Friday, January 21, 2011

Alps Cycling with Discover France during the 2011 Tour de France

Battling the infamous cols associated with Alps cycling is a goal almost all cyclists have, and Discover France can make this goal a reality.

Scottsdale, AZ, January 20, 2011 -- Battling the infamous cols associated with Alps cycling is a goal almost all cyclists have, and Discover France can make this goal a reality. Discover France is not just a bike tour operator, they are also one of four official tour operators of the Tour de France, therefore are able to offer special behind the scene tour access to clients. On their Moderate Alps VIP cycling tour riders will not only get to enjoy Alps cycling, but also experience many tour activities including prime seating to watch the pro peloton, pictures on the podium, and riding tour routes.

To bring home the experience and bragging rights which comes from Alps cycling is a wish every biker has especially during the Tour de France and on the same climbs seen in the race. On Discover France’s Moderate Alps VIP Tour, participants will relish the unforgettable itinerary. Find out all the details at their website:

What’s included:

All lodging, all breakfasts, picnic lunches, and 2 dinners are included in this tour. Clients will also have 2 professional cycling guides, van transportation throughout the tour, support vehicle for included Alps cycling, and VIP tour access. Discover France also provides pre and post tour travel services such as help with trains, Paris hotels, rental cars and other services.

VIP Access:

As an official tour operator Discover France has special guides as well as passes to access the closed areas, and signage for our vehicles. Special access includes riding on the tour route just prior to the arrival of the pro peloton followed by photos on the podium in your favorite jersey. Also access to the sign in area where the pro teams arrive to start the race and where media, event officials, and former pros gather prior to the stage start. This is all included in Discover France’s VIP tours.

Alps Cycling:

This Discover France tour is for those who ride a lot for fun and want to ride at the Tour de France but also want time to enjoy some luxurious lodging, gastronomic dining, fantastic sites, and the unique French countryside and culture! Clients will enjoy the thrill and views of Alps cycling on rides including climbs up Mont Ventoux, Col du Galibier and Alpe d’Huez, as well as the tour’s route for the stage in Montpellier.

Visit for all details about the Tour de France VIP Tours or contact Discover France by phone at 800.960.2221 or by email at

Discover France Adventures, has been organizing bicycle tours in France since 1994 and has offices in both the USA and in France. Discover France Adventures award winning tours are made up of their unique self guided tours and very competitively priced guided tours. They are proud to be a Carbon Neutral travel provider, and a continued supporter of Sustainable Travel International, as well as an official tour operator of the Tour de France and Etape du Tour.

Alexia Nestora
Discover France
27 Long Spur
Littleton, CO 80127

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