Cardiff to Paris


bespoke guided rides

pie is a cycling events company delivering amazing bespoke bike rides throughout the UK and Europe. We create, develop, manage, operate and deliver fully supported guided group cycling trips for companies, charities and groups of individuals.  All to your specific brief.

Setting off from Cardiff, we will make our way through Frome and on to Portsmouth. After dinner we take the overnight ferry arriving in Caen in the morning where we have breakfast before we set off again toward Paris over another 2 days.

4 day guided ride

522km in distance

4416m in elevation

3 rest stops a day

Full support crew


Day 1

Cardiff to Frome – 127km; 1228m ascent

Gather in Cardiff for welcome briefing and send off. Load bags into pie vans, divide into smaller guided groups each led by a pie guide, and set off!

Day 2

Frome to Portsmouth 133km; 1083m ascent

Breakfast at the hotel, load luggage into the pie vans and set off for Portsmouth. At Portsmouth we shower and get changed, loading the bikes into the pie vans this time, before heading for the ferry. Overnight crossing in twin share cabins with ferry leaving at 22.45 and arriving at 07.30 the next day. (times are approximate).

Day 3

Caen to Evreux – 143km, 1053m ascent

Wake up in France! Disembark and have breakfast in a café in Caen. Head off on route towards Evreux.

Dinner and accommodation in Evreux.

Day 4

Evreux to Paris – 113km; 976m

Breakfast in the hotel, luggage in the pie vans and head off on our last days riding to our destination – the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Celebratory dinner and accommodation in Paris.

Day 5

Travel back to the UK (not included)


Route Overview Example:

UK Legs

France Legs

More Information

Interested? Please contact us for more details. Call 01932 460090 or email and download the event summary sheet.


pie delivers fully supported bespoke guided rides throughout the UK and Europe for the discerning cyclist.

Every ride is designed completely to your needs so your cyclists, no matter what standard they are, will have a fabulous time.

We’re known for our efficiency, integrity, and our passion to get it right. From your 1st contact with us, to the last cyclist’s arrival, we will make your event as effortless and awesome as possible.

Your cyclists will be led in small groups of similar standards by our team of amazing guides on bikes who are in turn supported by our experienced crew of tour leaders and medics.

The end result is stunning scenery, challenging ascents, incredible descents, perfect hotels, great food, like minded company.

In short, an amazing ride.

Download the Summary Sheet for more details