Our itinerary takes riders from Lake Geneva to Lac du Bourget to Lake Annecy. Most of it is done on very quiet roads and on bikeways.
In 2013, a challenging version of this tour is available. It will take riders over some challenging climbs such as Le Grand Colombier.
Breathtaking 3-Lake Cycling Tour of the Alps Expanded for 2013 -- Cyclomundo just announced that it has expanded its popular 3-Lake Cycling trip (Lake Geneva, Lac du Bourget, and Lake Annecy). In 2013, there will be two daily mileage options to accommodate leisure cyclists as well as more advanced riders. --
GAILLARD, FRANCE, January 25, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Today, Cyclomundo announced that it has expanded its popular visually intensive 3-Lake Cycling trip for 2013 with two options offering different trip itineraries. This world-class route, which lasts 5 nights and 6 days, links three major lakes in the region, namely, Lake Geneva, Lac du Bourget and Lake Annecy. One major element that makes Cyclomundo's offerings unique is that the company's tours are now perfect for both leisure cyclists with less experience, as well as very serious riders who are interested in more challenging climbs. As a result, groups can enjoy cycling tours together even if they have different levels of expertise.
Cyclomundo was launched in 2003 by cycling enthusiast Bruno Toutain. In regards to the 3-Lake tour, Toutain states, "Through this trip, leisure cyclists can experience one of the most scenic area of the Alps without climbing hills. Plus, they can go at their own pace, allowing for a trip that is not only beautiful, but also relaxing."
The company has also appeared in a wide variety of media outlets including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Cycling Plus. Further, Cyclomundo was awarded the "2011 Trip of the Year" award by Outside Magazine. While some supported tours are offered, the company primarily enables clients to take a self-guided approach. Rates include accommodations, daily breakfasts, and three dinners.
Cyclomundo's route includes historic villages, winemaking regions, beautiful natural scenery and river paths along the Rhone and Isere rivers. The trip starts in Geneva, where cyclists are encouraged to enjoy Switzerland's culture and dining. Regardless of the option they select, cyclists travel through Seyssel and ultimately to Annecy, passing the Beaufortain and Bauges Mountains. As part of the package, clients stay in Annecy for one night. However, the company can book additional nights upon request.
This self-guided cycling tour is available from May through September, and it is priced at 610 euros per person sharing a room. Reservations can be made via Cyclomundo's website at http://www.cyclomundo.com.
Cyclomundo is a one-of-a-kind travel company offering a diverse array of cycling vacations: guided and self-guided, pre-arranged or customized, leisurely or challenging... even some based around cyclosportive events like the Etape du Tour. Our tours are perfect for independent riders, families, friends, and groups of varying levels - you can choose elements "a la carte" for your trip in all regions of France as well as some regions in Spain, Italy, and Switzerland. Based in France, Cyclomundo was born out of our founder's life-long love of cycling. Our philosophy is to use local experts who passionately share their heritage with guests and to adhere to the concept of sustainable development. Cyclomundo's goal is for clients to experience the cultural, regional, historical and gastronomical heritage of their chosen destination and, of course, to have great, healthy fun on their bicycling adventure!
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