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Grand Alps loop motorcycle tour

Dates 21/06 - 30/06/2021
Destination Alps
Category Guided or Self-guided
Duration 9 days 9 nights

Mileage : 1678 km / 1042 miles

Tour highlights : Como and Lugano lakes, Villages of Bellagio and Gruyères, Grimsel, Furka and St Gothard pass, Moto Guzzi museum, Stelvio pass, Balcone of Italia, Dolomites, Grossglockner panoramic road, Neuschwanstein castle, Rhein fall, Black forest mountain. 

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Dates & Prices
Departure date

Day 1 – Évian
Day 1 – Évian

Arrival in Èvian. Hotel check in. 
Group briefing and dinner.

Day 2 –  Évian - Interlaken (210 km / 130 miles)
Day 2 – Évian - Interlaken (210 km / 130 miles)

From the shore of Lake Leman we will ride through the Chablais mountains and stop in Gruyères in Switzerland, not only known for its cheese but also for its impressive medieval fortress. We will stay on the Brienz Lake at the feet of the Jungfrau summit.

Day 3 - Interlaken - Como Lake (231 km / 144 miles)
Day 3 - Interlaken - Como Lake (231 km / 144 miles)

We leave the valley to climb the mythical high passes of the Alps with our bikes. This day that will be rich in turns and curves will take us through the iconic passes of the great Alps : Gotthard, Furka, and Grimsel. An unforgettable ride. Finally we will ride down to the Lake region of Lugano and Como where you will able to recover from your emotions.

Day 4 - Como Lake - Chiavenna (175 km / 108 miles)
Day 4 - Como Lake - Chiavenna (175 km / 108 miles)

Impossible to leave the Lake Como without visiting one of its most famous village : Bellagio. Then along the shores of the lake we will visit the museum of the Moto Guzzi factory in Mandello del Lario. Finally we leave the turquoise banks for the first alpine foothills and we will sleep at the foot of the Alps.

Day 5 - Chiavenna - Dolomites (180 km / 122 miles)
Day 5 - Chiavenna - Dolomites (180 km / 122 miles)

As soon as you have had your breakfast, you will ride the endless laces of the Stelvio Pass, the highest road pass in Europe with a striking view at the top. You will then enter the Italian region of South Tyrol Alto Adige and ride between vineyards and orchards and stay in the heart of the Dolomites in a mountain resort.

Day 6 - Dolomites - Grossglockner (228 km / 142 miles)
Day 6 - Dolomites - Grossglockner (228 km / 142 miles)

Still many passes on the menu of the day including the Giau and Marmolada. But it is especially the Tre Cime di Lavaredo summit that will leave you speechless. Then Austria welcomes you with one of its most beautiful alpine roads known to all bikers: The Grossglockner, crisscrossed in summer by thousands of bikers from all over Europe.

Day 7 - Grossglockner - Garmisch (202 km / 126 miles)
Day 7 - Grossglockner - Garmisch (202 km / 126 miles)

You will start your day with the impressive Krimml Falls, the highest in Europe, then cross the Tyrol region to enter Bavaria, a large mountain resort: Garmisch Partenkirchen.

Day 8 - Garmisch - Constance Lake (212 km / 132 miles)
Day 8 - Garmisch - Constance Lake (212 km / 132 miles)

You will stop in Oberammergau, a village known for its murals, then the majestic castle of Neushwanstein awaits you. Finally it is the Alpenstrasse that will take you to the shores of Lake Contance.

Day 9 - Constance Lake - Colmar (240 km / 149 miles)
Day 9 - Constance Lake - Colmar (240 km / 149 miles)

It is the Alpentrasse that will take you back to France, without missing the shores of Lake Constance and the magnificent Rhine Falls of Schaffhausen. You will reach Alsace by the Black Forest massif and stay in one of its most beautiful cities: Colmar

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A tour under the sign of summits, lakes and curves.
A loop on your motorcycle around the largest mountain range in Europe, straddling France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Germany, that's what we offer to accomplish on this ten days ride.

Motorcycling the Alps is often considered as a holy Grail for any biker who is looking for sensation, landscapes and wide open spaces. This motorbike trip will give you the opportunity to travel the most beautiful motorcycles roads of the Alps through its most emblematic passes: St Gotthard, Furka, Grossklockner, but also its most beautiful lakes: Como, Brinz and Constance. Stopovers are made outside the major urban centers in traditional Alpine hotels.

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1 ARRIVAL IN EVIAN / THONON
Day 2 EVIAN - INTERLAKEN (210 km)
Day 3 INTERLAKEN - COMO LAKE (231 km) 
Day 4 COMO LAKE - CHIAVENNA (175 km)
Day 5 CHIAVENNA - DOLOMITES (180 km)
Day 6 DOLOMITES - GROSSGLOCKNER (228 km)
Day 7 GROSSGLOCKNER - GARMISCH (202 km)
Day 8 GARMISCH - CONSTANCE LAKE (212 km)
Day 9 CONSTANCE LAKE - COLMAR (240 km)

Day 10 DEPARTURE FROM COLMAR*  

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(*) optional : FREE !! enjoy 2 more days of free riding for those who choose to bring back the motorcycle to our office in Tours.

Motorcycles available in category A : BMW R 1200 RT / BMW LC 1200 GS / BMW LC 1250 GS
Motorcycles available in category B : BMW F 700 GS / BMW F 750 GS / Moto Guzzi V85TT
Motorcycles available in category C (quote on request) : Yamaha MT07 Tracer / Honda 750 NCX

All motorcycles comes with side panniers and top case box
Lower seat and lower frame version available on request.

Rates in guided formula (in € PP) :

Motorcycle tour in Auvergne
  *This is the prices category when riders join the tour with their own bikes

Motos / type of room
(price per person)

lit single

lit double

lit twin

moto perso *

€ 1 770

€ 1 350

€ 1 350

BMW R1200RT   BMW R1200GS € 3 150 € 2 420 € 2 975
Moto guzzi V85  BMW F 750 GS

€ 2 515

€ 2 100

€ 2 350

 

Our price of this guided motorcycle tour includes :

  • Transfer from Genova airport on departure and to Colmar train station on arrival
  • Motorbike with insurance and unlimited mileage (formula with rental bike)
  • A professional bilingual guide on motorcycle leading the group
  • 9 nights in 3 star hotels with continental breakfast
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Information kit and road book and GPX files

Not included in the price of this guided motorcycle tour :

  • any other meal than those included in the tour
  • Drink and personal expenses
  • Fuel, parking and toll
  • Riding equipment (helmet, jacket, gloves)
  • All excursions not included in the package 
Alps loop - Discount sharing room (1200cc)

Discount on the single room rate for one single rider sharing a room with other rider

€ -730
Alps loop - Discount sharing room (750cc)

Discount on the single room rate for one single rider sharing a room with other rider

€ -415
Alps loop - Discount sharing room (with your bike)

Discount on the single room rate for one single rider sharing a room with other rider

€ -420

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Guided tour calendar 2020 / 2021

2021

March

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06 to 14 march 2021
05 to 13 march 2022

May

Irish loop
07 to 19 may 2021
06 to 18 may 2022

Asturias & Picos Europa
30 may to 07 june 2021
29 may to 06 june 2022

D-Day Normandy tour
22 to 27 may 2021

Tour de France
22 may to 07 june 2021 

France Discovery
22 may to 06 june 2021

June

Grand Alps tour
21 to 30 june 2021
20 to 29 june 2022

July

Trans Pyrénées tour
04 to 11 july 2021
03 to 10 july 2022

Memorial & Battlefield tour
17 to 26 july 2021
16 to 25 july 2022

August

Auvergne & Cévennes
15 to 24 august 2021
15 to 24 august 2021

Grand Alps road & Provence Riviera
26 august to 05 september 2021
27 august to 06 september 2022

Heart of Europe
29 august to 04 september 2021
27 august to 02 september 2022

September

Northern Italy & Dolomites tour  
12 to 19 september 2021
11 to 18 september 2022

Tuscany & Cinque Terre tour
20 to 27 september 2021
19 to 26 september 2022

December

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