Come and ride 20 classic Tour de France cols in the French Alps right from the doorstep of your hotel at the perfect cycling location Annecy.
Practice Bicycle bike tours are specialists, offering the very best selection of bike tour routes in the Alps with a combination of breathtaking, tailored and epic rides. Challenging weeks designed and proven with many years of unique knowledge of the roads of the French Alps including the ultimate challenge with ride routes based on the alpine stages of the Tour de France past and present, culminating in an unforgettable cycling experience.
Your French Alps cycling package can be tailored to your current experience and ability or cycling goals. Prepare for your event, improve your climbing technique or just take the challenge of historic ride routes and current Tour de France Col’s all in one epic bike tour week with the professionals in the French Alps.
Looking to relax a bit more?
If it’s more of a ‘French Alps Trip’ and less of a challenge that you are looking for, take a look at the Annecy Bike Trip!
Bronze: Rides Only, $1172 per person
Silver: Splendid Hotel 3* Accommodation, $1814 per person
Gold: Hotel Le Pre Carre 4* Accommodation, $2404 per person
Or make it private, from $2014 per person
May – October
7 Days / 6 Nights
2 to 6 people
Single room – $545
Bike hire – $400
Your Ride Leaders
Paul Hughes and Bridget Evans own and operate Practice Bicycle tours and have significant experience at the highest levels of international cycling, with over 20 years riding on the roads of the French Alps available to you.
This team has extensive coaching knowledge & experience of all cycling ability levels and age groups including teams at professional elite racing level. In addition Co-owner Bridget Evans a very accomplished bike rider in her own right offers a wealth of knowledge and experience acquired as a professional bike rider on the world tour for over 10 years competing in many prestigious international races with great success.
These unique skills ensure that each of your daily rides make for the perfect cycling in the French Alps week.
Again well done and I would highly recommend Practice Bicycle Tours to anyone traveling to the French Alps and looking for a fully catered and well organized tour.
We run our Annecy Cycling Training Camps between May and October. Below are all our scheduled small-group departures for this French Alps cycling package. To enquire about joining our challenging weeks, click the “Enquire Now” button next to the tour date.
Looking for specific dates?
If you want to travel on different dates, don’t hesitate to contact us about arranging a private Annecy Training Camp!
But the first day isn’t just for relaxing! After you have checked in, we will get on our bikes and prepare the legs with your first welcome ride and introduction to the French Alps in Annecy!
The epic bike rides on offer include the final mountain stage of the 2013 Tour de France, Annecy – Semnoz (125km) supported all the way with the professionals in this mecca of cycling in the French Alps. Your challenge is about tailoring and with our world class coaching skills and unique knowledge of the roads of the French Alps, expect only the best ride routes and personal gains from this amazing French Alps cycling week.
Whether you have years of cycling experience or have only recently picked up the passion for cycling, the variety of terrain and routes on offer in this cycling paradise in the French Alps is unbelievable.
Each of your epic rides during your Annecy Cycling Training Camp will be tailored specifically to your goals and your level of fitness, so every ride will be exactly challenging enough for your own level of experience throughout the week.
Practice Bicycle choose proven quality, air-conditioned Splendid Hotel 3* accommodation located on the shore of Lake Annecy and at the base of the French Alps. With all modern amenities Annecy is perfect for all your recovery and relaxation needs – ‘Cycling Paradise’
Absolutely! Look for our ‘Rides Only’ package to get on this tour without using our accommodation.
Each day you will join the Practice Bicycle Team at a convenient central meeting point in the town of Annecy. For a variety of superb challenging training rides on the most mythical cycling routes in the French Alps including iconic cols of the Tour de France.