Duration: 7 days
The ride will take you from the surf beach at Biarritz on the Atlantic coast to the beautiful fishing village of Collioure on The Mediterranean – former home of Picasso, Matisse and Chagall.
In between you will ride through some of the most stunning scenery anywhere in the world and climb some of the legendary peaks of the Tour de France itself. The shortest days are around 70km and the longest is 145km with a maximum total climb of 2,500m on any one day.
Each day brings something different with a huge variety across the climbs that will test both your physical and mental endurance, strength and ability. Further you will get a true test of your bike handling skills which will definitely improve as the week progresses.
Please use the drop-downs above to see details of each daily stage and why not check out highlights of the the 2013 Edition below.
Video of the 2013 Edition