Arrival Pick up from Nice airport for the 1hr transfer to Sospel. You will stay at a lovely converted farmhouse situated in lush meadows overlooked by the mountains where you will later ride. Once your unpacked, bikes built there may be an opportunity to do a shake down ride on the “city trails” of Sospel.
Sospel Shuttle day with over 40 trails it’s going to be a packed first day, about 30km and 4000m of vert should do it. Disneyland, pollyvetta, ze holy trail…. So many to choose from.
Val Roya We will make our way up the Roya Valley and down to Molini. There will be 3-4 big descents 10km+ with 1000m+ of vert, all on natural terrain, and finish with the amazing Kop Killer trail into Molini. You will then stay at the hotel Santo Spirito with its killer meals.
Molini Shuttle day You will ride the local shuttle trails of Molini and higher alpine singletrack of the Val Argentina.
Nava Shuttle day
Molini / Dolceaqcua We will ride in to the adjacent Nervia Valley on the godfather trail, a 1700m vertical continuous trail… It takes 2 hours to descend!! A few other shuttle runs will bring us back to Molini
Alp to Sea We finish the tour from a summit of a mountain and follow a ridgeline towards Mediterranean, finishing with a few extra shuttle runs to the beach for a well-earned beer and gelato. You will stay at a 4* hotel, with seafood and pizza for dinner.
Departure for the 1hr trip back to Nice Airport.
Accommodation & Food
Accommodation varies from 4* hotels on the Riviera to small but comfortable hotels and farmhouses in the mountain villages. The package is based on two persons sharing a room, a single supplement may apply if you require a single room. Bathrooms will be a mix of shared and en-suite with toilet and shower facilities. The food will be plentiful, authentic and delicious, we will stop at local trattorias and restaurants for lunch.
The trails on this tour are for the experienced mountain biker where a good level of fitness and technical skill are required. Expect challenging and technical singletrack and some exposure. In sections you will need to carry your bike, there will also be river crossings and depending on the season there may be snow wedges to cross.
The Sospel - Molini tour runs from March until November. There may be some variations to the itinerary above due to Snow conditions in the early season.
50% deposit required to secure booking, remaining balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to holiday start.