Yorkshire Cycle Tours - Le Grand Départ

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Lining up for Le Grand Depart Tour

En route through the Dales

The First Day of the Yorkshire Tour de France
The first day's route (click on image for larger view)

The Second Day of the Yorkshire Tour de France
The second day's route (click on image for larger view)

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Do you want to cycle Day 1 and Day 2 of the 2014 'Grand Depart'?

Cycol-Rendezvous Tours are offering you the chance of a lifetime before and after the actual race!

NO OTHER HOTEL is as strategically placed - only 1 mile from Day 1 Route and 3 miles from Day 2 Route.

Cycol-Rendezvous Hotel is offering a 3 night inclusive package at a total cost of:
  • £300 per person based on 3 adults sharing a triple bedded room
  • £330 per person based on 2 adults sharing a twin or double room
  • £390 per person in a single occupancy room
    This includes:

  • Dinner each evening followed by a discussion on the route for the following day
  • Bed and Breakfast each evening/morning
  • Packed refreshments each day cycling
  • Transport for riders and bikes where necessary
  • Secure bike storage and drying facility
  • Fully supported and escorted throughout the ride
  • Leisure facilities including Swim/Sauna/Steam room and Gym
  • Physio treatments available at extra cost
Non-cycling partners welcome at a special rate and additional nights available @ £57.50 DBB per person, with a £20 single supplement.


Staying at the Rendezvous is a great way for groups to check out the route. Included in the package is dinner each evening followed by a discussion on the following days’ cycling, bed and breakfast, plus a packed lunch for each day of the cycling. Cyclists will be fully escorted and supported by Cycol Tours throughout (see web site www.cycoltours.com)

Endorsed by Brian Cookson OBE - newly elected president of Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)

Package dates available in 2014 are:


2014 Dates

May Tues 6th, Wed 7th & Thurs 8th (S) - FULL
Fri 16th, Sat 17th & Sun 18th (L)
Fri 30th, Sat 31st & Sun 1st (S) - FULL
June Tues 10th, Wed 11th & Thurs 12th (L)
Fri 20th, Sat 21st & Sun 22nd (S)
Fri 27th, Sat 28th & Sun 29th (L)
July Fri 18th, Sat 19th, Sun 20th (S)
Fri 25th, Sat 26th & Sun 27th (s)
August Fri 8th, Sat 9th & Sun 10th (L)
Fri 22nd, Sat 23rd & Sun 24th (L)
September Fri 5th, Sat 6th & Sun 7th (S)
Fri 12th, Sat 13th & Sun 14th (L)




Route Descriptions

(L) = Long route (approximately 90% of the actual route)

(S) = Short route (approximately 50% of the actual route)

Day 1

(L) 80% of the long route includes all major climbs with the addition of the scenic climb from Pateley Bridge back to Skipton*
(S) = 50% of the short route includes all major climbs of the actual route*
(S) = 91 mile/ 146.56km
(L) = 116 miles/ 186.68km
(Full) = 118 miles/ 189.9km

Day 2

(L) = long route as per tour excluding York and Sheffield City centres*
(S) = Rendezvous Hotel Skipton to Sheffield Hillsborough*
(S) = 80 miles/128.75km
(L) – 111miles/178.64km

* All Long and Short routes are designed to avoid all busy major roads and City Centres.

To make phone booking call us on 01756 700 100 and ask for reservations