Our home! We are based right in the Alps, steps from Geneva… We see the Mont-Blanc on a daily basis (or at least when the weather is not cloudy). We love our home! Being wedged between Italy and Switzerland, this area “the French Alps” has a rich multi-cultural heritage. Sites and beautiful villages are many, but they play second fiddle to the extraordinary beauty of the natural landscape: lakes, rivers, and mountains are works of art that have to be experienced! And there’s no better way to experience them than by bike!
We offer an unmatched selection of tours in the French Alps. Surprisingly enough, not all are for mountain-goat type of riders! We do have some easy rides that everyone can do… and the views over the mountains are sensational
The striking color of the lake, the smell of fresh food from the vibrant street markets, the feeling of strolling around a historical castle with the mountains all around you, Annecy is a town that will undoubtedly leave you in awe. Only 35km (21 miles) from Geneva, it is rich in history, culture and beauty. Read more…»
Another breathtaking part of our Three Lake Tour, Aix-les-Bains is a town nested on France’s largest natural lake. Well known for its spa treatments, beautiful Lake Bourget views, and adventurous activities, it is a great place to enjoy a vacation of any length. Here are our top ten favorite things to do! Bike! Read more…»
View Larger Map We’re the experts on cycling in the French Alps, and we of course encourage you to consider using one of our tours, like Geneva to Alpe d’Huez, Alpe d’Huez to Nice, Mont Ventoux to Alpe d’Huez, or Mythic Climbs on select dates. You can even join us for La Marmotte — Read more…»
After studying up on the traditions of Valentine’s Day from around the world, I have come to the conclusion that there are certain prevailing themes everywhere. Though the types, meanings, and methods may differ, flowers, sweets, and cards appear in almost all the countries that recognize the holiday. There is some variance in how gifts Read more…»
France is a fabulous place to visit all year round – after all, it is the world’s most popular vacation destination. But every December, it becomes a downright winter wonderland! From the famous boulevards of Paris to the smallest hilltop village, the French pull out all the stops to produce their unique brand of Christmas Read more…»
Quick list of noticeable events taking place in France in 2013. The list includes sport and cultural events.
Earlier today (March 30, 2012), the Tour de l’Avenir 2012 was announced in Le Parc des Oiseaux and Le Grand Bornand. Besides the fact that the Tour de l’Avenir is a race that has crowned soon-to-be cycling’s finest: Joop Zoetemelk, Greg Lemond, Charly Mottet, Miguel Indurain, Laurent Fignon to name a few, the race follows Read more…»