The French alps
Tour these world famous roads and mountains you'll remember for a lifetime
Discover the French Alps with beautiful towns and cities, the mesmerising Mont Blanc, the staggering Alpe D'huez and the many stunning vistas that you'll take through twists and turns, elevations and descents that will leave you just breathless!
Welcome to the amazing Alps! This tour will take us deep into the French Alps made famous by numerous stages of the Tour de France, the Albertville Winter Olympics and the multitude of ski resorts. The tour starts with your arrival in the picturesque city of Lyon - The European Smart Tourism Capital 2019. Day 2 see's us head out towards the Alps and Albertville the town that hosted the 1992 Winter Olympics. Day 3 will see us tackle the Alpe D'huez probably the most famous mountain stage in the Tour de France cycle race, thankfully though we won't be riding push bikes! Then its on to Mende riding some truly amazing windy roads. From Mende we head toward the Spanish Border and the medieval city with 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Carcassonne. From here we take a beautiful ride along the coast of the south of France to our stop for the night the sun drenched city of Nice. On day 7 we head inland back into the mountains and the capital of the Alps - Grenoble a beautiful city known for its history, science hub, universities and culture. After an inspiring stay at Grenoble we start the last leg of our tour back to Lyon but not before we stop off at the iconic Mont Blanc! A spectacular finish to a truly awe inspiring tour.
• DAY 1 - Arrival in Lyon
• DAY 2 - Lyon - Abertville
• DAY 3 - Albertville - Alpe D'Huez
• DAY 4 - Alpe D'Huez - Mende
• DAY 5 - Mende - Carcassonne
• DAY 6 - Carcassonne - Nice
• DAY 7 - Nice - Grenoble
• DAY 8 - Grenoble - Lyon
• DAY 9 - Departure Lyon
The first and last days mentioned in the itinerary are the arrival and departure days; there is no riding on these days. Bear in mind the time difference between your country of origin and your travel destination. Arrival time should be arranged before 3 pm on the arrival day. Please book your flights accordingly. Route and overnight places may change due to unforeseen events.
2023 - 19 July - 27 July
• 8 Nights 3-4 Star B&B hotel accommodation
• Tour Guide
• Free personalised tour t-shirt
• Motorcycle transportation
• Tour support vehicle
• End of tour meal and presentation
Couple sharing single
room room room
Own Bike* £4100 £4500 £5000
Pillion £3000 £3500 £4000
(same for rental)
Bonneville 865 £4500 £5000 £5500
Bonneville T100 £5100 £5600 £6100
Sprint GT 1050 SE £4800 £5300 £5800
Tiger 800 ABS £4800 £5300 £5800
* Discount available if you ride your own bike to and from tour, please contact us for details, booking prices shown above include motorcycle transportation.
When you book your place on this tour using the Book Now button below a space/s will be reserved. Once all of the spaces on the tour have been filled and it is confirmed that the tour is going ahead we will send you an email with a link to pay the remainder of the balance.