Why Book This Trip?
Haute Route Alps is a tough but rewarding 7- day sportive, giving you a taste of the life of a professional cyclist in a stage race. The route takes in some of the toughest and most iconic climbs in the Alps. The event consists of 6 multi-mountain stages & an uphill time trial. Support at the Haute Route is unparalleled and and the entry includes a lot of services. You truly live and compete like a Pro cyclist for a week.
One of the toughest weeks in amateur cycling, the Haute Route Alps is the flagship event of the Haute Route Cycling Series. This is a week of cycling bucket list climbs made famous by the Tour de France and the Giro d’Italia. A lot of it is spent at altitude with several cols over 2,000 metres above sea level.
2024 Haute Route Alps dates
We expect the 2024 Haute Route dates to be Sunday 18th to Saturday 24th 2024. Our 8-night package will start on Saturday 17th August and finish on Sunday 25th August.
The 2024 Haute Route Alps route
The route changes every year so we will update this page as soon as the 2024 route has been announced.
2024 Haute Route Alps with Sportive Breaks
Guarantee your place now by paying a refundable $200 deposit. We will confirm the price of our tour once the route has been announced, the 2024 entry fee has been publicised and we have confirmed our hotels. Our 2024 Haute Route package is limited to 15 riders.
Well located hotels: A mix of 3* and 4* hotels in convenient locations
Haute Route Alps Entry included: The Haute Route entry has lots included. More information below.
Spread your payments: Our payment plan is an interest-free payment method where you will have the opportunity to spread payment for your booking.
A mix of 3* and 4* hotels in convenient locations
2024 Haute Route Alps Entry
Included in our package
Airport transfers and daily transport of luggage and bike boxes
Haute Route Jersey and Backpack
Daily breakfasts, post-ride meal, evening meals on 6 nights
After final stage
15 minute massage every day
Feed stations with local products
Medals & Finishers apparel
Broom wagon, motorbikes, safety & Medical Assistance
Day To Day (based on the 2023 route)
Travel to Megeve/ Nice
Please make your own arrangements to arrive at our hotel in Megeve/ Nice today. Our team will be available to meet you at the hotel. If you plan to fly then we offer airport transfers for you, your luggage and your bike from Nice Cote d’Azur Airport or Geneva Airport throughout the day.
We are staying at the hotel TBC. Your stay will be for 1 night on a bed and breakfast basis so with breakfasts included. You will have an early breakfast on the day of stage 1. You can keep your bike in your room with you.
What about my bike?
You can bring your own bike as we have made arrangements to transport bike boxes on our airport transfers. Our mechanic will be available this afternoon at the hotel to assist you with building your bike after travel.
This afternoon and early evening, our tour leaders and bike mechanics are available for you. The evening is free for you to eat out in one of Nice’s many restaurants.
Typical day on the Haute Route
- 05.30 – Wake up and breakfast
- 06.30 – Drop off your bags with our team
- 07.00 – Ride to the start line
- 07.30 – Start of the stage
- Private Team Sportive Breaks feed stations in pre-agreed places
- 12.30 – Finish first riders
- Hotel check-in, collect bags, post-stage snacks and drinks, massage, bike check, relax
- 16.30 – Finish last riders
- 18.30 – Race briefing
- 20.00 – Evening meal and team briefing
We have an early breakfast at the hotel today. We ask you to have your bags ready in reception and our team will collect these for you. The bags will be delivered to your hotel in TBC.
After the finish, our team will guide you to your hotel. Your bags will be ready in reception. There’s time to book a massage, get your bike checked by our mechanic and relax. After the Haute Route race briefing, we’ll have the evening meal together at the hotel.
After an early breakfast at the hotel, it’s another short roll across town to the start of stage 2.
After an early breakfast at the hotel, it’s another short roll across town to the start of stage 3.
After an early breakfast at the hotel, it’s another short roll across town to the start of stage 4.
After breakfast this morning, our staff can recommend a short warm-up ride.
The ITT stage may not be too long, but it could possibly the toughest stage that you’ll ever ride.
There will be free time this afternoon for you to recover from today’s exploits and to rest ahead of the final two stages.
After an early breakfast at the hotel, it’s another short roll across town to the start of stage 6.
We have a slightly later breakfast at the hotel today. There is no need to have your bags ready in reception as we’ll be staying another night in TBC.
After the finish, ride back to the hotel. There’s time to book a massage, get your bike checked by our mechanic and relax. No evening meal tonight as there is a Haute Route closing ceremony.
This evening you can collect your bike box and our mechanic is available to assist you with re-packing your bike into the box so you’re ready for travel tomorrow.
After breakfast please make your way to Nice Airport. It’s just a short distance to the airport from our hotel.
More About the Event
Haute Route Alps
The Haute Route series looks to create the experience and challenge of riding a multi-day stage race, with events focused around the toughest and most iconic climbs in Europe. The 2023 Haute Route Alps starts in Megeve and finishes in Nice.
Included with your Haute Route Experience
- Unique Haute Route Alps Jersey
- KitBrix Backpack
- Backpack transport to finish lines and luggage transportation from hotel to hotel
- The Haute Route Village is buzzing throughout the event
- Media Support with daily videos and photos available to view each evening
- Mechanical Assistance available on the road and in the Haute Route Village
- Race Briefings are held every evening
- From the head of the race to the broom wagon, your safety is assured by 8 race cars and 20 motorbikes
- Safety & Medical Assistance from a trained team of medical professionals
- Several local nutritional feed stations on every stage
- Massages are available after every stage with a 15-minute massage for each rider
- After you finish, enjoy the rider’s post-race meal
- Global individual and event classifications are announced every day at the race briefing
- Medals & Finisher Apparel is available for you as soon as you cross the final finish line
- Before heading home enjoy the Closing Ceremony & Awards with the other riders, event staff and volunteers
You're in safe hands
We have a team of highly experienced professionals who have been organising cycling trips for over 25 years.
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Spread your payments
Our payment plan is an interest-free payment method where you will have the opportunity to spread payment for your booking. *Selected products. Terms and Conditions apply
We know the routes, we know the roads. We know how the event works and the best hotels for the start and finish. We organise everything for you; transfers, bike transport, additional feed stops, rep support and more.
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