
Transfer from Toulouse into the Pyrenees and the mountain village of Bareges. Exploratory cycle on the mountain trails around the village and take a cycling expedition out into the Bareges Valley.
Day 4-5 Luz St Sauveur (2B)
Cycle the mountain tracks between Bareges and Luz St Saveur for a testing mountain biking trip. Free day in Luz St Saveur to visit the markets and explore the area.
Day 6 Cauterets (1B)
Continue through the Pyrenees to the spa town of Cauterets, following the mountain trails through the peaks.
Day 7 Lourdes (1B)
Cycle to the beautiful town of Lourdes. Time in the afternoon for optional visits to the famous cathedral.
Day 8 Lourdes(B)
Depart at any time.