Cols of The Tour de France Classic Cycle Climb


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.

A 5 night event taking in the Cols of the Tour de France, that can easily be shortened or lengthened to suit you.


10 Tour de France cols

Faster groups may ‘bag’ more cols

400kms – 500kms

5000m – 6000m elevation

Guided on a ratio of approx 10 cyclists to one pie guide

Fully supported with medics, vehicles, drivers, all food and accommodation


Day 1

Fly in to Geneva and transfer

Day 2 Annecy loop via Semnoz

99km, 1180m ascent /descent.

Col de Leschaux and a summit of Semnoz

Day 3 Annecy to La Clusaz

Cols de Bluffy, Forclaz, Marais, Croix Fry
From 85km & 1905m ascent, to 85km & 1620m ascent

Day 4 La Clusaz to Morzine

Cols de Colombiere, Joux Plane, Ranfoly
From 112kms & 2260m ascent, to 90 km & 1940m ascent

Day 5 Morzine to Lake Geneva

A 36k descent from Morzine to Thonon les Bains and then all the way around Lake Geneva to Evian – 204kms & 670m ascent
Or, shorten the day by stopping at Lausanne and taking a ferry to Evian 133kms & 440m ascent

Day 6 Free day before transfer

Map Cols of The Tour de France Classic Cycle Climb

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