Cycle like a pro in the French Alps

Cycle like a pro in the French Alps

The Tour de France headed into the French Alps this week – here’s how you can experience the iconic Cols for yourself with a cycling holiday, charity challenge or training camp.

Pro riders on the Tour have been tackling infamous climbs such as Col de la Colombière, Col de la Madeleine and Alpe d'Huez, regular favourites of the annual competition.

Fancy yourself as a hill-climb expert in the Surrey Hills? King of the Hill in the Yorkshire Dales? The Cols of the French Alps are a different beast - here’s how you can test your grit on some of the best and hardest climbs in Europe...

Cycling holidays

With cycling, food, accommodation and van support included in one package, these trips are the best way to experience the French Alps in a stress-free, comfortable way.

Buzz Alpine Cycling Adventure

A magnificent week-long cycling adventure in Morzine, in which you'll take on famous climbs and explore hidden gems.

Buzz Alpine Cycling Holiday

Bespoke Alpine Cycling Holiday - Guided

Improve your cycling fitness and enjoy five-star chalet accommodation in Sainte Foy on this bespoke alpine cycling holiday.

Bespoke Alpine Cycling Holiday

Challenge rides

Take on these epic rides as a personal challenge or a charity challenge to raise funds for your favourite charity.

Paris to Geneva Cycle - 2019

Cycle from one classic city to the other, Paris to Geneva, crossing the border with a tough Tour de France climb in the beautiful Jura Mountains.

Paris to Geneva Cycle

Geneva to Nice Cycle – 2019

Cycle from lakeside Geneva to Nice following the historic Route Napoleon, via the magnificence of Southern Alps landscape.

Geneva to Nice Cycle

Cycling training camps

The Cols of the French Alps are some of the best training grounds for every level of cyclist – on these training camps you’ll learn techniques from experienced coaches and ride alongside other like-minded individuals.

First-Timers Cycling Week

If you’re a competent cyclist looking at tackling the French Alps for the first time, the First-Timers Cycling Week could be the ideal trip for you. Ride alongside friendly & knowledgeable coaches and enjoy four-star hotel accommodation.

First-timers cycling week

Sportive/Gran Fondo Training Week

Ride the equivalent of up to 75% of the Haute Route on this spectacular sportive training week in the French Alps.

Sportive/Gran Fondo Training Week

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