Tour de France Alps KOM/QOM Challenge - Travel & Sports Australia

Tour de France Alps KOM/QOM Challenge – Riders Only

July 2022

Tour de France Alps KOM/QOM Challenge

(Riders Only)

July 2022

Tour de France Alps KOM/QOM Challenge

(Riders Only)

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS FOR 2023 NOW OPEN

The 2023 Tour de France route will be announced later in the year (no official announcement date has been confirmed yet). Soon after the 2023 Tour de France route has been announced, we’ll publish details of our 2023 Tour de France trip.

Whilst we await next year’s TDF route, we’ve left the details of a previous Thomson trip on the website – as a reference for what to expect in 2023.

How does advance reservation work

How does our risk-free advance reservation work? 

• Whilst we await the Official Announcement of the 2023 Tour de France route, you can register your interest for our TDF trip by submitting an advance reservation accompanied by a AUD $100 deposit.

• Approximately 15 days after the Tour de France route announcement, we will publish full details of our 2023 Tour de France trip on our website. For a period of 7 days after the trip has been published you will have priority booking status before we open up bookings to the general public.

• If you decide to book the trip, we will ask you to submit a booking from our website to confirm your spot.

• If you decide NOT to book the trip, we will cancel your advance reservation and immediately refund your AUD $100 advance reservation deposit.

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TOUR DE FRANCE ALPS KOM/QOM CHALLENGE
(RIDERS ONLY)

 

The key Alps stages with the Premier Official Tour Operator Includes Alpe d’Huez VIP

LIVE race-viewing of the key stages in the Alps including VIP access to the Stage Finish in Alpe d’Huez! Ride the Col du Galibier, Col de Joux Plane and of course Alpe d’Huez. No one does the Tour like Thomson!

LIVE RACE VIEWING

Stage 9: Aigle to Châtel
Private Hospitality Marquee on the Col de la Croix

Stage 10: Morzine to Megève
VIP Departure Village in Morzine

Stage 12: Briançon to Alpe d’Huez
VIP Finish-Line Tribune in Alpe d’Huez
Prices & Dates

OPTION 1:
8 Days / 7 Nights package: Alps

NEXT DEPARTURE:
July 9th 2022

FROM
$11,495 pp*

This trip is now closed. Pre-reserve your spot for 2023 with a risk-free Advance Reservation.

Overview
Thomson Tour de France KOM/QOM Challenges are the trips of choice for avid cyclists of all abilities looking for a unique blend of LIVE race-viewing and challenging riding.

Experience the highlight of the Tour de France in the Alps, the Finish of Stage 12 in Alpe d’Huez on Bastille Day.

Our Alpe d’Huez program includes:

  • • access to the VIP Tribune at the Finish in Alpe d’Huez
  • • an official ride across the Alpe d’Huez Finish Line before the peloton
  • • a memorable photo shoot on the Official Alpe d’Huez Podium

You’ll also witness Stage 9 on the spectacular Swiss climb to the Col de la Croix, LIVE on the mountain-side from our Private Hospitality Marquee, and mingle with pro riders and Tour celebrities with our privileged VIP access to the Departure Village at the start of Stage 10 in Morzine.

Riding is also a key feature of Thomson Tour de France trips and on this trip you’ll conquer numerous famous climbs including Alpe d’Huez, Col du Galibier, Col de Joux Plane, the incredible Lacets de Montvernier, and a spectacular ride over the super-steep Col du Coq and through the Chartreuse Natural Reserve Park. No one rides like Thomson!

Non-Riders: this trip is reserved exclusively for cyclists. We’re running a parallel TDF Alps trip that welcomes non-riding partners. Full details available here.

3 FULLY SUPPORTED DAILY RIDES

Yes, that’s correct! Each day you’ll have the choice of 3 different fully supported rides – from 20km to 145km (12 miles to 90 miles). No matter your fitness level, our extensive ride program has you covered. Perfect for couples who love to ride but have different fitness levels.

SPORT

PERFORMANCE

EPIC

Total distance  235 km 488 km 659 km
Total elevation 8,726m 14,795m 18,809m
Daily average distance 34 km 70 km 94 km
Daily average elevation 1,247m 2,114m 2,687m

IN THEIR WORDS

The reviews from our guests are our best accolade.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

TOUR DE FRANCE VIEWING
  • TDF Stage 9: access to our Private Race-Viewing Hospitality Marquee on the climb to the Col de la Croix
  • TDF Stage 10: access to the VIP Departure Village in Morzine
  • TDF Stage 12: VIP ride across the Finish Line, Podium photo op, and access to the VIP Tribune at the Finish Line in Alpe d’Huez
ACCOMMODATION & MEALS
  • 8 days / 7 nights fully accompanied trip
  • All accommodations
  • All breakfasts
  • All dinners
  • 3 x sit-down lunches
  • 2 x picnic lunches during the rides
TRANSPORTATION
  • Pick-up & Drop-off at Lyon St Exupery Airport
  • All transportation during the trip
  • All luggage & bike box transfers
CYCLING SUPPORT
  • 1 x Support Van & 1 x Ride Leader per 8 guests (approx.)
  • Overall Staff to Guest ratio: 1 to 3
  • Experienced bike mechanic
  • Park Tools Toolkit
  • Daily ride gpx files provided
NUTRITION DURING THE RIDES
  • Energy bars, gels and sports drink
  • Variety of snacks and local specialties for picnic lunches
  • Bottled water
  • Post-ride recovery food
MERCHANDISING
  • Tour de France Gift Bag
  • Tour de France Roadbook – the Holy Grail – given only to teams, media & Official Tour Operators
  • Special Discount card for Official Tour de France stores
  • Thomson Bike Tours merchandise pack
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
  • Airfare
  • Travel and personal insurance
  • Additional hotel expenses i.e. phone charges, mini-bar, gratuities
  • Staff gratuities
  • Local tours
  • Trip extensions

Our TASA team would love to help you book your airfares, trip extensions, transfers, cruise or tours and make the most of your trip. Contact our friendly staff on 1800 33 44 23 or email tours@tasa.com.au 

THERE’S NO EXPERIENCE LIKE IT

Born from a love of cycling and a passion to create the greatest cycling experiences, there’s nothin like a Thomson Bike Tours trip.

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EPIC TRANS Pyrénées 8 Days / 7 Nights $5,795 ENQUIRE
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TRANS Dolomites  8 Days / 7 Nights $5,795 SEE MORE
EPIC TRANS Swiss 8 Days / 7 Nights $6,995 ENQUIRE
EPIC TRANS French Alps 8 Days / 7 Nights $5,795 ENQUIRE
TRANS French Alps 8 Days / 7 Nights $5,795 SEE MORE
GRAVEL MOROCCO 8 Days / 7 Nights $5,995 SEE MORE
TOUR DE FRANCE FEMMES 10 Days / 9 Nights $9,495 SEE MORE
TOUR DE FRANCE Multiple options $8,795 SEE MORE

CYCLING BUT NOT ONLY

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