Each year a lucky few get the unique opportunity to experience the Etape du Tour and ride a full stage of the Tour de France mere days before the pros tackle the very same route.
The 2023 edition of the Etape du Tour takes place in the Chablais Alps. The route encompasses Stage 14 of the Tour de France, spanning 94 miles and involving a challenging elevation gain of 13,450 feet. Participants will conquer three Category-1 climbs including the Col de Cou, Col du Feu, and Col de la Ramaz, with the toughest climb, the Hors Categorie Col de Joux Plane, saved for the end. This year’s race promises to be exciting, and the beautiful surroundings only add to the experience.
Leading up to the race, you’ll have the chance to explore the area and test your legs on some of the featured climbs in the region.
You’ll ride through beautiful mountain villages and past stunning landscapes. Your guides will support you every step of the way, providing you with water, snacks, rest opportunities, and Tour-de-France-style cheers.
On the day of the race you’ll take your place among thousands of other riders who are all there to chase history together. Our support team will be available at private rest stops to provide you with both encouragement and nourishment. These private rest stops will keep you fueled and out of the long lines of the official race stops. The race takes you through some of the most beautiful mountain passes in the region, including the Col de Saxel, Cols de Cou, du Feu, and Jambas. After your ride, your guides will welcome you to relax and recover at our exclusive post-ride celebration!
With stunning landscapes, challenging climbs, and world-class support, you’ll experience what it’s like to be a pro cyclist for a day. Don’t miss this opportunity to challenge yourself and create unforgettable memories.