AV Villes & Villages Tour
Bespoke French Riviera Cities & Towns Cycling Tour
Join Azur Vélo on this exclusive guided tour of the most beautiful Riviera destinations, along the seaside and in the charming perched villages of the countryside. Ride at your own pace, whether you want to take your time to absorb the Mediterranean views, or test yourself on challenging mountain routes. Customize your package with a range of ride itineraries and accommodations to suit your needs and budget. Participate in a choice of unique custom afternoon activities, and enjoy superb Mediterranean cuisine that will make your highly personalized trip exceptional and unforgettable.
6 nights/7 days (5 or 6 cycling days)
April - October open calendar for small groups (4-8 people)
Surcharge for individuals and groups under 4 people
*Day 1 - NICE
Arrival welcome reception, cocktails and seaside dinner for your group
Day 2 - MENTON
Ride to Menton via the seaside and the quiet back country roads, with stunning views along the entire route. Cyclists seeking a challenge can choose the Col de la Madone ride itinerary.
Enjoy Menton on your own or reserve one of our customized afternoon activities.
Day 3 - VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER
Ride into Italy for a scenic caffè stop before heading to Villefranche-sur-Mer
via the mountains or along the seaside.
You'll enjoy strolling through this lovely fishing village with its narrow winding streets
and artisanal shops.
Day 4 - ST PAUL DE VENCE or TOURRETTES-SUR-LOUP
Ride from Nice to one of these charming medieval fortified villages
Lunch stop en route
Dinner in St Paul de Vence/Tourrettes-sur-Loup; enjoy exquisite regional specialties
Day 5 - ANTIBES or CANNES
Ride to Antibes or Cannes and enjoy beautiful Mediterranean views, either from the seaside or the mountains of the countryside just north of the shore.
Lunch stop en route
Relax and explore the city, or choose one of our customized afternoon activities.
Day 6 - NICE
Return to Nice via the seaside or take a challenging and scenic mountain route.
Explore Nice on your own or reserve a bespoke group activity before dinner.
Group dinner by the sea
*Day 7 - Departure
Enjoy a relaxing breakfast before your departure.
*An extra day of cycling is possible for early arrivals on Day 1 or late departures on Day 7
All ride itineraries are customized for your group
Mountain routes are generally 80 - 120km but may be lengthened, and include cols such as:
the Col de Vence; the Col de l'Ecre, the Col de la Madone; the Col de Turini
Seaside routes average 60km
Mountain routes generally include seaside passages
Customized afternoon activities available in Nice, Menton and Cannes or Antibes:
Cocktails at an exclusive private beach
Afternoon at a spa
Boat ride/tour of the area
Luxury car city tour
Group or private wine tasting
Other activities are available upon request
Included in base price:
Accommodations for 6 nights
1 lunch; 3 dinners
AV Tour guides
Daily Luggage Transfer
Azur Vélo jersey
Platinum Tour starts at $4550 Exclusive 5 star accommodations
Titanium Tour starts at $3750 4/5 star accommodations
Gold Tour starts at $3050 3-4 star accommodations
Silver Tour starts at $2550 2-3 star accommodations
Ask us about our self-guided option, starting at $2050 per person
All prices are per person, based on double occupancy
We accept reservations a minimum of 60 days prior to trip start date in the high season
(June, July and August) and a minimum of 30 days before trip start date on other dates.
Please fill out our Contact Form for Custom Trips and Camps for more information about pricing, single supplements, special requests and reservations. An Azur Vélo representative will contact you within 48 hours to answer your questions and assist you with your reservation.
Because our bespoke AV tours are highly individualized, we are only accepting a maximum of 8 participants per tour.
A $500 deposit is required to hold your place. Deposits are accepted via Paypal, after you have discussed your trip details with an Azur Vélo representative.
Please see our Terms and Conditions for more details about payments and policy.