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The Final Week of the 2024 Tour de France with the Premier Official Tour Operator

A unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the Finish of the Tour de France in NICE. Experience the Grand Finale LIVE in Nice, conquer Mont Ventoux, witness the penultimate stage LIVE on the last climb, and stay in luxury 5-star hotels throughout.

Thomson Tour de France E-BIKE Trips are designed exclusively for e-bikers looking to combine the thrill of LIVE TDF race-viewing with fun rides on the iconic routes and climbs of the Tour de France.

Be there in Nice to experience the Final Stage of the Tour de France LIVE in Nice where we’ve secured the 5-star Hotel Anantara Plaza just 100m/yards from the Finish Line! You’ll also witness Stage 20, LIVE on the mountain-side of the Col de la Couillole, the final climb of the 2024 Tour de France, and mingle with pro riders and Tour celebrities with our privileged VIP access to the Departure Village and Team Paddock at the start of Stage 17 in St Paul Trois Châteaux. Experience a memorable day in Nimes with an official ride across the Finish Line before the peloton, a photo shoot on the Official Podium, then witness the Finish of Stage 3, LIVE from the Official VIP Lounge.

Riding is also a key feature of every Thomson Tour de France trip and on this trip you’ll have the opportunity to ride one of the most iconic climbs of all time, Le Mont Ventoux! Other famous climbs you’ll tick off include the Col d’Eze, the Col de la Madone, and the final climb of the 2024 Tour de France, the Col de la Couillole. 

 

E-BIKE Trips explained

Why separate trips: we take e-bikes seriously, which means giving them the extra attention they require. To create the most successful trip possible, our E-BIKE trips have been designed specifically with e-bikes in mind. These machines need specific support; from the vans that transport them to the e-bike mechanics and tools that keep them running in perfect condition. Even the hotels have to be selected carefully to be able to cater for storage and charging.

What if I ride a road bike but my partner or friend rides an e-bike: both you and your partner or friend should sign up for the E-BIKE trip. Road bikes will be available to rent (or you can bring your own) on our E-BIKE trips.  

 

Optional Upgrades (limited availability):

Final Day VIP Race-Viewing Upgrade: your package includes entry to the Masséna Grand-Stand at the Finish Line. Contact us if you’d like to upgrade to the VIP Baie des Anges Lounge reserved exclusively for Thomson guests. An open bar service provides cocktails, champagne, wine, beer and soft drinks, and numerous food stations serve gourmet French food throughout the day. A seated terrace is available looking over the race route on the Promenades des Anglais and TV screens broadcast the race, so you don’t miss any of the action.  A true VIP experience to close out a fantastic week at the Tour de France!

Anantara Plaza Hotel Room Upgrade: your package includes a standard room with city/garden view at the Anantara Plaza Hotel in Nice at the Finish Line. Contact us if you’d like to upgrade to a room with a sea view or a suite!

Please contact nancy@thomsonbiketours.com if you’d like to take advantage of either of these upgrades.

Departure

July 15th 2024


Rental Bike

From USD $550


From

USD $9,695


Duration

8 days / 7 nights


Non-Rider Friendly

Yes


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Daily itineraries

Each day you’ll have the choice of 2 different fully supported rides – from 25km to 100km (15 miles to 60 miles). No matter your ride preference, our Sport and Performance ride programs have you covered.

 

Rider-Only Trip: please note that we will not have a dedicated itinerary for non-riding companions on this trip.

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01 Bienvenue en France! Hotel Maison Albar – L’Imperator
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01 Bienvenue en France! Hotel Maison Albar – L’Imperator
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01 Bienvenue en France!
02 Ride over the Finish Line, Podium Photo Op & LIVE VIP Race-Viewing of the Stage Finish Hotel Maison Albar – L’Imperator
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02 Podium Photo Op & LIVE VIP Race-Viewing of the Stage Finish Hotel Maison Albar – L’Imperator
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02 Ride over the Finish Line, Podium Photo Op & LIVE VIP Race-Viewing of the Stage Finish
03 LIVE Race-Viewing: VIP Departure Village & Team Paddock access Hotel Maison Albar – L’Imperator
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03 LIVE Race-Viewing: VIP Departure Village & Team Paddock access Hotel Maison Albar – L’Imperator
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03 LIVE Race-Viewing: VIP Departure Village & Team Paddock access
04 Mont Ventoux Hotel Maison Albar – L’Imperator
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04 Pont du Garde & Nimes visit Hotel Maison Albar – L’Imperator
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04 Les Gorges de la Nesque
05 Col de la Madone Anantara Plaza Nice
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05 Nice Anantara Plaza Nice
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05 Col d'Eze
06 LIVE Race-Viewing: Private Hospitality Marquee on the final climb to Col de la Couillole Anantara Plaza Nice
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06 LIVE Race-Viewing: Private Hospitality Marquee on the final climb to Col de la Couillole Anantara Plaza Nice
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06 LIVE Race-Viewing: Private Hospitality Marquee on the final climb to Col de la Couillole
07 The Final TT: ride the course & watch the race! Anantara Plaza Nice
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07 LIVE Race-Viewing: The Final Stage TT Anantara Plaza Nice
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07 The Final TT: ride the course & watch the race!
08 Au Revoir!
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Bienvenue en France!

Your trip starts at Marseille Airport where our staff will meet you before the transfer to your hotel in Nimes, known as the most Roman city outside of Italy.

After a brief orientation meeting, lunch and bike build-up, you’ll head out on our warm-up ride into the Provençal countryside. The ride takes us north to the spectacular Gardon River Gorge, crossing over the river on the magnificent Saint-Nicolas-de-Campagnac bridge which dates back to the 13th century!

Bienvenue en France!

Your trip starts at Marseille Airport where our staff will meet you before the transfer to your hotel in Nimes, known as the most Roman city outside of Italy.

After a brief orientation meeting, lunch and bike build-up, you’ll head out on our warm-up ride into the Provençal countryside. The ride takes us north to the spectacular Gardon River Gorge, crossing over the river on the magnificent Saint-Nicolas-de-Campagnac bridge which dates back to the 13th century!

Bienvenue en France!

Your trip starts at Marseille Airport where our staff will meet you before the transfer to your hotel in Nimes. In the afternoon we’ll organise a walk around the center of downtown Nimes, a magnificent Roman town with lots of lovely cafés where we can enjoy a coffee, gelato – or maybe tapas and the local Provençal rosé wine.

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Ride over the Finish Line, Podium Photo Op & LIVE VIP Race-Viewing of the Stage Finish

Todays Tour stage finishes just 2km from our hotel in Nimes and you’ll have the unique opportunity to ride your bike across the Official Finish Line just a few hours before the peloton – followed by a photo shoot on the Official Podium. You’ll round off an amazing Tour de France day by witnessing the Race Finish from the VIP Tribune at the Finish Line in Nimes.

Before all the excitement of the stage finish, you’ll enjoy another beautiful ride through the French countryside, following parts of Stage 16 of the 2019 Tour de France, and including a unique ride over one of France’s most famous monuments, the Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct built in the 1st century!

Ride over the Finish Line, Podium Photo Op & LIVE VIP Race-Viewing of the Stage Finish

Todays Tour stage finishes just 2km from our hotel in Nimes and you’ll have the unique opportunity to ride your bike across the Official Finish Line just a few hours before the peloton – followed by a photo shoot on the Official Podium. You’ll round off an amazing Tour de France day by witnessing the Race Finish from the VIP Tribune at the Finish Line in Nimes.

Before all the excitement of the stage finish, you’ll enjoy another beautiful ride through the French countryside, following parts of Stage 16 of the 2019 Tour de France, and including a unique ride over one of France’s most famous monuments, the Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct built in the 1st century!

Podium Photo Op & LIVE VIP Race-Viewing of the Stage Finish

Our cycling group will be riding across the Official Finish Line just a few hours before the peloton where you’ll be invited to join them for a photo shoot on the Official Podium. You’ll round off an amazing Tour de France day by witnessing the Race Finish from the VIP Tribune at the Finish Line in Nimes.

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LIVE Race-Viewing: VIP Departure Village & Team Paddock access

After breakfast you’ll head over to St Paul Trois Chateaux to experience the start of Stage 17 of the Tour de France. You’ll have privileged access to the VIP Departure Village and Team Paddock, a great place to mingle and meet the riders as they relax and warm-up before the start of today’s stage.

In the afternoon relax by the hotel pool or visit the ancient city of Nimes which boasts a plethora of ancient Roman monuments including one of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres in the world (even better than the Colliseum in Rome). In any case, rest up today as there’s a full schedule of challenging rides coming – starting tomorrow!

LIVE Race-Viewing: VIP Departure Village & Team Paddock access

After breakfast you’ll head over to St Paul Trois Chateaux to experience the start of Stage 17 of the Tour de France. You’ll have privileged access to the VIP Departure Village and Team Paddock, a great place to mingle and meet the riders as they relax and warm-up before the start of today’s stage.

In the afternoon relax by the hotel pool or visit the ancient city of Nimes which boasts a plethora of ancient Roman monuments including one of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres in the world (even better than the Colliseum in Rome). In any case, rest up today as there’s a full schedule of challenging rides coming – starting tomorrow!

LIVE Race-Viewing: VIP Departure Village & Team Paddock access

Today the Tour de France leaves the region and starts the journey through the southern Alps towards the grand finale in Nice. We’ll head over to St Paul Trois Chateaux to experience the start of the Tour de France stage. You’ll have privileged access to the VIP Departure Village and Team Paddock, a great place to mingle and meet the teams and individual riders as they prepare for the start of the stage.

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Mont Ventoux

Leaving from the typical Provençal village of Mazan you’ll ride through vineyards and olive groves to Ville sur Auzon. A short climb over the Col de Notre Dames des Abeilles takes you to Monieux and the start of one of the most spectacular descents in France, the 20km route through les Gorges de la Nesque. Enjoy!

Mont Ventoux

One of Europe’s most iconic climbs is on the agenda today, Le Mont Ventoux from Bedoin!

After a short warm-up ride to the village of Bedoin you’re soon on the lower slopes of the climb to Ventoux. 14km of climbing through the pine forest brings you to the Chalet Reynard and the final 7km across the famous lunar landscape to the summit at 1900m. From the summit enjoy the long descent through vast lavender fields to Sault and the surprise of the day, the spectacular descent through the Gorges de la Nesque.

Pont du Garde & Nimes visit

Our cycling group head for one of Europe’s most challenging mountains, the Mont Ventoux. You’ll also enjoy a busy, but somewhat less strenuous day than your cycling partner. In the morning we’ll head over to the Pont du Gard, an ancient Roman aqueduct dating back to the 1st century and one of France’s most stunning ancient monuments. After visiting the Pont du Gard we’ll head back to Nimes where we’ll continue the Roman theme with a visit to the Nimes amphitheatre, considered the best preserved amphitheatre in the world, even better than Rome’s Colisseum, followed by a visit to the Maison Carrée, the only completely preserved Roman temple in the world.

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Col de la Madone

Today we leave behind the ancient Roman city of Nimes and head over to Nice where we’ll spend the final 3 days in the magnificent 5-star Anantara Plaza Hotel, perfectly situated on the Place Massena just 100m from the Finish Line of the final stage!

After checking in to the hotel and a quick lunch it’s time to get in the saddle for a magnificent ride in the mountains behind Nice. The highlight of the final stage of the Paris-Nice annual stage race is the climb to the Col d’Eze and you’ll have the opportunity to test your legs on this wonderful climb today.

Col de la Madone

Today we leave behind the ancient Roman city of Nimes and head over to Nice where we’ll spend the final 3 days in the magnificent 5-star Anantara Plaza Hotel, perfectly situated on the Place Massena just 100m from the Finish Line of the final stage!

After checking in to the hotel and a quick lunch it’s time to get in the saddle for a magnificent ride in the mountains behind Nice. You’ll follow one of the most scenic and spectacular routes in France featuring the Col d’Eze and the Col de la Madone (made famous by a certain Lance Armstrong).

Nice

Today we leave behind the ancient Roman city of Nimes and head over to Nice where we’ll spend the final 3 days in the magnificent 5-star Anantara Plaza Hotel, perfectly situated on the Place Massena just 100m from the Finish Line of the final stage! After checking in and lunch at the hotel, enjoy a free afternoon to discover this wonderful city, or just hang out by the Mediterranean at the hotel’s private beach.

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LIVE Race-Viewing: Private Hospitality Marquee on the final climb to Col de la Couillole

The final mountain stage and a summit finish on the Col de la Couillole and you’ll be there on the mountain-side to witness the best of the race action.

After a short transfer you’ll start the ride in the village of Pont de Clans. After 9km you’ll join the route of today’s stage for the ascent of the Col de la Couillole, a challenging but spectacular climb high in the Alpes de Haute Provence mountains. Riding this final climb on the actual race route on Race Day will be an experience you’re unlikely to forget!

Our Logistics Team will have set up our Race-Viewing Hospitality Marquee on the Col de la Couillole which will be buzzing with thousands of passionate fans excited to see the finish on the final climb of the 2024 Tour de France. Enjoy the atmosphere from the comfort of our Private Hospitality Marquee. Food, drinks, and satellite TV race coverage will keep you entertained as you wait for the peloton to approach.

LIVE Race-Viewing: Private Hospitality Marquee on the final climb to Col de la Couillole

The final mountain stage and a summit finish on the Col de la Couillole and you’ll be there on the mountain-side to witness the best of the race action.

After a short transfer to the Col de Turini you’ll ride the final 73km of today’s Tour route over the Col de la Colmiane and the final ascent of the Col de la Couillole. Both of these climbs are challenging and both provide spectacular high mountain scenery. Riding these final 73km on the actual race route on Race Day will be an experience you’re unlikely to forget!

Our Logistics Team will have set up our Race-Viewing Hospitality Marquee on the Col de la Couillole which will be buzzing with thousands of passionate fans excited to see the finish on the final climb of the 2024 Tour de France. Enjoy the atmosphere from the comfort of our Private Hospitality Marquee. Food, drinks, and satellite TV race coverage will keep you entertained as you wait for the peloton to approach.

LIVE Race-Viewing: Private Hospitality Marquee on the final climb to Col de la Couillole

A massive mountain stage in the Alpes Maritimes mountains just north of Nice. Our staff will drive you to close to the summit of the final climb where our Logistics Team will have set up our Race-Viewing Hospitality Marquee. Enjoy the race atmosphere from the comfort of our Private Hospitality Marquee. Food, drinks, and satellite TV race coverage will keep you entertained as you wait for the peloton to approach.

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The Final TT: ride the course & watch the race!

After an inspiring week of Tour de France race action and spectacular riding, it’s time to celebrate by witnessing the Final Time Trial from Monaco to Nice. Your hotel is situated just 100m from the Stage Finish Line on the Place Massena and the standard trip package comes with access to the Massena Grand-Stand seating directly opposite the Finish Line. Enjoy a thrilling finish to the 2024 Tour de France!

Ride the TT Course: an early-morning, once-in-a lifetime opportunity to ride the entire 34km TT course from Monaco to Nice. Unique!

VIP Upgrade: please contact us if you’d like to upgrade to the VIP Salon Baie des Anges (subject to availability).

The Final TT: ride the course & watch the race!

After an inspiring week of Tour de France race action and spectacular riding, it’s time to celebrate by witnessing the Final Time Trial from Monaco to Nice. Your hotel is situated just 100m from the Stage Finish Line on the Place Massena and the standard trip package comes with access to the Massena Grand-Stand seating directly opposite the Finish Line. Enjoy a thrilling finish to the 2024 Tour de France!

Ride the TT Course: an early-morning, once-in-a lifetime opportunity to ride the entire 34km TT course from Monaco to Nice. Unique!

VIP Upgrade: please contact us if you’d like to upgrade to the VIP Salon Baie des Anges (subject to availability).

LIVE Race-Viewing: The Final Stage TT

The Final Stage of the 2024 Tour de France and we couldn’t be in a better place. Our hotel is situated just 100m from the Finish Line! Enjoy a full day of Tour de France action, a once-in-a-lifetime opprtunity to witness the Finish of the Tour de France in Nice.

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Au Revoir!

Your trip to the Tour de France ends at the Anantara Plaza Hotel on Monday July 22 after breakfast.

Please note we will not be providing a drop-off service on Monday morning. Both Nice Airport and Nice Train Station are 10 minute taxi rides from the hotel. Our staff (and the hotel staff) will be available to help you reserve transport to the airport or train station.

Au Revoir!

Your trip to the Tour de France ends at the Anantara Plaza Hotel on Monday July 22 after breakfast.

Please note we will not be providing a drop-off service on Monday morning. Both Nice Airport and Nice Train Station are 10 minute taxi rides from the hotel. Our staff (and the hotel staff) will be available to help you reserve transport to the airport or train station.

Au Revoir!

Your trip to the Tour de France ends at the Anantara Plaza Hotel on Monday July 22 after breakfast.

Please note we will not be providing a drop-off service on Monday morning. Both Nice Airport and Nice Train Station are 10 minute taxi rides from the hotel. Our staff (and the hotel staff) will be available to help you reserve transport to the airport or train station.

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Rest Day: Gruissan


Stage 16

Gruissan > Nimes


The sprinters may be heavily tipped for success when the race heads away from the coast near Narbonne, and maybe even when the riders pass over the Pic Saint-Loup. But the Mistral can blow fiercely at this time of year and could well upset the plans of the sprinters if those teams that feel at home when it’s windy end up scattering the peloton.

Stage 17

Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux > Superdévoluy


As the race homes in on the southern Alps, there will be no significant obstacles crossing the Drôme. The tests beyond that, though, are likely to encourage the formation of a large breakaway group, whose members will have a chance to shine, assuming they can deal with the climbs in the final 40 kilometres. We’ll get a clearer idea of this on the ascent of the Col Bayard, although the final selection should be made on the Col du Noyer (7.5km at 8.4%), with the final decision coming on the approach to the Superdévoluy ski station.

Stage 18

Gap > Barcelonnette


The altimeter drops temporarily, although the sprinters will still have to go right to their limits in order to claim the final bouquet within their grasp. That’s down to the fact that once the peloton has admired Lake Serre-Ponçon, the day’s attackers will have a few hills to exploit as they seek to maintain their lead. A strong puncheur might be able to go clear on the Côte de Saint-Apollinaire, and they’ll even more opportunity to do so on the Côte des Demoiselles Coiffées.

Stage 19

Embrun > Isola 2000


The menu for this ultra-mountain stage could well make you dizzy, but it’ll also whet the appetite of the very best climbers. Although the stage is less than 150km long, the riders will climb above 2,000 metres on three occasions, the biggest test the climb to the summit of La Bonette, the highest road in France at an altitude of 2,802 metres. Its 360-degree panorama is breath-taking.

Stage 20

Nice > Col de la Couillole


The Paris-Nice regulars will be racing over familiar terrain, but that won’t make things any easier if the contest for the Yellow Jersey is still raging, particularly over such a short distance. Battle could commence as early as the climb to the Col de Braus. There will then be no respite on the climbs of the Cols de Turini, de la Colmiane and finally de la Couillole, the final ascent extending for 15.7km at an average gradient of 7.1%. We’ll all be holding our breath!

Stage 21

Monaco > Nice


Everyone remembers the last occasion the Tour finished with a time trial, when Greg LeMond stripped the yellow jersey from the shoulders of Laurent Fignon on the Champs-Élysées in 1989, by just eight seconds. Thirty-five years on, we can but dream of a similar duel, involving two or three riders, an authentic athletic confrontation whose outcome would determine the final podium of the 111th edition, and the first to finish far from its familiar Parisian setting, the ultimate finale destined for Place Masséna, just a few pedal-strokes from the Promenade des Anglais.

Stage 20

Nice > Col de la Couillole


The Paris-Nice regulars will be racing over familiar terrain, but that won’t make things any easier if the contest for the Yellow Jersey is still raging, particularly over such a short distance. Battle could commence as early as the climb to the Col de Braus. There will then be no respite on the climbs of the Cols de Turini, de la Colmiane and finally de la Couillole, the final ascent extending for 15.7km at an average gradient of 7.1%. We’ll all be holding our breath!

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2024
July 15 to 22
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    Hotels

    Hotel Maison Albar – L’Imperator

    The Hotel Maison Albar L’Imperator is a 5-star hotel located in downtown Nimes, close to the Finish of Stage 16 of the Tour de France. It's a magnificent hotel that has hosted many famous guests including Ava Gardner, Ernest Hemingway, and the bullfighter El Cordobes.

    The hotel has an indoor and outdoor pool, spa and the Hemingway Bar is a great place to unwind and relax after a long day's riding. L’Imperator is also the home of Pierre Gagnaire, an award-winning chef elected best chef in the world by his peers, and the two onsite restaurants offer 2 different gastronomic experiences. 

    Anantara Plaza Nice

    The Anantara is a magnificent 5-star hotel situated just 100m from the Finish Line of the Final Stage of the 2024 Tour de France. We're so close you can even see the Finish Line from your hotel room! Being able to secure such a fantastic property so close to the Finish was a real "coup" for the Thomson team and we're so excited to be able to offer you this incredible hotel in such a privileged location! 

    Pick-up and Drop-off

    Arrival

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    Marseille Provence Airport

    July 15 at 9:00am

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    Hotel Ibis Marseille Provence Airport

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    July 15 at 9:00am

    Departure

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    No organised Drop-Off

    What's included

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    • TDF Stage 16: VIP ride across the Finish Line, Podium photo op, and access to the VIP Hospitality Lounge at the at the Stage Finish in Nimes
    • TDF Stage 17: access to the VIP Departure Village and Team Paddock in St Paul Trois Chateaux
    • TDF Stage 20: access to our Private Race-Viewing Hospitality Marquee on the Col de la Couillole
    • TDF Stage 21: access to the Massena Tribune at the Finish Line in Nice
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    • 8 days / 7 nights fully accompanied trip
    • All accommodations
    • All breakfasts
    • All but 2 dinners
    • 4 x sit-down lunches
    • Picnic lunches during the rides
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    • Pick-up at Marseille Airport
    • All transportation during the trip
    • All luggage & bike box transfers
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    • 1 x Support Van & 1 x Ride Leader per 8 guests (approx.)
    • Overall Staff to Guest ratio: 1 to 3
    • Experienced bike mechanic
    • Park Tools Toolkit
    • Daily ride gpx files provided
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    • Energy bars, gels and sports drink
    • Variety of snacks and local specialties for picnic lunches
    • Bottled water
    • Post-ride recovery food
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    • Tour de France Gift Bag
    • Special Discount card for Official Tour de France stores
    • Thomson Bike Tours merchandise pack
    • Airfare
    • Travel and personal insurance
    • Additional hotel expenses i.e. phone charges, mini-bar, gratuities
    • Staff gratuities
    What's Included
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    • TDF Stage 16: VIP ride across the Finish Line, Podium photo op, and access to the VIP Hospitality Lounge at the at the Stage Finish in Nimes
    • TDF Stage 17: access to the VIP Departure Village and Team Paddock in St Paul Trois Chateaux
    • TDF Stage 20: access to our Private Race-Viewing Hospitality Marquee on the Col de la Couillole
    • TDF Stage 21: access to the Massena Tribune at the Finish Line in Nice
    • Accommodations & Meals arrow
    • 8 days / 7 nights fully accompanied trip
    • All accommodations
    • All breakfasts
    • All but 2 dinners
    • 4 x sit-down lunches
    • Picnic lunches during the rides
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    • Pick-up at Marseille Airport
    • All transportation during the trip
    • All luggage & bike box transfers
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    • 1 x Support Van & 1 x Ride Leader per 8 guests (approx.)
    • Overall Staff to Guest ratio: 1 to 3
    • Experienced bike mechanic
    • Park Tools Toolkit
    • Daily ride gpx files provided
    • Nutrition during the rides arrow
    • Energy bars, gels and sports drink
    • Variety of snacks and local specialties for picnic lunches
    • Bottled water
    • Post-ride recovery food
    • Merchandising arrow
    • Tour de France Gift Bag
    • Special Discount card for Official Tour de France stores
    • Thomson Bike Tours merchandise pack
    What's Not Included
    • Airfare
    • Travel and personal insurance
    • Additional hotel expenses i.e. phone charges, mini-bar, gratuities
    • Staff gratuities

    Rental bikes

    3T Exploro Boost e-bike

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    Frame

    3T Exploro Ultra Boost Carbon

    Groupset

    Sram Rival AXS XPLR Electronic

    Weight

    12.8kg

    Wheels

    Rodi alloy 700c

    Chainrings

    40

    Cassette

    12-speed 10-44t

    Sizes

    XXS, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61

    Rental Fee

    USD $750

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    Specialized Aethos Expert

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    Frame

    Aethos FACT 10r Carbon

    Groupset

    Di2 Shimano Ultegra

    Weight

    699g (size 56)

    Wheels

    Roval C38

    Chainrings

    52/36T

    Cassette

    11-36t (12-speed)

    Sizes

    49, 52, 54, 56, 58, 61

    Rental Fee

    USD $550

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    VIP Experience

    Embark on the ultimate cycling pilgrimage with our exclusive VIP trip to witness the Tour de France in unparalleled style. Immerse yourself in the thrilling energy of the race with spectacular access to the start and finish lines, as well as prime vantage points along major climbs like the legendary Col du Tourmalet and the Col du Galibier. Rub shoulders with cycling royalty as you meet the pro riders up close, savoring the electrifying atmosphere of the world's greatest cycling event. Indulge in the epitome of luxury with our VIP areas, where the finest champagne and cuisine await you. Experience the Tour like never before – you'll be as close to the pros as a Directeur Sportif, creating memories to last a lifetime. Join us on this once-in-a-lifetime journey, meticulously supported by the Thomson team, and elevate your passion for cycling to new heights.

    Designed for E-Bikes

    Get ready to ride your way into cycling history! Join us on an exhilarating adventure along the legendary routes of the Tour de France. Channel your inner pro cyclist as you conquer iconic climbs such as the Tourmalet and Alpe d'Huez. Feel the rush of ascending these famed Cols, surrounded by awe-inspiring landscapes that have witnessed cycling greatness. This isn't just a ride; it's a chance to immerse yourself in the exhilarating world of professional cycling, supported by a dedicated team ensuring you tackle each ride like a champion. Grab your e-bike, bring your determination, and let's ascend to new heights together!


    2024 TDF by E-BIKE – Provence, Alps & NICE

    Experience the Tour de France with the Premier Official Tour Operator