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Etape du Tour

3 nights from £445.00

Cycling Trip Highlights

  • We have guaranteed entry and holidays for the Etape
  • Race a Tour de France stage a few days before the pros
  • Choice of 3* and 4* accommodation
  • Climb the epic Galibier, Croix de Fer and Alpe d’Huez

Etape du Tour
3 nights from £445.00
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WE LOVEThe 2022 Etape du Tour Route from Briancon to Alpe d'Huez
The Etape du Tour gives amateur cyclists a chance to ride a stage of the Tour de France, just days before the pros. This year features an iconic 170km route from Briancon, finishing atop Alpe d'Huez. Take on the Galibier, Croix de Fer and the famous 21 bends of Alpe d'Huez climbing over 4,700 meters.
WE LOVEGuaranteed Race Entry with Love Velo
The Etape du Tour sells out most years almost immediately. As official operators of the Etape Tour, we have guaranteed entry, accommodation and logistics to this marquee event, before they go on sale to the public.

What's Included

Day By Day Etape du Tour

PricingPricing - From £445 per person

We have a variety of options available for the Etape du Tour. Our accommodation is all at the race finish on Alpe d’Huez and we will be managing the logistics to ensure you and your bike are transferred from Alpe d’Huez to Briancon for race registration and for the start of the race.

All our trips include:

  1. The accommodation as listed (twin occupancy)
  2. Transfer for you and your bike from Alpe d’Huez to Briancon on the Saturday for race registration (your bike will be left at the overnight secure bike park (operated and managed by ASO)
  3. Transfer for you from Briancon back to Alpe d’Huez after race registration
  4. Transfer for you from Alpe d’Huez to the starting pens in Briancon for the start of the race.

If you wish to add race entry, add £250 and if you wish to add shared airport transfers from Geneva airport, add £120.

Grand Hotel Rousses, Alpe d’Huez

£945pp

The Grand Hotel is the pick of the hotels and offers 4* luxury right by the finish. It’s equipped with a fabulous spa and if you want the best quality hotel by the finish, this is the place to book.

Residence Le Chamois, Alpe d’Huez

£625pp

Residence Le Chamois is a small, rustic family owned hotel. We have a variety of rooms available at the chalet, all priced at £625 per person to include half board.

Chalet Le Camigane, Alpe d’Huez

£585pp

Chalet Le Camigane is a privately owned chalet. We have a variety of rooms available at the chalet, as well as a self contained 8 person apartment, all priced at £585 per person to include B&B.

Apartments Lours Blanc, Alpe d’Huez

£445pp 4 person apartment

£455pp 3 person apartment

£495pp 2 person apartment

We have a number of apartments that can cater for 2 – 4 people. The apartments are basic but comfortable and superbly positioned for the race. They are all on a self catering basis.

Day 1Friday 8 July 2022 - Arrival

Arrive into Geneva airport and we will provide you with an airport transfer to your accommodation. Relax and enjoy Huez, where all our accommodation will be provided.

Day 2Saturday 9 July - EXPO and Race Registration

The registration will be in Briancon and we will be transporting all riders, and their bikes, the 80km from Alpe d’Huez to Briancon. We have 3 large trailers for secure bike transport and you will travel with your bike to Briancon. You will then register and leave your bike at the secure bike park in Briancon before being taken back to Alpe d’Huez later that day.

Day 3Sunday 10 July - Race Day

After a very early breakfast, we will take you from the Alpe down to Briancon, in time for your start. Please note, we have no influence over your starting pen as the pens are allocated by the organisers. They group riders according to historic Etape timings or your predicted finish times. Faster riders will be in the first few pens with slower riders at the back.

All our accommodation is located in Alpe d’Huez, right by the finish line meaning you can finish your ride and head straight to your bedroom for a warm shower, something to eat and to change out of your cycling gear. There is no waiting around for return transfers or having to ride to another location after a tough race. We couldn’t be better positioned for you to enjoy the end of the race.

Day 4Monday 11 July - Departure

After breakfast, we will be providing transfers back to the airport or if you are making your own way home, check out will be mid morning.

Departure Dates

10 July 2022 (Sunday)

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What to ExpectFrom Cycling a Stage of the Tour de France to Experiencing France's Epic Climbs

The 2022 Etape du Tour takes place between Briancon and Alpe d’Huez. The ride is a truly epic 170km with 4,700m of climbing in one of France’s most stunning regions. Ride a stage of the Tour de France just a few days before the greatest cyclists in the world tackle the most foreboding Alps.

170km long with 4,700m of climbing
The 2022 Etape du Tour
23km long at an average of 5.1%
Col du Galibier
29km long at an average of 5.2%
Col de la Croix de Fer
13.8km long at an average of 8.1%
Alpe d'Huez
Stage profile of the Etape du Tour 2022

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