If you are one of the lucky riders who have an Etape 2019 Entry why have the hassle of going it alone or add to your stress. The Alpcycles 3 Night Accom & Logistics package is the perfect addition and includes:
Airport transfers from/to Geneva Airport
Half Board accommodation in one great hotel based entirely in Brides les Bains
Saturday guided spin day to Albertville
Saturday evening pre-event briefing with local knowledge
Full logistical support
Mechanically experienced support staff and more......allowing you to fully concentrate on the event.
Twin Room = £579 per person
Twin Room Group Rate = £549 per person (4+ riders booking together)
Single Room = £750 per person*
The event date is: Sunday 21st July 2019
Please note: Event entry is not included. Riders must organise their own entry
*Single rooms are limited - book early
Your package includes:
Complete Accommodation & Logistics Package with Alpcycles
Alpcycles Feedstation & Day bag service
Airport transfers for you, your bike and luggage to/from the allocated airport at set times (see below)
Supported valley spin on Saturday to registration
3 nights in family run hotel chosen by us (twin share ensuite rooms/opiton to add single supplement)
Breakfast everyday (early breakfast on event day)
Half Board/evening meal for 3 nights
Bike stands, tools, pumps and mechanically experienced staff team
Problem solving & trouble shooting where and when required
The knowledge, enthusiasm and support of the Alpcycles team throughout your event to ensure you have the best experience ever….so if anything else needs thinking of, we have probably already thought of it!!!!!!
What's not included in our package:
Insurance for you and your bike
Bike Hire if required
Any drinks with hotel meals not shown and anything not outlined above
Your itinerary for the weekend
Friday 19 July, 2019 – Arrival day
Today we will have a scheduled airport transfer from Geneva Airport (GVA) at 2pm and head to our hotel in Brides les Bains. If all of our guests flights have arrived earlier than this we will adjust this time. Please look for morning flights if possible. You will be staying at Hotel Les Chalets with Aude & her team. Please find more information about the hotel on the“Accommodation” tab on this page.
– Welcome Meeting with Afternoon tea
– 3 Course Evening Dinner with wine
Saturday 20 July, 2019 – EXPO & Registration in Albertville
After breakfast we will head to Albertville to the Expo & Registration area at the Halle Olympique where you will be able to register and collect your pack/bib etc
The easy group ride will be along the valley road Alpcycles guides and van support. Once you get to the Expo we will watch our guest’s bikes whilst you collect your pack and have a look around the Expo. At dinner we will have a pre-event briefing with advice on riding the route and any other information we need to share with you for the following day.
- 3 Course Early Dinner with wine
Sunday 21 July, 2019 – L’Etape du Tour 2019
This morning we will have a very early breakfast and then drive our riders to Albertville for the start of the event. Start time should be about 0700am and will then go off in “waves”. You can leave anything that you don’t need with our team in the van. We will have an Alpcycles rider meeting point at the finish in Val Thorens. The top part of the road will be closed as this is part of the course (the top 11km approx) but our meeting point lower down will be confirmed at our Saturday briefing.
The descent to the hotel is not far so you are free to head back to the hotel, use the Wellness Suite and relax after your event!
- Early Breakfast
- 3 Course Celebratory Dinner with wine
Monday 22 July, 2019 – Departure day
Your friendly home for the weekend isHotel Les Chaleta traditional family run 3 Star hotel located in Brides les Bains.
When you arrive atHotel Les Chalets there will be tea/coffee & cake and you will be met by the Alpcycles team who will help set up bikes, settle you in the hotel and give you lots of information about everything from dinner times to the weekends logistics
The hotel has great facilities including:
Private heated outdoor swimming pool
Wellness area with Jacuzzi, Sauna & Steamroom (included in your booking)
Restaurant, where you will eat each evening, and bar.
The central location is great for guests as there are cafes & shops open all year round in Brides les Bains
Staff speak English (but also love it if you try some French) as well as Italian, German, Dutch
We have been working with Aude & her team for 5 years now and are very happy with all aspects. It is family run and has great reviews on Trip Advisor where it has achieved a Certificate of Excellence and we know that Aude and her team will look after our guests during their stay. If you have any issues at the hotel please go directly to Aude or one of her staff team so that they have an opportunity to resolve things for you. Aude speaks perfect English and the front of house team speak enough to deal with day to day questions, if you don’t speak any French. If you do speak some French....great!
Can you please ensure you have let us know if you have any food allergies or dietary needs I don’t know about yet so that I can pass this information on to the hotel.
An overview of this package:
· You are travelling with an experienced roadcycling TOUR OPERATOR
· Your Event Entry is NOTincluded - riders must arrange their own entry
· Alpcycles Feedstation & Bag Service is included
· Airport transfer from/to Geneva (GVA) at SET TIMES are included
· Accommodation is Half Board and located in Brides les Bains
· Securing deposit for Etape 3 Night package = £200 pp