Fantastic Alpine triangle France, Switzerland and Italy

FANTASTIC ALPINE TRIANGLE


Departure from Nice

June 23>29th 2017

See departure from Avignon, Aix, Marseille


Guided motorcycle tour

Length: 7 days


Day 1: Saturday: NICE / BARCELONETTE (PRA LOUP) (170 km)

Arrival in the morning in Nice - Côte d’Azur Airport. Welcome by France on Wheels staff and your tour guide - Transfer toward motorcycle rental office - Formalities for rental contracts.

One motorcycle tour guide will open the roads for clients safety and comfort. We plan also  a driven support minibus for your luggage + a spare bike on a trailer in case of hypothetic problem!

After lunch on your own, you will start your journey, taking the roads to the Alps Mountains.

Departure from Nice with a nice road. Crossing the Mercantour Park before reaching Barcelonnette or nearby Pra Loup ski resort. 


Day 2: Sunday: PRA LOUP / CHAMONIX
(390 km)

Early departure for one impressive day, with itinerary carefully chosen to takes some of the highest passes in France and reach the famous city of Chamonix, at magnificent Mont Blanc footsteps!

Road to Vars Pass the the superb Queyras Valley to climb Isoard pass (2361m) to arrive in Briançon for a coffee stop and a short walk in this old Vauban fortified town. Proceed to Lautaret Pass (2058m), Galibier Pass (2646m) to reach Maurienne Valley

Then, road to Bonneval sur Arc before another great pass, the Iseran (2764m!) in order to arrive in Val d’Isère. Short tour of Val d’Isere with coffee break. Road to Bourg St Maurice, Cormet de Roseland Pass (1967m), Beaufort, Les Saisies pass (1650m) and arrival at Notre dame de Bellecombe then Megève, St Gervais les Bains before reaching Chamonix in late afternoon,


Day 3: Monday: CHAMONIX / ANDERMATT
(309 km)

Short ride to arrive in Switzerland via a first pass, the Forclaz Pass (1526m) to reach Martigny in Valais area then Sion and Crans Montana.
Coffee break in this famous Swiss resort.

We follow our trip to Brigg, Fiesh,

Proceed to Oberwald and Gletsh to discover the super landscapes of Rhone Glacier, on very scenic roads that will bring you to Boden, Nessenthal, Färnigen and finally in Andermatt small and picturesque village. We will limb the tremendous Fourca Pass in late afternoon (depending on weather conditions).

Accommodation in a charming village, Andermatt.


Day 4: Tuesday: ANDERMATT / LUGANO
(226 km)

Morning departure around 09.00 am for OberAlp Pass (2044m), Flims Dorf,  before turning right to climb the San Bernardino Pass (2065m),

Stop in San Bernardino for your lunch.

Proceed to Bellinzona and Lugano Lake that you will reach in mid-afternoon.

Leisure time to discover this famous resort, Lugano.


Day 5: Wednesday: LUGANO / STRESA
(225 km)

Today, you will discover Italy and the famous Italian Great Lakes area!

Departure for north bank of Lugano Lake toward Come Lake and city of Lecco then city of Como. You will discover superb Como Lake, surrounding by mountains.

Stop for lLunch on your own in Como, in a typical Italian restaurant,

Proceed to Varese then amazing Maggiore Lake to reach superb Stresa town. As you will have some times to discover this famous resort, we suggest you a little cruise to world known Borromeo’s Islands.


Day 6: Thursday: STRESA / NICE
(363 km)

Morning departure around 08h00 for a transit road to reach French Riviera.

Passage through Biella, Torino to reach Cuneo for your lunch time in late morning.

Short tour of Cuneo in order to purchase Italian food specialities.

Proceed to Tende Pass to reach France, on very scenic and twisting roads. Arrival on French Riviera in the afternoon and short tour in Monaco to discover famous Jet Set small city.

Proceed to Nice  and we suggest you a typical dinner on your own in the Old town after a short foot walk and overnight stay.


Day 7: Friday: NICE / DEPARTURE                                                       

Motorcycle drop off in the morning and it’s time to say goodbye

Transfer to Nice airport.


Starting from: 2.050 € p/p (2 persons, 1 motorbike & 1 double room)

For detailed itinerary, contact us.

Bikes available for this tour:
HARLEY-DAVIDSON: Ultra Limited, Road Glide, Street Glide, Road King, Softail.
BMW: K1600 GTL, R1200 RT, Nine-T, 800 GS, 700 GS, 1200 GS or GSA.
DUCATI: Multistrada S, Scrambler.
HONDA:
GoldWing 1800

 

 

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