Amazing Pyrenees & Tour de France Tour 2024

Tour Overview

8 days / 7 nights from just €1650 per person

based on 2 people sharing a double room

what's included

For our seventh successive year, CRMT are proud to offer this amazing opportunity to see this elite cycle race and enjoy perfect and scenic motorcycling during your touring holiday.

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 mountain range. You will enjoy the 2024 Tour de France stages 12, 13, 14 & 15. What better way to see this outstanding sporting event than on a motorcycle tour! Park anywhere en-route and see the intensifying build-up of the caravane and race spectacle for just a couple of hours of your day, a great time to socialise with a beverage.

On this tour you will revel in the green valleys of the Lot, Dordogne, Célé and Vézère. You will visit historical landmarks, monuments and medieval chateaux whilst riding through the traffic-free roads of South-West France, enjoying its amazing green scenery. You will ride to the Pyrenees mountain range through the sacred town of Lourdes where you will climb into the mountainous regions and visit the fabulous Col de Tentes. You will see the mountain tops of the Col d’Ech, Col de Taulemale and Col de Tramassel, Col d’Aspin and the tour de France favourite, Col du Tourmalet. Truly spectacular riding and panoramic views.

This experience is what motorcycling and touring is all about. It provides fabulous pleasures for a delightful and memorable motorcycle holiday you will never forget.

Book your place with the group and enjoy this unforgettable tour. For all cycling and motorcyclist enthusiasts, this tour is the ultimate all round experience.

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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, much of which will be in mountainous terrain with many hairpins and demanding roads. The tour riding days are good fun, very sociable and start at 9am to maximise your days’ tour enjoyment.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • The tour starts and ends at Caday Rouge
  • See stages 12, 13, 14 & 15 of the Tour de France 2024 Cycle Race
  • 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
  • Service of a professional tour escort and 24-hour support and advice
  • A fabulous workshop and motorcycle washing facilities
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ITINERARY

Day 1 – Tuesday 9th July
Arrive and check in at Caday Rouge, settle in, relax and socialise by the pool and meet your new companions before dinner.

Day 2 – Wednesday 10th July
Today we head east deep into the beautiful Lot Valley visiting Cahors, Saint-Cirq-Lapopie and Cajarc. We will stop at the 14th century Pont Valentré then onto Cajarc for lunch by the River Lot. We then head north into the Célé Valley visiting Marcilhac-sur-Célé and Cabrerets for some of the most scenic riding this region has to offer, before our return to Caday Rouge – 240 km

Day 3 – Thursday 11th July
By good chance Stage 12 of the Tour de France passes through Monsempron-Libos, Fumel and Monflanquin, just 2 kilometres away from Caday Rouge. We will see the mid-stage and end in Villeneuve-sur-Lot, what a great day to enjoy and who knows, we may even be on TV! – 200 kms

Day 4 – Friday 12th July
An early breakfast and we leave Caday Rouge heading South to Agen to see the start of Stage 13 of the Tour de France. We then head South stopping en-route to see the race stage progress at Nerac, Nogaro and the end, near Pau, before we arrive at the hotel in Gavarnie Gedrè for the next 3 nights – 300 km

Day 5 – Saturday 13th July
A relaxed start to the day and after an enjoyable breakfast we head to the heart of the Pyrenees with a visit to the Col de Tentes, the Barrage de Gloriettes, then onto the Petit Train de Troumouse where we will lunch. We then head north to the beautiful town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur where you will see Stage 14 of the Tour de France, before their climb to the famous Col de Tourmalet – 150 kms

Day 6 – Sunday 14th July
It is an early start today as we head to Loudenville to see the start of Stage 15 of the Tour de France. We will ride the famous D918, stopping at the Col de Tourmalet. Our return trip to Gavarnie will take us over the Col d’Aspin and Col Cap de Long where we will lunch, before returning to Gavarnie for our final overnight stay – 250 km

Day 7 – Monday 15th July
We leave Gavarnie returning to Caday Rouge riding through the communes of Tournay, Auch, Lectoure, Valence and Lauzerte where you will enjoy amazing scenery and history whilst riding through this magnificent part of France – 300 kms

Day 8 – Tuesday 16th July

Farewell and bon voyage, we are sure you have had a fantastic holiday enjoying the experience of the Tour de France. 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.

TOUR DATES - 2023

Tuesday 9th July to Tuesday16th July 2024
Enjoy the 2024 Tour de France stages 12, 13, 14 & 15

For any information on the Tour de France please refer to the official website www.letour.fr/en/overall-route
For 2025 Pre-bookings, please enquire for more information.
Minimum 3 riders for the tour to proceed. 

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2999 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
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  • 1 CRMT Hired Motorcycle

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Private double room
3899 15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • your
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2 riders


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3999 15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • your
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1 pillion

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5899 15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • 1 CRMT Hired Motorcycle
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Private double room
7999 15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • 2 CRMT Hired Motorcycles

1 rider


Private double room
2699 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • 1 CRMT Hired Motorcycle

1 rider
1 pillion

Private double room
2999 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

1 rider

Private double room
2999 15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • your motorcycle

1 rider

Private double room
4999 15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • 1 CRMT Hired Motorcycle

1 rider, 1 pillion

Private double room
3899 15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • your motorcycle

2 riders

Private double room
3999 15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • your motorcycles

1 rider, 1 pillion

Private double room
5899 15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • 1 CRMT Hired Motorcycle
Popular

2 riders

Private double room
7999 15 DAYS / 14 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 breakfast and evening meal only. Drinks are not included.

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 and three nights at a beautiful hotel in the heart of the Pyrenees.

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
  • There is a minimum number of three for this tour to proceed
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 a minimum number of three required for this tour to proceed.  A full refund will be given if this number is not met 90 days before the tour starts.

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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