Spring Breaks - Côte d'Azur, Provence 0 places available, see our other open tours

Departure Date: 01-Apr-2019 (4 - nights)

Ride in the spring warmth and sunshine, fully supported, while experiencing the amazing sights and sounds of the Cote d’Azur?
velobiketours have designed 5-day riding packages that take care of all the logistics and maximise your time on the bike. Nice Airport, on the beautiful Cote d’Azur, is just a short hop away from the UK, other European cities, and also offers a shorter ride option for any longer-haul travellers. We have tour packages running from Monday to Friday on these selected weekends.


Spring Breaks - Provence, Mont Ventoux 0 places available, see our other open tours

Departure Date: 08-Apr-2019 (4 - nights)

Why not escape the cold and enjoy the spring warmth of Provence? velobiketours have designed 5-day riding packages that take care of all the logistics and maximise your time on the bike.
The Papal 13th Century walled city of Avignon is our pick up and drop off point for these tours which is an easy TGV train journey from either Nice or Lyon airports. We have tour packages running from Monday to Friday throughout in April and May.


Giro Italy Grand Tour 2019 0 places available - see our other open tours

Departure Date: 25-May-2019 (10 - nights)

The velobiketours Giro Italy Tour in 2019 will follow the final climatic week. We join the race as it arrives in Como on stage 14, a route that includes the same four finishing climbs as in the October Classic ‘Il Lombardia’. The Giro then heads up into the Alps for a stage that includes both the Passo Gavia and Passo del Mortirolo. The crescendo is three mountainous days in the Dolomites before concluding with an individual time trial in Verona.
Our tour will be an amazing week of action; the atmosphere will be electric, the racing frantic, so why not witness the Giro d’Italia live – the race that always produces the most exciting racing of all three ‘Grand Tours’.


Italy Lakes, Alps & Dolomites 0 places available, see our other open tours

Departure Date: 06-Jun-2019 (9 - nights)

Our northern Italy, Lakes, Alps and Dolomite’s tour is designed to offer the very best in culture, cuisine and of course cycling that these three uniquely different Italian paradises have to offer. We ride around the beautiful shores of Lago di Iseo and Lago di Garda before hitting the awesome Dolomites to ride the Sella Ronda passes and the Passo Giau. The Giro d'Italia Cima Coppi par excellence the Passo dello Stelvio will take us into the historic Alpine town of Bormio where the Passo di Gavia and Mortirolo await. Our final destination is Lake Como where we will experience the final climbs of the Giro di Lombardi. It will be bellisimo, bellisimo, bellisimo!


France & Italy - Alpine Odyssey Sold out

Departure Date: 18-Jun-2019 (9 - nights)

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France's gorgeous Cote d'Azur is both the starting and finishing point for this tour; the circular route from Cannes traverses the mighty Alpes-Maritimes, crossing over the highest paved pass in Europe, the Col del la Bonette. We enjoy the Mexican influenced town of Barcelonnette before crossing the Italian border into Piemonte and the historic town of Saluzzo. We explore the Po Valley and Cuneo before hitting the Italian coast to ride the final climbs of Milan – Sanremo, the Cipressa & Poggio as we make our way back through Monaco to Nice. This tour is a mix of high mountains balanced with the rich cultural experiences gained from ancient towns and of course the French and Italian Riviera, thrown in for good measure.


Classic Climbs Pyrénées Sold out

Departure Date: 04-Jul-2019 (8 - nights)

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What is it like to cycle in ‘paradise’? Well, unspoiled valleys, high rugged summits and mountain passes, coupled with charming villages that offers a true perspective on French rural life. This is the Pyrénées in all its splendour. Our tour kicks off from a elegant Château in Saint Girons and finishes in the historic town of Pau. We will ride on the quiet back roads witnessing truly dramatic scenery, as we climb the major mountains made famous by the Tour de France.


Tour de France Sold out

Departure Date: 19-Jul-2019 (10 - nights)

Places still available - be quick to secure your spot!

In 2019 the race organiser, the ASO, has chosen to celebrate the 100th anniversary of ‘the introduction of the race leader’s yellow jersey’. The route features 30 categorised climbs, five mountain finishes and only 54 kilometres of time trialling. The 2019 Tour de France will be a battle in ‘thin air’, with three of the five mountain-top finishes above 2000 metres, leading race director Christian Prudhomme to bill it as "the highest Tour in history".


Italy Lakes & Alps Sold out

Departure Date: 01-Sep-2019 (7 - nights)

The tour starts in an idyllic lakeside town on Lake Maggiore and over the next four days of riding you will circumnavigate, climb up to and over the northern Italy lakes of Lago d’Orta, Lago Lugano and Lago Como, visiting many of the picturesque towns and villages on route. You will ride a loop through Switzerland and ride the final climbs upon which the Giro Lombardia race is decided, including the Madonna del Ghisallo, which used every year in the race. Moving onto the Italian Alps fabulous climbs, the Gavia, Mortirolo and of course the mighty Passo dello Stelvio with its 48 ‘tornantes’!


Traversing the Dolomites Sold out

Departure Date: 09-Sep-2019 (7 - nights)

Traversing the Dolomites’ is a mystical cycling journey from the serene splendour of the Sella Ronda passes all the way east to where the formidable test of Monte Zoncolan awaits. This route is feature packed with amazing panoramic vista’s and formidable Giro climbs such as the Passo Valparola, Passo Falzarego, Passo Giau, Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Passo Tri Croci.