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Available Months March 9th to 15th
Nights Available 6 Nights
BOOK FROM £299pp DEPOSIT
Paris Nice Training Camp France Training in the playground of the pros

Training in the playground of the pros

A week of expert coaching from Rowe & King riding the best routes of Paris Nice, Milan San Remo and the great routes in the hills above Nice. The perfect spot to get some early season, coached miles and set you up for a great 2020.

6 in nights 3 & 4* hotels.
Daily coached rides
Return Airport transfers from Nice
All breakfast & dinners
Mechanical Support
Paris Nice Sportive Entry
Optional Extras Bike Rental Available
Paris Nice Training Camp by Sportive Breaks
Routes Details
Itinerary
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Event Info

Ride Notes

Join us in the Cote d'Azur for a training camp full of classic rides. This small camp (max 14 riders) is based in Menton for 5 days and then in Nice for 2 days and takes in the best riding from Paris Nice, Milan San Remo and the classic climbs in the hills above Nice. Our team is led by the experts at Rowe & King and includes the mechanics and ride leaders so all you have to focus on is improving your riding over the week. Each day we run through different techniques and skills including group riding, descending, climbing in and out of the saddle and more.
Over the week we ride over the classic Col de la Madone & Col du Turini and have a day over the border in Italy taking on the Cipressa & Pogio with a coffee stop in San Remo. On Friday we move from Menton to Nice and ride the Paris Nice sportive on Saturday before watching the pros on Sunday.

Real Rider Reviews

Mark, Sportive Breaks Rider, 2017: "Sportive Breaks' attention to detail and communication are spot on! Will be back next year. "

Ride Highlights

  • Ride the Paris Nice Challenge

    After 5 days of training, ride the Paris Nice sportive taking in some of the best climbs of the Race to the Sun.

  • Ride the highlights of Milan San Remo

    On Wednesday we ride across the border and take in the stunning coastal road and then hit the climbs of Milan San Remo including the Cipressa & Poggio before a sprint into San Remo (to be first to get coffee & cake)

Trip Summary

  • Overview: 7 days / 6 nights
  • March 9th to 15th
  • Total distance: Avg 90km per day
  • Total elevation: Avg 1,250m per day
  • Bucket List Climbs: Poggio, Cipressa, Col de la Madone
Routes Details

Route Overview

Six rides over six days including the climbs of Milan San Remo, the Col de la Madone & finishing with the Paris Nice sportive. Welcome to cycling paradise!

Stage One

Stage One

From Menton to Menton

Ride Distance 30
Elevation Gain 692

A gentle spin on day on of our camp rolling up the Gorbio just outside of Menton to test our bikes & legs.


Climbs at Paris Nice Training Camp

Poggio

The decisive climb of Milan San Remo just 3.5km from town. The climb averages just 4% elevation but never settles into rhythm with some punchy sections and easier parts.

Ride Distance 3.6km
Elevation Gain 4%
KOM  5min41

Col d'Eze

The biggest climb close to Nice and the key section of the Paris Nice Sportive. This picturesque climb takes you out of the suburbs of Nice to the pretty hilltop town of Eze. The gradient is fairly consistent and views a reward for a long climb.

Ride Distance 9.7km
Elevation Gain 5%
KOM  20min09
Itinerary

Paris Nice Training Camp Cycling Itinerary

7 days / 6 nights including the best routes in the hills above Nice, a day riding the last section of Milan San Remo & the Paris Nice sportive.

Itinerary

Monday 9th March

Arrival Day

Arrival day - we get into our hotel early afternoon and turnaround for a short warm up spin. We then have dinner at the hotel at 7.30pm where our coaches and guides will talk through the week.

Ride Distance 30 km.
Elevation Gain 692 m.

Tuesday 10th March

Madone Day

After a big breakfast we head out at 10am. On all rides we aim to roll on the flat at around 25km/h and then go at our own pace on the climbs - regrouping at the top. We have pizza for lunch and then roll back for mid afternoon.

Ride Distance 81 km.
Elevation Gain 2350 m.

Wednesday 11th March

Col d'Eze

A slightly easier day taking in the final loop of the Etape du Tour including the Col d'Eze. We use this ride to focus on our climbing and descending technique. We have coffee in the port at the Cafe du Cycliste before rolling back to Menton for lunch. Afternoon at leisure and we have a session before dinner going through coaching plans.

Ride Distance 64 km.
Elevation Gain 1560 m.

Thursday 12th March

Queen Stage: San Remo

The big ride. We leave at 9am and head down the coast to San Remo. After a quick coffee its into the hills for an afternoon of climbing and descending including the Poggio & Cipressa.

Ride Distance 125 km.
Elevation Gain 3181 m.

Friday 13th March

Coffee Spin

A short spin in the morning and then we move from Menton to Nice for the sportive and pro race of Paris Nice. We eat at 7pm in our new hotel and run through the plan for the sportive.

Ride Distance 62 km.
Elevation Gain 1600 m.

Saturday 14th March

Paris Nice Sportive

Sportive day. After the queen stage on Thursday this will seem like an easy day! The route is 109km with 1800m of elevation. In the evening we celebrate with a few beers.

Ride Distance 109 km.
Elevation Gain 1860 m.

Sunday 15th March

Pro Race Day

A lazy morning, our mechanics are on hand to pack bikes. We head to lunch and then watch the pro race out on the course before heading back to the airport for 6pm.

Airport Transfers

Fly in and out of Nice (NCE) airport. The transfer to Menton is around 40 mins and from Nice is approx 20 mins. Our team meet you in arrivals and transfers include bike boxes.

Arrival

Our team will meet you in Nice at arrivals.

Arrival Airport
Transfer Times
Nice (NCE)
Transfers depart at 1.30pm so book flights that arrive at 1pm or earlier.

Departure

We leave our hotel in good time to drop you back at Nice airport with plenty of time to check in bike boxes before your flight home.

Departure Airport
Transfer Times
Nice (NCE)
Transfer arrives at Nice airport at 6pm so book flights departing after 8pm.
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7 day / 6 night packages with 4 nights in Menton & 2 nights in Nice.

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Date Hotel Name Room Type Price  
9 - 15th Mar 2020 Hotel Monsigny Single Room £999 Book Now
Twin Room £1699 Book Now

Paris Nice Training Camp
March 9th to 15th

6 nights

Single Room £999
Twin Room £849
  • 4 nights in Menton, 2 nights in Nice
  • All breakfast & dinners
  • Return transfers from Nice
  • Paris Nice sportive entry
  • Daily coached rides
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Lunches & drinks with evening meals