Day 1 – July 28th 2022 – Arrival
Following an initial welcome at Geneva airport, you’ll be transferred to your hotel in Annecy (exclusively if you booked this option).Bike fittings and preparations will be made upon arrival before we set off for a gentle group ride around the lake.
We’ll enjoy a team dinner before settling in for the night
(dinner included but night not included in Standard package 2 Nights).
Day 2 – July 29th 2022 – Inferno #1
An early wake up in time for breakfast at 4am.
You’ll ease into the ride with a 20km flat road – your only one for the whole trip!
The rest of the day includes climbing Col de Tamié (907m), Col de la Madeleine (1993m), Col du Télégraphe (1570m), Col du Galibier (2580m) and Col d’Izoard (2363m).
The night is spent in Guillestre.
Day totalling 255km with 6000m+ and 5500m-.
Day 3 – July 30th 2022 – Inferno #2
Another early start awaits us as we set off at 5:30am for the Col de Vars (2105m), before climbing La Cime de la Bonnette (2715m), Europe’s highest paved road.
The following 2 cols will certainly test your mental strength: Col Saint Martin (1510m) and Col de Turini (1607m).
You’ve made it and certainly deserve the fun descent back to Menton before we celebrate over a well deserved dinner!
Day totalling 220km with 5500m+ and 6500m.
Day 4 – July 31th 2022 – Departure
No doubt you will have deserved today’s lie in!
After a leisurely breakfast we will offer shuttle transfer to Nice airport. Transfers back to Annecy by mini van are also available on request and subject to availability (50€, departure midday).