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The Ultimate Cycling Tour Across Italy and France

Set off on an unforgettable Alpine odyssey — From Turin's historic grandeur to Cervino's majestic peaks, cycle through Italy's heart, conquering iconic mountain passes.
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9 days / 8 nights
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From: 1,885€/person
For avid cyclists, used to long consecutive days with steep ascents and/or tougher terrain

Begin your epic journey with a scenic transfer to Sampeyre in the heart of Piedmont

Tackle the stunning yet lesser-known Colle dell’Agnello, a true cyclist’s delight

Conquer the legendary cols – Col de l’Izoard and Col du Lautaret, steeped in Tour de France history

Experience the grandeur of the Galibier Pass, a testament to true cycling prowess

Ascend the breathtaking Col de la Madeleine, a climb graced by cycling’s greats

Ride through the serene beauty of the Cormet de Roselend, a juxtaposition of challenge and tranquillity

Cross the majestic Petit San Bernard Pass, marking a glorious return to Italy

Conclude with the awe-inspiring climb to Cervino, under the shadow of the magnificent Matterhorn

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Tour design and organization
Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions
Service and support during your tour
GPS navigation with an easy-to-use app
Accommodation as per itinerary
Luggage transfer

Embark on a cycling odyssey that traverses the picturesque landscapes and challenging terrains of the Italian and French Alps. Our journey commences in the vibrant city of Turin, leading to the heart of Piedmont in Sampeyre. The expedition is marked by the ascent of the Colle dell’Agnello, an enchanting but demanding pass that offers cyclists a unique blend of tranquillity and challenge.

As we cross into France, the legendary Col de l’Izoard and Col du Lautaret await, each a staple in the Tour de France and a rite of passage for any serious cyclist. The Galibier, one of cycling’s most revered climbs, presents an unparalleled challenge, while the Col de la Madeleine captivates with its stunning vistas and illustrious history.

In the serene Cormet de Roselend, beauty and challenge intermingle, offering a moment of reflection amidst the exertion. The Petit San Bernard marks our return to Italy, leading us through spectacular landscapes to the tour’s crowning jewel – the ascent to Cervino, set against the backdrop of the awe-inspiring Matterhorn.

Each day’s journey, varying from 60 to 90 kilometres, is not just about the distance but the stories, the landscapes, and the personal triumphs. With elevations ranging from 1,500 to 2,500 meters, the tour promises exhilaration and fulfilment. As we conclude our adventure in the shadow of the Matterhorn, we reflect on a journey not just of miles, but of memories, camaraderie, and the unbreakable spirit of cycling.

Accommodations throughout the tour ensure comfort and relaxation, providing a perfect balance to the day’s efforts. As we part ways, the spirit of the Alps remains with us – a testament to the journey, the challenges overcome, and the beauty witnessed.

Throughout your trip, our team will provide you with 24/7 support, expertly guiding you from afar. We’re dedicated to ensuring that this journey becomes an unforgettable memory that you’ll cherish for years to come.


Average weather forecast

High (°F) 43 48 57 63 72 79 84 82 75 64 52 43
Low (°F) 30 32 39 45 54 59 64 64 57 48 39 32
Rain (in) 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 5 3 2
High (°C) 6 9 14 17 22 26 29 28 24 18 11 6
Low (°C) -1 0 4 7 12 15 18 18 14 9 4 0
Rain (mm) 59 49 65 75 95 67 66 89 93 122 76 61

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Those who like a good adventure and limitless flexibility should go on a self-guided cycling holiday in Slovenia. We prepare the itinerary and book your accommodations; You enjoy the journey without our guide, being fully in charge of all the daily decisions. While you’ll have the full support of our team in case of any emergencies or concerns, a certain level of self-reliance is required.


We handle itineraries, accommodations, and anything else you prefer not to deal with, so you can enjoy a carefree holiday.

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