As always, sports travel experts, Sports Tours International are supporting riders from the UK with a selection of great travel packages.
(TRAVPR.COM)JAMES MICHEL - August 16th, 2012 - With the Etape du Tour start dates looming just around the corner, the anticipation is building for what looks like one of the most successful years for the iconic cycling sportive event.With this years Etape du Tour being split into two challenging stages, the first act is due to kick off on Sunday 8th of July, travelling from Albertville to La Toussuire Les Sybelles in France.
This 140km tour echoes the eleventh stage of the Tour de France, taking in classic Alpine hills and slopes and is an attractive ride for both experienced riders and novices. As always, sports travel experts, Sports Tours International are supporting riders from the UK with a selection of great travel packages.
The range of travel packages available for the Etape du Tour act one include guaranteed entry to the event, travel options and a variety of accommodation choices to make attending the event stress and hassle free. All the accommodation options in both Albertville and Chambray are located in close proximity to the start and finish of the tour and offer everything you could need to both prepare for the event and relax and wind down afterwards.
Act two of the Etape du Tour shows off the best scenery of the Pyrenees and will commence early on Saturday 14th of July. Starting in Pau, the 197km journey will take riders through some classic mountain stages before ending at the spa town of Bagneves de Luchon. This stage is an extremely challenging ride and a great achievement for all who take part. Like Act one, typical travel packages from Sports Tours International are around 3 days and cover Etape du Tour stage two entry, transfer options from local airports and a great choice of hotel accommodation.
If you are interested in riding, Sports Tours International offer a bike transport service from the UK to the event and back, with drop off points at Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham and London. Alternatively you can arrange for bike hire from the company, starting at around £75 for the weekend.Sports Tours International have been taking participants to some of the biggest sporting events for over 30 years and have become one of the UK’s leading specialist sports travel providers.
Their friendly, knowledgeable team can offer advice on any of their tours, with full up coming event listings available online at http://www.sportstoursinternational.co.uk/cycling/etape-du-tour or 0161 703 8161.Contact Us:Tel: 0161 703 8161
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