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
Our most ambitious itinerary yet with no less than 23 HC climbs squeezed into the 14 days of riding. The route crosses the French Alps from Mont Ventoux to Alpe d’Huez and includes legendary climbs such as Galibier, Madeleine, Izoard, Agnello and the Bonette but also some lesser known gems like Mont Colombis, Col du Sabot and the Col du Granon.
Only with Thomson, a route that crosses the entire Italian Alps, from the Colle Fauniera on the western border with France, to Monte Zoncolan which lies close to the eastern border with Austria and Slovenia. Check off 20 bucket-list HC climbs along the way, including Zoncolan, Stelvio, Gavia, Mortirolo, Finestra, Grappa, and many, many more…