Self-guided cycling holidays

Weekends with family, as a group or with friends

Discover in total freedom and at your own pace our marvellous itineraries, exploring the mythical mountain passes of the Pyrenees.

3 days / 2 nights (all levels) : from 169 € *

Further information

  • Where :  Lourdes, France
  • Rendez-vous :   Hôtel ALBA
  • Availability : June – October

Details of activities proposed

Starting in Lourdes, you leave to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside and region. Your day in the bicycle saddle begins from your hotel and leads you towards the mythical summits which have been crossed over the years by the fearless cyclists of the Tour de France. The difficulty of the climb and the distance will have been predetermined by you and our team, and adapted to meet your desires and abilities.

A racing bike or e-bike is advised for routes that lead to the summits. Of course, we provide you with the option of renting bikes and helmets if needed.


  • Accommodation in Hôtel ALBA ****
  • Package rates are per person on twin sharing
  • Complimentary drink at the end of the day
  • Personalized Road Book with maps of the region and precise itineraries adapted to your level, along with a welcome gift for each cyclist!
  • Balanced 3 course evening meals on days 1 & 2
  • Adapted breakfast for cyclists on days 2 & 3
  • Mountain Climb Diploma
  • GPS and KML routes

What you will need…

Not included

  • Transfers from the airport or train station
  • Transfers to points of departure other than those suggested on our itineraries
  • Lunch ( packed lunches can be ordered from the hotel – cost 12€)
  • Tourist tax of 1.70€ per person per night
  • Single supplement 60€
  • Parking  ( 8 € per day, per vehicle)  Free of charge Public parking is available at 200 m from the hotel
  • Support vehicle and drop off (optional)

Detailed program

Day 1

While welcoming you to the Hotel Alba, we provide you with the road books previously customized according to your desires, your athletic ability and your level. These will help you to discover on days 2 and 3, recommended routes from Lourdes towards the climbs of the legendary Pyrenean Mountain passes. (See our suggested itineraries on our website and compile your customized Road Book)

Avail of our Cyclo space to make adjustments to your bikes and depending on your arrival time, you can also discover Lourdes, its castle and its shrine.

Dinner is served from 7 pm in the hotel restaurant.

Enjoy a good night’s sleep at the hotel before your departure to the mountain passes.

DayJour 2

Breakfast from 7 am – 9 am. (Possibility of varying the time of breakfast depending on the chosen route)

And you’re ready for your day of adventure! Starting on the roads leading through Lourdes and its surrounding countryside, you will climb towards the Pyrenean Mountain passes based on the previously chosen route.

A well-deserved, friendly drink is provided on your return to the hotel!

Dinner is served from 7 pm in the hotel restaurant.

Enjoy a good, restorative night’s sleep at the hotel before heading back to the mountain passes the next day.

Our team is at your disposal should you wish to book a visit to a Balnéo spa with one of our partners.

Day 3

Breakfast from 7 am – 9 am. (Possibility of adapting the time of breakfast depending on the chosen route)

Room vacation and you’re ready for another cycling day.

The precise route of departure will be decided beforehand according to your wishes and the itinerary chosen the day before.

A well-deserved, friendly drink is provided on your return to the hotel!

Avail of our common shower area before heading home.

Useful Information


A deposit of 30% is required to confirm your reservation. The balance may be paid on your arrival.

Rental of equipment can be done online with the link ‘Reserving a bike’.


Feel free to extend your stay by a few extra nights, should you wish to continue your exploration of the region, while benefitting from our best prices for Cyclist B&B.


Safety is our priority. In the event of bad weather, modifications can be made, at no extra cost.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions.

See you very soon!