The Hannibal Stage 1 Barcelona-Avignon-Alba

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16 Day(s)
1558 Km
Guided

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


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Tour Location

Country:
France|Italy|Spain
Region:
Occitanie|Provence|Piedmont Aosta & Liguria|Catalonia
From:
Barcelona
To:
Alba

Tour Information

Guiding:
Guided
Duration:
16 Days
Terrain:
On-road|(Some) Hills|Big climbs
Tour Type:
Road Bike
Theme:
Historical
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
EUR 6200

Tour Distance & Dates

Distance:
1558 Km
Month(s):
August|September
Departure:
24-Aug-19

Additional Information

Accommodation:

Double Occupancy / Twin Share

Single Supplement: Available

Inclusions

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 specialist to excite the mind.
Latest technology in navigation and tracking - each rider will have a user friendly GPS device.

Exclusions

Airfares
Personal Insurance
Bike Hire
Personal expenses
Alcohol (we do run an optional wine kitty on tour)

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