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Internationale groepsreis Cycle Mont Ventoux - Tom Simpson Special

Join us on this one off cycling holiday to celebrate one of Britain’s most successful professional cyclists

Route 5 daagse fietsvakantie Cycle Mont Ventoux - Tom Simpson Special

Join us on this one off cycling holiday to celebrate one of Britain’s most successful professional cyclists; the first brit to pull on the yellow jersey and the rainbow bands, overall wins in Paris - Nice, the Tour of Flanders, Milan - San Remo and top ten results in Paris - Roubaix, Gent - Wevelgem and of course the Tour de France. Tom Simpson is a true legend of British cycling but tragically passed away whilst climbing Mont Ventoux on July 13th 1967 during stage 13 of the Tour de France, 50 years on and a memorial to ‘Major Simpson’ still stands near the summit of the climb. On this special trip we tackle Ventoux via two of the most iconic routes including the climb from Bedoin past Simpson’s memorial stone on the 13th of July, as well as riding some of the most spectacular roads in Provence like the Gorges de la Nesque and the Col de L’homme Mort.

  1. Dag 1 - Start in Sault at the foot of Mont Ventoux.
  2. Dag 2 - Cycle through the Gorges de la Nesque before climbing Mont Ventoux from Bedoin on the 50th anniversary of Tom Simpson's death.
  3. Dag 3 - Bastille day! Cycle through lavender fields, hill top villages and over the Col de L'homme Mort.
  4. Dag 4 - Ride through the Toulourec valley before climbing Ventoux from Malaucene; decend to Sault.
  5. Dag 5 - Cycle over the Plateau de Vaucluse before climbing through the Gorges de la Nesque.
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Reisinspiratie nodig?

  • Kom op zaterdag 8 september naar Amsterdam
  • Bezoek onze inspiratiedag in Zwolle op 13 oktober
  • Of kom naar ons grote Reisevent in Utrecht op 25 november

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