2017 Tour du Mont Blanc and Annecy

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Ride the Tour du Mont Blanc and Some of the Most Iconic Tour de France Mountain Passes Around Annecy

July 12-20, 2017

The Alps have been the backdrop for some of the most scenic and exciting stages of the Tour de France, and now you can experience those same iconic routes during our Tour du Mont Blanc and Annecy Camp. Over the course of the nine-day camp, we’ll tackle over 200 miles and 26,000 feet of climbing during the Tour du Mont Blanc Gran Fondo then make our way to the charming Imperial Palace Hotel right on the crystal clear Lake Annecy. We’ll spend three days in Annecy exploring some of the greatest mountain passes from the Tour de France, enjoying the local cuisine, and relaxing in the “Pearl of the French Alps.”

Annecy

Day 1We’ll meet you at the Geneva airport and shuttle about 75 minutes to our hotel perched over the Val dÂrly with a stunning view of the Aravis chain of mountains. We’ll build up the bikes and if time permits get out for a short ride before having dinner at the hotel in a warm mountain chalet.

Day 2: Thursday get out and ride, tune bikes, relax

Day 3: Friday morning ride, hearty lunch, register for Tour du Mont Blanc ride

Day 4 : Saturday Tour du Mont Blanc

A super early start to the day. We’ll have two vehicles on the course supporting the athletes with clothing, nutrition and hydration.

Day 5: Sunday is the day to be lazy as our only activity is to transfer from our mountain location down to the shores of Lake Annecy. A 90-minute drive with lunch along the lake upon arrival. A massage and perhaps a short spin are afternoon options.

Mont-blanc-riding

Days 6 – 8: Over these three days the group will ride some of the most iconic passes that have been included in the Tour de France around Annecy, such as Col de Galibier and Alpe d’Huez.

Day 9:  Thursday after a breakfast as grand as your surroundings, it’s into our air-conditioned vans for the 45-minute shuttle back to Geneva airport where we’ll say ‘au revoir’… but not goodbye!

 

Includes

Included:

  • All breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks during rides
  • Welcome drink
  • Culture document with information about Annecy, the lake, riding in France plus some helpful information about being in France
  • 45 minute massage/rider/day* after each ride, (*days 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8)
  • Support during Tour Mont Blanc Gran Fondo
  • Ride captain plus sag wagon on each ride
  • Professional mechanic
  • Daily bike tuning and cleaning
  • Single occupancy lodging
  • All ground transportation

Not Included:

  • Train or air transportation to Geneva,
  • Bike for each participant – rentals available $360 for the camp
  • Travel or personal insurance
  • After ride drinks
  • Wine and drinks during meals
  • Communication with riders regarding travel arrangements
  • Hotel charges: minibar, phone, drinks at bar

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Location:

  • France

Date: July 12-20, 2017

Price: $9599

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CTS Insight:

The city of Annecy is the perfect home base for cycling in the Alps. Not only is it a beautiful city, it's surrounded by incredible roads that twist and turn as they climb to stunning vistas and then plunge back into the valleys.

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Event Details

Registration

  • $9599
  •  $3499 non-refundable deposit, due upon registration.
  • For information please contact Athlete Services at athleteservices@trainright.com or 1-866-355-0645

Add-ons

  • Pre-event coaching is available.
  • Pre-event private camps are available.
  • Contact Athlete Services for more information.

Cancellations

If you have to cancel for any reason, your deposit and additional fees depending on your cancellation date will not be refunded. Exceptions to this policy will not be made for any reason, including weather or personal emergencies and balances cannot be transferred. For the purposes of this cancellation policy below, [camp] refers to Tour du Mont Blanc.

  • Deposit is non-refundable and non-transferrable
  • 31-60 days prior: Cancellation Fee of 75% of original camp price
  • 0-30 days prior: Cancellation fee of 100% of original camp price
  • There are no discounts, refunds or exchanges associated with a Member skipping or missing any portion of a camp and/or class including, without limitation, meals, lectures or rides.
  • CTS reserves the right to cancel a camp and/or class at any time. In this event, Member will be issued a full refund for the camp and/or class registration fee. CTS is not responsible for expenses associated with planning Member’s trip including, without limitation, airfare, lodging, meals, transportation, etc., (collectively, “Member Expenses”) to attend any camp and/or class.
  • Camp will be conducted based on the schedule posted prior to the camp, but CTS reserves the right to modify the camp schedule based on, without limitation, weather and the number or skill level of athletes in attendance.
  • All fees will be applied to the camp and/or class for which you are registered. If you have to cancel for any reason, your deposit and all subsequent payments will be applied to the camp and/or class for which you have registered and cannot be transferred to an alternate camp and/or class or any other Service or product offered by CTS.
  • For information please contact Athlete Services at athleteservices@trainright.com or 1-866-355-0645
Want to know more about an event or ready to sign-up? Call us at 866.355.0645
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