Across the Pyrenees
 
 
 
2 - 9 July
8 - 15 september

Also known as the Raid Pyrenean, this cycling tour will make you cross the Pyrenees from West to Est passing by the mythical climb's of the Tour de France.
Starting from Biarritz and finishing in Perpignan 7 days later climbing, among many others, the Tourmalet, the Aubisque or Peyresourde: you will ride through a total of 16 climbs and 705 km during your cycling tour in the Pyrénées while staying in hotels 2/3 stars, bike friendly and eating only in fantastic and typical french restaurants with fresh and regional products.


 
 

What's the program of this cycling tour in the Pyrenees ?
 
Day 1 :
 
Arrival in Biarritz, possibility to come to pick you up at your arrival spot*, then adjusting the bikes, meeting with presentation of the staff, of the cycling tour day by day and answering to all your questions. A gift bag with jersey, bottels and a road book will be given to each guest.
 
Restaurant: B2
 
 
Day 2: Biarritz - Barcus - 129 km


-Puerto de Oxtondo (9.3 km at 5.1 %)
-Puerto de Lizunaga (5.7 km at 5.1 %)
-Col d'Osquich (4.3 km at 5.9 %)
 
 
 
 Hôtel & Restaurant: Chez Chilo***
 
 
Day 3: Barcus - Argeles Gazost - 105 km

 
-Col de Marie Blanque (9.2 km at 7.8 %)
-Col d'Aubisque (16.8 km at 6.9 %)
-Col du Soulor (2.1 km at 5.2 %)
 
 

 
 
Hotel & Restaurant: Primerose**
 
 
Day 4: Argelez Gazost - Arreau - 93 km


-Col du Tourmalet (18.4 km at 7.5 %)
-Col d'Aspin, (5.4 km at 7 %)
 
 
 
 
 
Hôtel & Restaurant: Hotel d'Angleterre***
 
 
 
Day 5: Arreau - Saint Girons - 135 km
 

-Azet (10.7 km at 7 %)
-Peyresourde (6.8 km at 8 %)
-Col des Ares (7 km at 4.5 %)
 
 
 
 
 Hôtel & Restaurant: Hotel Eychenne***
 

Day 6: Saint Girons - Ax-les-Thermes - 100 km
 

-Col de Port (12.3 km at 5 %)
-Pas de Soulombrie, (9.1 km at 4.8%)

 

 
 
 
 
 Hôtel & Restaurant: Le Chalet**
 
Day 7: Ax-les-Thermes - Perpignan - 130 km

 
-Port de Pailhéres (18.4 km at 7 %)
-Col du Garavel (3 km at 6 %)
-Col de Jau (10.5 km at 6 %)
 
 
 
 
Restaurant: To determine
 
 
Day 8:
Departure from Perpignan after the last breakfast, we could drop you at departure spot (our hotel is situated 5min to the train station and 15min to the airport)
 
Source: Strava
 
Price: 1 800 €
+250 € single supplement
 
 
 
What's included in your cycling tour in the Pyrenees ? 
 
-8 days/7 nights in B&B (in 2/3 star hotels)
-Full-board (7 breakfasts, lunches "en route" and dinners)**
-3 professional guide knowing the Pyrenees routes
-2 support vehicle
-Transportation of your personal belongings throughout the 8 days
-Snacks and drinks during your cycling holiday
-A Bike Basque package with jersey, bottles, road-book etc.
-16 climbs in the Pyrenees
-12 000 m  elevation gain                        
-705 km of cycling
 

What's not included in your cycling tour in the Pyrenees:
 
-Flights
-Bike rental (+240 €/bike) contact us for size and avaibility
-Personal insurance (a proof of your travel insurance will be required)
 
-Transportation of your bike in the plane. How to hire a bike box in UK ? Find it here 
 
(We only operate this Tour from 6 participants, less than 6 please contact us at x.lopez@bikebasque.co.uk ).

*Arrival spot : Biarritz (Airport/train station), Saint-Sebastien (Airport)
**.Departure spot: Perpignan (Airport/train station)
 

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