The newest concept from Thomson Bike Tours will challenge the most ambitious cyclists. Our most extreme trips yet, these masterfully designed, 2 week routes have one purpose: to conquer as many HC climbs as possible. The Rutas Negras are a product of over 20 years of experience designing routes across Europe’s most spectacular and demanding terrain. Join us and find out what you are made of.
Designed to test your limits
The second of our Ruta Negra series, The Ruta Negra French Alps focuses on a circular route around the Alps, taking in 19 HC climbs including Mont Ventoux, Mont du Chat, Col d’Izoard, Semnoz, Col de la Bonette and many more.
Our most ambitious trip series yet, the Ruta Negra routes are designed to conquer as many HC climbs as possible in two weeks of intensive riding. The first edition crosses the Italian Alps, checking off 20 HC climbs along the way, including Zoncolan, Stelvio, Gavia, Mortirolo, Finestra, Grappa, and many, many more…