Welcome to the French – Swiss Alps Tour
We’ve designed our French – Swiss Alps Tour, to give you inspiartion, ideas and suggestions of whats possible for Bespoke or DIY (Do It Yourself) Tours in Europe.
Whether you’d like your Bespoke or DIY tour to take in parts of Italy, France, Spain, Belgium, Germany or Switzerland, just to name a few, we’ve got you covered.
We can design your dream cycling, non-cycling and off bikeholiday, wether you’d like a private tour for a couple, individuals, a small group of friends, a cycling club, what ever your needs – we’ll take care of the rest.
We’ll use our vast experience to design the perfect itinerary for your needs. We can provide: As much – or As little as you need.
Including: cycling specific vehicles, drivers, rider support vehicles, non-cycling program, electronic or printed ride routes, event entries, cycling friendly hotels, cycling guides, cycling mechanic, restaurant reccommendations – bookings, recommend excellent additional tours and activities to suit your personal interests or just about anything you can imagine to make your dream tour / holiday come true.
[read on for our suggestions for our French – Swiss Alps Tour]
Arrive: Into beautiful, Lyon International Airport – or Grenoble TGV Trainstation. Short transfer via vehicle.
Ride: First up we ride in the foothills of the French Alps in the Chartreuse Mountains, we’ll traverse through historic Grenoble and pause for our first taste of cultural immersion at a local patisserie for a well earned snack, hydration stop and enjoy some French time.
Apres Ride: Indulge and relax in our wonderful 4 star hotel’s natural, thermal water pool, the water is high in sulphide and salt, it’s the perfect way to relax and recover from travel and or a ride.
The slow pace of our village, location and the beautiful grounds of our historic hotel all add up to create the perfect start location to your tour / holiday
Dinner: Due to the warm climate, pure mountain air and our wondefull surrounds, tonight we’ll dine alfresco and enjoy beautifully prepaired local ingredients over a three course welcome dinner and drinks
The French | Swiss Alps: The spectacular Alps form a natural border between Switzerland, France and parts of Italy. The unparalleled views across the Alps make the journey worthwhile, even if it’s just to see this incredibly beautiful and unique landscape.
We offer plenty of flatter roads to ride and or for non cyclist the chance to be active each day, to hike, walk or explore in the regions we visit. The cycling group can choose the legendary Cols including: Alpe d’Huez, Glandon/ Croix de Fer, Telegraph/Galibier, Izoard, and many more of the climbs and cycling routes made famous by the Tour de France.
In Switzerland we’ll enjoy plenty of great undulating rides around stunning postcard like Swiss lakes, climb remote Swiss Alpine roads to iconic James Bond like locations including the Gottard Pass, Andermatt, take in legendary roads used by the Tour of Switzerland and visit secret roads to view the famous Eiger mountain.
Local immersion through food, language, local delicacies and experiences are a key ingredient for a truly memorable cycling holiday, we’ll take you to the best places to sample beautiful local prepaired speciality foods, wines, craft beers, cool drinks and regional products.