Get Behind the Scenes at the Tour de France with the Official Operator Discover France

Veteran bicycle tour operator offers an variety of experiences for spectators to experienced cyclists
Tour de France with Discover France
Tour de France with Discover France
NEW YORK - July 2, 2014 - PRLog -- Veteran bicycle tour operator ( Discover France is the exclusive outfitter for experiencing the Tour de France (, the world’s most exciting cycling event, up close and personal. The format of their unique, flexible approach to the race allows cycling enthusiasts not only to spectate at their level of comfort, but to immerse themselves in the competition, experiencing the alpine climes and stunning French countryside and culture alongside the athletes.

Using a number of resources at Discover France’s disposal, adventurers looking for the next-best thing to actually racing can style their experience to their own preference. The available opportunities let travelers meet backstage with the pros and experience the race from above via helicopter, behind from a follow-on car and even from the perspective of the race teams and riders, cycling through some of the race’s important milestones mere moments before the racers do.

Discover France’s Classic Tours take cyclists through different sections of the Tour de France course – Provence, the Alps and Mount Ventoux, or the Pyrenees. Each tour allows travelers to join the magic of the cycling event and explore the surrounding sites.

The VIP Tours take the Tour de France experience to the next level. Along with similar experiences to Discover France’s Classic Tours, the VIP Tours add on exclusive experiences like riding across the finish line just before the athletes. On VIP Tours, Discover France also arranges special experiences like being greeted by an official Tour de France hostess, and special access to the departure village and finish line. Travelers who want the cycling even experience, but do not want to ride can enjoy all of the same VIP access on a spectator tour.

Between the excitement of following the race as closely as possible, trip participants spend the evenings and nights in luxury hotels, from the Departure Village to the celebratory bottle of Champagne at the finish line on the Champs-Élysées.

Discover France caters to the needs of their adventurers. Their special online application form at allows users to tailor the trip to their preferred level of physical rigor.

To learn more about Discover France and their Tour de France tours, visit or contact Thomas Boutin at


About Discover France:
This year, Discover France celebrates 20 years offering high-value, self-guided bicycle and multisport itineraries. Discover France is best known for pioneering and perfecting the art of self-guided travel, a truly unique and authentic way to explore a destination. Self-guided bicycle tours ( offer the same unmatched quality, style, service and comforts as their guided trips, while allowing a high level of flexibility, customization and value for independent travelers. Having specialized in travel throughout France for the last two decades, Discover France branches out this year with 15 new tours in a total of 10 European countries (France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Holland, Belgium) and two new tours in Sonoma Valley, California.

Stephanie Norby
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