Annecy Cycling Day Tours
Spectacular Summer Cycling Specials escape with a choice of Cycling Day Tours from the beautifully stunning French Lake side town of Annecy.
Are you an experienced cyclist wishing to have your own personal guide or coach for the day in cycling paradise? Are you the adventurous holiday maker who would love to jump on a bike and see a little bit more of the spectacular French Alps without getting lost?
Professional experienced guides living and riding on the roads of Annecy in the French Alps for over 20 years, offering a staggering 100 ride routes which are now available to you with a choice of tailored and exciting Cycling Day Tours.
Enjoy a comfortable ride in the French countryside, challenge yourself with the very best bike ride of your life on the roads of the Tour de France or for the semi-professional have an epic day in the saddle with your own ride partner. A perfect day of world class guided cycling with a Cycling Day Tour from Practice Bicycle Bike Tours.
Here’s just a very small selection of the endless choice of bike routes available to you with ride categories for all abilities.
Annecy Cycling Day Tours depart at 9.00am from a Central Annecy meeting point.
Bike Route Categories
- Category 1 Route: Mostly flat roads with less than 300m/900ft of undulating terrain
- Category 2 Route: Undulating roads with less than 500m/1600ft of hills
- Category 3 Route: Hilly roads with up to 1000m/3300ft of climbing including Cols
- Category 4 Route: Mountainous roads greater than 1000m/3300ft Ascent including Cols
25km – MANDALLAZ CYCLING DAY TOUR
Comfortable roads passing Annecy Airport and the rock ‘Montagne de la Mandallaz’.
Category 1 Route: Distance 25km/15miles, Ascent 150m/500ft
25km – MONTAGNY-LES-LANCHES CYCLING DAY TOUR
Wonderful, twisting country roads, this marvelous landscape made for bike riding.
Category 1 Route: Distance 25km/15miles, Ascent 260m/850ft
40km – LAKE ANNECY CYCLING DAY TOUR
Highlight of your holiday, soak up the beauty of Lake Annecy and the surrounding Alps.
Category 1 Route: Distance 40km/25miles, Ascent 210m/690ft
40km – VAULX CYCLING DAY TOUR
Patchwork green country fields of France and magnificent views of the Grand Alps!
Category 2 Route: Distance 40km/25miles, Ascent 400m/1300ft
45km – ALBY-SUR-CHERAN CYCLING DAY TOUR
Undulating roads, fantastic views, authentic France.
Category 2 Route: Distance 45km/28miles, Ascent 490m/1600ft
45km – CERCIER CYCLING DAY TOUR
Flat roads among the fruit growing area of the Haute-Savoie.
Category 2 Route: Distance 45km/28miles, Ascent 460m/1500ft
45km – Unique ‘Experiential’ Annecy Cycling Day Tour + Restaurant Lunch
Category 2 Route: Distance 45km/28miles, Ascent 490m/1600ft
Explore the tranquility of the French country lanes as your ride passes traditional tiny villages and away from the Grand Alps. This perfect ride route for discovering the most charming and historic villages of France, each building and monument telling a story from history and the flowers and pride in each village unique to French culture. Enjoy a wonderful hidden gem lunch spot in the medieval village of Alby-sur-Cheran. This historic village looks like the clock stopped many years ago and this is also where the first bridge was built across the River Cheran between the main trading routes of Chambery and Annecy.
Time to return to the present before we return to the most beautiful town in France, Annecy the “Baby Paris”.
50km – CRET DE CHATILLON FRENCH ALPS CYCLING DAY TOUR
Ideal for the climber with spectacular panoramic views from the ‘top of the world’.
Category 4 Route: Distance 50km/31miles, Ascent 1200m/3900ft
55km – TOUR DE FRANCE CYCLING DAY TOUR
Lake and Mountains with this Tour de France route and the Col de la Forclaz (1157m).
Category 3 Route: Distance 55km/34miles, Ascent 780m/2500ft
60km – BELLECOMBE-EN-BAUGES CYCLING DAY TOUR
Discover our favorite cycling area into the green natural valley of the Geopark.
Category 3 Route: Distance 60km/37miles, Ascent 700m/2300ft
65km – COL DU MARAIS FRENCH ALPS CYCLING DAY TOUR
Perfect introduction to the French Alps, including a moderate climb!
Category 2 Route: Distance 65km/40miles, Ascent 540m/1770ft
65km – Unique ‘Experiential’ French Alps Cycling Day Tour + Restaurant Lunch
Category 3 Route: Distance 65km/40miles, Ascent 850m/2800ft
Spectacular views in all directions with this wonderful ride into the Park with an endless choice of quiet tranquil valley roads. Enjoy cycling at its very best with your Annecy cycling day tour and work up an appetite for a lunch stop in our favorite village ‘local’. This might be your favorite also after you’ve tasted Mark’s chocolate éclair or tarte aux fraise. If you have a more savory palate then don’t miss out on tasting Tome des Bauges, produced in this Regional Natural Park. Surrounded by the huge Bauges mountain backdrop and listening to the sounds of village life, whether it’s the church bells ringing, or the passing farmers tractor immerse yourself in rural life of France. Our ride home is a beautiful gentle descent back into Annecy with panoramic views of Lake Annecy and the French Alps, the most perfect photo opportunity!
75km – RHONE RIVER CYCLING DAY TOUR
Slightly down hill to the Rhone, Mont Prince to get you home.
Category 3 Route: Distance 75km/47miles, Ascent 800m/2600ft
75km – SEMNOZ FORREST CYCLING DAY TOUR
Around the Semnoz with undulating valley roads and views all the way.
Category 3 Route: Distance 75km/47miles, Ascent 900m/3100ft
80km – TOUR DE FRANCE CYCLING DAY TOUR
Mountains of the 2013 epic Tour de France stage including Cote de Puget(796m), Cret de Chatillon (1699m)
Category 4 Route: Distance 80km/50miles, Ascent 1750m/5700ft
90km – ARAVIS CHAIN FRENCH ALPS CYCLING DAY TOUR
Tour de France rider for the day, Col de la Croix-Fry (1477m), Col des Aravis (1498m) take your pick!
Category 4 Route: Distance 90km/56miles, Ascent 1450m/4800ft
90km – ST LAURENT FRENCH ALPS CYCLING DAY TOUR
Perfect training route into the Alps with the Col des Fleuries (932m) and hidden valleys.
Category 4 Route: Distance 90km/56miles, Ascent 1400m/4600ft
100km – AIX-LES-BAINS CYCLING DAY TOUR
Explore some of the flatter roads to the east and enjoy the scenic Lake Bourget.
Category 3 Route: Distance 100km/62miles, Ascent 900m/2900ft
110km – BARRAGE-DE-GENISSIAT CYCLING DAY TOUR
Classic endurance day in the saddle following the Rhone River
Category 4 Route: Distance 110km/68miles, Ascent 1350m/4400ft