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In the slipstream of the giants of the tour

live the tour legend over 8 days, enjoy breath-taking pyrenean mountain terrain. From

Climb, turn, climb again, feel the emotion. Enjoy the adrenalin-rush; the thrill of mission accomplished

Description of stay


  • - This really is the cyclists’ dream circuit starting from Pau.
  • - All mod cons
  • - All-inclusive package
  • - Hotel accommodation
  • - Level of difficulty: high intermediate to advanced
  • - Accommodation facilities from 6 to 24 persons
  • - Tours run from June to September

Great reasons to choose this option


From

875 per cyclist and

564 per accompanying person based on two people sharing a room



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Programme for Cyclists

  • Day 1 - Saturday

    Arrive at your hotel in Pau during the afternoon. Enjoy a welcome drink and the programme presentation for the week ahead. Dinner at the hotel

  • Day 2- Sunday, cycle-ride of 120 kms

    Depart from the hotel to Marie Blanque Pass, Ichère pass and Oloron. Return to Pau with a stop at the Open Air Memorial “Tour des Géants” dedicated to Tour de France winners. Enjoy a snack at the hotel followed by dinner in the evening.

  • Day 3-Monday, cycle-ride of 120 kms

    Transfer from Pau to Nay by car. Cycle- ride to Soulor Pass, Argeles Gazost, Hautacam and Saint-Pée de Bigorre. Enjoy afternoon snack at the hotel followed by dinner in the evening.

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Step's of your stay

  • 1

    Stage 1 : 107 kms

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  • 2

    Stage 2 : 120 kms

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  • 3

    Stage 3 : 90 kms

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  • 4

    Stage 4 : 96 kms

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  • 5

    Stage 5 : 92 kms

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  • 6

    Stage 6 : 125 kms

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DATES

June: 4 to 11/6 – 11 to 18/6 – 18 to 25/6– 25/6 to 2/7
July: 2 to 9/7 – 9 to 16/7 - 16 to 23/7 – 23 to 30/7
August : 30/7 to 6/8 – 6 to 13/8 – 13 to 20/8 – 20 to 27/8 – 27/8 to 3/9
September : 3 to 10/9 – 10 to 17/9 - 17 to 24/9 - 24/9 to 01/10

For cyclists, the price includes:


  • - Accommodation
  • - Roadbook
  • - Breakfasts, lunches and dinners with wine and coffee
  • - A qualified instructor/guide
  • - A daily car transport to the foot of the peaks
  • - A back-up car to provide technical support
  • - Tourist tax

The price doesn’t include:


  • - Personal expenditure
  • - Additional drinks
  • - Insurance (option)
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prices vary according to star rating of hotel. Single room attract a supplement

Ce programme n’est pas contractuel, des modifications peuvent être apportées, en fonction des aléas climatiques.

CHOICE AMONG OUR HOTELS PARTNERS

Accommodation information

Accommodation and restaurants

7 nights in a 2, 3, 4, or 5 stars hotel, on a bed and breakfast basis
Hotels are selected for their comfort, city-center location, for their exceptional surroundings or facilities such as swimming pools, what we seek is the best possible experience for cyclists and their non-cycling guests.
5 dinners, either at the hotel or nearby restaurant. Enjoy the finest Béarnais cuisine and finish up the week with a celebration at the” Cité des Pyrénées “ .
5 picnic hamper lunches
4 afternoon snacks at the hotel (for Cyclists)

Number of participants:

From 6 to 24 Cyclists
From 6 to 18 Non-cycling guests

Getting to Pau

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Programme for non-cycling guests

  • Day 1 - Saturday

    Arrive at your hotel during the afternoon. Enjoy a welcome drink and programme presentation for the week ahead.

  • Day 2- Sunday

    Morning departure by car with your guide. Visit to Jurançon vineyard, just a short drive from Pau, where you’ll enjoy a short walk in the hills and leisure picnic. During your visit to Jurançon you’ll get the chance to explore the vineyard and taste the famous wines from this estate. Later in the afternoon you’ll return to the hotel in plenty of time for dinner in the evening.

  • Day 3-Monday

    Monday’s adventure starts at the Tourist Office at the Royal Square in the city center. Thereafter you’ll enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of Pau when you’ll have the chance to enjoy the history and heritage of this beautiful city. On this day you’ll have freedom to choose your own lunch option and your afternoon activities. We’ll provide you a City Pass, information leaflets and itineraries to enable you to enjoy Henri IV castle, The Fine art Museum and The Bernadotte Museum. Your day in Pau will be followed by dinner at the hotel

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For non-cycling guests, the price includes:


  • - Accommodation
  • - Roadbook
  • - Meals included in the program
  • - The guide/driver for 4 days who will lead visits and walks
  • - A 2-hour guided tour of Pau
  • - A City Pass (3 museums) and a Gourmet Pass
  • - Visits included in the programme
  • - Tourist tax

The price doesn’t include:


  • - Personal expenditure
  • - Additional drinks
  • - Insurance (optional)
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prices vary according to star rating hotel. Single rooms attract a supplement.

Ce programme n’est pas contractuel, des modifications peuvent être apportées, en fonction des aléas climatiques.
Photos © - ASO, Maurice Lavignotte