Compete

In the Toughest
Cycling Sportive's

If you’re a fairly strong cyclist and looking for a challenge, why not try your hand at a sportive. France has a long tradition of offers up some of the toughest events such as the L’Etape du Tour, La Marmotte Granfondo and the L'Ardéchoise. Other popular European events now included the Mallorca M312.

Ride

the legendary
Alpine Cols

Few things in cycling strike the emotional chords like the mountains of the French Alps. In many ways these giant climbs of the Tour de France are what bike riding is all about. A mixture of inspirational views, a passion to succeed and the joys of triumph coming together along a twisting mountain road.

Train

In breath
taking scenery

Our training camps have been designed to help you get the most out of your time in the French Alps. The main aim of the camps is not only to get you fitter, faster and stronger, we also want to increase your awareness in area such as pacing, descending and nutrition.

Watch

The World's
Greatest Bike Race

The Tour de France is considered to be the biggest sporting even in the world. Every year it brings thousands of dedicated fans to watch three weeks of uphill battles and long stages, falls and failures, wins and newly broken records. Each year a new chapter is written in the history of this famous race.

Enjoy

A Ride To
The Sun

How far would you go for a bit of sun? This epic cycling challenge takes us from lake Geneva through the heart of the French Alps to the south of France. Our route will take us over mountain passes and through towering peaks, lavender fields and spectacular limestone cliffs. Ending with a descent through the fabulous Gorge du Loup, and then on to the beautiful Mediterranean city of Nice .

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Welcome to Classic Cycling Tours

your one stop site for Cycling in the Alps

At Classic Cycling Tours we specialise in providing fully supported Cycling Holidays & Cycling Training Camps in the French Alps. Our chalet is situated in the charming alpine village of Meribel-Les Allues giving us easy access to some of the most spectacular cycling routes in the French Alps.

 

Our rides will include many of the legendary mountains that have featured in the Tour de France - Alpe D'Huez, Col du Galibier, Col de la Madeleine, Cormet de Roselend, Col du Telegraphe and Lacets de Montvernier just name a few.

 

Your week will involve approximately 600km of riding with over 12,000 metres of ascent and descent. Everyday you will have the opportunity to experience some great mountains climbs and the twisting roads that make their up them.

 

With all our packages we provide enthusiastic guides who will be there to offer you support and assistance whilst cycling in the Alps. We also provide cyclists with a minibus support service on the longer rides to ensure you have the food and drinks necessary to keep your energy levels to the maximum. Whatever package you decide on, we can promise you fabulous mountain top views, stunning alpine lakes, legendary climbs and epic challenges taking you through the French Alps all the way to the Mediterranean Sea.

 

So if you have a good level of fitness and stamina and are looking to either challenge yourself, improve your fitness or just want to spend a week riding in breathtaking scenery, we would be delighted to meet you on one of our French Alps Cycling Holidays this summer.

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Ride safe with our cycling
hints & tips

To help make your time cycling in the French Alps safer and more fun, we have put together this handy collection of coaching videos provided by Global Cycling Network.

Here you will get hints & tips on the main skill areas that you will require on a daily basis whilst on our French Alps Cycling Holidays.

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