Total tour distance: 466 miles
Daily tour distance: 67 miles
Difficulty: 80 / 100
Ride key segments of the Tour de France route just hours before the peloton and watch the race LIVE in HC Bike Tours’ race viewing area with a large tent, LIVE TV, a grill party and cold drinks:
=>Stage 9 – ride Andorre Arcalis => LIVE summit finish at Andorre Arcalis
Cross the Pyrenees from Andorra to Argeles-Gazost. It is like a trans-Pyrenean tour - ride from each hotel to the next and climb new climbs every day.
Climb all the most legendary Tour de France climbs in the Pyrenees: Col du TOURMALET, Col d’ASPIN, HAUTACAM, Col du PEYRESOURDES, Port de Bales, Col du SOLOUR, Col d’AUBISQUE and many more!
Stay in specially selected 3-4 star hotels and spoil yourself after the ride with amazing gastronomic pleasures in a Pyrenean style.
Visit Andorra and several quaint little villages in the French Pyrenees: Bagnères-de-Luchon, Saint-Lary-Soulan and Argelès-Gazost
It is an 8-day / 7-night all-inclusive, guided and SAG van supported cycling tour, accompanied by the founder of HC Bike Tours and including access to HC Bike Tours’ special dedicated race viewing area. The tour is open to anyone, but the number of spots is limited to only a maximum of 7 guests.
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=> A special group discount is available for groups of 4 persons or more.
*8-day / 7-night guided and supported tour
*All transfers from Barcelona airport and to Toulouse-Blagnac airport
*All ground transportation
*All luggage and bike transportation
*All accommodation fees (double occupancy)
*2 picnic lunches (on arrival and LIVE race viewing days)
*On-road picnic lunches and supplements including fresh bread, cheese, meat, fruit, snacks, energy bars and drinks
*SAG van during the ride + a ride guide (the founder)
*Access to HC Bike Tours special dedicated race viewing area with a large tent, LIVE TV, a grill party and cold drinks
*Services of our professional English speaking staff - ex Pro riders, cycling insiders
*Welcome pack including the maps for the tour and an HC Bike Tours s/s jersey
*Pre-tour training and holiday preparation advice
*HC Bike Tours staff evenings experience exchange – Pro experience sharing, nutrition advice, bike fitting, coaching
*Photos of your tour
*We welcome non-riders and family members of riders. The non-riders may choose to take the daily climbs with the riders in the comfortable van or to explore the local area by themselves
*Travel and personal insurance (recommended)
*Additional personal expenses, i.e. phone charges, mini-bar, drinks, gratuities, laundry, coffee stops
*Lunches (however 2 picnic lunches and on-road picnic lunches are included)
*Rental bike (available for an additional fee)
— We know what the best ride support is. Get on your bike and enjoy the ride! We do the rest:
=> Our ride leaders, ex-Pro riders, professional coaches, will provide you with an advice, on-road coaching, and professional support, and they will guide and encourage you through every ride
=> We ride in small ride-groups of up to 7 riders per group, which allows us to keep the group together and provide full support with less waiting time
=> Each ride-group is led by an HC Bike Tours ride leader and one van per ride-group is provided
=> If you become tired at any point, you have an option to use van transfer
=> We provide support vehicles during the ride
=> An experienced mechanic will be available to assist in case of trouble with the bike
=> On road supplements including fresh bread, cheese, meet, fruit, snacks, energy bars, and drinks will be available any time
— Bike Rental
Pro level bikes are available for rental. Please see our bikes here. For availability and full details on our rental bike options please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or indicate the request for the bike rental in the Booking form and we will get back to you with the details.