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Thomson Bike Tours has been taking avid cyclists and spectators to the Tour de France since 2003. Our Premium Tour Operator status guarantees you premier VIP access to the TOP stages of the greatest cycling show on earth.

For cyclists: 3 fully supported daily rides, from 30km to 150km, ensure that you’ll find the perfect ride, adapted to your own, personal fitness level. Only with Thomson Bike Tours!
For spectators: our VIP Spectator-Only tours provide an incredible, behind-the-scenes experience in addition to premier VIP access to the TOP stages. 

Whether riding or spectating, “The Thomson Effect” means you’ll return home elated and thinking about your next adventure with us.

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As the longest running Official Tour Operator of the Tour de France (15th year), Custom Getaways offers exceptional experiences to cyclists and spectators alike. We offer the largest selection of cycling and spectator trips; which allows you, our guests, to select your perfect trip. Our status, as a Premium Tour Operator, enables us to provide access to the most coveted stages of the race with unparalleled VIP access. We offer the most flexible cycling options with the highest level of support. You will love our European guides that offer amazing support and connection to the culture.



For 45 years we’ve been delighting sports fans and athletes from every corner of the planet by taking them to some of the most legendary events across the globe including the TCS New York City Marathon, L’Etape du Tour and, of course, the Tour de France.

Based in the UK, we’ve been organising trips to the Tour de France for over 20 years, so you can rest easy knowing we’ve got the experience, know-how and insider info to give you the most authentic experience possible. This includes Official VIP Hospitality on every trip and different itineraries for both spectators and cyclists.

In fact, we pride ourselves on saying “Our Experience Will Make Yours” and we mean every word…

But what makes us different?…
Our dedicated team of organisers and overseas representatives are the backbone of everything we do.
Their encyclopaedic knowledge of the event and insatiable passion for Le Tour make them the ideal guardians for your journey.
Based on our fantastic reviews, our customers couldn’t agree more.