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Tour details
Destinations: Hendaye, Col du Tourmalet, Ariege, Saint-Cyprien
Type of adventure: icon-12.png Cycling
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 1445
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  • What's included
  • Dates & prices

Your chance to
Cycle from the Atlantic to the Med
At a glance
6 days cycling with 100% vehicle support
This unique cycling raid is a must-do route for any road cycling fan. It will take us on a journey over eleven of the most famous Cols in the Pyrenees. We traverse the mighty Pyrenees hugging the Spanish border as we follow a route that was made famous by riders trying to complete the distance in less than 100 hours, but on this trip you will have time to take in the stunning jagged landscape whilst still conquering great climbs like the Col du Tourmalet and the Col d'Aubisque. After taking on these rewarding climbs, the route brings us back down to the Mediterranean Sea for a celebratory swim.
Cycling profile
Daily distance in km/miles:

Day 2 110.0km/68.4miles
Day 3 125.0km/77.7miles
Day 4 60.0km/37.3miles
Day 5 107.0km/66.5miles
Day 6 97.0km/60.3miles
Day 7 130.0km/80.8miles

Number of days cycling:
Approximately 4-6 hours cycling per day

Day 1
Start Hendaye.

Day 2
Ride over the Col du St Ignace and the Col d'Osquich before a long descent into Licharre.

Day 3
Ride through the Basque hills before taking on the Hors category Col d'Aubisque and the Col de Soulor followed by a long descent to Arrens Marsours.

Day 4
Today we ride the mighty Hors Category Col du Tourmalet followed by the first category Col d'Aspin; overnight in Cadeac.

Day 5
Cycle over the Col de Peyresourde, Col des Ares and the Col de Portet d'Aspet before stopping in St Girons for the night.

Day 6
Ride the Col du Port with amazing views over the Ariege Valley before climbing the Col de Chioula before descending to Ax les Thermes for the night.

Day 7
We follow the river that flows through the Gorges de l'Aude all the way to the Mediterranean sea at St Cyprien.

Day 8
End St Cyprien.

Guided Group
This is a small group guided holiday. The group is usually between 4 and 16 in size, with an average of 12 like-minded clients booking individually, in a couple or as friends together.
Activity level
You have a good level of fitness and are looking for a physically challenging holiday. Previous experience is essential for activity based trips.

What's included
All breakfasts
What's not included
Travel insurance

These are ‘land only’ prices which require you to book your own flights and join the rest of the group on Day 1 of the trip. For more information please see Trip Notes

Date Price excl. flights (pp) from
Sat 20 Aug 16 - Sat 27 Aug 16


Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,375
Sat 17 Jun 17 - Sat 24 Jun 17


Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,175
Sat 22 Jul 17 - Sat 29 Jul 17


Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,175
Sat 12 Aug 17 - Sat 19 Aug 17


Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,175
Sat 09 Sep 17 - Sat 16 Sep 17


Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,175
Sat 23 Jun 18 - Sat 30 Jun 18


Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,175
Sat 21 Jul 18 - Sat 28 Jul 18


Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,175
Sat 11 Aug 18 - Sat 18 Aug 18


Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,175
Sat 08 Sep 18 - Sat 15 Sep 18


Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,175
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Exodus
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