Legends of the Alps – Private tour on demand

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Ride the most iconic cols of the Alps and discover the history of the Tour de France.

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Included :

  • Accommodation on the basis of two persons sharing a room.
  • Breakfast, evening dinner, post-ride collation, food/energy products and drinks during the ride
  • Airport transfers on arrival and departure day for you, your bags and your bike.
  • All baggage transfers from hotel to hotel
  • All transfers on route
  • Support crew including at least one or two guides on the bike, a mechanic.
  • One or two assistance vehicles.
  • A complete road-book for the whole tour.
  • Printed daily route information and maps.
  • GPS download route information.
  • Laundry service.
  • Mechanical assistance.
  • Healing Massage service.
  • Altitude Cycling Tours design bib-shorts and jersey

Not Included :

  • Single occupancy accommodation (optional supplement)
  • Bike rent (optional supplement)
  • Your travel to and from the airport mentioned as arrival and departure point in our tours.
  • Your personal medical and travel insurance.
  • All personal expenses such as mini-bar, hotel bar, extras at restaurants, shopping, gifts, telephone charges, etc.

General infos

  • Start location : Megève, France (Arrival airport : Geneva)
  • End location : Briançon, France (Departure airport : Geneva or Torino)
  • Days : 8
  • Nights : 7

Technical infos

  • Total distance : 700 km
  • Total elevation : 20000 m
  • Average daily distance : 115 km
  • Average daily elevation : 3300 m

Difficulty infos

Really hard : intensive rides for trained cyclists with the experience of long mountain rides, with several cols, able to ride 6-7 hours a day.

Average daily distance : approx. 120 km / Average daily ascent > 3000 m

The difficulty level is a quick indication based on the total distance and profile, the average daily distance and daily ascent of each tour.
Keep in mind that :
– behind an average, some days might be a longer and harder stage. Please check them carefully and compare with your own experience and physical condition. Do not hesitate to ask us.
– one tour represents 5 to 7 days cycling in a row. You may feel fitter from day to day but you may also accumulate tiredness despite we will do everything to improve your recovery and let you rest.
– the road and weather conditions may also harden the rides.

Challenge yourself, we are here to cheer you up, but do not overestimate your physical condition, training and experience.

For our e-tours, the level is usually one grade lower but the rides still represent 3-4 hours cycling.


    Highlights : 16-18 famous climbs and cols including : Col de Joux-Plane, Avoriaz, Col de la Colombière, Cormet de Roselend, Col dela Madeleine, Col du Glandon, Col de la Croix de Fer, Alpe d’Huez, Col du Galibier, Col de l’Izoard)


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