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Classic Alps Climbing Tour

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the French Alps — From serene medieval towns to the legendary mountain climbs soaring high above the countryside.
Starting point
Annecy
Finish point
Grenoble
Duration
7 Days / 6 Nights
Tour type
Self-guided
Price
From: 1,349€/person
Difficulty
Moderate to Challenging
For avid cyclists, comfortable with longer bike tours for multiple consecutive days, sometimes with steep ascents
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Start in the enchanting town of Annecy, with its serene canals and medieval charm.

Conquer iconic Tour de France climbs, including the challenging Col de la Colombière and the towering Col du Glandon.

Ascend the legendary Alpe d’Huez, navigating its 21 celebrated switchbacks.

Revel in unparalleled Alpine panoramas, capturing glimpses of Mont Blanc amidst a sea of peaks.

Indulge in the culinary wonders of the region, from local cheeses to hearty Savoyard dinners.

Celebrate the end of a legendary journey, leaving with stories, memories, and a sense of profound accomplishment.

Cityscape of Annecy an a summer day
Cycling Adventures Await in Annecy.
spring in french alps during sunny day
Annecy: A Cyclist's Paradise.
L'Alpe d'Huez, France - August 19, 2019: Ascent of the famous climb to L'Alpe d'Huez and itinerary of the Tour de France at bend 21
Reach New Heights on Alpe d'Huez.
View from Alpe d'Huez, France on a sunny, summer's day. The vegetation on the mountain is lush and green and the sky is bright blue with fluffy, white clouds. In the distance, the snow capped mountains of The Alps can be seen.
Conquer Alpine Peaks, Pedal Through Annecy.
Alpe d'Huez
Discover the Thrill of Alpe d'Huez.
L'Alpe d'Huez, France - August 19, 2019: Ascent of the famous climb to L'Alpe d'Huez and itinerary of the Tour de France
Explore the 21 switchbacks of Alpe d'Huez

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Tour design and organization

Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions

Service and support during your tour

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Accommodation as per itinerary

Luggage transfer

Optional Extras

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Extra days
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Begin your adventure in the fairy-tale town of Annecy, often referred to as the “Venice of the Alps.” This mesmerizing place, cradled between Lake Annecy and majestic mountains, serves as the gateway to your cycling odyssey. The town’s tranquil canals, medieval structures, and local gastronomy provide a serene start to an expedition that will soon take you to thrilling heights.

The heart of your journey lies in conquering the revered trails and passes that have made the French Alps a cycling mecca. From the iconic climbs of the Tour de France, like the formidable Col du Glandon and Col de la Colombière, to the legendary Alpe d’Huez with its 21 hairpin turns, every pedal stroke takes you deeper into cycling lore. But it’s not just about the ascent. The swift descents, winding through alpine meadows and dense forests, offer moments of pure exhilaration.

But the Alps are not just a challenge; they are a canvas of natural beauty. Revel in unparalleled vistas, from sun-kissed peaks to shadowed valleys. Pause to soak in the sight of Mont Blanc in the distance or the gentle flutter of wildflowers in the breeze. The evenings are marked by cozy stays in charming towns, where stories are exchanged over hearty Savoyard dinners. 

Every day is a new chapter, a mix of grit, beauty, camaraderie, and the profound satisfaction of achievement.

Delight in the freedom to stop and discover at your own pace, picking your own highlights en route. Moreover, take comfort in our 24/7 support, ready to assist you every step of your journey.

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