THURSDAY 29 JUNE 2017 – Day 1

This morning staff will welcome you at Dusseldorf airport and transfer you to your accommodation for the next three nights. Once checked into the hotel, you will have plenty of time to relax!

In the afternoon/early evening you will be transferred into the heart of Dusseldorf to view the official team presentation. This will be your first chance to see the riders and all the excitement that surrounds Le Tour.

Following the presentation, will be dinner and a chance to discuss the exciting week ahead with your fellow travellers!

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FRIDAY 30 JUNE 2017 – Day 2

With the tour not starting until tomorrow, take the opportunity to head to the beautiful Rhine Valley, arguably the most famous wine region in Germany with fellow non-riders.

After breakfast you will be transferred South, along the river, deep into the stunning Rhine Valley region. Stopping at a local vineyard you will enjoy a tour of the winery before lunch and wine tastings!

You will be transferred back towards the hotel in the evening, stopping in the region’s cultural city of Cologne. Here you can enjoy the evening at your leisure to explore the beautiful Gothic architecture or stop at one of Germany’s famous brew houses.

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SATURDAY 1 JULY 2017 – Day 3 – Stage 1: Dusseldorf – Dusseldorf ITT, 13km

Stage one of this year’s Tour de France begins on the streets of Dusseldorf, where the riders will race against the clock around a city circuit in the opening individual time trial. Local World Champion, Tony Martin will be a favourite to take the first yellow jersey of this year’s race.

You will be right in the thick of the action are you’re taken into the city centre and into the VIP departure village where you will see all the action of the riders warming up, starting and finishing their rides! You will be in Dusseldorf all afternoon soaking up the atmosphere of the first stage!!

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SUNDAY 2 JULY 2017 – Day 4 – Stage 2

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and you will be transferred south towards the next destination in the Ardennes region of Belgium. The bus will stop enroute to the finish line for some lunch, a perfect opportunity to try a famous Belgian waffle or perhaps some frites.

On arrival to Liege, the finish of today’s stage, you will be escorted to the VIP hospitality area. Afternoon drinks and nibbles await in a prime location right near the finish line to see the end of today’s stage which is expected to end in a bunch sprint!

After the day’s stage, you will be transferred to your accommodation, check in and enjoy dinner as a group.

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MONDAY 3 JULY 2017 – Day 5 – Stage 3: Verviers – Longwy, 202km

An early breakfast awaits you this morning as the tour once again passes through the same region as our hotel.

A transfer will be provided, stopping on the side of the road for a picnic lunch as you and your fellow travellers wait for the Tour de France caravan and peloton to pass; an exciting spectacle as you see how the locals embrace le Tour! Once passed you will be transferred back to the hotel where you can relax and view the final km of today’s stage on television.

This evening you will be transferred to a nearby village where you can enjoy dinner at your leisure.

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TUESDAY 4 JULY 2017 – Day 6 – Stage 4: Mondorf-les-Bains – Vittel, 203km

Enjoy a sleep in this morning as the tour continue south into France. Today you will have the opportunity to visit the Ardennes region, made famous by such classic races including Liege-Bastogne-Liege and La Fleche Wallone.

Enjoy some downtime and lunch in the beautiful town of Spa, made famous for its hot springs. You will have plenty of time to explore the town before you are transferred back to the hotel.

Tonight is your final dinner with your fellow travellers as you reflect on the last week!

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WEDNESDAY 5 JULY 2017 – Day 7 – Stage 5: Vittel – La planche des belles filles, 160km

This morning marks the end of your tour. After breakfast, check out of the hotel and staff will transfer you to Brussels airport, only a one and a half hour journey before saying your final goodbyes.

We trust you have enjoyed your trip with us and look forward to seeing you again soon!