Guided road & gravel cycling tours

Refuge 2 Refuge Gravel Ride

Want to live a unique experience on the bike ?

Join us for a gravel raid over several days, far away from the busy mountain passes ! 

Discover gems of unpaved climbs in the most beautiful region of the French Alps. We’ll spend the night in remote mountain lodges.  

Don’t feel like bike packing ? No problem, we take care of luggage transfer from and to the mountain lodges where we’ll be staying.

 A back-to-basics adventure in stunning surroundings !

Standard package

  • 4 challenging rides on a mixture of asphalt and unpaved roads

  • 4 nights half board, 3 of which in authentic and remote mountain lodges

  • Experienced bike guide

  • Luggage transfer to and from each lodge

  • Briefing pack with ride info, profiles, GPX-files, …

690 €


  • Luggage transfer from lodge to lodge is included in the price. Bikepacking (without luggage transfer) is possible on demand.

  • The route is a mixture of paved and unpaved roads. We avoid technical sections (especially in the descents) but an adapted off road bike will be required. We suggest a gravel bike (with minimum 40mm tires with profile) or a hardtail mountain bike.

  • Both regular as electric gravel bikes are for hire at our partners. Contact us for more details.

  • Start and finish location : Annecy or Albertville

Day to day

  • Wednesday

Arrival in hotel and dinner

  • Thursday

Stage 1 : +/- 60 km, 1.700 altitude gain

  • Friday

Stage 2 : +/- 60 km, 1.500 altitude gain

  • Saturday

Stage 3 : +/- 60 km, 1.700 altitude gain

  • Sunday

Stage 4 : 50 km, 500 altitude gain + return trip


  • 16 – 20 august

  • 6 – 10 september


  • This trip requires a minimum of 6 participants.

  • This trip can be adapted to suit the needs of your group, both in distance and altitude gain. Trips of 5, 7 or 8 days are also possible. Please contact us to discuss options.
  • A pure bike Packing trip without luggage transfer can also be arranged. Please contact us for further details.