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Etape du Tour 2016

Your perfect rest stop for the Etape du Tour weekend!

  • Catered chalet
  • French Alps —Les Houches
  • Activity Type
    • Route advice only
    • Sportives/races
    • Fixed base
  • Groups up to 11
  • Features
    • Bike tools
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Family rooms
    • Hot tub
    • Music system
    • Private parking
    • Secure bike storage
    • Terrace
    • TV/DVD
    • Uncovered bike maintenance area
    • Wifi


Etape du Tour weekend 3 night stay; focusing on small groups. Our Etape weekend will be limited to a maximum 11 riders.

Every keen cyclist should do the Etape at least once in their cycling career.

Etape du Tour weekend accommodation and logistics package is designed to minimize the stress of the Etape planning to enable you to ‘enjoy’ the big day following your months of training.

Included - All ground transfers to and from Geneva International Airport, Megeve, return from Morzine etc - 3 nights accommodation on a twin/triple share basis - 3 nights meals with wine on a half board basis - Vehicle Support

Optional Extras - Bike Hire

Friday 8th July

Arrival Geneva International Airport meeting flights landing 12:00 latest local Geneva time. Transfer for the short drive to Megeve for Etape sign on, and Etape expo village.

Saturday 9th July Option for an acclimatization and shake down ride after breakfast. Returning to the Chalet for afternoon cakes and pasta. Dinner will be served at 19:00

Sunday 10th July Early start with an Etape breakfast, and short drive to Megeve for the start of the 2016 Etape du Tour. Rendez-vous post Etape

Monday 11th July Transfer to Geneva Airport for flights departing around 12:00


Our centre based cycling holidays are located at Chalet Annabelle, Chamonix Valley, France. Chalet Annabelle is a modern alpine chalet in a spectacular location and we are also kitted out with secure bike storage and maintenance facilities. We provide a laundry service for cycling gear.

Chalet Annabelle is a peaceful retreat with the convenience of a just a short drive to the centre of Chamonix, Mont Blanc.

Guest accommodation is spacious. The large patio windows, balconies and terrace afford spectacular views of the Chamonix Mont Blanc Valley and the breathtaking Aiguille du Midi. The chalet sleeps eleven adults comfortably.

  • Log fire, with UK Satellite TV, movie channels, DVD & film library, wii machine and toy chest.

  • Separate TV/Games Room for children and adults alike, for movies, wii machine, games and play area. Free unlimited wifi throughout

  • Large south facing decking, sunny spot, with sunken 6 man hot tub overlooking the Mont Blanc Massif.

  • 5 individually designed bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, all beds are fully flexible for ether king, twins or singles. Eqyptian cotton bedlinen, plentiful towels, bathrobes, complimentary slippers and toiletries.

  • Extensive private parking on two driveways for 6+ vehicles, on a no-through road, with large garden area.

  • Private semi rural setting with 360 degree mountainous views, overlooking the Mont Blanc Massif, on a quiet no-throug road, yet close enough to enjoy the amenities of the busy Chamonix town centre.


Chalet Annabelle has the best of both worlds, it is situated in a quiet residential area away from the main village road and valley highway, semi rural with amazing mountainous 360 degree views, although close to amenities with the local supermarket being just 2 minutes drive away.

The busy Chamonix town centre is just a short drive way either on the valley highway or quieter B road, where you’ll finds lot of bars, restaurants, shops and tourist activities. The village is just a short drive or walk which also has a great tourist information centre, and a selection of bars and places to eat.