Self-Guided Cycling Trip – Pyrenean Mythic Cols

3,5 riding days, 4 nights - 350€ per person *

Discover by yourself one of the most beautiful cycling destinations in the world and traverse a handful of the Pyrenees’ legendary cols which characterized the Tour de France (Tourmalet, Aubisque, Hautcam, etc.).

In our opinion, this trip is the best way to discover the Pyrenees on road bike and guarantees an unforgettable experience filled with adventure!

riding days

Price per person (€) *

Average distance km/day

Avergage positive climb m/day

(*) Based on 2 people. People traveling alone, must take the “single-room supplement” option.

Dates & Details

From June to October

Self-guided trip: You just want to discover the Pyrenees by yourself (we provide GPX files) and benefit from an infrastructure adapted to your stay (bike rental service, workshop, coffee, …) and some advice.

Regular cyclist.

Average distance: 95km/day
Maximum distance: 110km/day
Avergage positive climb: 2150m/day
Maximum positive climb: 2785m

Hôtel Alba (4 star Hotel) at the edge of the Gave de Pau, situated in a particularly welcoming setting nearby the bike departure zone and just a couple meters from Bike & Py. The hotel has a modern and bike-friendly infrastructure: secured bike garage, repair workshop, washing station, dry-cleaning service, appropriate meals, etc. What’s more, the hotel staff is eager, warm and very familiar with the needs of a cyclist.

We offer some supplements, but it is possible to include other services (access thermoludic center, tasting of local products, park access animal park of the Pyrenees, …), do not hesitate to contact us.
We can also plan a trip for accompanying persons who do not ride.

In short, we know how to adapt to your desires, and to be honest, it is what we prefer, so do not hesitate to contact us, we will make you a proposal in the shortest possible time.

Cost

Includes

  • 4 nights in 4* hotel (2 to 4-person room), breakfast included. Bike friendly hotel (secured bike garage, repair workshop, washing station, etc.)
  • 3 dinners: healthy meals or traditional Pyrenees meals available (1 dinner free)
  • Pyrenean water bottle
  • Topographic guide including maps and GPS files
  • Welcoming beer at Bike & Py
  • Our workshop at your service in case of technical problem
  • Transfer from Lourdes airport or train station (2 shuttle/day)
  • RCP travel insurance

Does not include

  • Transport to hotel (except transfer from Lourdes airport or train station)
  • Drinks and other personal expenses
  • Tourist tax (€1.90 daily per person)

Extra-cost options

  • Transfers from airport (Pau, Toulouse, Biarritz, …): price upon request
  • Single-room supplement: €160
  • Additional overnight stay: price upon request
  • Cancellation insurance: €20
  • Travel assistance insurance (coverage for medical emergencies, evacuation, repatriation; accident): €15
  • GPS: price upon request
  • Bike rental: €210 (Colnago Shimano Ultegra) / €160 (Colnago Shimano 105)
  • Instruction by accompanying state certified guide on bike: price upon request
  • Postural optimization, massage, etc.: price upon request

Program

Tourmalet, Aubisque, Hautacam…

Located at the footpath of the Pyrenees, Lourdes is the perfect place to start your cycling trip. By following our GPS files you’ll easily find your way to ascent some of the world’s most famous cols.

According to your level and your desires, we will offer the best route, and be sure you will ride some myth such as Tourmalet, Aubisque, Hautacam, Soulor…

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