11 days on the Route des Grandes Alpes

It is the most famous route in France and therefore probably also the most winding and spectacular route through the Alps to the Mediterranean.

Pricing

Price
per rider in shared/double room (the booking of a double room is only available for a booking of two people. All single travellers are asked to choose the single room surcharge or choose to share a twin room with another tour participant) €1,949.00 $2,168.18 ?
per pillion passenger in shared twin/double room (pillion passengers cannot book without an accompanying rider) €1,839.00 $2,045.81 ?
per person single room (surcharge – all single travellers need to choose either the single unshared room surcharge or a shared twin room surcharge depending on their preference) €650.00 $723.10 ?
per person option “Shared Twin Room” (If you as a single rider do not want to pay the single room surcharge, then this option may be suitable for you. You will initially be charged the single room surcharge which will subsequently be refunded or removed from the final invoice if a suitable roommate can be found for you. €650.00 $723.10 ?

Features

Features
9 guided tours with a German tour guide who is familiar with the country
10 nights with rich breakfast in carefully selected hotels
10 typical dinner in the hotels (three-course menu)
Souvenir gift
Not included features
Petrol
Meals, drinks (if not stated separately in services)
Travel Cancellation Insurance
Parking fees

More details

More details
Total distance: 2150 km
Daily stages: 220 to 380 km
Tour start: Feldkirch (A)
End of tour: Feldkirch (A)/ 8 change of hotel
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Baggage transport - No:
There is no escort vehicle available for this tour. Each participant transports his luggage independently on the motorcycle.
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Difficulty Level:
Difficult (SG 3): This tour is only suitable for experienced motorcyclists with appropriate experience and good physical condition. Due to the demanding routing, the bike should be safely controlled in curves, hairpin bends and on narrow mountain roads.
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Our travel groups are deliberately kept small and limited to 8 motorcycles. The minimum number of participants on this tour is 6.
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Mobility: The offer is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Please contact us for more information.

Due to the challenging routes, the bike should be mastered safely in curves and hairpin bends. The tour is only suitable for experienced motorcyclists and temperature fluctuations should be easily tolerated.

Day 1

The meeting point for our tour is Feldkirch in Austria. The evening together gives us the opportunity to get to know the other participants and our tour guide will make you curious about the upcoming tours.

Day 2

Today's tour takes us from Feldkirch through Liechtenstein, past Lake Zurich in Switzerland to the French border. The northern entry point into the Route des Grandes Alpes is now directly in front of us.

Day 3

From today on, the "robbing of passports" starts. Over smaller passes, called "Cols" in French and challenging secondary routes we reach the Val-d'Isère.

Day 4

We make one of the first stops in Bonnval sur Arc, it is said to be the most beautiful place on the route of the Grandes Alpes. Today's royal stage leads us over the highest passes of the Alps. We can expect fantastic views from the Col du Télégraphe, Col du Galibier and the Col de l'Iseran.

Day 5

West of the French/Italian border the tour leads us partly on very narrow mountain roads through several gorges to the Côte d'Azur. In Menton we reach the southern end of the Route des Grandes Alpes. With a wonderful and unique panorama the little town on the Mediterranean Sea welcomes us. Our hotel lures with Mediterranean flair directly at the lively beach boulevard.

Day 6

The Mediterranean is calling! Today we have a day off.

Day 7

North of Menton we find again the entrance to the Route des Grandes Alpes and ride on smallest mountain roads through the National Park Mercantour. The small villages fascinate with their special flair and impress all our senses. On the last third of our daily stage another highlight is waiting. We pass the Col de la Bonette with its 2802 m altitude.

Day 8

Today we make a small detour to the neighbouring country Italy. Through the Parco Naturale del Gran Bosco di Salbertrand you reach Susa. Here we cross again the border to France, pass the Lac du Mont Cenis and swing along the small river Le Arc into the Val-d'Isère.

Day 9

On the next kilometres you have to say goodbye to the "Route des Grandes Alpes". We leave the famous French way in northeast direction. The next highlight is not long in coming, we ride around the Mont Blanc at Charmonix on the north side. Afterwards we ride through the nature park Aiguilles-Rouges and in the late afternoon we reach the valley basin near Martigny. After a winding descent into the small town we use the next kilometres as a "cool down phase" until we reach our tour hotel in Sion in Valais.

Day 10

The last day of the tour is the perfect end to this special trip. The wonderful Furka Pass awaits us, we reach with our motorcycles another 2424 meters of altitude and experience a wonderful panorama. We will take a lot of time for this highlight. If you like, you can visit the source of the Rhone, which rises here in the glacier. In Andermatt we then take a break to relax, before we ride the last kilometres to the crossing of the Principality of Liechtenstein. In the evening we reach our starting hotel for this tour in Feldkirch.

Day 11

Nine exciting riding days lie behind us and thus 2150 riding kilometres with infinitely many experiences and impressions. We have ridden on the highest, passable passes of the Alps, partly on narrow and steep side roads. We have been rewarded with unique, beautiful panoramas and feelings that have opened our hearts to an intensity that is unfortunately rarely experienced. It is not a farewell forever, the next adventure is already waiting for us!