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Le Etape du Tour 2016

The 2016 Etape du Tour will be from Megève to Morzine, taking in four major climbs through the Alps.

  • Half board hotel
  • French Alps —Megève
  • Activity Type
    • With guide
    • Sportives/races
    • Fixed base
  • Features
    • Bar
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Hot tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • Sauna
    • Secure bike storage
    • Terrace
    • TV/DVD
    • Wifi

Service

The route is 146km long with approximately 3,350 meters of climbing. The toughest climb of the day will be the final climb up the Col de Joux Plane, which is a 11.6km climb at an average of 8.5% with a maximum grade of 12.5%. This will be the 12th time the Tour de France has used this famous climb. The closed roads ride is in its 24th year and will take place on 10 July, 2016. The stage is the same route that the Tour de France professional riders will ride on stage 20 on 23rd July next year. Etape organisers ASO will make around 15,000 places available for this year’s event and it is expected around 40% of the riders will be non-French cyclists. Megeve is the venue for the 2016 Etape du Tour village where registration will take place. This Etape du Tour travel package is for 3 nights, arriving on Friday 8th July and departing on Monday 11th July.

What’s Included?:

  • 3 nights lodging in 3 star hotel Au Vieux Moulin
  • 3 x breakfast
  • Airport transfers to/ from Geneva airport, please note bikes have to be in bike bags to be transported
  • Bike storage at the hotel
  • Experienced STI Sports team
  • Transport from Morzine back to Megeve.
  • Day bag service on Etape day
  • Additional feed stations en-route
  • Mechanical assistance at the Etape EXPO.
  • Entry - Inscription
  • English speaking tour guides

What’s not included?

  • Lunches - Diners
  • Single supplement €295
  • Quality Racing Bikes €225
  • Insurance
  • Airfares

Accommodation

Situated in Megeve, Au Vieux Moulin is close to shopping areas, post office and the cable cars. All rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, minibar, telephone, a safe and the majority of rooms have a balcony.

Guests can enjoy gourmet dishes and local specialties at the restaurant or Restaunome a drink at the hotel bar.

A heated outdoor pool is open in summer, with a hot tub available throughout the year.

Location

Trainings ride options, Col de la Croix-Fry with its top on 1486 meters (4812 feet) and Col de Aravis. Less difficult are two other climbs; the 947 meters (3107 feet) high Col de L`Epine and Col du Marias 843 meters (2766 feet).

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