Alps 2018

Megève

Megève, chic and authentic village-resort, nestled at the foot of Mont Blanc, will not leave you indifferent. With an history and an heritage out of the ordinary, the village has a singular soul.

Between lakes and mountains, Megève is the ideal place to chill on the terrace, walk in the countryside or watch a magnificent sunset on the peaks. With a ski start at the foot of the village, the resort offers a ski service suitable for all levels, in a varied landscape between pastures, forests and wide spaces.

Three starred chefs.

As ambassador of local cuisine revisited by Michelin-starred chefs, with high-quality accommodations, Megève is a destination that lives all year round. The many events organized allow you to share unforgettable emotions!

Megève also has the largest sports and wellness center in the Alps. Between elegance and modernity, the Palace allows you to immerse into a world of relaxation and pleasure thanks to an indoor and outdoor balneotherapy area and the largest mountain fitness room. On 1 000 m², place to a high-tech practice and connected sports.The climbing structure and seminar rooms complete this complex, a promise of privileged moments in front of the snow-covered peaks.

Many cycling competitions

In summer, Megève undoubtedly plays its cycling card with an exceptional program of international competitions. Between the mountains of Mont Blanc and Aravis, the roads of Megève welcome every summer, appointments cycling long-awaited, like Time Megève Mont-Blanc, the MB Race Culture Vélo (test of the World Cup MTB marathon) and of course the Haute Route Alps.

Highlight of this strategy around cycling, Megève was city-stage of the Tour de France in 2016 and was also the starting city, the same year, the cyclosportive L’Étape du Tour.

Megève also offers many marked trails that allow all cyclists, lovers of road, mountain, electric or fat bike to enjoy the unique landscapes of Megève.

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Valloire Galibier

Your authentic village ski resort welcoming and sporty waits for you at the foot of the Galibier pass in Savoie, on a legendary itinerary, the Route des Grandes Alpes.

Your summer in Valloire

The ideal playground for cyclists!

Between the Télégraphe and the Galibier passes, Valloire will be your perfect basecamp to face the greatest passes of the Tour de France!

After a memorable crossing of Valloire during the Tour de France 2017, Summer 2018 is about to be as hot with various major cycling events: Supergranfondo Galibier Izoard, the Maurienne Galibier, the Tour de Savoie Mont-Blanc and of course La Haute Route!

Ready for the Galibier ascent? On Thursdays July 26th and August 30th, the road leading to the Galibier will be dedicated to cycles from 8 to 11am, forbidden to motorized machines. 0 engines, 100% pleasure!

From June until Septembre, a Summer season full of major sports and cultural events but also lots of activities… Welcome to Valloire!


Les 2 Alpes

Les 2 Alpes is an international ski resort located in Isere, in the Northern Alps, 70 km from Grenoble.

Les 2 Alpes welcomes you throughout the summer from June 23 to September 1, 2018 and offers many activities for the intensest pleasure of all!

Located in the heart of the Oisans, it is a must for amateur and professional cyclists with mythical passes: Col du Lautaret, Col du Galibier, Col de la Croix de Fer, Col de Sarenne, the climb of the Alpe d ’ Huez, climb of the Alps ...

For mountain bikers, the domain is specialized for descent with more than 12 000 m of negative elevation between 3200 and 900m of altitude, with adapted lifts.

Between 3600m and 3200m, the biggest skiable glacier in Europe can accommodate amateur or professional skiers throughout the summer on the slopes, but also on the snowpark, internationally renowned.

For others, all kinds of sports activities are possible such as hiking, water sports, via ferrata, climbing, paragliding ... but also moments of relaxation and relaxation with fitness, baths of Sun…

In short, enough to satisfy the whole family!

Les 2 Alpes is also the winter from October 26 to November 4 and from December 1, 2018 to April 27, 2019!

An exceptional ski area with guaranteed snow thanks to its altitude domain and its glacier; 410 hectares of marked trails from 3600m to 1300m altitude. The domain also provides important infrastructures: 1 snowpark of 10 hectares, Freestyle Land: slopestyle, half pipe, beginner zone, slide zones, rails, big air ... To take advantage of the mythical descent of the Vallons de la Meije a connection with the La Grave / La Meije station is set up,

If you are a fan of off-piste, come and enjoy 1400 hectares of virgin and wild routes.

Winter is also a time for a vast range of activities: ski lessons, snowshoe outings, quad biking, paragliding, snowmobiling, climbing, swimming pool, ice rink, fitness, museums, exploring the villages.


Guillestrois-Queyras

The Queyras natural regional park with the highest altitude of Europe, the UNESCO recognized biosphere reserve of Mont-Viso, or even the remarkable natural sites of Plan de Phazy and the Petrifying Fountain, a geothermal hot spring…The Guillestrois-Queyras is a destination marked by the excellence and beauty of nature!!!

The territory is also well-known for its handicraft and cultural heritage, and not the least for its fortifications designed by the military architect Vauban: the Queyras fortress and the Mont-Dauphin stronghold listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the vernacular architecture of the Queyras villages based on stone and wood without forgetting the “Fustes” timbered houses in the valley of Saint-Véran (at 2040 meters of altitude, the highest town of Europe).

Guillestrois Queyras is also extremely close to Italy, the notorious passes (Izoard and Agnel) and also the Mount Viso which, from the top of its 3 841m of altitude, dominates the territory.

The many hiking trails are also a great way to discover this territory by taking the height, cut off from everything except the essentials!

If hiking is the queen of the destination, it is not the only option, it is also extremely pleasant to do a paragliding flight or a rafting trip on the Guil or the Durance. Two wheels side is awesome!

With its legendary passes (Izoard and Agnel), its 12 cycling tours, its famous Queyras mountain bike tour (GR58) and its 540 km of mountain bike routes, the Guillestrois Queyras is an ideal playground for all lovers of bike who wish to learn or perform in an exceptional natural setting.

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Host City Partners

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Official Event Partners

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