Tour de France Pyrenees KOM/QOM Challenge - Riders Only - Travel & Sports Australia

Tour de France Pyrenees KOM/QOM Challenge – Riders Only

July 2022

Tour de France Pyrenees KOM/QOM Challenge

(Riders Only)

July 2022

Tour de France Pyrenees 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 PYRENEES KOM/QOM CHALLENGE
(RIDERS ONLY)

 

The Pyrenees stages with the Premier Official Tour Operator Optional Paris extension

LIVE race-viewing of the key stages in the Pyrenees and challenging rides including the Tourmalet, Hautacam and the Col d’Aubisque. Optional extension to witness the Grand Finale in Paris.

LIVE RACE VIEWING

STAGE 17: SAINT-GAUDENS TO PEYRAGUDES
VIP Finish-Line Tribune in Peyragudes

STAGE 18: LOURDES TO HAUTACAM
Private Hospitality Marquee on the final climb to Hautacam

STAGE 19: CASTELNAU-MAGNOAC TO CAHORS
VIP Departure Village in Castelnau-Magnoac

STAGE 21: PARIS LA DÉFENSE ARENA TO PARIS CHAMPS-ÉLYSÉES
The Final Stage on the Champs-Elysées (Paris Extension Only)
Prices & Dates

OPTION 1:
7 Days / 6 Nights package: Pyrenees

OPTION 2:
8 Days / 7 Nights Package: Pyrenees & Paris Extension

NEXT DEPARTURE: July 18th 2022

FROM
$8,795 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 Pyrenees at the summit finish in Hautacam, live on the mountain-side from our Private Hospitality Marquee. Mingle with the pro riders and Tour celebrities with our privileged VIP access to the Departure Village of Stage 19 in Castelnau-Magnoac, and cherish the unique experience of riding across the Finish Line ahead of the peloton in Peyragudes.

You’ll also have a challenging ride program. You’ll conquer numerous famous climbs including the Col du Tourmalet, Col de Portet, Port de Balès, Col de Peyresoude, Col d’Aspin and the legendary climb to Hautacam on race day.

No one rides like Thomson!

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

Paris Extension: extend your trip to continue on to Paris and witness the Final Stage on the Champs-Elysées. Our Paris Extension includes travel to Paris (flight or high-speed TGV train), accommodation at the 5-star Hotel Intercontinental Opera, and entry to the Elysée Tribune directly opposite the Finish Line on the Champs-Elysées circuit.

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 140km (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  202 km 345 km 594 km
Total elevation 6,622m 11,277m 17,738m
Daily average distance 34 km 58 km 99 km
Daily average elevation 1,104m 1,880m 2,956m

IN THEIR WORDS

The reviews from our guests are our best accolade.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

TOUR DE FRANCE VIEWING
  • TDF Stage 17: VIP ride across the Finish Line, Podium photo op, and access to the VIP Tribune at the Finish Line in Peyragudes
  • TDF Stage 18: access to our Private Race-Viewing Hospitality Marquee at the Summit Finish in Hautacam
  • TDF Stage 19: access to the VIP Departure Village in Castelnau-Magnoac (optional)
ACCOMMODATION & MEALS
  • 7 days / 6 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 Toulouse Blagnac 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
PARIS EXTENSION (IF SELECTED)
  • TDF Stage 21: access to the Elysée Tribune at the Finish Line in Paris
  • Transfer from Toulouse to Paris (either Flight or TGV High-speed train)
  • Private shuttle to the Hotel Intercontinental in Paris
  • 1 night accommodation in the 5-star Hotel Intercontinental Opera in Paris
  • Breakfast at the Hotel Intercontinental in Paris
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
GRAVEL Tuscany 7 Days / 6 Nights $4,695 SEE MORE
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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Thomson Bike Tours have a rich and proud history of being the expert in the best cycling tours and cycling camps in the world. Similarly, Travel & Sports Australia have combined unmatched dedication, product knowledge and customer service to create memorable travel experiences for sports fans all over Australia and the world.

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