15% off EARLYBIRD discount ALL bookings before END NOVEMBER 2020
Saturday 25th July 2020
£240 for 7 days
Sunday 2nd August 2020
£365 8 Nights
Normal Price: £2155, Sale Price £1830
Arrival - Bordeaux, Departure - Barcelona
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A fantastic ride through the beautiful forested French, Spanish & Andorran Pyrenees finishing by winding our way through the Catalanyan climbs into the stunning town of Girona.
Tour de France merges with the Vuelta with the riding highlights including some of the most famous mountain passes of both races history; Tourmalet, Aspin, Peyresourde, Portillon, Bonaigua, Ordino, pulled together using our extensive local knowledge There will also be plenty of time to soak up the history of this fascinating region.
As always, we’ve structured the route with lots of flexible ride options available every day, including some lighter days and an optional rest day as well as optinal extra climbs everyday for those that want more riding, thanks to our best in the business guide to rider ratio and van support. This will allow you to ride as much or as little as you like.
Total Distance: Standard Route: 500km (averages 71km/day) Optional extra climbs included 680km (averages 97km/day)
Total Climbing: Standard Route:12500m (averages 1780m/day) Optional Extra climbs included 19000m (averages 2750m/day)
Ride the highest pass in the French Pyrenees, the infamous Col de Tourmalet and the highest pass in the Spanish Pyrenees, the Bonaguia
The spectacular scenery of the forested Pyrenees and the stunning Catalan climbs around Girona
Experience the beautiful principality of Andorra and stay for 2 nights
Ride into the historic city of Girona, home to many pro cyclists
7 days of riding with 2 lighter days and an optional Rest Day included on the standard route
Optional climbs on every day; Superbagneres, Port de Bailes, Pla d’Adet, Araclis ++ if you want to do some more climbs
Chance to really explore both sides of the Pyrenees.
The “Pro” experience includes the best in the business on road support.
Transfers from Bordeaux and back to Barcelona airport.
DAY 1 Arrival Bordeaux
Day 2 Oloron to Argeles Gazost
Day 3 Argeles to St Lary Soulan
Day 4 St Lary to Bagneres de Luchon
Day 5 Luchon to Llavorsi
Day 6 Llavorsi to Massana
Day 7 Andorra
Day 8 Andorra to Girona
Day 9 Departure Barcelona
Spin to check the bike
90 - 95 km
87 - 110 km
44 - 75 km
93 - 128 km
92 - 114 km
46 - 92 km or REST DAY
90 - 115 km
N/A Departure Day
Cols: Aubisque, Soulor, Option Marie Blanque
Cols: Tourmalet, Aspin, Option Pla d’Adet
Cols: Azet, Peyresourde, Option Port de Bailes
Cols: Portillon, Bonaguia, Option Superbagneres
Cols: Rubio, Massana, Option Bixessarri
Cols: EnCamp, Ordino, Option Arcalis or REST DAY
Catalonian Climbs , Option Rocacorba
2130 - 2680 m
2690 - 3640 m
1490 - 2460 m
2310 - 3500 m
1980 - 3030 m
1415 - 2960 m or REST DAY
1050 - 1790 m
For a more detailed itinerary please download the Trip pdf below...
Included in the Package:
Accommodation – 3* or higher accommodation in beautiful resorts and towns. We aim to use hotels that are rated “Fabulous” or higher on booking.com. Half Board Basis
Day/Ride Food - On our trips you eat like the pros! We carry a full range of snacks and energy drinksalong with quiches, baguettes, fruit, cakes, sweets (like the infamous Haribo!), cereal bars, nuts, crisps and more. For most of our clients this means all their food is included.
Wine - up to 1/2 bottle of wine per person with each evening meal.
Transfers - pickup from Verona airport and drop off to Milan Malpensa airport.
Full Support - Mechanical support, including inner tubes, tyres, spare wheels etc. and a minibus on hand to ensure you have enough drinks and snack
Guides - Experienced guides, who have ridden these types of events before and have a vast experience of Tenerife
A welcome pack including Polka Dot Cycling jersey, Garmin files, maps and profiles, plus local information.
Flights are not included in the holiday, but we are always happy to make recommendations.
Travel, Medical or Bike Insurance
Additional drinks or minibar costs (including beers, soft drinks and coffees during the ride).