Etape du Tour

Alpine Cadence : Supported rides for cyclists in the Alps

Etape du Tour -  19 - 22 July 2019

The Etape du Tour is a unique event, an opportunity to ride and race the exact course ridden by the Tour pros just a few days later. The 2019 event will take place on July 21st and will be an epic 131km course starting in Albertville and culminating in Val Thorens. Our accommodation and support package for the event will provide the rider with everything needed to ensure a relaxed preparation for the event with plenty of expert help and advice.

Friday 19th July

Flights arriving into Geneva followed by transfer to our base near Bourg St Maurice. Bike assembly, briefing and dinner to follow.

Saturday 20th July

Today we'll head to Albertville for a relaxed day of bib collection and soaking up the atmosphere of the race village.

Sunday 21st July

Race day, Albertville to Val Thorens

Monday 22nd July

Return transfers to Geneva Airport.

Our package includes:

  • 3 nights of twin share accommodation
  • Extensive breakfast and 4 course dinners on each day including wine
  • Transfers to and from Geneva Airport
  • Support, advice and briefings from a qualified cycling coach in the lead up to the event
  • Transport for riders and bikes to/from the start/finish of the event on the Sunday as well as transport to/from the Race Village on the Saturday.
  • Alpine Cadence drinks bottle and gel/energy bar pack

Not included:
  • Flights to and from Geneva Airport
  • Insurance
  • Lunches and drinks
  • Entry to the Etape du Tour event.
Price: £595


Entry to the etape du Tour is not included in our package. Entries should be made through the Etape du Tour website and entries will open at 12.00 CET on Monday October 29th. Entries are priced at 115 euros until November 4th after which the price will riise to 135 euros.

Once your entry for the event is confirm then please contact us for a place on our accommodation/support package.

Please contact us before booking any flights into or out of Geneva to determine if flight times can be accommodated for a convenient transfer. Arrivals flights on Friday 19th July should ideally be arriving between 12.00 and 16.00. Departing flights on Monday 22nd July should be after 12.00 midday.


Immediately following the Etape du Tour we will dedicate the next few days to some fantastic local riding culminating with watching the action from the the final two mountain stages of the Tour that finish in Tignes and Val Thorens. This will be a great mix of riding and watching the pros and will be extra special having completed the Etape du Tour and then seeing how the pros do it! Our Tour de France package will run Monday 22nd July - Sunday 28th July so there will be the option of combining them to create a night package spanning July 19th - 28th. More details here


Please contact us if you would like to make a provisional booking into this trip or to find out more information.