Day 1 - Evian
Arrival in Evian. Hotel check in.
visit the lake Léman shore and Thonon lake front.
Day 2 - Evian - Bourg St Maurice
You start your ride of the Grand Alps Road by crossing the Bauges and Aravis mountain range. Then you will go through the Beaufortain region so well known for its cheese that will give you access to the Cormet of Roselend scenic road. You will stay in a mountain resort in Bourg St Maurice in the heart of Tarentaise valley.
Day 3 - Bourg St Maurice - Briançon
Afer a short ride in the Tarentaise valley and passed Tigne and Val d'Isère, two of the most well know french ski resort you will climb one of the highest road pass in the Alps at the iseran pass in the Vanoise national park. On the other side of the pass you will stop at the village of Bonneval a typical Alps high mountain village. You will have to go through 2 more emblematic pass to reach Briançon : Lautaret and Galibier.
Day 4 - Briançon - Gorges of Verdon
Its through the Izoard pass that you will enter the Queyras National pak and its gorgous desertic high moutain landscapes. There you will see some of the greatest Vauban fortress until you reach Barcelonette. Then through the Cayolle pass and Daluis gorges you will reach the imposing Gorges of Verdon river : the french Grand canyon where you will spend the night.
Day 5 - Gorges of Verdon - Menton
You will ride the south rim of the gorges to start your day. Then you will visit some of the typical villages of high Provence : Trigance, Peillon, St Agnès. You will finally reach the see front of the frenche Riviera in Menton, hometown of lemon. Don't miss Monte Carlo if time permits...
Iseran and Mont Cenis pass, Annecy, Evian, Chamonix, and to link them, not words or phrases, but endless winding roads, wrapping around, over and through a spectacular mountain landscape. The riding here is sublime, but even off the bikes it’s easy to lose yourself in the views of jagged, snow-capped peaks, deep valleys and lush countryside. But you’d here to ride, and from Lac Leman, the Napoleonic route, and Mont Blanc, the world-class motorcycling is endless.
Day 1 ARRIVAL IN ÉVIAN
Day 2 ÉVIAN - BOURG ST MAURICE (190 km / 118 miles)
Day 3 BOURG ST MAURICE - BRIANÇON (220 km / 136 miles)
Day 4 BRIANÇON - GORGES DU VERDON (250 km / 155 miles)
Day 5 GORGES DU VERDON - MENTON (228 km / 142 miles)
If you want to add a motorcycle rental to that tour or for any special request contact us to get a quote. This tour can be combined with our Provence & Riviera motorcycle tour.
Rates in self-guided formula (in € P/P) :
Our price of this self-guided motorcycle tour includes :
- 5 nights in two and three star hotels (standard) or three and four star hotels (superior) with continental breakfast.
- Tour information package with road-book and travel tips (GPX files for GPS and map).
- All reservations and travel documentation
Not included in the price of this self-guided motorcycle tour :
- All meals not included in the tour
- Drinks and all personal expenses
- Motorcycle and fuel
- Riding equipment (helmet, jackets, gloves)
- all visits not included in your package