Epic Pyrenees + Tour de France Experience 2022

July 16th - July 23th

Information

Info and price

  • Formigal(Spain) – Sort(Spain)
  • July 16th – July 23th
  • 9 days / 8 nights / 8 stages
  • 630 kms
  • 20 climbs
  • 16500 meters climbing
  • 1895 € (5% discount for repeat customers and groups > 3 riders)

What is included

    • 3***/ 4**** Hotels, breakfast and dinner included
    • Customized support vehicles and support staff
    • Feeding points on route
    • Pro video and photography
    • Santini Jersey
    • Transport from/to Barcelona
    • Experienced Guides to take care of everything
    • Tracks of the route and optional climb
    • Optional Services:  Bike rental (300€) / massages (Contact us).
    • More info in this PDF.

1) Formigal › Formigal

Features

  • Formigal - Formigal
  • 77 kms
  • 4 cols: Hoz de Jaca, Panticosa, Sarra, Formigal
  • 2100 meters climbing

Description

First and shortest stage of the route where we will be riding a circular route through the breathtaking scenery and roads of the Tena Valley.

We will hit the first hill of the day: Hoz the Jaca. One of the key sections of the “Quebrantahuesos” Sportive. Once at the top, we will contemplate the views of the reservoir and we will start our descent towards the second climb of the day: Panticosa. A steady but challenging climb.

We will head towards the last climb of the day: Formigal. This was a decisive climb of the Vuelta 2020, so get ready for action!

2) Formigal › Luz St Sauveur

Features

  • Formigal → Luz St Sauveur
  • 101 + 30 = 131 Kms
  • 4 cols: Pourtalet, Col d'Aubisque, Soulor, Hautacam
  • 3500 meters climbing

Description

We started the stage with the short ascent to the Col de Pourtalet to cross the French border and then a spectacular descent.

And then, the main col of the day awaits us: Col d'Aubisque + Col de Soulor, with the spectacular Cirque du Litor.

From the top of the Soulor descent to Argeles where the strongest can challenge the colossus Hautacam (Final stage in Tour France 2022).

3) Luz St Sauveur › Bielsa

Features

  • Luz St Sauveur → Bielsa
  • 92 Kms
  • 4 cols: Tourmalet, Aspin, Peyresourde, Bielsa Tunnel
  • 3200 meters climbing

Description

Queen stage of the Pyrenean route with the mythical Col du Tourmalet.

Famous stretch in Le Tour de France that takes us to the Col d'Aspin and after a spectacular descent to Arreau and Saint Lary, where we start a long ascent to the Bielsa tunnel.

We cross the Spanish border through the tunnel in our vehicles until we reach the hotel.

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4) Bielsa › Saint Lary (Tour de France experience)

Features

  • Bielsa → Saint Lary
  • 41 Kms
  • Col d'Azet (Tour de France)
  • 900 meters climbing

Description

And arrives the big day to follow the pros in the Tour de France.

We get back on the vehicles to go through the Bielsa tunnel. At the top, we will ride down to Saint Lary and we will climb Col d'Azet where we will enjoy the great show of Le Tour.

When the cyclists have gone downhill to our hotel in Saint Lary.

5) Saint Lary › Bossot

Features

  • Saint Lary → Bossot
  • 66 + 26 = 92Kms
  • 4 cols: Col d'Azet, Peyragudes, Portilhon, mirador d'Arres
  • 3000 meters climbing

Description

Big stage without a flat kilometer that will take us to the Aran Valley.

We start with the ascent to Col d'Azet, and after a spectacular descent we arrive at  Genos Lake. Non stop and we will climb Peyragudes (final stage in next Tour de France 2022 ).

Long descent to Bagneres de Luchon where the demanding port of Portilhon awaits us. When you arrive at Bossot, we propose you one last effort to enjoy Aran valley towards the  Arres mountain.

6) Bossot › Sort

Features

  • Bossot → Sort
  • 105 + 38 = 143 Kms
  • 3 cols: Baqueira Beret, La Bonaigua, Port Aine
  • 3500 meters climbing

Description

We across Arán valley with a long but gentle ascent towards the Baqueira Beret ski resort. We will continue climbing to the mythical port de la Bonaigua.

After a long descent, we offer the optional ascent to Port Ainé ski resort (Usual end of stage in the Volta a Catalunya).

And at the finish line, the beautiful town of Sort awaits us to enjoy the Noguera Pallaresa valley.

7) Sort › Sort

Features

  • Sort → Sort
  • 41 Kms
  • 2 cols: Enviny, Llessui
  • 1200 meters climbing

Description

Short stage around Sort that includes ascents to Col d'Enviny and Llessui.

We will return to Sort, with a shower and end-of-party food before come back to Barcelona and end this spectacular week in the Pyrenees.

 

Terms and conditions

  • This route is a NON competitive event, there are no timed sections or any price for arriving first.
  • You must comply with the rules of the organizer.
  • All participants must respect and follow all the traffic rules, as we ride in open roads
  • Accesible route to any cyclist with a reasonable level and experience.
  • This route requires participants to have GPS devices to follow the route. From the organization will be enabled tracks.
  • There are optional climbs to suite all cyclist levels.
  • Limited entries.
  • We must respect the environment: it is strictly forbidden to throw away rubbish outside the feeding stations.
  • It is mandatory the use of the helmet.
  • This trip requires that all participants are covered against accident and proffesional liability insurance. It is included in the inscription price. (it´s NOT included your mandatory travel insurance).
  • Barcelona Bike Tours declines all responsability on the personal or material accidents that the participans could occur, as well all the accidents they could get involved.
  • The organizers reserver their rights to limit the number of available slots, as well to modify this terms and conditions. As well the organizers will have the rights to modify the route in case there are personal risk to any of the participants.
  • The organizers will not refund any amount after the deadline date: 15 may 2022.

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Information

Booking your trip with Barcelona Bike Tours and join Epic Pyrenees 2022 is easy and safe. Follow these instructions:

  1. Read our terms and conditions.
  2. Fill in our booking form. Once you have completed it, press send and you will see a confirmation message on the screen.
  3. You will receive an email from Barcelona Bike Tours with all the details you have need to make the payment of our booking fee: 500 €.
  4. Once we have receieved the payment of the booking fee, you will receive an email confirming your booking.
  5. You must make the final payment before the 15th of may.
  6. Once you have made the final payment, you will be ready to join us in the adventure of your life.

Cancellations Policy

  1. You will receive a refund of 80% of the payments made up 50 days before the event.
  2. No refund will be issued after the last 50 days before the start of the trip.