Available Months 14th - 17th September 2023
Nights 3 nights/ 4 days
Price From £50 deposit - pp
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Paris to Demelza Kent Cycle Challenge 2023 France

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LIMITED TIME ONLY: REGISTER TODAY FOR £50 INSTEAD OF £75 – USE OFFER CODE 25OFF

Join #TeamDemelza in September 2023 and be a part of something amazing. Whether you are new to cycling or have been cycling for years, this epic challenge has something for everyone. We will ride from Paris back to Demelza in Kent over 4 days and 3 nights. The challenge is fully supported.

Cycle through stunning scenery with your fellow cyclists for three days of epic cycling, whilst supporting Demelza Hospice Care for Children.

Please note – the minimum age to join this challenge is 18 years old (as of 14th September 2023)

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

  • Book now with just £50 deposit: Choose between a Minimum Fundraising option agreeing to raise a fundraising target of £1,500 or a Mixed Funding option costing £800 and an optional fundraising pledge. Either option just needs a £50 deposit today to get signed up.

  • Ride from Paris to Sittingbourne in 4 days: Join the challenge and support Demelza

  • Fully supported challenge: The 4 day challenge is fully supported with a support team on the road including ride leaders, mechanics and support vehicle.

Avg Daily Distance Avg Daily Elevation Difficulty
Main Bunch 100km 800m 3/5

What's Included

Accommodation

Hotels for 3 nights in Paris, Gournay-en-Bray & Newhaven

Included Meals

Meals to cover 4 days - Excluding breakfast & lunch on day 1

Guided Rides

Fully qualified lead cyclists & Advanced First Aiders

Guided Rides

Support vehicle & mechanic

Guided Rides

GPX files provided

Transfer

One way ferry crossing to Newhaven from Dieppe

Transfer

One way Eurostar to Paris – from London St Pancras

Transfer

Luggage & bike transfer from one point in Kent/UK to Paris

Cycling Jersey

A Demelza Cycling Jersey

Fundraising support

Support from a dedicated Demelza fundraiser

A memento

A celebratory memento

Additional Extras

Accommodation

Single rooms available at a supplement

Your 2023 Paris to Demelza Kent challenge starts here!

Contribute to the fantastic work that’s being done at the Demelza Children’s Hospice and join us for the ride in 2023. You have two sign-up options.

Option 1 – Mixed funding

This option is for riders who wish to fund their challenge themselves at a total cost of £800, but also want to fundraise alongside with no minimum target. Simply sign up with a £50 deposit today.

Option 2 – Minimum fundraising

This option is for riders who agree to raise a minimum fundraising target of £1,500, with the total trip costs being deducted from this amount. Simply sign up with a £50 deposit today

Sign up today with just a £50 deposit!

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Paris to Demelza Kent Cycle Challenge 2023 Cycling Holiday

Demelza Kent provides professional, specialist, one-to-one care and support and access to life-enhancing facilities for babies, children and young people up to the age of 18. At Demelza, we believe that every child and young person who has a serious or terminal condition should receive the care and attention they need to live the most fulfilling life they can, and that you have the opportunity to build memories, for however long you have. We’ve been providing this care since 1988 and, through the generosity of others, we can continue to be there for families for years to come. Click here to find out more

Itinerary

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Thursday 14th September 2023 : Travel to Paris

HIGHLIGHTS: Eurostar to Paris Bikes to be taken by road from one location to Paris (date tbc) Free time in Paris Hotel accommodation in Paris Evening meal Meals: Group dinner Details: Please make your own way to our first hotel in Paris. Our mechanic will be on hand at the hotel to assist you with assembling your bike. Tonight we have a group dinner at the hotel where we will introduce the team and go through the days ahead.

Friday 15th September 2023 : Riding Day 1 - Paris to Gournay-en-Bray - approx. 114km cycling distance

Distance Elevation Difficulty
Main Bunch 114km 928m 3/5

HIGHLIGHTS: Breakfast Cycle to the next stop, stopping for lunch en-route Several feed and assistance stops Hotel accommodation overnight in or around Gournay-en-Bray Evening meal Meals: Breakfast | Picnic lunch | Ride snacks and drinks | Dinner Details: Today is our first day on the bike.

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Saturday 16th September 2023 : Riding Day 2 - Gournay-en-Bray - Dieppe - approx. 76km cycling distance

Distance Elevation Difficulty
Main Bunch 76km 211m 2/5

HIGHLIGHTS: Breakfast Cycle to Dieppe, stopping for lunch en-route Regular feed and support stations Ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Overnight hotel accommodation Evening meal Meals: Breakfast | Picnic lunch | Ride snacks and drinks | Dinner Details: Today is our second day on the bike.

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Sunday 17th September 2023 : Riding Day 3 and arrival at Demelza Kent - approx. 105km cycling distance (tbc)

Distance Elevation Difficulty
Main Bunch 105km 1278m 3/5

HIGHLIGHTS: Breakfast Cycle to Sittingbourne with lunch en-route Regular feed and support stations Meals: Breakfast | Picnic lunch | Ride snacks and drinks Details: Today is third and final day on the bike.

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Sportive Breaks is part of the Destination Sport Experiences group. When clicking on the booking link below, you will be taken to the Destination Sport Experiences booking engine. If you have any questions, please do contact our team [email protected]

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