Join us for the bike ride of a lifetime in a stunning Alpine playground. The Swiss, French and Italian Alps offer everything from easy trails, to singletracks, to technical downhills, and long cross country trips which are just pure enjoyment. For road bikers the Alps are home to some of the most famous Cols in the world with the chance to ride the Tour de France passes. Join us this summer and enjoy the thrill of riding some of the most exciting terrain in the world.
Our guides are from the Alps and know and love the mountains you will ride in. It means you benefit from their extensive local knowledge of the best routes and rides. They come with an immense enthusiasm for the job!
The opportunity to ride the Alps is one not to be missed! As well as the excellent terrain, there is the stunning alpine scenery of snowy peaks, dramatic glaciers, and lush alpine pastures. At the end of the day there is, of course, the chance to sample the local cuisine, as well as the local wines.
The circuit of Mont Blanc by mountain bike - what a ride! One of the world's classic mountain bike rides passing through France, Switzerland and Italy.
Excellent mountain biking which can be very challenging at times with some long climbs and sections of pushing. The descents are mostly on singletrack trails and cart tracks with some technical sections. A great trip for those that want to do a true circuit of the highest mountain in Western Europe.
- Three countries in one week
- Technical terrain with views to die for
- Baggage transfer between accommodation
- Services of a professional local bike guide
- Seven valleys, 71 glaciers, 400 summits!
The Haute Route is one of the most famous routes in the Alps; this is the 'high level route' between the two great alpine towns of Chamonix and Zermatt.
We begin our mountain bike trip in Chamonix, which lies in the shadow of the highest mountain in Western Europe, Mont Blanc, and continue over the mountains to Zermatt and the iconic Matterhorn! You'll be following trails which have been used for centuries to link the valleys which lie between.
A week of stunning views of snow capped peaks and glaciers, with great technical riding both up and down! What a route, and what a journey!
- The best of Alpine views
- Excellent technical riding
- Professional mountain bike guide
- Baggage transferred for you
- Great accommodation and fantastic cuisine!
Join us for more than a mountain bike ride! The Jura is famous for it's gastronomy, farming, stunning scenery and tradition - enjoy a journey across an historic landscape whilst soaking up the regions delights along the way. Our challenging traverse totals approximately 320km in distance and has 8,300m of ascent and 7,500m descent.
We ride approximately 45-65km by mountain bike per day traversing east to west starting from the Pays de Montbeliard across the Hauts Jura closely following the Swiss border.
Enjoy riding the perfect blend of road, trail and single track with the luxury of having your luggage transported for you so you can just enjoy the riding.
- Challenging linear traverse
- 320km with 8,300m of ascent and 7,500m of descent!
- View the Alps from the Jura plateau
- Fully supported with luggage transfers
- Ride the Jura crest, cross meadows, climb through forests to villages
- Soak up the regions tradition, history & culture
This is a classic cycling holiday, a true journey through the very heart of the French Alps. Also know as the 'Route des Grandes Alpes' it is one of the world's great road biking tours!
We experience some of the most famous of the Tour de France climbs, such as the Cols of Galibier and L'Iseran. Cycling a total of 15,500 metres of ascent and descent is a fabulous challenge making this trip a 'must do' for anyone who enjoys travelling through the mountains on a road bike.
- World classic from the Alps to the Med
- Ride Tour de France cols
- Stunning alpine mountain scenery
- Cycle the Route des Grandes Alpes
- Europe's highest paved road
This brilliant Alpine cycling holiday takes us around the highest mountain in Western Europe, Mont Blanc. In four days we pass through France, Switzerland and Italy, taking in some of the famous Tour de France passes such as the Grand St Bernard at 2469m, Cormet de Roseland, Col des Saises, Col des Aravis, and the Col de la Columbière. If that isn't enough, we include some of the 'minor' but spectacular passes, such as the climb to Colle San Carlo.
This road cycling holiday is surely a 'must do' ride for 'sportive' riders and cycling enthusiasts alike.
- Take on the Tour de France Cols
- Cycle through three countries
- Classic alpine 'sportive' cycling
- 10,000 metres of climbing and descent
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