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Alpe d'Huez Tour of the Oisans

This is the Tour that started it all for us. Our centre based cycling holiday based in Bourg d'Oisans takes in Alpe d'Huez, Col du Galibier the Col de la Croix de Fer and a host of other great climbs. A relaxed week with coffee and lunch stops and as little or as much support as you need.
 
  • Back to base cycling Tour of the Oisans area including classic climbs such as Alpe d'Huez the Col du Galibier and the Col de la Croix de Fer.
  • All rides are supported by a ride leader. Minibus back at base to be used as and when required.
  • Cycle tour covering approximately 60-100 km per day.
  • Covering the major Tour de France and La Marmotte cols of Alpe d'Huez , Col du Galibier , Col de Glandon and more. Please see individual holidays for detailed itinerary.

Details

  • The price includes accommodation on a shared room, bed and breakfast basis for 7 nights  at our base in Bourg d'Oisans.
  • Our house is on a quite street in the middle of town with very easy access to the bars, shops and restaurants.
  • Back at base vehicle support available as required in our air conditioned minibus.
  • WiFi and secure garage space with tools and track pumps

Extras

  • We are able to provide transfers from Grenoble Station
  • Cycle Hire
  • Massage Services in Bourg d'Oisans
  • Energy Packs - energy gels, bars, and drinks - these can be pre ordered from our online shop and they will be waiting for you when you arrive.

What's not included

  • Flights
  • Meals outside of Breakfast
  • Travel Insurance
  • Repairs/Renewals to your bike

Fitness level

Tour format

Back to base tour each day run on a traditional club ride basis. Vehicle support back as base if required.

Tour dates and itinerary

Select your preferred dates below and click on the details button to get more information on the holiday.

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Who are the holidays aimed at ?

The holidays are aimed at all keen cyclists. We are happy to take individual, couple or group bookings. Do not worry if you are coming on your own. We get lots of individuals on our holidays and by the end of the first day you will have experienced the same climbs as everyone else.

Tour Level Guide

Each Tour has a set of chainsets under the main title. This is our grading system to show you the difficulty of the riding and the typical length of any ride that will take place on that tour. Most of our rides take place in the high mountains and this can seriously decrease the length of ride that you are able to do. If you are concerned about your abilty please contact us before making a booking.

 
Very Hard Tour - between 75 and 200KM per day. The day will typically include more than two high mountain passes, a sportive such as the La Marmotte or a longer multi day tour such as the Route des Grandes Alpes
Hard Tour - between 75 and 150 KM per day. The day will typically include more than one high mountain pass. For example Alpe d'Huez and the Col du Galibier
Medium Tour - between 75KM and 100KM per day in high mountains. The day will include at least 1 high mountain pass such as Alpe d'Huez
Easy Tour - maximum of 100KM per day on mostly flat or medium sized mountains
Very Easy Tour - Maximum of 50KM per day on mostly flat terrain.



 

Additional Equipment

What's not included