2018 Tour de France VIP Spectator Experiences

Our VIP Spectator Trips are the perfect way to see the Tour de France and provide the perfect mix of LIVE race-viewing, insider Tour de France experiences and exclusive VIP hospitality.


  • The 2018 Tour de France route will be officially announced in late October and our trips will be finalised by mid-November.
  • In the meantime, you can pre-book your spot by submitting a risk-free advance reservation.
  • Don’t wait, pre-book your spot now! Our Tour de France trips are hugely popular and will sell out.
  • Pre-book now with an ADVANCE RESERVATION

For an idea of what to expect next year, check out our 2017 trips: Grand Depart, Bordeaux & Pyrenees, Alps & Paris.

Anticipated 2018 Tour de France trips

Week 1: Le Grand Depart in La Vendee
Week 2: Alps Stages
Week 3: Pyrenees Stages & Paris Finish

Top 5 reasons to choose Thomson Bike Tours

1. Tour de France Official Tour Operator - one of only 2 operators awarded “premium” status
2. VIP access to the Departure Village at a Stage Start and the VIP Tribune at a Stage Finish
3. Access to our Private Hospitality Marquees, strategically placed on the key climbs
4. Our relationship with the top teams of the Tour is second-to-none
5. Our professional tour guide will get you in through the back door of the Tour

Tour de France Race-Viewing with Thomson Bike Tours

As one of just 2 Premium TDF Official Tour Operators we can offer you exclusive VIP access to the key stages of the Tour de France:

  • VIP access to the Official Finish Line Tribunes (See video)
  • VIP access to the Departure Village at Stage Starts (See video)
  • Private Race-Viewing Hospitality Marquees - LIVE on the key climbs (See video)
  • VIP access to the Relais Etape hospitality area mid-race - LIVE viewing (See video)