It’s one thing to watch the Tour on TV – but nothing quite beats seeing it live and riding the routes! If you’re considering a cycling holiday as a Tour de France spectator, read our guide to planning your trip and selecting the best spot on the route.
Stage 14: 2021 Tour de France
The Tour de France passed right by this fabulous property in the French Pyrenees in 2021. From the doorstep you can ride the Col du Bac, Col de Montsegur, Col de la Croix des Morts, Cote de Galinagues, and Col de Saint Louis: all category 2 and 3 climbs.
Read more about this route here.
One Week Social in the Pyrenees
€845 (per person) / 7 nights / Half Board
Explore this little known area of the Pyrenees with guided rides from a beautifully restored private accommodation with a pool (and amazing views!).
Stage 17: 2021 Tour de France
The location for one of the sprints in 2021 and regular stage finish hosts the Pyrenean town of Bagneres-de-Luchon is twinned with the Yorkshire town of Harrogate. Famous Tour de France climbs from 2021 within pedaling distance of the town include Col de Peyresourde, Col de Val Louron-Azet, and Col du Portet, and the Tourmalet is also manageable. Plan your rides around your abilities by working with hosts who provide organised cycling holidays or accommodation only trips.
Cycling in the French Pyrenees
€650 (per person) / 7 nights / Half Board
This team of experienced hosts (and cyclists!) are ready to welcome you to their renovated villa in the South of France. You will explore quiet roads and challenging climbs in this stunning area of the Midi Pyrenees.
The Free Range Chalet
Bagneres-de-Luchon, France (Pyrenees)
€55 per person per night / Half Board
A lovingly restored French villa in a Pyrenean spa town with family rooms, shared facilities (games room, lounge room, garden) and a very warm welcome for guests.
Stage 15: 2019 Tour de France
This self-catered property (with the option of hiring a private chef) was on the Foix-Prat d’Albis route in 2019. In 2021 and again this year  the tour, although not passing through directly, is still relatively local, on the Carcassonne-Foix stages, that pass through nearby Chalabre with GC sprints in Lavelanet.
€60 per person per night / Self-Catering
A beautiful house with a pool in the pretty French village of Puivert. The village has a pool and swimming lake as well as many activity options within driving distance, such as accrobranch, sailing, canyoning, and climbing. For cyclists there is the voie verte (Lavelenet to Bram) and Montbel plus many quiet local trails.
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