The Tour de France on Recumbent bike

2600 km in 41 stages – A la carte journey with 5 independent tours

Embark on a relaxed adventure : ride the Tour de France for fun and become part of the legend without the pain.

Enjoy your laid back holidays on a recumbent bike or trike, the ultimate machine to travel with pleasure and comfort.

Select your favourite sections of 5, 8 or 10 stages, each section being an independent tour, or join the full Tour with its 41 stages.

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  • Tour de France 2015_W4 Get ready for a unique experience: The Tour de France Recumbent

    • 2600 km in 41 stages, with a Recumbent bike or Trike
    • The Tour de France in 5 independent bike tours
    • A tour designed for the lovers of cycling adventures and immersion in nature
    • Satisfy your curiosity and discover the “bent”, a fantastic bicycle to travel relaxed and smiling
    • Choose your stages and enjoy the cultural richness and the variety of landscapes
    • Travel the EuroVelo routes and the French greenways, the Canal du Midi, the Vélodyssée (Atlantic coast), the Loire valley and the Viarhona along the Rhone river.
    • Climb the mythic mont Ventoux on Recumbent bike, or choose the flatter alternative path

     

    A tailor made journey: ride for 5, 8 or 10 days, or live the full experience in 45 days

    • It’s a flexible adventure : choose your sections and stages (5 independent bike tours), as well as the towns where to start and finish
    • Your luggage are carried to the next stage
    • Your stay is organised in nice and comfortable canvas bell tents.
    • Recumbent bike or trike rental included.
    • The Tour will start in Narbonne on the 15th of June and will end in the same city on the 29th of July.
    • Itinerary (subject to change): Narbonne, Canal du Midi, Toulouse, Canal de la Garonne, Bordeaux, Atlantic coast, Nantes, the Loire Valley, Tours, Orléans, Nevers, Lyon, Viarhona, Valence, Avignon, and back to Narbonne.

     

    SECTIONStages / DistanceFrom / ToDatesPrice with/without
    recumbent bike
    The FULL TOURTour de France 2015_W441 stages

    2600 km

    4 rest days
    Narbonne

    Narbonne
    15/06/2015

    29/07/2015
    Tour de France 2015_W43645 € / 2745 €
    $4375 / $3295

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    Section 1
    Two seas Greenway
    Mediterranean - Atlantic
    TdF2015_Section18 stages

    495 km
    Narbonne

    Arcachon
    15/06/2015

    22/06/2015
    Slide2_100_3993759 € / 519 €
    $909 / $619
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    Section 2
    Vélodyssée along Atlantic coast
    TdF2015_Section28 stages

    516 km
    Arcachon

    Saint-Nazaire
    24/06/2015

    01/07/2015
    VPuestaDelSolReclinada2759 € / 519 €
    $909 / $619
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    Section 3
    The Loire Valley
    TdF2015_Section310 stages

    652 km
    Saint-Nazaire

    Nevers
    03/07/2015

    12/07/2015
    100_5086949 € / 649 €
    $1139 / $779
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    Section 4
    South Burgundy
    TdF2015_Section45 stages

    313 km
    Nevers

    Lyon
    14/07/2015

    18/07/2015
    V2014-07-26 18.57.00495 € / 329 €
    $595 / $395
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    Section 5
    Valrhôna
    Provence
    Languedoc
    TdF2015_Section510 stages

    627 km
    Lyon
    Le Ventoux
    Narbonne
    20/07/2015

    29/07/2015
    VCAM00088949 € / 649 €
    $1139 / $779
    Book Now!
    The FULL TOURTour de France 2015_W441 stages

    2600 km

    4 rest days
    Narbonne

    Narbonne
    15/06/2015

    29/07/2015
    Tour de France 2015_W43645 € / 2745 €
    $4375 / $3295

    Book Now!
  • The Tour de France is a circular route, starting in Narbonne on June 15th, and arriving to Narbonne on July 29th.

    The Tour has 41 stages. It has been divided in 5 sections, with 5, 8 or 10 stages each.

    A rest day is scheduled between 2 sections, there are 4 rest days in total.

    The average stage length is approximately 63 kilometers (39 miles). The path is ususally flat or with small climbs, (except the Ventoux ascension, optional, reserved for trained cyclists).

    Itinerary: Narbonne, Canal du Midi, Toulouse, Canal de la Garonne, Bordeaux, Vélodyssée, La Rochelle, La Loire en vélo, Tours, Nevers, Vienne, Viarhôna, Valence, Avignon, Narbonne.

    See the detailed description of sections and stages below.

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    Section 1

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    Section 2

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    Section 3

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    Section 4

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    Section 5

    Sections and Stages

    • Section 1 – Two seas Greenway – From Mediterranean to Atlantic coast: 495 km / 307 miles – 8 stages

      15/06/2015 – Narbonne – Trèbes 70 km
      16/06/2015 – Trèbes – Castelnaudary 52 km
      17/06/2015 – Castelnaudary – Toulouse 71 km
      18/06/2015 – Toulouse – Castelsarrasin 52 km
      19/06/2015 – Castelsarrasin – Agen 52 km
      20/06/2015 – Agen – Marmande 66 km
      21/06/2015 – Marmande – Villandraut 63 km
      22/06/2015 – Villandraut – Audenge (Arcachon) 69 km
      23/06/2015 – Rest day

    • Section 2 – Vélodyssée along Atlantic coast : Arcachon – Saint Nazaire: 516 km / 320 miles – 8 stages

      24/06/2015 – Audenge – Carcans 67 km
      25/06/2015 – Carcans – Soulac sur mer 60 km
      26/06/2015 – Soulac sur mer – Marennes 62 km
      27/06/2015 – Marennes – Angoulins 66 km
      28/06/2015 – Angoulins – La Tranche sur mer 74 km
      29/06/2015 – La Tranche sur mer – Brem sur mer 62 km
      30/06/2015 – Brem sur mer – Beauvoir sur mer (Noirmoutier) 61 km
      1/07/2015 – Beauvoir sur mer – Saint Brevin (Saint Nazaire ) 64 km
      2/07/2015 – Rest day

    • Section 3 – The Loire Valley: Saint Nazaire – Nevers: 652 km / 405 miles – 10 stages

      3/07/2015 – Saint Brevin – Bouguenais (Nantes) 61 km
      4/07/2015 – Bouguenais (Nantes) – Montjean sur Loire 75 km
      5/07/2015 – Montjean sur Loire – Saint Mathurin 65 km
      6/07/2015 – Saint Mathurin – Savigny en Véron 57 km
      7/07/2015 – Savigny en Véron – Joué les Tours 56 km

      8/07/2015 – Joué les Tours – Candé-sur-Beuvron 63 km
      9/07/2015 – Candé-sur-Beuvron – Meung sur Loire 62 km
      10/07/2015 – Meung sur Loire – Saint Père sur Loire 72 km
      11/07/2015 – Saint Père sur Loire – Cosne sur Loire 75 km
      12/07/2015 – Cosne sur Loire – Nevers 66 km
      13/07/2015 – Rest day

    • Section 4 – South Burgundy: Nevers – Lyon: 313 km / 194 miles – 5 stages

      14/07/2015 – Nevers – Gannay-sur-Loire 71 km
      15/07/2015 – Gannay-sur-Loire – Digoin 54 km
      16/07/2015 – Digoin – Cluny 68 km
      17/07/2015 – Cluny – Montmerle sur Saone 56 km
      18/07/2015 – Montmerle sur Saone – Saint Genis Laval (Lyon) 64 km
      19/07/2015 – Rest day

    • Section 5 – Valrhôna – Provence – Languedoc: Lyon – Narbonne: 627 km / 389 miles – 10 stages

      20/07/2015 – Saint Genis Laval – Saint Rambert d’Albon 69 km
      21/07/2015 – Saint Rambert d’Albon – Charmes sur Rhône 67 km
      22/07/2015 – Charmes sur Rhône – Valaurie 74 km
      23/07/2015 – Valaurie – Bédoin 63 km
      24/07/2015 – Bédoin – Le Ventoux – Bédoin 56 km or Rest day
      25/07/2015 – Bédoin – Saint Rémy de Provence 62 km
      26/07/2015 – Saint Rémy de Provence – Vauvert 59 km
      27/07/2015 – Vauvert – Frontignan 68 km
      28/07/2015 – Frontignan – Vendres 61 km
      29/07/2015 – Vendres – Narbonne 48 km

    Map

    Tour de France 2015_W4

  • 100_6479 We will ride in the morning when the temperature is still cool. You will be free to enjoy the area in the afternoon.

    A little initiation to recumbent bikes (1 hour) will be proposed to neophytes to discover the best way to get relaxed with these fantastic bikes, and to make the required adjustments.

    We will ride most of the time on greenways, veloroutes and cycling paths with limited traffic. However some portions of the journey might be on local roads with motorized vehicles.

    Price include the luggage transport, insurance and a night in canvas bell tent with breakfast.

    We also organise a recumbent bike / trike rental (unless you come with your own recumbent).

    Not included: lunch and dinner, visits.

  • Price

    Price include the recumbent bike or trike, the luggage transport and insurance.

    Day package includes recumbent bike rental and a night in canvas bell tent with breakfast.

    Not included: lunch and dinner, visits.

    SECTIONStages / DistanceFrom / ToDatesPrice with/without
    recumbent bike
    The FULL TOURTour de France 2015_W441 stages

    2600 km

    4 rest days
    Narbonne

    Narbonne
    15/06/2015

    29/07/2015
    Tour de France 2015_W43645 € / 2745 €
    $4375 / $3295

    Book Now!
    Section 1
    Two seas Greenway
    Mediterranean - Atlantic
    TdF2015_Section18 stages

    495 km
    Narbonne

    Arcachon
    15/06/2015

    22/06/2015
    Slide2_100_3993759 € / 519 €
    $909 / $619
    Book Now!
    Section 2
    Vélodyssée along Atlantic coast
    TdF2015_Section28 stages

    516 km
    Arcachon

    Saint-Nazaire
    24/06/2015

    01/07/2015
    VPuestaDelSolReclinada2759 € / 519 €
    $909 / $619
    Book Now!
    Section 3
    The Loire Valley
    TdF2015_Section310 stages

    652 km
    Saint-Nazaire

    Nevers
    03/07/2015

    12/07/2015
    100_5086949 € / 649 €
    $1139 / $779
    Book Now!
    Section 4
    South Burgundy
    TdF2015_Section45 stages

    313 km
    Nevers

    Lyon
    14/07/2015

    18/07/2015
    V2014-07-26 18.57.00495 € / 329 €
    $595 / $395
    Book Now!
    Section 5
    Valrhôna
    Provence
    Languedoc
    TdF2015_Section510 stages

    627 km
    Lyon
    Le Ventoux
    Narbonne
    20/07/2015

    29/07/2015
    VCAM00088949 € / 649 €
    $1139 / $779
    Book Now!
    The FULL TOURTour de France 2015_W441 stages

    2600 km

    4 rest days
    Narbonne

    Narbonne
    15/06/2015

    29/07/2015
    Tour de France 2015_W43645 € / 2745 €
    $4375 / $3295

    Book Now!

    Additionally it is possible to rent a recumbent bike for a single day, at 49 € /day (around 58 $), without accommodation.

    You will receive a personalized quotation after your reservation or information request.

    Discounts

    A 10% discount will be offered for groups of 3 people or more, on any section.

    A 10% discount will be offered for users booking 2 or more sections.