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This French Alps Motorcycle Tour is jam packed with outstanding riding, scenery and value.  No other tour can pack as much in 5 days.  Departing from Grenoble, capital of the Alps, you’re into the great riding from the start.

From the get-go you’ll have 5 full days of twisties & mountain passes in the Alps. From the Mont Blanc, the Galibier, Alpe d’Huez and more.  Your itinerary is full of top-shelf, world renowned roads.  At the same time be sure to enjoy the wonderful cuisine, fine wines, cheeses & pastries.

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What’s Included

French Alps Motorcycle Tour

5 Nights Accommodations
Breakfasts
Luggage Storage
GPS Roadbook

Day 1 French Alps Motorcycle Tour

Grenoble->Chamonix Mont Blanc

Distance: 275km Time:7 hours

Your French Alps Motorcycle Tour begins with a ride taking you to Lake Annecy via the Bauges mountains for a stop in this charming city complete with canal system similar to Brugge or Venice, but on a smaller scale. From there it’s up to Chamonix Mont Blanc, a renowned ski station. Chamonix played host to the first Olympic winter games in 1924. Take the time to ride the cable car up to the Aiguille du Midi which is a viewing platform built on a neighboring peak of the Mont Blanc. Views are simply spectacular.

Day 2 French Alps Motorcycle Tour

Chamonix Mont Blanc->Briancon

Distance: 280 km Time: 7

Today’s ride takes you over the Mont Cenis & Mont Genevre mountain passes to the elevated fortified city of Briancon.

Day 3 French Alps Motorcycle Tour

Briancon-Barcelonnette

Distance:250km Time: 7 hours

Continuing on your French Alps motorcycle tour, today’s ride takes you over more mountain passes such as the Col d’Allos and the Col de la Bonnette. (2802m) The Col de la Bonnette is among the highest paved roads in Europe.

Day 4 French Alps Motorcycle Tour

Barcelonnette->Nyons

Distance:290km Time: 7 hours

Today you’ll take part of the Route des Grandes Alpes over the Col d’Allos pass then up to Sisteron and through the Gorges de la Meouge before arriving in Nyons, Olive capital of France. You'll ride the infamous Mount Ventoux, the Beast, a challenging ride when the Mistral wind is blowing.

Day 5 French Alps Motorcycle Tour

Nyons->Grenoble

Distance:280km Time: 6 hours

Today’s final ride on your French alps motorcycle tour take you across the fabulous Vercors Mountain range. Enjoy the balcony roads, the Gorges of the Bourne, the suspended houses in Royans. A perfect finale for your alpine adventure.

Additional information

Participants

Solo, Duo

Preferred Motorcycle:

BMW F800 GT, BMW R1200 RS, BMW R1200 RT, BMW R1200 GS, BMW K1600 GTL, BMW S1000 XR

Occupancy

Shared Room, Private Room