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Cycling in the French Alps

Spectacular Summer Cycling in the French Alps with a choice of Half Day and Full Day bike tours from the beautifully stunning French Alps Lake side town of Annecy.
Challenge yourself with the very best French Alps bike ride of your life on famous roads of the Tour de France, tick off great classic cols that you have seen on TV plus many more.
With your highly experienced, local cycling guide get ready for an unforgettable bike riding experience in the French Alps an amazing guided cycling experience from the team at Practice Bicycle Tours.

The majestic Northern French Alps at the crossroads between France, Italy and Switzerland with the centre piece Lake Annecy – ‘Cycling Paradise’. This superb selection of Alps Cycling Tours includes, the Col de la Forclaz (1157m) and Semnoz (1665m) with spectacular panoramic views above Lake Annecy, the Col de la Croix-fry (1477m) one of many iconic Tour de France Cols in the Aravis Mountain Range or in the distance Mont Revard (1463m) French Alps cycling on top of the world!

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  • Spectacular Cycling in the Alps

    Pick your Challenging and Epic French Alps Bike Tour from the shores of Lake Annecy


    Half Day French Alps Cycle Tours

    Take the challenge with your perfect Alpine Cols Bike Tour!

    Col du Tamie
    Distance 75km Ascent 600m
    Col du Tamie (907m) 10.1km @ 3.9%
    Col de Forclaz
    Distance 55km Ascent 780m
    Col de Forclaz (1157m) 9.8km @ 6.9%
    Cote de Bluffy (734m) 3.7km @ 6%
    Col du l’Epine
    Distance 75km Ascent 770m
    Col du l’Epine (947m) 6.1km @ 7.2%
    Cret Chatillion
    Distance 70km Ascent 1300m
    Cote du Puget (796m) 5.4km @ 5.9%
    Col de Leschaux (900m) 3.6km @ 6.1%
    Cret Chatillion (1660m) 13.4km @ 5.7%


    Day French Alps Cycle Tours

    Get ready for an Epic French Alps Bike Tour feel like a Tour de France rider for the day!

    Col des Aravis
    Distance 90km Ascent 1450m
    Col de la Croix-fry (1477m) 11.3km @ 7% Col des Aravis (1486m) 5km @ 6.4%

    Mont Revard
    Distance 100km Ascent 1660m
    Col de Leschaux (900m) 11.9km @ 3.7% Col Plainpalais (1174m) 12.5km @ 4.7% Mont Revard (1562m) 15.9km @ 5.6%

    Col l’Arpettaz
    Distance 105km Ascent 1355m
    Col de l’Arpettaz (1581m) 16.3km @ 7.1% Col de la Forclaz (870m) 5.6km @ 8%

    Col Colombiere
    Distance 115km Ascent 2000m
    Col des Fleuries (930m) 5.6km @ 5%
    Col Colombiere (1618m) 11.8km @ 5.9%

    Amazing Iconic Cols all from the town of Annecy

    • Cote de Bluffy (734m) cat3 – 3.7km @ 6%
    • Col de la Forclaz (1157m) cat1 – 9.8km @ 6.9%
    • Cote du Puget (796m) cat2 – 5.4km @ 5.9%
    • Col de Leschaux (900m) cat3 11.9km @ 3.7%
    • Semnoz (1665m) HC – 10.7km @ 8.5%
    • Col du Glieres (1440m) cat1 – 9.4km @ 7.1%
    • Col des Aravis (1486m) cat1 – 11.5km @ 5%
    • Mont Revard (1463m) cat1 – 15.9km @ 5.6%
    • Col Richemond (1051m) cat3 – 11.5km @ 3.7%
    • Col des Pres (1142m) cat3 – 3.4km @ 6.9%
    • Col des Saisies (1657m) cat1 – 14.7km @ 5.1%
    • Col de la Colombiere (1618m) cat1 – 11.8km @ 5.9%
    • Col Fretallaz (695m) cat4 – 5km @ 5%
    • Col du Tamie (950m) cat2 – 10.1km @ 3.9%
    • Col de Plainpalais (1173m) – 12.5km @ 4.7%
    • Col du Marais (843m) cat3 – 10km @ 4%
    • Col de l’Arpettaz (1581m) – 16.3km @ 7.1%
    • Cote Mont-Charvin (911m) cat3 – 3.6km @ 6%
    • Col du l’Epine (947m) cat2 – 6.1km @ 7.2%
    • Cote Allion-le-Vieux (929m) cat3 – 6km @ 4%
    • Col du Clergeon (979m) 15km @ 5%
    • Col de la Croix-fry (1477m) cat1 – 11.3km @ 7%
    • Grand Colombier (1505m) HC – 18.3km @ 6.9%
    • Cote du Mont-des-Prince (696m) cat3 – 6km @ 7%

    More Information

    The Alps Cycling Tours depart at 8:30am from a Central Annecy meeting point and return to the same location.
    The Practice Bicycle meet point location will be confirmed with our guests at time of booking.

    Depending on your selected ride the Half Day French Alps Cycle Tours return to Annecy approximately midday to 1:00pm.
    The Day French Alps Cycle Tours will return to Annecy approximately 3:00pm to 4:00pm

    French Alps Cycle Tours can be booked via the website up to 24 hours prior to your selected date.  All prices are per person and advertised in Australian Dollars (AUD $) Payment is required at time of Booking with the following options available to you.

    Your full payment can be made at time of registration by PayPal secure online payment facility.

    Credit Card
    Your full payment can be made at time of registration by credit card secure online payment facility.

    Yes helmet and pedals are available with your bike hire at no additional charge.
    Select your Bike Hire Size, Pedal Type and Helmet required from the drop down menu when booking.

    Half Day and Day French Alps Cycle Tours must be paid in full at time of booking. This payment is Non-Refundable.
    If for any reason you cannot participate in your booked tour date, please notify Practice Bicycle via email at least 24 hrs prior to your tour date.
    On receipt of email we will offer you a credit to the same value for an alternative tour date should this be possible.

    Quality carbon road bikes are available as an optional extra with your Half Day and Day French Alps Cycle Tours in Annecy.

    Depending on availability and size we have several brands available including Cannondale, Fuji, Lapierre, all carbon bikes are recent models with Shimano Compact Gears 50/34 x 12/32.

    Cannondale Synapse Carbon Road Bike Shimano compact 50/34 x 12-32        Fuji Quality Carbon Road Bike Hire Shimano compact 50,34 x 12-34      Lapierre disc brake Quality Carbon Road Bike Hire Shimano compact 50,34 x 12-32

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