10+1-DAY SECRETS OF FRANCE MOTORCYCLE TOUR

$4,199

RIDER ON HONDA 750 NCX, SHARED ROOM

+ Upgrade BMW F750GS: +$250 USD
+ Upgrade Honda Africa Twin: +$499 USD
+ Upgrade BMW R1250GS/RT: +$499 USD
+ Upgrade Single Room: +$499 USD
+ Add Pillion/Passenger: +$1,999 USD
+ Paris 1-Day Extension: + $499 USD


HIGHLIGHTS
✓ Old town Uzerche
✓ Castle of Castelnau Bretenoux
✓ Medieval village of Conques
✓ Millau viaduct
✓ Canoeing the Tarn river gorges
✓ Ride to the Causse Méjean Plateau
✓ Gorges of the river Jonte
✓ National park of Cévennes
✓ Ardèche high valleys
✓ Paris (Optional)

CONFIRMED DEPARTURES
(Available all year for 5 to 10 riders)
✓ AUGUST 6 to AUGUST 15, 2021

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(Balance payment due 60 days prior to start)

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10+1-DAY SECRETS OF FRANCE MOTORCYCLE TOUR

$4,199

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SECRETS OF FRANCE MOTORCYCLE TOUR

France is a popular tourist destination and everyone rush to ride the crowded roads of the Alp or experience the historic beaches of Normandy, but like everything we do, we do NOT follow the masses. We seek the unknown adventure and help unlock the secrets. Our Tour de France is designed to take you out-back where few tourists go. The small rural regions and the incredible hidden gems in the heart of the country. The riding is fantastic and the culture, history and dining is second to non. As a touristic add-on we are happy to help extend the stay in Paris before or after the motorcycle tour.

POI: HISTORY AND CULTURE

France is almost a living museum. So much history and culture reaching back many centuries. Incredible buildings, villages and bridges.

POI: GOURMET DINING & WINE

The French kitchen is world famous and it does not dissapoint. We try out all the local delicatesses and wines.

POI: BREATHTAKING SCENERY

The heart of France has amazing untouched nature, scenery and beautiful motorcycle roads you have never heard of.

INCLUDED

✓ Small group sizes (Min 5 / Max 10)

✓ Professional Multilingual Tour Leader

✓ 9 Nights accommodation in shared room (Upgrades available)

✓ All Breakfasts

✓ Base model Motorcycle Rental (Upgrades available)

✓ Fuel and Road Tolls

✓ Mandatory 3rd Party Liability Insurance

✓ Motorcycle Damage and Theft Liability Reduction Insurance

✓ Group Activities and Entry Fees

✓ Pre-tour Preparation Guide and Briefing

✓ Transfers to/from Paris International Airport (CDG)

✓ Support Vehicle & Driver included with 5+ Riders

✓ Motolombia Appeal Gift

✓ All taxes

NOT INCLUDED

✗ Airfare

✗ Upgrades

✗ Lunches, Dinners and Drinks

✗ Personal paperwork, permits and visas

✗ Bikes are NOT available on rest-days

✗ Medical Evacuation Membership (Available from Global Rescue)

✗ Trip Cancellation/Interruption Insurance (not offered by us)

✗ Tips to staff

✗ Any inclusion not specified

TOUR DETAILS

ENVIRONMENT

Temperatures can vary between 12 to 40°C (53.6 F to 104°F). It is recommended to ride with ventilated riding gear. A pull over rain suite is a good idea to carry against cooler gusts of temperatures and possible short rain showers that can occur anytime. Weather is changing depending on the season and you should prepare some msot type weather. 

ITEMS OF DAILY USE

Personal items are recommended such as sunscreen, lip balm, antiseptic cream, anti-diarrhea medicine and broad spectrum antibiotics (participants must contact their doctor). Given that temperatures can range greatly depending on the altitude, long-sleeve clothes, a wool sweater, and jacket are recommended in addition to sunglasses and sun hat.

ROAD CONDITIONS

This tour has been designed to show participants the very best that France has to offer in a short period of time. This include the some of the best motorcycle riding in Europe in varying altitudes and types of road conditions. The trip is mostly paved, with just a few sections on hard packed gravel.

SAFETY ISSUES

France is considered a safe place with friendly inhabitants; however, it is recommended that participants are aware of their surroundings and guard their valuables. Exploring areas in pairs or as a group is advisable to avoid unforeseen dangers.

40%

DIFFICULTY

10%

OFF-ROAD

70%

COMFORT

100%

FUN FACTOR

ITINERARY

DAY 1

Fly-in Paris, train transfer to Tours

Before arrival in Paris you will have received all details about your connecting 1,5 hour train transfer directly from Paris Airport to Tours south of Paris. Our staff will greet you at the train station in Tours and transfer you to your arrival hotel where your tour leader will meet you for pre-tour briefing.

DAY 2

Tours – Correze (290 km / 180 miles)

  • Village of l’Angles sur l’Anglin
  • Valley of Gartempe river
  • Martyr town of Oradour sur Glane
  • Old town Uzerche

DAY 3

Correze – Figeac (180 km / 111 miles)

  • Rocamadour
  • Medieval village of Turenne
  • Village of Collonges the red city
  • Castle of Castelnau Bretenoux
  • Old town Figeac and Champollion house
  • Scenic roads of southern Corrèze & Quercy regions

DAY 4

Figeac – Millau (225 km / 140 miles)

  • Village of Estaing
  • Medieval village of Conques
  • Millau viaduct (highest suspended bridge)
  • Valleys of the Tarn and the Lot rivers
  • Hole of Bozouls

DAY 5

Millau (Rest Day)

In the morning those who wish can join a ride to the Causse Méjean Plateau with visit of the Aven Armand cave and in the afternoon option to go canoeing of the Tarn river gorges.

DAY 6

Millau – Les Vans (197 km / 122 miles)

  • Gorges of the river Jonte
  • Gorges of the river Tarn
  • Village of Ste Enimie
  • Mont Lozère and national park of Cévennes
  • village of Garde Guérin

DAY 7

Les Vans – Le Puy en Velay (155 km / 96 miles)

  • Old town of Le Puy en Velay
  • Ardèche high valleys
  • Mont Gerbier de jonc (source of the river Loire)
  • Villages of Balazuc and Vogué

DAY 8

Le Puy en Velay – Le Mont Dore (201 km / 124 miles)

  • Viaduct of Garabit
  • Summit of Puy Mary and Sancy pass
  • Spa resort of Mont Dore
  • Listed village of Salers
  • Croix St Robert pass

 

 

DAY 9

Le Mont Dore – Tours (313 km / 194 miles)

  • Plateau of Millevaches
  • Roman church of Orcival
  • Eguzon lake
  • Aubusson old town
  • Loire valley castles

DAY 10

Departure from Tours

Our staff will ensure you get to your transfer train in time to return to Paris for your connection flight.

EXTENSION

If this is your first time in France or Paris its is absolutely worth extending your trip with at least one day to experience the capital of France – Paris and the Eiffel Tower among other attractions in this beautiful city. We are happy to help with additional hotel and city tour bookings locally.

 

OBS

Itinerary may change without further notice due to weather, road- or any other condition that the operator or its guides feel will jeopardize the safety of the group or material.

ITINERARY

DAY 1:

Fly-in Paris, train transfer to Tours
Before arrival in Paris you will have received all details about your connecting 1,5 hour train transfer directly from Paris Airport to Tours south of Paris. Our staff will greet you at the train station in Tours and transfer you to your arrival hotel where your tour leader will meet you for pre-tour briefing.

DAY 2:

Tours – Correze (290 km / 180 miles)

  • Village of l’Angles sur l’Anglin
  • Valley of Gartempe river
  • Martyr town of Oradour sur Glane
  • Old town Uzerche
DAY 3

Correze – Figeac (180 km / 111 miles)

  • Rocamadour
  • Medieval village of Turenne
  • Village of Collonges the red city
  • Castle of Castelnau Bretenoux
  • Old town Figeac and Champollion house
  • Scenic roads of southern Corrèze & Quercy regions
DAY 4

Figeac – Millau (225 km / 140 miles)

  • Village of Estaing
  • Medieval village of Conques
  • Millau viaduct (highest suspended bridge)
  • Valleys of the Tarn and the Lot rivers
  • Hole of Bozouls
DAY 5

Millau (Rest Day)
In the morning those who wish can join a ride to the Causse Méjean Plateau with visit of the Aven Armand cave and in the afternoon option to go canoeing of the Tarn river gorges.

DAY 6

Millau – Les Vans (197 km / 122 miles)

  • Gorges of the river Jonte
  • Gorges of the river Tarn
  • Village of Ste Enimie
  • Mont Lozère and national park of Cévennes
  • village of Garde Guérin
DAY 7

Les Vans – Le Puy en Velay (155 km / 96 miles)

  • Old town of Le Puy en Velay
  • Ardèche high valleys
  • Mont Gerbier de jonc (source of the river Loire)
  • Villages of Balazuc and Vogué
DAY 8

Le Puy en Velay – Le Mont Dore (201 km / 124 miles)

  • Viaduct of Garabit
  • Summit of Puy Mary and Sancy pass
  • Spa resort of Mont Dore
  • Listed village of Salers
  • Croix St Robert pass
DAY 9

Le Mont Dore – Tours (313 km / 194 miles)

  • Plateau of Millevaches
  • Roman church of Orcival
  • Eguzon lake
  • Aubusson old town
  • Loire valley castles
DAY 10

Departure from Tours
Our staff will ensure you get to your transfer train in time to return to Paris for your connection flight.

EXTENSION

Optional 1-day visit to Paris
If this is your first time in France or Paris its is absolutely worth extending your trip with at least one day to experience the capital of France – Paris and the Eiffel Tower among other attractions in this beautiful city. We are happy to help with additional hotel and city tour bookings locally.

OBS

Itinerary may change without further notice due to weather, road- or any other condition that the operator or its guides feel will jeopardize the safety of the group or material.