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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.


Nice

Capital city of the French Riviera, 5th largest city in France with 350,000 inhabitants, and 2nd biggest French tourism destination with over 5 million visitors per year the city of Nice is home to a splendid climate and hosts a wide variety of international sports events all year round.

Ironman, Nice-Cannes Marathon, 2012 World Ice-Skating championships, Tour de France of Sailing since 2014, the European Football Championships and Nice UltiMed – these international sporting events have made Nice a go-to destination for sports fans over recent years. The Women’s Football World Cup and Ironman 70.3 World Championships as well as the Top 14 final and Rugby World Cup are all on the schedule in years to come, culminating with hosting the Football during the 2024 Olympics.

Cycling has played a key role in the sports calendar in Nice for over 70 years now with the finish of the Paris-Nice pro race in March, a Team-Time-Trial stage on the Tour in 2013, the famous Transvésubienne raid, the Tour Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur and soon the Grand Départ of the Tour de France in 2020.

Situated between the sea and the mountains, the Nice region is a stunning natural environment for cycling. The roads and mountains are ideal for training and for racing, with trails in the Parc du Mercantour also available for those who prefer to ride off-road.

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