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Cheer on Team Sky in the French Pyrenees in 2015

4th June 2015 Print
Cheer on Wiggo!

Following the spectacular success of Team Sky in winning ‘Le Tour’ in 2012 and 2013 and the continuation of ‘bike mania’ as Team GB cleaned up at the London Olympics, L’Ancienne Poste, a luxurious ski lodge owned by English cycling enthusiast James Dealtry, located in the village of Avajan in the French Pyrenees, has put together a unique ‘Tour de France’ trip for 2015.

The break provides a chance to cheer on Team Sky as they take on one of the toughest climbs in the Pyrenees on Stage 11 (Wednesday July 15th) of the 2015 Tour de France.

Following the stage, guests are free to take on a shorter version of the stage or serious cyclists might want to take on the entire climb.

Other activities available during the stay (at a supplement) include walking/trekking, rock climbing , parascending, quad bike riding , pony trekking , archery, water park , tree-top assault course, archery, white-water rafting , golf , canyoning and gliding. There is also an excellent spa in the village.

The unique holiday is from 11th July 2015 and costs from €749 pp (two sharing) which includes return airport transfers, welcome drinks, transfer/escort to a perfect vantage point on the serious Col de Aspin to watch the cyclists as they go from Pau to Vallee de Saint Sauvin, a Champagne picnic lunch, and 7-nights’ half-board accommodation including 4-course evening meals with wine/beer.

Flights are not included but the area is well served by three main airports Pau, Lourdes-Tarbes, and Toulouse and can be accessed using Easyjet, Ryanair or British Airways. Allow circa £120 pp for flights (Easyjet from Gatwick).

The lodge has a secure garage for storage of bikes for those bringing their own or they can be hired locally.

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Cheer on Wiggo!