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The Hannibal Stage 1 Barcelona-Avignon-Alba
Tour Location
France (Occitanie, Provence-Alps Côtes d'Azur), Italy (Piedmont, Aosta & Liguria), Spain (Catalonia)
Tour Information
Vehicle Support, Luggage Transfer, Maps or GPS
16 days
On Road, (Some) Hills, Big climbs
Bike Options:
Bike hire available
Tour Language:
Tour Type:
Road Bike
Cost From:
Tour Distance & Dates
1558 Km
Aug, Sep
25 August 2018
24 August 2019
Tour Operator:
Bike Odyssey
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The Hannibal Stage 1 Barcelona-Avignon-Alba

16 Days 1558 Km Reviews

Join Sam Wood, archaeologist and creator of this epic bike tour, following in the footsteps of one of histories greatest commanders.
Explore Barcelona, the city which never sleeps
Iconic climbs through the Alps - Ventoux, Alpe d'hu Huez, Galibier and Izoard
Rest day in the stunning city of Avignon
A gastronomic odyssey as we traverse from Catalonian Spain, through France and into Italy.
Experience the essence of the road less travelled as we cycle through Cathar country
A wine connoisseurs dream as we ride between the vines of some of European's great wine producers
Ascend France's Col Agnel (2744m) and then descend 50km down into Italy!
Follow the tyre tracks of the greatest Italian cyclist, Fausto Coppi through the Langhe and Monferrato
Find out why Hannibal crossed the Alps and how he did it
Double Occupancy / Twin Share
Single Supplement: Available
All accommodation
All breakfasts, snacks all day and picnic lunches
5 dinners a week
Shuttles at the start and end of the tour to your hotel or airport
Van support (with coffee machine on our remote tours)
1 expert guide per 6 riders
Exceptional documentation - overviews, itineraries, accommodation lists and daily maps with information on locations visited and historical context.
Your own soigneur - At least 2 massages per week on tour to keep the legs and mind fresh!
A history
Personal Insurance
Bike Hire
Personal expenses
Alcohol (we do run an optional wine kitty on tour)
Overall Rating

Ratings and Reviews

User's Rating:
This is an amazing tour. Sam (founder of Bike Odyssey) originally rode the route for the BBC as a historical documentary in 2009. His expertise as well as the great routes, hotels and food make the tour exceptional in every way.
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9/01/2018 03.16 PM