22-30 July 2018
In 2018 our Tour De France Very Special Package will include a 5 Day Tour to experience 3 High Mountain Stages (the departure at Carcassonne; the arrival at Saint Lary Soulan; and the arrival at Laruns). We will also be cycling over the two cols of Tourmalet and Aspin ahead of the actual tour and enjoying a touring day in the famous Catholic pilgrimage town of Lourdes!! In addition our clients will enjoy a further two days of local gourmet cycling in the gorgeous ancient rural Aveyron close to Plaisance. Our program covers approximately 40-50 kms of cycling per day, or longer for the more enthusiastic! Our places are limited and so please book soon!
Transfers to/from Toulouse Blagnac airport, Toulouse town or Albi town.
8 Nights of Bed and Breakfast
At the historic and boutique Les Magnolias hotel in the ancient village of Plaisance and at other well selected hotels on tour
8 Special Dinners/Lunches
At Les Magnolias or carefully selected village restaurants, including at least 5 semi-gastronomic meals. Excluding drinks.
Top of the range racing, flat-bar road or electric bikes (electric bikes with 100 km range each day, subject to availability). Giant, Lapierre, Specialsed and NeoMouv (electric) brands.
Daily Following Vehicle
Flexible to individual cyclist requirements and levels of fitness.
5 Day Tour De France Outing
- Stage 16 Departure (Carcassonne-Bagneres-de-Luchon, 218 km, High Mountain stage)
- Stage 17 Arrival (Bagneres-de-Luchon-Saint Lary Soulan, 65 km, High Mountain stage)
- Stage 19 Arrival (Lourdes-Laruns, 200 km, High Mountain stage)
- Cycling over the Cols of Aspin and Tourmalet ahead of the tour!
- Site seeing in Lourdes the famous Catholic pilgrimage town.
A picnic with a view of the Millau bridge
After a visit to the authentic St Affrique fresh produce market and cycle through the stunning Tarn valley to the troglodyte village of Peyre
Cycle to Brousse le Chateau
Brousse is classified as one of the "Most Beautiful Villages in France" and just a short cycle from Plaisance! A swim in the magnificent Tarn river is always an option on a hot day.