9 Day In the Heart of the Alps Guided Motorcycle Tour in France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria
Marseille, France; Turin - Lake Garda - Cuneo, Italy; Chur, Switzerland; Innsbruck, Austria
Motorcycle Tour in France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria
Do you feel like having a thrilling ride? Road2Luxe offers the best opportunity to ride your bike on challenging mountain passes. This tour includes eight days of motorcycling to go around the French, Swiss, Austrian and Italian Alps, rub shoulders with the highest mountain peaks and ride on the small winding and scenic roads that have made the alpine legend.
Terrain: paved roads
Bike: rental bike (BMW, Triumph, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Indian, Ducati models)
Mileage: 2400 kilometers / 1491 miles
Daily ride: on average 267 kilometers / 166 miles per day
Riding gear: not included, please bring your own
Meals: daily breakfast
Starts and ends in Marseille, France
Ride the Vars, Montgenevre, Stelvio, Bonnette, Allos passes
Visit the Italian great lakes region: Lake Maggiore, Lake Garda
Airport transfer included:
Marseille Provence Airport
Various three-star hotels will be your home during the tour.
Day 1: Marseille (reception of participants)
A Road2luxe agent will welcome you at the airport of Marseille and will take you to the rental point to take charge of the bike. Participate in a briefing of the next eight days at the cocktail reception and enjoy a small ride before the night in Marseille.
Day 2: Marseille - Sestriere - Turin
An alarm clock at dawn for a memorable day. Direction Queyras to climb the passes of Vars and Montgenèvre, and go back down to Italy. Spend the night in Turin.
Day 3: Turin - Locarno - Chur
Another beautiful day of road punctuated by the turns and breathtaking landscapes of Lake Maggiore. Have a restful night in Chur.
Day 4: Chur - Nauders - Innsbruck
Austria will reveal all its beautiful alpine landscapes dotted with lakes and deep forests. A feast for the eyes is guaranteed! Overnight in Innsbruck.
Day 5: Innsbruck - Grossglockner - Innsbruck
A whole day will be devoted to one of the most beautiful glaciers in the Austrian Alps: the Grossglockner. Overnight in Innsbruck.
Day 6: Innsbruck - Passo del Stelvio - Garda
Climb (very technical) and descend (extraordinary view) the Stelvio Pass. Any self-respecting motorcyclist must have done at least once in his life. Guaranteed thrills! Spend the night at Lake Garda.
Day 7: Garda - Pavia - Cuneo
A day of the bucolic ride (or almost) to recover from the emotions of the day before, eat a good pizza in Pavia and prepare for the (intense) next day. Overnight in Cuneo.
Day 8: Cuneo - Allos Pass - Marseille
Return to France by the Mercantour Park via the highest road in Europe (2802 meters). Night in Marseille.
Bikes available for this tour:
Motorcycle category T: BMW F750 GS, BMW F800 GT, Triumph Bonneville T100, BMW NineT
Motorcycle category GT: BMW R1200 GS / RT / RS, Ducati Multistrada, HD SuperLow 1200 T
Motorcycle GT+ class: Honda Goldwing, BMW K1600 GT / GTL, HD Roadking, Indian Chieftain, Indian Roadmaster
Minimum age is 25 years old or guests have a motorcycle license for more than three years.
Skill level(s) required for this tour:
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
This tour will take place in France, Switzerland, Italy, and Austria. Among the amazing places you will visit are the unmissable passes (Vars, Montgenevre, Stelvio, Bonnette, Allos) and the Italian great lakes region (Lake Maggiore, Lake Garda).