The 2019 Etape de Tour will be held on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Albertville, France. Our 4-Star Etape trip is a guided trip with accommodations in the nearby town of Chambery. All breakfasts and two dinners are included as well as transportation and a private feed zone along the course. The first 10 guests to book will receive their race entry free. If you book after the first 10, you can also receive a free race entry if you are accompanied by a non-riding companion who purchases a package from Custom Getaways and stays with you in double occupancy.
- Ride a mountain stage in the same conditions as the pros
- Timed event
- Closed roads
- Private feedzone
Arrival and pick-up at Geneva (GVA) airport in the early afternoon. If you are self-driving to Chambery, you may arrive at your convenience and check-in to the hotel in the afternoon.
We will have a short meeting, at the hotel, to go over a few important pieces of information such as critical areas of the course and location of our private feedzone and meeting area.
We will assemble our bikes and go for a short ride to make sure everything is in perfect working order.
Welcome dinner with the group.
We’ll plan a guided ride today to get our legs loose and ready for tomorrow. We will visit the Etape Village in Albertville. You can pick-up your bibs and explore the village.
Your guides will go over the plan for tomorrow and will collect your personal needs bag.
Tonight you will be on your own for dinner in the town of Chambery.
Early breakfast at the hotel before transferring to Albertville for the start. Line up generally begins at 6:30am for a 7:00am start (to be confirmed by the race organizers).
Do “the ride” with private feedzone at pre-determined location. At our feed station you will find nutrition, electrolytes, gels, bars, as well as bananas, cake/cookies, sliced oranges, etc. This will help you get through the ride in the best possible condition.
After the race, return transfer from the finish line area to the hotel.
Celebratory group dinner.
Return transfer to Geneva airport (GVA) for a 9:00am drop off.
– Accommodation in 4 star hotel
– Guaranteed entry into the race
– Breakfast each morning and 2 Dinners provided
– Family, friends and supporting “fan club” will be taken to a point along the course to see the riders go by.
– Transfers from/to airport
– Private, Custom Getaways, feedzone
– Use of a personal needs bag
– Support from our staff