CYCLING 2016-17 p066-067

exodus Cycling2016

DROP BARS • FRANCE 66 Col 8 days inc. flights from £1099 France NEW 2 64 Activity Level TOUGH/TOUGH+ Trip Code MSA At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Fly to Lyon; transfer to Saint Jean de Maurienne. 2 Loop ride over two classic TDF climbs; the Croix de Fer and the Col du Glandon. 3 Enjoy the most picturesque ride in the area over the Col du Grand Cucheron. 4 Ride the giants of the Alps; the Col du Telegraphe and Col du Galibier. 5 Warm up on the 17 hairpins of Montvernier before climbing the Col du Chaussy and Col de la Madeleine. 6 Loop ride to the stunning blue lake at the top of the Col du Mont Cenis on the Italian border. 7 Ride through forest to the pretty Col du Mollard and on to the ski resort of La Toussuire. 8 Transfer to Lyon airport; fly to London. Classic Climbs of the Alps 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code Ride the Tour's most iconic climbs l Discover the Maurienne Valley l Centre-based accommodation • 6 days cycling with 100% vehicle support (limited seats) • 100% tarmac roads • Climbs are long and steady (average 7%) • Group normally 4 to 16 plus leader in support vehicle Min age 16 yrs • 7 nights hotels • All breakfasts included Explore the road cycling mecca of the French Alps. Anyone who follows the Tour de France will have no doubt heard of the infamous cols and mountain roads surrounding the Maurienne Valley. From our comfortable base in Saint Jean de Maurienne we are perfectly located to take on the epic passes of the Col du Telegraphe, Galibier, Glandon, Chaussy and Croix de Fer just to name a few! Also on the menu are some lesser known climbs like the 17 hairpins of the 'Lacets de Montvernier' and Mont Cenis. Our support vehicle will be on hand with snacks, drinks and mechanical assistance, leaving you to focus on the epic challenges of these fabulous roads! 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 £200 • Land only start Saint Jean de Maurienne day 1, end Saint Jean de Maurienne day 8 • Insurance: Please see page 106 Bike details: • Scott CR1 20 carbon road bike £210, paid on booking FRANCE Col de Chaussy Saint-Jean-de- Maurienne du Telegraphe Col du Galibier Col du from/to Lyon Grand Cucheron Day 235 Col du Glandon La Toussuire Col de la Croix de Fer Col du Mollard Valloire Briançon ITALY Col du Mont Cenis Col de la Madeleine Day 467 2016 23 Jul 30 Jul 1099 879 13 Aug 20 Aug 1099 879 27 Aug 03 Sep 1099 879 2017 29 Jul 05 Aug 1129 899 12 Aug 19 Aug 1129 899 02 Sep 09 Sep 1129 899 ACCOMMODATION Our accommodation for the week is in the family run Hotel du Nord, situated in the centre of town making local shops and restaurants easily accessible as well as the incredible local roads! The hotel has a secure bike storage room and a fantastic on site restaurant serving great local dishes. Cycling in the Alps 8 9 Daily Distance (km) 5 80 3 100 6 115 4 100 7 70 Call


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