Region France / Spain - From Lourdes to Girona
Tour Haute Pyrenees - Spain
RIDE THE FAMOUS MOUNTAINS OF LE TOUR DE FRANCE
9 days / 8 nights
Level: Intermediate Advance
Price From: A$3,230
Beginning at the foothills of the Haute Pyrenees, for we will be in the mountains that have made the Tour de France famous including Tourmalet, Aspin, Pyresourde, and Portillion with the option for additional climbs, although during the first week is for satisfying the inner ‘Hill Lover’ in us all, there is are alternate options for those who would like a less challenging holiday. We have a planned rest day in Bagnares du Luchon to celebrate the big hills before we head south into Spanish wilderness through to small prosperous country of Andorra. Andorra is a Catalan principality famous for reduced tax and tourism but also used as a training base for many pro cycling teams. After Andorra, we make our way through the bumpy low lands to Girona “cyclists’ favourite city”.
Col de Tourmalet, Col d’Aspin, Col de Pyresourde, Col de Portillion
Optional Col d’Aubisque, Col du Soulour, Super Bagnares, Port de Bales, Courterets
Lourdes, Bagnares de Luchon
11th June 2020
Lourdes via train from Tolouse or Paris airports, Pau or Tarbes via plane.
19th June 2020
If not continuing: Train to Barcelona Airport.