Marmotte Granfondo Pyrenees
On this package, take part of the Marmotte des Pyrénées from the Granfondo series with everything taken care by Bike Basque.
You’ll have few days to get acclimated to the Pyrenean atmosphere, your comfy hotel and warm up before your event, the Marmotte des Pyrénées, 165km, 5 mythical climbs and 5.500m elevation.
22nd of August: Arrival in Tarbes/Lourdes*, we come to pick you up at the airport or train station and drive you straight to your hotel (30min drive).
Get confortable first, and then we’ll present you the next few days ahead.
23rd of August: In order to make sure your climbing legs are sharpen enough in order to conquer the Marmotte Granfondo Pyrénées 2 days later, you’ll get to ride a loop of 110 kilometers including the magnificient Col d’Aubisque, 17 km and averaging 7 %.
24th of August: An easy day before your race, we’ll bike to Luz Saint Sauveur in order to get your bibs and discover the starting line for tomorrow morning. If you fancy it you could climb the first kilometers of the Tourmalet. The afternoon will be about chilling, a little nap
25th of August: The “D-day”, the Marmotte Granfondo Pyrénées, we’ll make sure to get to Luz Saint Sauveur around 6.30am, then the race will start at 7.30 from Luz Saint Sauveur. Good luck for the next 165km you’ve been training for since few months, see you at the finish.
Once the race is done, and as the arrival is just 20 kilometers from your hotel (mostly downhill…) you could easily bike there if you like.
26th of August: After a last and well deserved breakfast, we’ll drive you to your departure spot.
What is included?
-5 days/4 nights at Pierre d’Agos, 3 star hotel*
-Half-board (4 breakfasts & dinners)**
-1 entry for the Marmotte Granfondo Pyrénées
-Snacks & drinks during your rides
-1 Professional guide
-1 support vehicule
-All the transport
*Based on 2 per room
**Drinks are not included
What is not?
–Bike rental (+180 €)