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Tour de France • VIP access

Green Jersey Short

July 9th – July 12th, 2020 • cycling

Our packages with VIP access let you live the greatest races in cycling from the inside. Imagine riding across the finish line on closed roads with crowds cheering you on, climbing the official podium or taking a selfie with your favorite rider! You've dreamed of a trip to the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia or the Vuelta a España; we can help you make it happen in the comfort of VIP venues!

This is a short VIP trip for both cyclists and spectators. It will feature the beautiful Rhône region of France and 3 VIP stage viewings of the race. Stages 12 through 14 will be included on this trip. The Green Jersey Short trip is a perfect choice for anyone wanting to see some great racing and/or do some cycling in France in a short amount of time.

You will view la Tour de France from VIP venues located at a stage start, along the course and at a stage finish. We will also tour the finish area and get pictures on the official Tour de France podium!

 

Trip Highlights

  • VIP viewing of 3 stages
  • Access to partner’s Start Village July 11th for stage 14 start
  • Access to team bus paddock and rider’s enclosure July 11th
  • Access to Izoard VIP area on July 9th
  • VIP access to podium and getting pictures made on the podium July 9th
  • Access to Relais Etape VIP on July 10th

VIP access to 3 stages, including a stage start, along the course and a stage finish, pictures on the podium

Starting Price

$2,900/person View all

Start/End

July 9th
July 12th

Accommodation

4 stars

Duration

4 days, 3 nights

Cycling

Cycling guests will ride through the Rhône region of France, tackling routes that will be both flat and hilly.

Locations

Clermont-Ferrand, Sarran Correze, and Lyon

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Day 01

Welcome to France and VIP Finish venue

Date Thursday, July 9 Hotel Location Clermont-Ferrand

We will hit the ground running. After a late morning pick-up at the Clermont-Ferrand train station, we will head straight to watch the finish of today’s stage. We will meet an employee of the Tour de France who will give us a tour of the finish area and give us access to the podium for pictures!

With our VIP access, we will enter the Izoard VIP hospitality venue in Sarran Correze. The Izoard venue is located close to the finish line and will allow us to enjoy air-conditioning, private restrooms and TVs to follow the race before the racers pass live in front of us.  There will be food, beverages, beer and champagne to toast the stage winner.

Once the race finishes, we will transfer to Clermont Ferrand, where our hotel is located. Clermont Ferrand is a city bordered by the volcanic Chaîne des Puys mountains. The cyclists will get fitted for their bikes and take a short ride.

We will enjoy our group welcome dinner where each guest will receive gifts from Custom Getaways and from le Tour. You will also receive the official road book and a card for discounts on official merchandise. The guides will share the plan for the next few days during our welcome dinner.

 

Day 02

Morning Ride and Relais Etape VIP race viewing

Date Friday, July 10 Hotel Location Clermont-Ferrand

Today the cyclists will leave early for a 70 kilometer ride through the countryside on their way to the Relais Etape VIP viewing venue. Cyclist will experience riding on the actual course of the Tour de France and might tackle some small climbs such as Montée de La Stèle or Côte de l’Estiade.

The Relais Etape venue includes a 4-course meal with wine and other beverages. Guests have the opportunity to take part in several activities in the Relais Etape such as virtual reality headsets, picture booths, and watching the race on one of the many TVs available. The caravan will pass an hour or so before the racers and will throw out prizes to build the energy before the racers pass right in front of us.

We will return to our hotel in Clermont-Ferrand where you can experience a local restaurant at your leisure.

Day 03

VIP access to the start village

Date Saturday, July 11 Hotel Location Lyon

We start the day with a bonus….today’s stage begins in the city of Clermont-Ferrand. We will visit the VIP Start Village, a favorite of Custom Getaways’ guests and guides. You will have VIP access to the sponsor village with finger food, coffee, wine, and other beverages. Your pass also includes preferred access to the sign-in stage and access to the team bus area that is off-limits to the general public. In the team bus area, you walk around the team buses and cars, take pictures and see the racers up close!

After seeing the start of today’s stage, the cyclists will have another great ride through the hills of the Rhône region on their way to Lyon. This will be a flatter ride of approximately 80 kilometers. Upon our arrival into Lyon, we’ll have a chance to tour through the city and see many of the cities’ historical and architectural landmarks.

Tonight we’ll stay in Lyon and will enjoy our group farewell dinner.

Day 04

Au Revoir

Date Sunday, July 12 Hotel Location N/A

This morning we will drop off at the Gare de la Part-Dieu train station in Lyon. This train station offers quick train service to Paris or wherever you choose to go.

Farewell until next time!

What’s Included

  • Transfer from Clermont-Ferrand train station and to Lyon train station
  • All transfers throughout trip as needed
  • Hotel rooms based on double occupancy (3 nights)
  • All breakfasts at the hotels
  • 2 Dinners
  • Air-conditioned vehicles with on-course accreditation
  • VIP access to Izoard pavilion finish July 9th
  • VIP access to podium and getting pictures made on the podium July 9th
  • VIP access to Relais Etape VIP July 10th
  • VIP access to partners’ start village July 11th
  • Access to riders’ enclosure July 11th
  • Bi-lingual and bi-cultural group Leader
  • Tour de France gift
  • Discount card for Official Tour de France stores
  • Official Road Book
  • Memories to last a lifetime!

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Trip Selected: Green Jersey Short • July 9th – July 12th, 2020

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