Tour de France atmosphere
Millau suspension bridge
Tour de France with sunflowers
Tour de France and the Devil
Monument of Henri-Desgrange
Coppi and Bobet memorial
Tour de France departs Embrun
Individual Time Trial start
Photos by Andy Jones (Cycling Weekly)
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Tour de France Pyrenees, Alps and Paris
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Wednesday 12th July: Stage 11 (Eymet to Pau 202km)
Today the Tour heads towards the gateway of the Pyrenees with the
finish in Pau.
Our location in Lourdes is ideal for accessing today's finish.
After a relaxing breakfast we shall leave our hotel in Lourdes and travel
the short distance to Pau, where you will be able to explore the city
before the Tour arrives.
Those with bikes can ride out from the hotel in Lourdes to see the finish
of today's stage and ride back to the hotel (82km return ride) or ride out
to the finish in Pau and return back on the coach (41km ride)
Alternatively you can travel out on the coach and ride back to the hotel (41km)
Monday 10th July: Arrival day
We will collect clients from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport at 09:00hrs & 15:00hrs for transport to our hotel, the 3* Hotel Ibis Tour Eiffel Cambronne. We will spend one night in Paris on a bed & buffet breakfast basis. On arrival at the hotel you will need to assemble your bike as we have arranged for you to store your bike bags / cases at the hotel for the duration of the trip so all bikes will be loaded fully assembled on our special bike trailer throughout the Tour.
Tuesday 11th July: Travel to the Lourdes
After breakfast we will assemble in the hotel’s reception at 09:30hrs and get transferred to Paris Montparnasse train station where we shall board the TGV train to Lourdes. On your arrival in Lourdes you will be taken to the 4* Hotel Méditerranée, where we spend the next 4 nights on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.
Our location in Lourdes offers excellent access to all the Pyrenean mountain stages of the 2017
Tour de France.
Tour de France in Pau
Tour de France on the Peyragudes