2010 Etape du Tour - July 18th, 2010

YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO RIDE A STAGE OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE

!!Last minute race entries available!!

 

It's back to the Pyrenees in 2010!

 

The 2010 edition is a classic, featuring 174km and the historical climbs of Marie Blanque, Soulor and Tourmalet.

As every year, we will be offering a variety of trips with guaranteed entry into the race as well as a few entries-only.

 

We happily accept riders from:
... and all other countries as well!

 

Why Choose us?

- We are Official Travel Partners of the Etape du Tour!

- Anyone who has ridden the Etape previously knows that logistics, organization and preparation are key. While the cycling part is up to you, we make sure the logistics and organization are very well taken care of. We ride/drive the course several times scouting all areas, to deliver you accurate and useful information

- The large majority of our trips include:

* Hotels located near the start in order to ride to the start area and registration
* Private Feedzone(s) to save time - stocked with a great variety of food and drink products including...
* Special needs bags taken on the course and at the arrival, so you can find product or clothing that you will need during the race or at the arrival
* Hammer Nutritional products, including electrolytes, anti-cramping, recovery, etc.
* Trip meeting on the first day to go over important details
* Post-race meeting area with pizza/snack and coke/beer

- We care about you, your opinion, that you have a great time during the trip and that you have proper conditions to have a great Etape!

Email us to secure a spot

2010 Etape du Tour trips

All of our trips include :

- hotels are extremely well located in Pau within riding distance of the start.

- private Feed/Water station

- Guaranteed entries

Many trips include:

- opportunity to have a "special needs" bag at the feedzone, so you will be able to have exactly what you want and are used to on course

- Picnic lunch on course for non-cycling spouses.

- private meet-point / feedzone at the arrival with pizza/snack and coke/beer

- all transfers from/to airport/train station and for the race

 

Trip costs are per person based on double occupancy. Contact us for single occupancy rates. Riding Etape Not riding*
Guided
Trips
Trip#1. July 16th to July 19th. Location, Location, Location!!! 2 Nights in Pau near the start in Pau means riding to the start on the morning of the race + The night of the 18th at the base of the Col du Tourmalet (downhill side), means not having to pedal or take a motor vehicle to get to your hotel after the Etape! Guided trip with transfers, private feed station (special needs bag accepted), quality 2* hotels, 3 breakfasts / 3 dinners (2 with choice from menu), meeting point with food/drink at arrival. All transfers from/to Hotel. Non-Cycling spouses who are not riding will be taken to a section on the course for a picnic lunch and to cheer on the racers as they go by before meeting up at the arrival. $1315 $795
Trip#2. July 16th to July 19th. 3 Nights in Pau near the start in 3* hotel, means riding to the start on the morning of the race. Guided trip with transfers, private feed station (special needs bag accepted), 3* hotel, 3 breakfasts / 3 dinners with choice from menu, meeting point with food/drink at arrival. All transfers from/to Hotel. Non-Cycling spouses who are not riding will be taken to a section on the course for a picnic lunch and to cheer on the racers as they go by before meeting up at the arrival. $1365 $935
Trip#3. July 16th to July 19th. 3 Nights in Pau near the start in 2* hotel, means riding to the start on the morning of the race. Guided trip with transfers, private feed station (special needs bag accepted), 2* hotel, 3 breakfasts / 3 dinners with choice from menu, meeting point with food/drink at arrival. All transfers from/to Hotel. Non-Cycling spouses who are not riding will be taken to a section on the course for a picnic lunch and to cheer on the racers as they go by before meeting up at the arrival $1265 $835
Trip #4. July 13th to July 19th. Preparation trip. The first part of this trip between July 13th and 16th will enable you to get over jetlag, get situated and be able to ride portions of the Etape to better prepare yourself. The portion of the trip from July 16th to 19th, is the same as trip#3 with hotels in Pau - SOLD OUT $2475 $1980
Trip #5. July 16th to July 23rd. Etape + Tour de France. This guided trip starts with our Etape du Tour trip #3. On the 19th we will start viewing and riding the Tour de France daily through the Pyrenees stages, until July 23rd. One hotel only will be used between the 19th and 23rd! - SOLD OUT $3475 $3045
Trip#6. July 16th to July 19th. Luxury Etape. 3 Nights in 5 Star hotel in Pau. Pick-up (16th) and drop-off (19th) based upon your arrival time in Pau (either train station or airport). 2 Private feed stations during the etape, convenient return to Pau after the Etape. - SOLD OUT $2450 $1650

Transfers for our guided trips are scheduled as:
July 16th from:
- Pau airport (PUF) at approx 10:30am
- Toulouse airport (TLS) at approx: 12:00pm
- Pau train station at approx: 3:30pm
July 19th to:
- Pau (PUF) airport at approx 6:30am and 8:15am
- Toulouse airport (TLS) at approx: 9:45am
- Pau train station at approx 7:30am

Self Guided trips: Trip#7. July 16th to July 19th. 3 Nights in Pau. Hotels are located a few minutes ride from the start of the race. Self Guided trip without transfers. Included; 3 night in 2* hotel, Private feed station (no special needs bag), breakfast daily. (Does not include transportation) - SOLD OUT $925 $475
Entry Only Just the entry to the race. No meals, transportation, hotels... $370

* Not riding rate applies only to those accompanying someone on our trips who is riding the event.