Cycling tours with varied terrain and stunning climbs and thrilling descents.
The French Alps are home to some of the Tour de France’s most famous and difficult mountain stages. However, you don’t have to be a pro to appreciate the agony and glory of an epic climb; with a little preparation and the right equipment, you can tackle any of our cycling tours in the Alps. And, because you’re in the French Alps, your efforts are rewarded at the end of the day with a hearty raclette, fondue, or tartiflette accompanied by vin rouge – calories out, calories in!
The French Alps climbs are the stuff of legends. Consider blue skies, crisp air, and snow-capped peaks. Some are Tour classics that allow you to compete against the best cyclists in the world, while others are challenging but manageable ascents through breathtaking scenery. All of these climbs will set your legs on fire, but they are all extremely rewarding when you reach the top.