8-Day Le Petit Tour des Pyrenees

Tour Overview

8 days / 7 nights

what's included

This fabulous 8-day small-group hub tour ventures through South-West France and the French Pyrenees mountains. You will stay at the beautiful Caday Rouge Chambre d’hôtes for four nights and a further three nights in the heart of the Pyrenees National Park.

On this tour you will revel in the beautiful green valleys of the Lot, Dordogne, Célé and Vézère, enjoying historical landmarks, monuments and medieval chateaux whilst riding the traffic-free roads of South-West France.

You will ride to the Pyrenees Mountain range and explore its superb National Park, visiting the fabulous Col de Tentes, Col d’Aspin and the Tour de France favourite, Col du Tourmalet. Truly spectacular riding and panoramic views.

This is the ultimate Pyrenees motorcycle touring experience giving you a delightful and memorable touring holiday you will never forget.

Book your place with the group and enjoy this unforgettable tour. This tour is perfect for group bookings.

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skill level

Intermediate
Advanced

This escorted tour is suitable for proficient riders who can ride the distances stated in the itinerary. We will ride a maximum of 1,400 kilometres for the holiday duration. The tour riding days are good fun, very sociable and start at 9am to maximise your days’ tour enjoyment.

Pyrenees Motorcycle tour
HIGHLIGHTS
  • The tour starts and ends at Caday Rouge
  • 7 nights superb accommodation with private en-suite bathrooms
  • Explore South West France and the Pyrenees Mountains
  • Escorted riding through the picturesque Nouvelle Aquitaine and Occitanie regions
  • Explore the beautiful green valleys of the Lot, Dordogne, Célé and Vézère
  • Visit the fabulous Col de Tentes, Col de Tourmalet & Col d’Aspin
  • Visit Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, Rocamadour and Domme
  • Visit historic Castles and Chateaux
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ITINERARY

Day 1 
Arrive and check in at Caday Rouge, settle in, relax and socialise by the pool and meet your new companions before dinner.

Day 2
We start your touring adventure as we travel into the Dordogne Valley to the beautiful bastide and fortified medieval town of Domme. We will visit the Abbey Nouvelle and a magnificent viewing tower with breath-taking views of the surrounding area. After lunch, we enjoy a tour of the historic Château de Beynac or the fun museum ‘La Rue du Temps qui Passe’ before returning to Caday Rouge – 200 kms

Day 3
An early breakfast and a prompt departure as we head south via the beautiful communes of Valence, Lectoure, Auch and Tournay before we arrive in Gavarnie Gedre, deep in the heart of the Pyrenees where we will stay for three nights – 280 kms

Day 4
A relaxed start to the day and after an enjoyable breakfast we head to the Col de Tentes, the Barrage de Gloriettes, then onto the Petit Train de Troumouse where we will lunch before we visit Luz Ardiden before returning to our hotel for a relaxed evening of entertainment – 150 kms

Day 5 
Today we head to the town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur and then east on the D918 to Col Cap de Long. This ride will take you through the Col d’Aspin, Col de Tourmalet and La Hourquette d’Ancizan where you will experience some of the best riding and scenic views the French Pyrenees has to offer – 200 kms

Day 6 
We leave Gavarnie returning to Caday Rouge riding through the famous sanctuary of Lourdes and onto the communes of Pontacq, Maubourguet, Nerac and Aiguillon. Another great days riding – 300 kms

Day 7 
After breakfast we ride to the remarkable and historic Rocamadour, set in the far north of the Occitanie region close to Perigord and the Dordogne Valley. We travel through the scenic towns of Peyrilles, Gourdon and Reilhaguet, before lunching in Rocamadour. We will head back to Caday Rouge through the amazing Causses du Quercy Natural Regional Park and the Col de Crayssac for some superb scenic motorcycling – 220 kms

Day 8 
Farewell and bon voyage, we are sure you have had a fantastic holiday. We would love to see you back here again for another tour.

CRMT can change the itinerary to suit seasonal opening times as required.
CRMT cannot be held responsible for any government Covid restrictions implemented during your stay.

AVAILABLE TOURS

2024 – start dates

May – 1st, 9th, 17th, 24th, 31st

July – 9th, 16th & 24th

August – 27th

September – 4th, 12th

October – 6th

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2025 – start dates

May – 16th, 23rd, 30th

June – 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

July – 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

August – 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

September – 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

October – 3rd, 10th, 17th

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Pyrenees Adventure 2020

Here's some video footage taken on this tour in 2019

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1599 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
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2599 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
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  • 1 CRMT Hired Motorcycle

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2899 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
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Private double room
3999 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • 2 CRMT Hired Motorcycles

*Half-board package available whilst at Caday Rouge. Please enquire for details.

*Half-board package: Includes evening meal only. Drinks and lunch are not included. Breakfast and all meals whilst touring the Pyrenees and away from Caday Rouge are not included

1 rider

Private double room
1599 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • your motorcycle

1 rider, 1 pillion

Private double room
£ 1899 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • your motorcycle

2 riders

Private double room
1999 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • your motorcycles

1 rider

Private double room
2599 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • 1 CRMT Hired Motorcycle

1 rider, 1 pillion

Private double room
2899 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • 1 CRMT Hired Motorcycle
Popular

2 riders

Private double room
3999 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • 2 CRMT Hired Motorcycles

*Half-board package available whilst at Caday Rouge. Please enquire for details.

*Half-board package: Includes evening meal only. Drinks and lunch are not included. Breakfast and all meals whilst touring the Pyrenees and away from Caday Rouge are not included

Extend your holiday duration and book our 8-day tours back-to-back and maximise your touring experience through France

WE ACCEPT PAYMENTS VIA CREDIT CARD OR PAYPAL

(ONCE WE HAVE CONFIRMED YOUR BOOKING YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL WITH A LINK TO OUR PAYMENT SECTION)

ACCOMMODATION

This small group hub-tour includes four nights’ accommodation at the beautiful Caday Rouge chambre d’hôtes. You will enjoy a further three nights in a fabulous hotel in Gavarnie Gedre.

Your accommodation at Caday Rouge is a beautiful stone manor house with a 19th century Quercy stone cottage. All the newly renovated bedrooms are all en-suite with private bathrooms.

Group bookings also have the availability to use our three-bedroom luxury holiday cottage with three double bedrooms and sharing 2 bathrooms.

These beautiful buildings are set within two acres of well-maintained tranquil gardens nestling peacefully in the serene countryside on the banks of the River Lot. There are various terraces around the house, cottage and large swimming pool for outside dining and socialising during the summer season.

Relax and enjoy our private large saltwater swimming pool after a great days riding. The terraces are equipped with parasols, sun loungers and seating for your comfort, enjoyment and socialising, so all you need to do is order your cool beverage from our licenced bar and revel in the tranquillity Caday Rouge offers.

No pets are allowed

FOOD

Every tour day at Caday Rouge includes a delightful continental breakfast to get you started. Please note breakfast is not included whilst away from Caday Rouge and touring the Pyrenees.

We will picnic lunch at some beautiful secret places or dine in local restaurants throughout these regions which allows you more time to ride and explore!

Evening dining is available at Caday Rouge in our beautiful restaurant where we prepare and serve superb home-cooked meals. Weather permitting and during the summer months, you may dine on one of our many terraces within the tranquil gardens of Caday Rouge. A great way to spend a lovely evening after a fabulous day out riding.

Our bar is available to all guests for alcoholic beverages including wines, beers and soft drinks, all offered at a very reasonable price.

We can offer a half-board option which includes evening meals whilst at Caday Rouge only. Please enquire.

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WHAT IS INCLUDED
  • 8 days escorted motorcycle tour in South West France and the French Pyrenees
  • 7 nights superb accommodation with private en-suite bathrooms
  • Use of private swimming pool and all facilities whilst at Caday Rouge
  • Service of experienced escorts with vast local and regional knowledge
  • Full 24-hour support and expert advice
  • Garage parking for your motorcycle whilst at Caday Rouge
Options Available
  • All-inclusive motorcycle tours
  • Fly ride holidays (Flights not included)
  • BMW & Honda motorcycle hire
  • Luxury support vehicles to carry your luggage and for pillion or non-riders
  • Local airport and train station transfers
  • Evening transport to local towns and villages whilst at Caday Rouge
  • Hire of motorcycle safety-wear
  • Custom and bespoke tours for group bookings
  • Indulge in other activities at Caday Rouge Adventure Holidays
  • A fabulous workshop and motorcycle washing facilities
  • Laundry service
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED
  • Fuel & parking
  • Road tolls
  • Ferry or flights
  • Any entrance fees to attractions
  • Meals other than breakfast
  • Drinks
  • Personal insurance
  • Helmets and protective clothing (available to rent subject to availability)
  • Anything that is not in ‘Included’
Confirmation of Booking

Deposit: A 30% deposit is required to secure your booking. Confirmation of your booking will be sent to you by email. The balance of the payment is to be paid 90 days before your tour begins.

CRMT’s commitment to you:
There is no minimum number required for this tour to proceed.

Return of deposit: If for any reason you have to cancel your confirmed booking with CRMT, we will endeavour to rebook your place within the group. If this is successful, we will refund all your money paid to date, less any incurred expenses. The tour will have to be fully booked for this to take effect.

Please refer to Terms and Conditions and the Cancellation Policy.

CRMT has the right to cancel any tour due to only unforeseen circumstances. If this happens we will return all funds paid.

please note

Note 1
If you hire a motorcycle from CRMT it may only be used during the tour days and whilst with the group. Our motorcycles are not for private use.

Note 2
If you hire a motorcycle from CRMT, a €1500.00 Excess Damage Deposit is required before any riding takes place. You must provide a copy of your passport, a valid Driving Licence and International Driving Permit with the correct endorsements. All original documents must be provided on arrival. If you hire a motorcycle from CRMT the mileage is included within the hire price.

Note 3

• Spoken Languages: English, French.

• The maximum number of people in the group is 10.

• The maximum number of bikes in the group is 8.

• No minimum number for the tour to proceed.

• Airport & train station transfers available.

Note 4
If you ride a motorcycle in France, you are required to wear a safety helmet with reflective decals and you must wear protective gloves. If you hire a CRMT motorcycle, it is obligatory to fulfil these requirements and laws.

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