CYCLING HOLIDAYS FRANCE

RHÔNE-ALPS
THE ALPS CHALLENGE

If you're looking for a BREAKAWAY that will leave you breathless look no further than the ALPS CHALLENGE! With incredible Cols for those who love to climb, quiet country roads and absolutely stunning scenery this bike tour features some of the very best the Rhône-Alps have to offer. So why not join us for the ride of your life?

Accommodation

PALACE DE MENTHON

Newly renovated 5-star luxury hotel with a vast private park and unique panoramic view, on the shores of Lake Annecy.

Facilities

  • Gourmet restaurant and bar

  • Lakeside terrace and alfresco dining

  • Seminar rooms

  • Private lake access

  • Newly designed beach area and bar

  • Spa facilities

  • Free WIFI

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Dates | July 2021 CHOOSE YOUR DATES 

Duration | 6 nights 7 days

Price | From €3995*

Accommodation Options | 

 Le Palace de Menthon

 Auberge du Pere Bise

 Hotel Beau Site

Pick up and Drop Off | Geneva Airport

Bike hire | Both Electric and Road available 

Tour Highlights

  • Conquering the 21 epic switchbacks of Alp D’Huez

  • The opportunity to test your legs against the PRO'S competing in the L'Etape du Tour.

  • Taking on several world famous Cols including:

    • Col des Aravis

    • Col de la Croix Fry

    • Col du Glandon

    • Col de la Forclaz

    • Col de Marais

    • Col de la Colombière

    • Col de Joux-Plane

  • Climb the stunning Cormet de Roselend overlooking the huge Barrage de Roseland

  • Enjoy afternoon drinks and a sunset cruise on Lac Annecy

  • Rest your legs and take on our PARAGLIDING challenge

  • Explore the stunning villages of Annecy, Menthon St Bernard, Talloires, Aix les Bains and La Clusaz

Included in Your Tour

Accommodation

  • Accommodation for 6 nights 7 days 

  • Private lake and garden access

  • Laundry service

Dining

  • Daily buffet breakfasts, light lunches, three evening meals, and your first drink, will be included as part of the pricing.

  • To keep those pedals turning we will provide energy bars and drinks during your rides.

Support and Transport

  • We provide personal collection from Geneva Airport upon arrival and drop off at the end of your bike tour.

  • The support vehicle will accompany the BREAKAWAY peloton from start to finish and provide technical assistance or a lift home if you’ve had enough of turning the pedals.

  • All luggage transfers provided by the BREAKAWAY Team

  • Stretching and ‘body maintenance’ from our exercise physiologist throughout your bike tour as you wish! Whether it’s to get you ready for your two wheeled adventure or to unwind after a day in the saddle.

 

Gear

  •  Custom designed BREAKAWAY cycling jersey, bib shorts and socks valued at €250

Annabelle Dougall jumping for joy atop Col du Glandon in the French Alps, with  Breakaway Cycle Tours

Day One | Bike Check

               and Set up

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At Breakaway Cycle Tours we are all about CUSTOMISATION!  We believe that exploring a country by bike can be an amazing experience for absolutely ANYONE! From keen cyclists chasing bucket list climbs to those who simply want to enjoy the freedom and adventure of a cycling holiday, we have something for everyone! Whether you'd like to hire an electric bike to help you along when those legs get tired or you'd like to alter the distances altogether, we are more than happy to customise your tour for YOU!  

Here is just a little snapshot of what YOU could experience with our

ALPS CHALLENGE BIKE TOUR

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