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BMC: Road cycling challenge

Fri 20 Sep 2024 to Tue 24 Sep 2024 Lake Annecy, France
Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Experience iconic Tour de France climbs and stunning scenery - 
The Thames Hospice Big Mountain Challenge is back

Date: 20-24 September 2024
Location: Annecy, France
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 See below for package options

We are calling all avid cyclists to saddle up and book a place on a thrilling four-day road cycle challenge in the French Alps. Sign up today and join other passionate cyclists to experience stunning mountain scenery overlooking beautiful Lake Annecy.

This magnificent 4-day challenge offers the choice of three routes to suit a wide variety of cycling abilities and speeds in some of the most iconic and scenic mountain climbs in Europe, several of which feature in the Tour de France.

The event is run in conjunction with some of the best brands in cycling, providing professional vehicle support to ensure the best possible cycling experience. Every detail has been thought of to guarantee the highest standards at excellent value. Accommodation is available with the full package at the three star hotel, Les Balcons du Lac d’Annecy overlooking Lake Annecy and the mountains. There are 3 options to choose from:

Full package plus fundraising: £795 plus £995 sponsorship
Full package only:
£1495
Cycle only plus fundraising:
£295 plus £995 sponsorship

For just £795 plus sponsorship to raise money for Thames Hospice, you will experience unrivalled Alpine scenery and views on iconic Tour de France inspired routes.

For further information, please email us.

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019
Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Road cycling routes

Matterhorn

  • Distance: Approx 150 miles, ascending 14,692ft
  • Cycling per day: 4 to 5 hours, orientated to committed beginner- intermediate level road cyclists
  • Leisurely lunch and coffee stops in picturesque locations and well known peaks included in the Tour De France. Download route map

Kilimanjaro

  • Distance: Approx 200 miles, ascending 19,340ft
  • Cycling per day: 5 to 8 hours orientated to intermediate-advanced road cyclists
  • Cycle the glorious Sévrier Haute-Savoie around Lake Annecy against the backdrop of the dramatic French Alps, including well known peaks included in the Tour De France. Download route map

Everest

  • Distance: Approx 250 miles, ascending 29,029ft 
  • Cycling per day: 6 to 8 hours orientated to intermediate-advanced road cyclists
  • Cycle the glorious Haute-Savoie around Lake Annecy against the backdrop of the dramatic French Alps, including well known peaks included in the Tour De France. Download route map

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