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         Our Hotel in Bourg St Maurice
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Possible side excursions

Possible side excursions

Most people find staying in Bourg for the duration is just right, but for real petrol heads, there are a couple of side options, although these are likely to be unsupported events, at the participant’s own expense. (I can set these up from Bourg if there are any takers)

1 Ride down to the Cote D’Azur. The Mediterranean is only 250 miles away, however, if you choose a high altitude mountain route there, it will take you all day. Have a dip in the sea, stay overnight, then come back the next day.

2 Have a trip down to the Gorges du Verdon – the deepest gorge in Europe – about 2000 feet to the river below.

3 Take a full day’s ride out into Italy, riding the Simplon Pass to arrive at the Italian Lakes area. Camp, or find an overnight hotel by the beautiful Lago D’Orta and return to Bourg the next day.
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