Watch the world’s very best professional bike racers in a beautiful part of France at the Critérium du Dauphiné, whilst you enjoy the premium quality fully guided bike rides with the local Lake Annecy Practice Bicycle team in the stunning French Alps. For all fans and discerning cyclists who may have seen the Tour de France in July, enjoy the biggest stars in cycling without the crowds, classic cycling and the majestic beauty of the French Alps at their best!
The Criterium is a highlight of the season for the Practice Bicycle team, who have a special passion for cycling and International racing ready to share with you.
The Critérium du Dauphiné is the final lead up race to the Tour de France each year, which means you can expect a spectacle of racing delights with the worlds very best climbers and General classification professionals testing their physical limits. Each year the race route uses similar roads that are used during the TDF the following month.
This spectacular action packed viewing added to the best cycling of your life gives our guests an amazing cycling holiday experience brought to you with the knowledge and expertise of the professionals based in Annecy, France.
2017 Critérium du Dauphiné
This premium bike tour brings you up close and personal with live viewing of contrasting stages of the Critérium du Dauphiné race with our “unique viewing spots” only achievable from the experienced Annecy based bike tour team. Each day will also include the very best bike rides in the world, fully guided and tailored amongst breathtaking scenery in the French Alps and the Rhone Alps Region of France. This proven Practice Bicycle formula of the ideal balance between quality rides, race viewing and relaxing is enjoyed by all our discerning bike riders and non-cycling guests.