CYCLING 2016-17 p062-063

exodus Cycling2016

San Remo-Nice Ride Dates & Price Guide START END FLIGHT INC LAND ONLY Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Optional single supplement £265 • Land only start San Remo day 1, end Grasse day 8 • Insurance: Please see page 106 Bike details: • Scott CR1 aluminium road bike £100, paid on booking • Carbon road bike £240, paid on booking Mercantour N.P. cycling transfer Premium departure S P F Polo FdeparturPe F Family departure DROP BARS • FRANCE, ITALY 63 8 days inc. flights from £1099 Mercantour National Park France, Italy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Activity Level CHALLENGING/TOUGH Trip Code MSN At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Fly to Nice and transfer to San Remo; free time to sort out bikes and explore the town. 2 Ride the Poggio climb, featured at the end of Milan-San Remo race; cycle back roads to the Italian Riviera, then into France at Menton. 3 Circular ride through beautiful hill top villages and over the famous Col de la Madone and the Col d'Eze. 4 A hilly day over the Col du Castillon, Col de Braus and a steady climb from L'Escarene to Vence. 5 Circular ride taking in the Col de Vence; a great climb often featured in the Paris-Nice race. 6 Cycle over the other side of the Col du Vence to Grasse. 7 Circular ride from Grasse up to the Plateau de Caussols. 8 Free morning to relax in Grasse before transferring to Nice airport; fly to London Perfect cycling roads l Spot professional riders l Col de la Madone and the Poggio • 6 days cycling with 100% vehicle support (limited seats) • 100% tarmac roads • Hilly route with mountain passes • Group normally 4 to 16 plus leader in suport vehicle Min age 16 yrs • 7 nights hotels • All breakfasts included This tour brings us from the Italian to the French Riviera, following the best parts of the coast and taking on a number of stunning climbs from the Milan-San Remo and Paris-Nice bike races. We discover the hidden gems of the Riviera as we cycle between picturesque hill top villages and over iconic mountain passes like the Col de la Madone, Col du Braus and the Col du Vence. However it's not just the cycling that makes this area so special, there is an abundance of great restaurants, cafes, bars and boulangeries as well as the fantastic weather. It's no wonder that so many professional riders are based here. ITALY MONACO FRANCE Menton Nice San Remo Vence Eze Grasse 0 10 20 30 km Col de Vence Col de Braus Caussols 2016 14 May 21 May 1099 929 04 Jun 11 Jun 1099 929 17 Sep 24 Sep 1099 929 2017 01 Apr 08 Apr 1159 979 06 May 13 May 1159 979 16 Sep 23 Sep 1159 979 ACCOMMODATION We stay in a selection of hotels all ideally located along the route and near towns with a good choice of bars and restaurants, allowing you to indulge in the fantastic cuisine along the French and Italian Riviera. Accommodation is on a twin share basis but a single supplement can be arranged on booking. Daily Distance (km) 2 67 3 57 4 100 5 58 6 65 7 58 “Don’t think about it, just do it!” Peter White Call 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code


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