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LYON WEEKEND : 10 - 12 July, 2020


Tour Itinerary

Friday 10 July 2020 - Arrive in Lyon
Please make your own way to our hotel in Lyon city centre today. Lyon is very easy to get to and it is served by a major international airport and the TGV.

Alternatively, we can provide airport transfers from Lyon St Exupery Airport at 11.00, 15.00 and 19.00 today. Please advise if you require an airport transfer when booking.

Evening meal is provided as part of your package.

Saturday 11 July 2020 - Clermont-Ferrand > Lyon - Stage 14 - 197 km - Flat
Today we have access to the Izoard hospitality experience in Lyon.

Izoard finish-line hospitality
The Tour de France sets up a limited number of areas located on course within the final portion of the stage. These have names like Izoard and Galibier. Access to these areas is usually reserved and by invitation only. You will see famous ex-cyclists, sponsors and team guests. Typically these areas are within 200 metres or so of the finish line. There is also a spectator friendly elevated viewing area. You will be served with drinks and snacks and there is a big screen to watch the LIVE action as it unfolds. After watching the finish, you will celebrate the victory with Champagne before watching the daily podium ceremony.
Provisional timings (may change once final stage logistics have been confirmed)
14:30 - Opening of the Tour de France Izoard Area
15:45 - Publicity Caravan passes the Izoard area
17:35 - Estimated finish time for stage winner
18:15 - Izoard Area closes

Evening meal is provided as part of your package.

Sunday 12 July 2020 - Stage 15 - Lyon > Grand Colombier - 175 km - Mountain
This morning we will take you to the Village Depart as today's stage start is in Lyon. After the start village we will return back to our hotel in Lyon centre so you can make onwards travel arrangements from there.

Village Depart
The 2020 Tour de France entourage and organisation travel around with the riders. The team buses park within an enclosed and restricted area. An expo type village is created at the start of each one of the stages. It is usually here that everyone who is linked in any way to the Tour de France like TV, sponsors and celebrities from the cycling world will show themselves. Also local companies will be keen to show off their wares. Your VIP passes will give you access to the village and the rider's paddock. If you into collecting autographs, this is the best place for it.
Provisional programme (to be confirmed)
10:00 - Opening of the Tour de France Village
11:05 - Departure of the Publicity Caravan and arrival of the riders in the Teams car park
12:00 - Beginning of the presentation of the riders on the signature podium
13:05 - The stage starts
13:10 - Closing of the Tour de France Village

After the riders are under way, please return to the hotel and check out.

Tour Cost - Price Per Person

Tour Inclusions:

  • 2 nights at the 4 star hotel Mercure Lyon Centre Lumiere

  • 2 breakfasts and 2 evening meals

  • 2020 Tour de France road book and merchandise pack

  • Exclusive Tour de France VIP access on 2 stages; 1 x Village Depart and 1 x Izoard Finish Hospitality

  • The services of our team of hosts

  • A safe pair of hands

  • All hotel taxes

Tour Exclusions:

  • Your journey to and from the hotel

  • Any meals and drinks not noted above

  • Any extras at your accommodation

Payment Terms:
50% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your booking. The balance is due 6 March 2020. All payments for Tour de France Packages are fully non-refundable and non-transferable.

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