cycle London To Monte Carlo through the French Alps

Cycle London To Monte Carlo (Monaco) on this epic eleven day grand tour cycle through the entire length of France to the Mediterranean Sea on this haute route Alps bike ride.
Beginning with a three day London to Paris bike ride we will take a further eight days to route our way from the agricultural North to the beeches and warm climates of the South through beautiful rolling countryside picturesque villages… and not forgetting the mountains! To reach your destination you will ride great river valleys and spectacular mountains just as the historic rally route before descending to the jewel of the Cote d’Azur and our final destination – Monte Carlo!
This truly is the classic ‘Route des Grandes Alps‘…

Total Distance: 900 mi (1440 km)
Total Ascent: 12,500m
Max Alt: 2326mDifficulty Grade: 4.5/5
Nights: 11Contact us to plan your group event
Epic Score: 10/10
Guide Price: POA

French Alps cycling holidays on our epic haute route London to Monte Carlo


Pre Event (Evening) – Meet & greet assemble at designated location for evening event brief (central London), check bikes and open discussion with your ECT event crew.
Day One to Eleven – 900 miles adventure ride of your life. Averaging approximately 80 miles per day and climbing over 14.500m through the home of cycling and arguably the most stunning and diverse country of Europe.
Day Twelve – Relax and enjoy the Cote d’Azur before return flight home.

A full itinerary showing detailed daily distances and overnight locations will be given on application or when the next ‘Open Date’ has been confirmed – keep watching this space or contact us to be placed on the ‘interested list’.

All enquiries welcome for further information on how to book this incredible cycling adventure for groups, charity or corporate challenge.


Experienced cycle leader(s), Full vehicle support (SAG) including driver/mechanic, First Aiders, Baggage transfer, 3/4 star hotel accommodation (11 nights inc breakfast)

Not Included

Flights, Lunches, Evening Meals, Accommodation London


To help us help you, It is important you notify us of any extraordinary travel arrangements you may have that prevents you from arriving at the recommended times.
Your personal bags will be carried by the support vehicle throughout the event.
We strongly ask you to bring bike bags (semi-rigid/soft). Please do not arrive to the event with rigid bike travel boxes. Support vehicles will have limited space and unable stow large solid bike boxes as well as all luggage and equipment through the event.
Please contact us with any questions regarding flight transport of your bike, we will be more than happy to discuss this further with you.

Climate & Weather

We can expect warm, sunny weather, however we should expect slight temperature drop and cool conditions on the mountains (800m+) – Remember to bring layers – not heavy coverings.
This is a road bike tour. Your bike should be well maintained and in good running order with suitable ‘road gears’ and brakes.
A full kit list will be issued in your ‘Joining Instructions’ document after your application. We will be glad to discuss any aspect of kit and your bike with you, please call us anytime with any questions.

Fitness & Training

This is a level 4.5 cycle event. You will be capable of riding comfortably upto 160km in a day and/or used to riding distances upto 120km over hilly terrain – minimum. If you have any doubt as to your fitness regarding participation in this event please give us a cal and we will be more than happy to chat with you.

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“Better organisation than Team Sky, Jason and Giles where awesome. Every thing ran so smoothly all we had to do was ride!”

Richard Moore (Alpine TdF Velo Spectacular)

London To Monte Carlo Route

London To Monte Carlo Profile

Route profile of the London to Monaco bike ride

Contact us today to find out how we can make your London to Monte Carlo cycling event a reality!

cycling from London to Monaco on the epic haute route alps ride with European Cycling Tours

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