Haute Route Alps 2021 - paiani-so

Haute Route Alps 2021

Join the Team PAIANI-So during the Haute Route Alps 2021 Megève-Nice.
Get professional advice to achieve your goal.
Ask us for more information.

2 280 €

  • Duration
    8 days
  • Dates
    22nd to 28th of august 2021
  • Easy access
    Geneva airport

The Haute Route Alps is known as one of the most beautiful and difficult multi stage sportive in the world.

In 2021, Jean-Lou PAIANI will lead the Team PAIANI-SO from Megève to Nice. His experience (former pro cyclist - 2nd of the Haute Route Alps 2015 - certified cycling coach) and his knowledge of the Alps will provide you the best condition to be coached like a pro and to achieve your goals. Jean-Lou will advice you on how to best manage your day :
- What you should eat before, during and after the race?
- How you should be dressed?
- How to best manage your effort during the race ? And lots of other tips.

Our staff will provide you with all that you require while you are riding with us! Just pedal and enjoy the Haute Route Alps like a pro rider!

Program Haute Route Alps 2021

Saturday 21st of August 
Airport transfer from Geneva airport to Megève (1h).
Afternoon : recovery ride in Megève, material checking and race briefing. 
Sunday 22nd of August 
Stage 1 : Megève - Megève 110KM, 3,000M+

It is the beginning of the race through beautiful alpine passes. You will have to be in good shape to cross Col des Aravis (1487m), Col de la Colombière (1613m), Col de Romme (1297m) and finish on top of Côte 2000, the finish line.
2nd night in Megève in a 3 or 4 stars hotel.

Monday 23rd of August 
Stage 2 : Megève - Tignes 109KM, 3,450M+

An amazing stage : you will climb Col des Saisies (1660m), the magnifiscent Cormet de Roselend (1968m) et finish with freezing climb of Tignes to arrive at  2100m.
Night in Tignes in a 3 or 4 stars hotel.

Tuesday 24th of August 
Stage 3 : Tignes - Alpes d'Huez 182KM, 4,7000M+

This is the biggest stage with mythical passes such as col de l'Iseran (2770m), col du Télégraphe (1566m), Col du Galibier (2642m) and finish on top of Col de Sarenne (1999m).

It will be hard to get through long climbs et get through valley but don't worry, we will give you necessary tips to manage this stage.
Night in Alpe d'Huez in a 3 or 4 stars hotel.

Wednesday 25th of August 
Stage 4 : Alpe d'Huez Time Trial 15,5KM, 1,150M+

A time trial isn't a rest day. We will give you some tips to manage this last stage through Col d'Eze (507m) and enjoy it. 
2nd night in Alpe d'Huez in a 3 or 4 stars hotel.

Thursday 26th of August 
Stage 5 : Alpe d'Huez - Briançon 86KM, 3,000M+

A short but intense stage through the famous Col du lautaret and a finish on the top of Col du Granon (2414m).
Night in Briançon in a 3 or 4 stars hotel.

Friday 27th of August 
Stage 6: Briançon - Auron 140KM, 3,650M+

This stage crosses the highest european road with la Cime de la Bonette (2802m). But before, you will climb a long pass : Col de Vars (2109m) and the last ascent to Auron ski resort.
Night in Auron.

Saturday 28th of August 
Stage 7 : Auron - Nice 148km, 3200mD+
We will see on this stage how you used our advice to recover from previous stages.
After a good night sleeping, you will deal with the last stage of this Haute Route Alps 2021. 16 kilometers first to get on top of Col de la Couillole (1678m) and then you will go to Valberg (1672m) but it will be easier than what you've done since the beginning of the Haute Route. You will finally follow Var Valley to Col de Saint-Raphaël (876m). The finish line will be on top of col de Vence (963m), so that you can enjoy the soothing descent to the sea and get to Haute Route village on la Promenade des Anglais in Nice.
Night in Nice in a 3 stars hotel
Airport transfer 
Just after the Haute Route party or on Saturday, we will organize your transfer to Nice airport.

Our area of expertise for the Haute Route Alps

  • A certified coach and former pro cyclist will lead the team and give you a maximum of advice.
  • Transfers are limited to maximise your recovery and free time after the race.
  • Accomodations selected for their quality and their localisation with Haute routes start and finish lines.
  • An experienced bilingual staff.

Include in the Haute Route Alps cycling trip

  • Your entry to the Haute Route Alps and his package.
  • A 20' massage after each stages.
  • Accomodations detailed in the program.
  • 7 breakfast adapted for a cycling life.
  • A staff to organize all the logistic including fooding zones and luggage transfers.
  • A team PAIANI-SO bib and jersey.
  • 2 airport transfers.

Your options for the Haute Route Alps

  • A training plan for the Haute Route.
  • Choose between single and twin rooms.
  • Early arrival or late departure.

Our area of expertise for your best cycling trip

Our Team
In our previous lives, we were professionnel cyclists. Today, we are certified cycling guide & trainer and can provide you with all that you require while you are training with us including : airport transfers, bike rental, accommodation, meals and sport nutrition. Let us share our cycling experience with you and assist you in improving your cycling performance and reach and exceed your fitness goals. 
Depending on your level, routes are designed to show you the best view of the region. We ride mostly on quiet and tiny roads for safety reasons. 
You can improve your performance level with advice from Jean-Lou and his team on how to best manage your effort and have the best nutritional strategy before, during and after your sportive event.
The D-day
How would you climb mountain passes? How would you manage your effort? Let us share our cycling experience with you and assist you in improving your cycling performance and reach and exceed your fitness goals.
You want to be the best in the D-day? How to get a smart training plan? Whether one day or multiple days camp, we will provide you with advice adapted for your fitness goals. To go further, we provide you with individual training plan and daily workouts to improve your fitness capacity.
Bike fitting
Ask us to choose the best bike adapted to your fitness, goals and rides.

Cycling personnal trainer