Moneycorp 2020 Tour de France - £895

Wednesday 15th - Sunday 19th July 2020

403km/3380m

          

Taking the overnight ferry to St Malo from Portsmouth on Wednesday (15th July) evening, this ride will be completely in France.

Meeting in Portsmouth on Wednesday night we will load luggage into the van before embarking on the ferry with our bikes to get a night’s sleep while crossing the channel to St Malo. 
 
Riding through the natural beauty of Normandy (and stopping at the awe-inspring Mont St Michel) you will go through forests and wind your way around classic French villages on the way to Paris to watch the final stage of Le Tour de France.
 
 
Thursday 16th July: St Malo to Bagnole de L'Orne
A total of 147km with 1,293m of ascent.
 

 

Friday 17th July: Bagnole de L'Orne to La Chaussee d'Ivry
A total of 165km with 1,174m of ascent.
 
 
 
Saturday 18th July: La Chaussee d'Ivry to Paris
A total of 91km with 913m of ascent.
 

Please note: Route is indicative and is subject to change upon recce and due to weather and safety factors.

 

 

Please contact ben.lee@bikecation.com if you have any questions about the ride.

How To Book


The total cost of this ride is £895 with a deposit of £200 required to secure your place.  

Moneycorp have secured 30 spots for this ride and is based on a first-come, first-served basis.  Just click the 'Book Now' button above to register.

 


As in the past you can opt in to fundraise for World Bicycle Relief by signing up for this ride.

Founded in 2005 after the Indian Ocean Tsunami, World Bicycle Relief builds and distributes specially-designed, locally assembled, rugged bicycles. With the experience and expertise gained over the last 3 years designing and delivering more than 420,000 Buffalo Bicycles, WBR has developed an efficient, innovative and scalable model to successfully address the great need for reliable, affordable transportation in rural areas of developing countries.

Itinerary


 

Timings subject to change and will be confirmed in the weeks leading to the event.

Wednesday 15th July - meet at Portsmouth harbour (location TBC) at 18:00.  Board ferry for 20:15 departure.

Thursday 16th July - ride from St Malo to Bagnole de L’Orne

Friday 17th July - ride from Bagnole de L’Orne to La Chaussee d’Ivry 

Saturday 18th July - ride from La Chaussee d’Ivry to Paris

Sunday 19th July - lunch and watch the Tour de France before a 21:03 Eurostar arriving back at London St Pancras at 22:39 where you can pick up your bikes.

 

What's Included


 

• 3 nights 3* accommodation (inc breakfast)
• 1 night in twin share cabin on overnight ferry to St Malo on Wednesday night
• Eurostar back to London after watching the final stage 21 of the Tour de France 2020
• Bike transfer back from Paris to London
• Sports Nutrition on ride
• Breakfast and lunch on days 2 - 5
• Dinner on day 2 - 4
• Celebration dinner in Paris
• 1:10 Professional Cycling Guides Ratio
• GPX files
• Bike mechanics (with support vehicles) – transfering luggage and providing the group with mechanical support
• 24/7 support from the Bikecation office
• TTA financial protection
 

What's Not Included


 

• Travel to Portsmouth on day 1
• Insurance
• Bike Hire: Can be arranged, prices start from £40.00 per bike per day
• Dinner on day 5 
 
We will be providing a bike transfer for a limited number of bicycles from London to Portsmouth on day 1.  It will be based on a first-come, first-served basis.  We will pick them up from one central London location.  If you would like to take advantage of this, please contact ben.lee@bikecation.com

          

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