Tour de France and the Magical Massif Central 2020

Tour Overview

12 days / 11 nights from just £1155 per person

based on 2 people sharing a double room

what's included

This is a fabulous tour through South West France and the Massif Central region. Whilst on this tour, you will stay at the beautiful Caday Rouge for six nights bed and breakfast and a further five nights at various other quality hotels in France and the Massif Central. You will also get to enjoy the 2020 Tour de France stages 16, 17, 18 and 19.

What better way to see this spectacular sporting event than on a motorcycle! Park anywhere en-route and enjoy the race. We will then jump on our bikes and perhaps be able to see the end of these 4 stages.

We are the only motorcycle touring company to offer this fabulous opportunity to see various stages of the Tour de France elite cycling race, on a motorcycle touring holiday.

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 come 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

Beginner – Please enquire
Intermediate
Advanced

This escorted tour is suitable for capable riders who are able to ride the distances stated in the itinerary at a comfortable pace. We will ride approximately 250 kilometres per day totalling 2,200 kilometres for the holiday duration. The tour riding days are good fun and very sociable.

Tour days start at 9am to maximise your days’ tour enjoyment.

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HIGHLIGHTS
  • The tour starts and ends at Caday Rouge
  • Escorted riding through the picturesque magical Massif Central
  • Explore the Massif Central and visit Saint Cirq Lapopie
  • See stages 16,17,18 & 19 of the Tour de France 2020 Cycle Race
  • Visit the amazing Rocamadour, one of the wonders of this area
  • Explore France and the Massif Central in one tour
  • 11 nights’ accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Service of a professional tour escort
  • 24-hour support and advice
  • Visit historic Castles and Chateaux
  • A workshop with motorcycle washing facilities and tools
  • Large barn to keep your motorcycle undercover
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ITINERARY

Day 1 – Saturday
Arrive and check in at Caday Rouge, settle in, relax and socialise by the pool and meet your new companions before your welcome meal.
Day 2 – Sunday
This is the start of your touring adventure and today, you will head off towards Figeac through the Célé Valley visiting Saint-Cirq-Lapopie and Cahors – 200 kms
Day 3 – Monday
An early start as we prepare the motorcycles and head to the Millau Viaduct and Mont Aigoual. Our first overnight stay will be near Millau and the amazing Tarn Gorge – 279 kms
Day 4 – Tuesday
Another early start and challenging ride ahead as we continue our voyage to Villards-de-Lans to see stage 16 of the Tour de France. We will travel through the Magical Massif Central into the Rhone Alps for our second overnight stay near Grenoble – 300 kms
Day 5 – Wednesday
Today, prepare yourself to venture through the Rhone Alps, riding perfect motorcycle roads we dream of. We take a riding break to see stage 17 of the Tour de France near Meribel before returning to Grenoble for our third overnight stay – 160 kms
Day 6 – Thursday
An easier but great biking day today as we head towards La Roche-sur-Foron to revel and enjoy the stage 18 mountain climb of the Tour de France. We return to Grenoble for our fourth overnight stay – 160 kms
Day 7 – Friday
A relaxed start as we head towards Bourg-en-Bresse to see stage 19 of the Tour de France. What a great opportunity to see the start of this great sporting spectacle. After a bite to eat we head towards the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez for our fifth overnight stay – 290 kms
Day 8 – Saturday
Ride the amazing Massive Central. Today you will be heading back to Caday Rouge, riding through some of the most beautiful parts of South West France, stopping at Château de Bonaguil along the way – 350 kms
Day 9 – Sunday
Today, prepare yourself to visit Tournon d’Agenais, Penne d’Agenais and then onto Château Le Stelsia. In the afternoon, you will visit Château de Gavaudun before returning to Caday Rouge – 100 kms
Day 10 – Monday
After breakfast, continue your journey with a visit to the remarkable and historic Rocamadour. After lunch, we will head south to Château de Beynac before returning to Caday Rouge – 210 kms
Day 11 – Tuesday
Today, you will travel into the Dordogne where you will visit the town of Sarlat. Then we’ll lunch in the beautiful bastide and fortified medieval town of Domme before returning to Caday Rouge via Chateau de Biron – 200 kms
Day 12 – Wednesday
Farewell and bon voyage, we are sure you have had a fantastic holiday and we would love to see you back here again for another tour

A detailed itinerary is available upon enquiry.
Please contact us to request further information or with details of your requirements.
CRMT can change the itinerary to suit seasonal opening times as required.

TOUR DATES - 2020

Sat 12th September to 24th September

Enjoy the 2020 Tour de France stages 16, 17, 18 and 19.

*Discounts available for group bookings, the bigger the group the bigger the discount, please enquire for details.

Tour de France motorcycle tour

1 person

Private double room
£ 1980 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • 1 personal
    motorcycle

1 person

Private double room
£ 3280 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • CRMT Hired Motorcycle

2 people

Private double room
£ 2310 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • 1 personal
    motorcycle

2 people

Private double room
£ 2530 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • 2 personal
    motorcycles

2 people

Private double room
£ 3610 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • CRMT Hired Motorcycle
Popular

2 people

Private double room
£ 5130 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • 2 CRMT Hired Motorcycles

1 person

Private double room
£ 1980 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • 1 personal motorcycle

1 person

Private double room
£ 3280 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • CRMT Hired Motorcycle

2 people

Private double room
£ 2310 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • 1 personal motorcycle

2 people

Private double room
£ 2530 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • 2 personal motorcycles

2 people

Private double room
£ 3610 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • CRMT Hired Motorcycle
Popular

2 people

Private double room
£ 5130 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • 2 CRMT Hired Motorcycles

WE ACCEPT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS THROUGH PAYPAL

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

ACCOMMODATION

This tour includes six nights’ accommodation at Caday Rouge and five nights at other various accommodations for the rest of the tour – the first night near the famous Millau Viaduct. The second, third & fourth nights near Villard-de-Lans and Grenoble following the Tour de France Teams. The fifth night will be in the Massif Central near Le Mont Dore.

Your accommodation at Caday Rouge is a beautiful stone manor house with a 19th-century quercy stone cottage and barn dating back to 1862. 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 the large swimming pool for outside dining and socialising during the summer season.

The saltwater swimming pool is 14 metres long and 6.8 metres wide and 1 metre leading to 2.5 metres deep with a one-metre high ledge all the way around. The pool is heated to a minimum temperature of 25 degrees centigrade between June and September. The pools large terraces are equipped with parasols, sun loungers, and seating for your comfort, enjoyment, and socializing. These are surrounded by beautiful flowers, herbs, palm trees, and hedges. 

FOOD
Caday Rouge includes daily breakfast as well as an arrival meal. We also offer picnic lunches and evening meals using local produce.

All drinks including alcoholic beverages are available on request.

No pets are allowed.

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Caday Rouge in France
Caday Rouge in France
WHAT IS INCLUDED
  • 12 Days escorted motorcycle tour in South West France and Spain
  • 11 nights bed and breakfast accommodation
  • Complimentary welcome meal
  • Full 24-hour support and expert advice
  • Use of private swimming pool, tranquil gardens to relax in and all facilities
  • Use of Caday Rouge’s barn to keep your motorcycle undercover
  • Service of experienced escorts with vast local and regional knowledge
  • Parking for motor vehicles at Caday Rouge
Options Available
  • The all-in-one by CRMT including accommodation, bike hire and fun
  • Fly ride holidays
  • BMW motorcycle hire
  • Luxury support vehicles to carry your luggage and evening local transportation
  • Hire of motorcycle safety-wear (in France, protective gloves must be worn at all times whilst riding a motorcycle)
  • Caday Rouge restaurant for evening meals
  • Local airport and train station transfers
  • Custom and bespoke tours for group bookings
  • All CRMT tours are available self-guided
  • Video highlights of your tour using Go-Pro camera
  • Indulge in other activities at Caday Rouge Adventure Holidays
  • Use of a fantastic workshop with motorcycle washing facilities and tools
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED
  • Fuel
  • Road tolls
  • Ferry or flights
  • Any entrance fees to attractions
  • Meals other than breakfast and arrival meal
  • Drinks
  • Personal insurance
  • Helmets and protective clothing (available for rent subject to availability)
  • A €600 Excess Damage Deposit is required for all CRMT motorcycle rentals
  • Anything that is not in ‘included’
Confirmation of Booking

Confirmation of your booking will be sent to you by email subject to providing a valid email address and the required deposit which will secure your booking. We require a 30% deposit to secure your booking. The balance of the payment is to be paid 60 days before your tour begins.

CRMT’s commitment to you: If you book one of our tours, we guarantee the tour will proceed. There is no minimum number required for any CRMT tour to go ahead.

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. The tour will have to be fully booked for this to take effect.

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 €600.00 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 are using your own motorcycle and a breakdown occurs, CRMT can return your bike to Caday Rouge. CRMT may also be able to assist in repatriating your motorcycle to some regions of Europe. A pre-determined date and cost can be confirmed subject to CRMT’s free time and when their tour season allows them.

Note 5
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.

If you are interested in this tour, please enquire for full details of the itinerary.

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