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Founders Leg 2 – Paris to Geneva - Cycling Tours - Ride25

Founders Leg 2 – Paris to Geneva

France & Switzerland

This 4 day trip sees us pedal from the Eiffel Tower, through rural France to Geneva – read more about the trip here.

With a total of 351 miles and 20,501 feet in climbing– this is another epic Ride25 challenge with the ultimate aim of raising vital funds for 1morechild.

As in all previous Pioneer / Founders trips this is a not-for-profit trip – i.e. the cost is a sum of the direct costs of running the trip and includes a donation of £1,000+ of the ticket price to 1MoreChild.

Optional single supplement of £600.

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Next Date

September
14-17
2023

Duration

4
DAYS CYCLING

Distance

Miles
351

Av Miles Per Day
88

Cost

£2100
(£1050 Deposit)

Next Date

September 14-17

Duration

4 DAYS CYCLING

Distance

Miles - 351
Av Miles Per Day - 88

Cost

£2100
(£1050 Deposit)


BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

To secure your place you are required to pay a £1050 deposit. Please note the full cost of this tour is £2100.
Price Qty*
Sharing a Twin (50% Deposit) show details + £1,050.00 (GBP)  
Sharing a Twin - Total Cost show details + £2,100.00 (GBP)  
Single Room (50% Deposit) show details + £1,300.00 (GBP)  
Single Room - Total Cost show details + £2,600.00 (GBP)  

If you would like to book for more than 10 people, or would just like to talk to one of our team, please call 0207 947 4118 .

Itinerary


Day 1 - Paris to Sens
Day 1 - Paris to Sens
With the iconic Eiffel Tower behind us, we will follow the Seine out of Paris to the southeast to the historic Fontainebleau for lunch. Our route will cover lots of cycle paths along the beautiful river and through various forests. In the afternoon we will enjoy well-surfaced, fast roads and French beautiful countryside before staying in Sens for the night.
Day 2 - Sens to Semur-en-Auxois
Day 2 - Sens to Semur-en-Auxois
After an early start we will cycle along lovely quiet roads before stopping in Chablis. We will cover more peaceful roads after lunch before arriving in the medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois in the evening.
Day 3 - Semur-en-Auxois to Lons-le-Saunier
Day 3 - Semur-en-Auxois to Lons-le-Saunier
Up and out nice and early, we will follow the Burgundy canal before having lunch in Nuits St George. The afternoon offers fairly flat paths before arriving in the small Roman Spa town of Lons-le-Saunier for the night.
Day 4 - Lons-le-Saunier to Geneva
Day 4 - Lons-le-Saunier to Geneva
We will kick-start the final stage with a steep climb to get us limbered up for the day ahead. We will then cross the Jura Mountains into Switzerland with a seven mile long climb of over 1200m. A beautiful and fast descent to Lake Geneva will be the perfect end to the ride before celebrating by the lakeside and with a well-deserved celebration dinner.

What's Included


 

  • 5 x nights accommodation in Paris, Sens, Semur-en-Auxois, Lons-le-Saunier and Geneva.  All rooms will have twin beds and we will allocate you a room partner unless you specify who you would like to share with. You may select a single supplement in the booking process if you prefer not to share.
  • 4 x breakfast
  • 8 x Tea / Coffee & cakes stops
  • 4 x lunch inc drinks
  • 4 x dinner including drinks and celebration dinner in Geneva
  • 4 x manned support vehicles including bike mechanics, paramedic & masseuse
  • Transportation of bags each day to the finish
  • Transportation of bike boxes from Paris to Geneva
  • Water, fruit and emergency supplies in the vehicles
  • 4 x personalised cycling – ensure you enter the correct shirt size when you register – don’t be too optimistic about your weight loss plans from now to September!
  • 4 x GPS files of the routes
  • 4 x “get out of trouble” cloth maps

Deposit of £1,000 (Twin) or £1,250 (Single) due on booking, balancing payment due in May 2023.

 

What’s not included?

  • Travel to the start
  • Return travel from Geneva back home.
  • Personal travel Insurance – make sure Cycle Touring is included in your policy particularly if you have an annual policy. Details of your policy required before travel.
  • Bike
  • Bike Box

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

To secure your place you are required to pay a £1050 deposit. Please note the full cost of this tour is £2100.
Price Qty*
Sharing a Twin (50% Deposit) show details + £1,050.00 (GBP)  
Sharing a Twin - Total Cost show details + £2,100.00 (GBP)  
Single Room (50% Deposit) show details + £1,300.00 (GBP)  
Single Room - Total Cost show details + £2,600.00 (GBP)  

If you would like to book for more than 10 people, or would just like to talk to one of our team, please call 0207 947 4118 .

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