Pyrenees En liberté

Go champ go!

It is a well-known fact that the French have a rich vocabulary. The adjectives they use to describe biking in the Pyrenees – exhilarating, mythical, glorious, anthological – are as numerous as the Tours de France that have passed through these mountains. Once you reach their summits, you may not have the words – or breath! – to describe your foray into the world of cycling gods Merckx, Hinault, Induráin and Froome. In any case, if you feel so inclined or run out of steam, your looped route also allows you to rest up or do something else. Go champ go!

En liberté formula: a more flexible adventure
Before your departure, as for our other formulas, we plan everything: transportation, accommodations, meals and, of course, our exclusive itineraries. Once at your destination, however, you have more freedom organizing your day.

The En liberté bike trip experience is designed for independent cyclists on the route. By opting for this formula, without a guide or relief vehicle, you will receive all the information you need to ensure that your trip goes smoothly, as well as the daily itineraries. The latter propose routes of interest around certain stopover cities, chosen for their offer of services and their accommodations. The En liberté formula - a different kind of adventure that still has the Vélo Québec Voyages touch.

Travelling En liberté means...
  • Being able to choose your departure date mainly between May and September;
  • Travelling as a couple or a family, with your work colleagues or your cycling club;
  • Relying on a Vélo Québec Voyages representative, if you are a group of 10 or more people. This representative will ensure the success of your trip and advise you on your route choices.

Departure date of your choice

Price of land portion (taxes included) :
    starting from $2,545 / person
Formula: En liberté
Trip length: 13 days / 12 nights
Level of difficulty: 6

VQV Formula also available

General Conditions

Options for serving you better
Delayed departure or return, single occupancy, travel insurance, bike rental (for several destinations) and much more: ask our consultants!

From day to day

Day 1 - Rendez-vous in Toulouse airport and transfer to Bagnères-de-Bigorre (2 hrs).
Day 2 - Free day of looped route via col de la Palomière, Banios, Asque, Labastide, col de Coupe, Bourg de Bigorre (70 km).
Day 3 - Free day of looped route via col d’Aspin, Loudenvielle, col d’Azet, La Hourquette d’Ancizan (112 km).
Day 4 - Free day of looped route via la Mongie, col du Tourmalet, Luz-Saint-Sauveur, Argelez-Gazost (101 km).
Day 5 - Bagnères-de-Bigorre, Loures-Barousse, Aspet, St-Girons (105 to 122 km).
Day 6 - Free day of looped route via Castillon-en-Couserans, col de la Core, Ustou, col de Latrappe, col d’Agnès, Gorges de Ribaouto (122 km).
Day 7 - Free day of looped route via Rivèrenert, col de Portel, Boussenac, Oust, Alos (90 km).
Day 8 - St-Girons, Le Mas d’Asil, Foix, Roquefort-les-Cascades, Quillan (120 to 129 km).
Day 9 - Free day of looped route via Couiza, col du Paradis, col de la Redoulade, Bugarach (96 km); or via the Château de Peyrepertuse and the Château de Quéribus (127 km).
Day 10 - Free day of looped route via Montfort-sur-Boulzane, Sournia, Caudiès-de-Fenouillèdes (107 km).
Day 11 - Free day of looped route via Axat, Rouze, Port de Pailhéres (112 km).
Day 12 - Transfer from Quillan to Toulouse (2 hrs).
Day 13 - Transfer to Toulouse airport.

Elevation Profile

The package includes:

  • the round trip transfer between airport and hotel;
  • 12 nights in three-star hotel (double occupancy);
  • 12 breakfasts and 3 evening meals;
  • baggage transportation between stopover cities (one bag per person, 20-kg maximum);
  • a plan of bike routes in the form of GPX data and paper maps;
  • information to ensure that the trip goes smoothly: contact details and phone numbers of the carriers at destination, bike stores, phone number in case of an emergency, etc.;
  • taxes;
  • protection from the Compensation Fund for Customers of Travel Agents (CFCTA) $ 3.50 per $ 1,000 starting November 1, 2021;
  • presence of a Vélo Québec Voyages representative, if you are a group of 10 or more people.
Not included: overseas air transportation for passenger, baggage and bicycle; equipment, such as a bicycle; the presence of a guide; mechanical assistance and access to a relief vehicle; costs of a mechanical or physical mishap.

The land portion price indicated is for double occupancy. For further information, including the possibility of reserving a flight, please contact us.

Start/Finish: Toulouse Airport

 Bike rentals available. Additional charge.  

Vélo Québec Voyages est une agence de voyages accréditée, fondée en 1995. Elle propose 70 destinations à vélo au Québec et à travers le monde, et fait voyager quelque 6000 vacanciers chaque année.

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