Mont Ventoux to Alpe d'Huez
3 days cycling at the Veloventoux guesthouse in Faucon then 3 days on the road to a summit finish on Alpe d'Huez then a day climbing the Col du Glandon and the Col de la Croix de Fer.
Holiday Type:
Guided moving on tour
Difficulty
Challenging
Distance:
500 Kilometers
Duration:
7 days
Accommodation:
Veloventoux guesthouse and hand picked hotels
Itinerary:

The first part of the tour starts with 3 days cycling at the Veloventoux guesthouse in Faucon where you get to ride the Giant of Provence and explore the other fantastic cycling this area has to offer. Then we hit the road for 3 full days cycling through the foothills of the Alps to a summit finish on Alpe d'Huez. On the last day you get to climb the Alpine classic the Col du Glandon / Croix de Fer.

  • Day 1 Arrival day with short afternoon ride depending on flight times.
  • Day 2 You'll climb Mont Ventoux from the classic Bedoin side.
  • Day 3 The 110km Tour du Ventoux ride which goes full circle around the base of Mont Ventoux via the stunning Gorge de la Nesque and the dramatic Toulourenc Valley.
  • On day 4 we ride from Faucon to the village of Nonieres in the Drome Valley via the 964m Col de Premol. A total of 100km
  • On day 5 we ride to the town of Corps on the Route Napoleon via the 1318m Col de Grimone. A total of 105km
  • Day 6 is a shorter day of just 65km but finishes with the climb of Alpe d’Huez.
  • Day 7 gives you the chance to ride the classic Col du Glandon and The Col de la Croix de Fer.
  • On day 8 we'll transfer you back to the airport.


This tour is based on flights into Marseille, Nimes or Avignon and return flights from Lyon.

Bikes:
High quality rental bikes available
GPS:
GPS route navigation provided
Luggage:
Luggage transfers between hotels
Price:
£975.00
What's included:
3 nights B+B accommodation. 4 nights Half Board accommodation. Vehicle support and luggage transfers. Technical assistance.
What's not included:
Flights, bike rental. Single supplement.