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Crossing the grand lake region of the Alps by motorcycle !

France - 6 days trip with motorbike - starting at € 390
Sumptuous landscapes between towering mountain passes and crystal clear Alpine lakes
Zigzagging mountain roads
Finish your road-trip with your feet in the water of lake Annecy
Guide speaks : French, English,
6 day trip
Driving 5 day
4h per day
Intermediate
without guide
800km in total
From May to September
Available Vehicle Option:
With your own vehicle
Available Travel Option:
Without Guide - Independent Travel
Laurent - France - Motorcycle

Laurent

Spécialiste Motorcycle

France

Even though I have travelled across the world, Europe continues to hold a special place in my heart and I am always excited about exploring this beautiful region.  In all…

Located in L'Île-Bouchard

Motorcycle Road-Trip through the Alps : for those passionate about riding in the mountains !

This motorcycle trip will bring you into the clouds! From Cannes, you will ascend northward on beautiful Alpine roads towards Annecy. Pass typical French villages bathed in the summer sun that are only accessible by crossing Alpine passes on winding roads. You’ll also survey a portion of the Napoleonic road, which bears the name of the famous French Emperor, as you ride to Sisteron, Briancon, and Chamonix. A mix of history and natural wonder this enchanting Alpine adventure awaits !

Map of your Motorcycle road trip :

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Day 1

Cannes

On your arrival to Cannes, Laurent’s team will welcome and brief you on the start of your Alpine adventure! Next, leave for the old port, which sits at the foot of Suquet hill, in the historical center of the city. Then leave for a small visit of the Forville market, a must-see for Cannes, and discover the best local produce and artisanal products ! Finish your day with a walk along the mythical croisette beach and admire the setting sun as it dips into the Mediterranean sea.

 

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Day 2

Cannes - Sisteron

167km - 4hrs of riding

From Cannes you head northwest towards the picturesque town of Sisteron. Traverse local and national roads under the Riviera sun. In the middle of the day, enjoy the views as you ride across the Pre Alp National Park. Upon your arrival at Sisteron, hike to the top and visit the panoramic citadelle or take a lazy stroll along the banks of the Durance river.

 

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Day 3

Sisteron - Briançon

154kms - 4hrs of riding

Start your morning with a hearty breakfast and a strong coffee before leaving for Briancon, one of the highest cities in France! The first climb of the day will be towards Mont Colombis and its 1783 meter altitude where you can admire the magnificent view over the countryside. Next, join the road of the great Alps as you ascend towards the renowned cycling pass of Lzoard, infamous for its gruelling uphill stages in the Tour de France. Arrive in Briancon and settle in to your hotel. Then head out into the old city and explore its steep streets and numerous forts.

 

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Day 4

Briançon - Val D'Isère

136kms - 4 1/2hrs of riding

Leave Briancon and it’s fortified old city in the direction of the renowned ski town of Val d’Isere, home to annual alpine World Cup events. The horsepower of your motorcycles are in for a rude surprise this morning as you climb your first mountain passes. Once you’ve passed the coniferous forests, arrive in the alpine pastures where you share the road with cyclists and herds of dairy cows. Finally, pass the Grand’maison hydroelectric dam, the largest in France, before starting the final climb towards Val d’Isere.

 

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Day 5

Val D'Isère - Chamonix

142kms - 4hrs of riding

Get back on your bikes and head towards Chamonix, site of the first Winter Olympics in 1924. The day starts with a long winding descent along the natural reserves of Tignes and Hauts de Villaroger before arriving at Albertville, host of the 1992 Winter Olympics, and explore the different sporting venues that are still present. Your road continues until you reach Mount Blanc and the village of Chamonix nestled amongst the stunning backdrop of white alpine peaks!

 

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Day 6

Chamonix - Annecy

195kms - 3 1/2hrs of riding

It’s the last day of your Alpine road-trip through the South-East of France. Leave Chamonix and descend along the serpentine road that brings you to the foot of the mountains. Here lies Annecy, your final destination. Head to the edge of the lake and dip your feet into the crystal blue waters, your motorcycle trip is finished !

 

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For this trip, your vehicle is: your personal motorcycle.

To drive this vehicle you need : permis moto inf. 125cc.

Price for this road trip starts at 390€ .

The price include :

  • 6 nights in hotels with breakfast
  • A detailed road book
  • Boking hotels

The price doesn’t include :

  • Meals not included in program
  • Drink and personal expenses
  • The motorbike
  • Gasoline
  • Motorcycle equipment
  • Visits not included in the program

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