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15 Days Scenic Motorcycle Tour France

Guided Motorbike Tour France

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Join this motorcycle tour for two weeks of pure riding pleasure with M2 MotoTours. The journey will take you to several amazing places in France including Southern France, Monaco classic Grand Prix, and Corsica, a rider's playground. You will ride on fantastic roads, have an outstanding food, watch the historic race cars, and pampered by idyllic beauty. This is the best two weeks riding of your life. So, book now, ride the motorbike, and experience the best riding!

Highlights

  • Boat ride in Bonifacio
  • Starts and ends in Grenoble
  • Ride through the French Riviera
  • Discover the paradise of the Corsica Island
  • Services of friendly and experienced guides
  • BMW motorcycle rental during the tour
  • 14 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers

Skill level

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


12 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: French, English
The maximum participants in the group is 12
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Accommodation

You will be accommodated at three to four-star hotels chosen by M2 MotoTours.

M2 MotoTours France Motorcycle Tour Program

Overview

  • Terrain: asphalt
  • Bike: rental bike
  • Mileage: 2,800 kilometers / 1,739.84 miles
  • Daily rides: around 250 kilometers / 155.34 miles
  • Meals: breakfasts and dinners

You will get two weeks of amazing touring in Southern France, Provence, French Riviera, and Corsica, featuring the mythical Formula One Monaco Grand Prix. Enjoy touring to the perfect postcard picture in Southern France, Provence, the Riviera. You'll enjoy delicious food and wine as much as the ride.

Attend the renowned Formula One Grand Prix in beautiful Monaco. This is a must attend once in a lifetime event. There's nothing else like it. Spend a week discovering Corsica, one of the most beautiful islands and a motorcyclists' paradise, it is by far the best riding in the Mediterranean. Couples will particularly enjoy the romantic ambiance of the Riviera and the unspoiled beauty of Corsica.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Grenoble, France

There will be a meet and greet as well as briefing sessions followed by enjoying cocktails and dinner.

Day 2 - Grenoble to Nyons (240 kilometers / 149.13 miles)

Today's ride will take you through the Vercors mountain range to the famous Mont Ventoux and to Nyons for an evening activity of wine tasting.

  • Riding time: 5 hours

Day 3 - Nyons to Barcelonette (280 kilometers / 173.98 miles)

Today’s ride takes you through the stunning Verdon Gorges to Barcelonette. Today. you will ride through Provence and climb the Col de la Bonnette, the highest paved road in Europe.

  • Riding time: 5 hours

Day 4 - Barcelonette to Riviera (280 kilometers / 173.98 miles)

Today’s ride takes you down the Route des Grandes Alpes to Nice and the French Riviera.

  • Riding time: 5 hours

Day 5 - Monaco Historic Grand Prix

Today, you’ll go to Monaco for the Historic Grand Prix. Following, you’ll take the overnight ferry to Corsica.

Day 6 - Calvi to Ajaccio (200 kilometers / 124.27 miles)

Today, you’ll ride to Ajaccio visiting Calvi, Porto along the way.

  • Riding time: 5 hours

Day 7 - Ajaccio to Bonifacio (200 kilometers / 124.27 miles)

Enjoying all of Corsica, you’ll pass through Propriano en route to Bonifacio.

  • Riding time: 5 hours

Day 8 - Bonifacio to Porto Vecchio (200 kilometers / 124.27 miles)

You’ll visit Bonifacio, take a boat ride to admire the cliffs and coast.

  • Riding time: 5 hours

Day 9 - Free day in Porto Vecchio

Today is your free day. Relax, enjoy the beach or go on a day ride.

Day 10 - Porto Vecchio to Corte (200 kilometers / 124.27 miles)

You’ll ride through Bavella and see the spectacular ‘needle’ mountain peaks. You will have lunch in Monticello and stay in Corte for the night.

  • Riding time: 5 hours

Day 11 - Ile Rousse to Bastia (200 kilometers / 124.27 miles)

Today’s ride features the desert of the Agirates. Afterwards, you will make your way to Bastia to board the ferry back to the mainland.

  • Riding time: 5 hours

Day 12 - Nice to St. Paul de Vence (200 kilometers / 124.27 miles)

Today, you will visit the back-country of the Riviera and stay in charming St. Paul de Vence.

  • Riding time: 5 hours

Day 13 - St. Paul de Vence to Briancon (200 kilometers / 124.27 miles)

Today, you will ride the Route Napoleon up to the fortress town of Briancon.

  • Riding time: 5 hours

Day 14 - Briancon to Grenoble (200 kilometers / 124.27 miles)

Today, you will ride the Galibier, Col du Lautaret, Croix de Fer and Col du Glandon.

  • Riding time: 5 hours

Day 15 - Departure from Grenoble

M2 MotoTours will transport clients to the airport/train station.

Intermediate

  • Can ride for 3-4 hours
  • Average riding experience
  • Little assistance required
  • Comfortable with extreme curves and leans
  • Average experience with unsurfaced roads
  • Steep ascents and descents

Advanced

  • Can ride for 5-6 hours
  • Extensive riding experience
  • Assistance on demand (if required)
  • Experienced with riding a variety of motorcycles
  • Comfortable with any terrain and weather conditions

Included excursions

  • Boat riding in Bonifacio
  • Visit the beach at Porto-Vecchio

Location

This tour starts and ends in Grenoble, France. The journey will go through Southern France, Monaco, Corsica, and Provence.

Food

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Attending a Monaco Classic Grand Prix
  • Relaxing at the pool or beach
  • Shopping

What's included

  • 14 nights accommodation
  • Delicious breakfasts and dinners
  • Experienced and friendly pro guides
  • Ferry tickets in shared cabins (for private cabins let M2 MotoTours know as soon as possible, an upcharge will apply)
  • Full insurance for the pilot and passenger
  • Gas and tolls (if any)
  • Late model and well-maintained BMW motorcycle
  • Luggage van (minimum of 6 participants required)
  • Transfer from and to the airport or train station

What's not included

  • Beverages
  • Entertainment
  • Lunches
  • Monaco Classic Grand Prix tickets
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) or Geneva Airport (GVA). Transfer from and to the airport is included. M2 MotoTours will pick you up from the airport.

Arrival by train

You can arrive at Grenoble train station. Transfer from and to this station is included. M2 MotoTours will pick you up from the train station.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 25% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 180 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 90 days before arrival.
15 days / 14 nights
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Availability

Start: Wednesday May 9, 2018
End: Wednesday May 23, 2018

Tour information

This tour requires minimum 4 participants.

 

Tour requirements
  • 21 years old
  • 2 years of riding >600 cc bike
  • Valid license with motorcycle endorsement
  • No license suspension within last 24 months
  • Any false statements or paperwork means that M2 Moto Tours’ insurers won’t cover you
  • M2 Moto Tours expect you to be physically capable of riding safely with the group for the duration of the tour

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