Tour de France stage winner and pro cyclist Jens Voigt will be a special guest on four Trek Travel trips in 2016.
Renowned for his fierce riding, quick wit and motivational style, Jens will participate in the Trek Factory Experience, a special edition tour with Trek Bicycles and TrekTravel in Waterloo, Wisconsin (June 9 -12), the Tour de France (July 18 – 25), Mallorca, Spain (Oct. 23-28) and a new luxury Greenville, South Carolina trip (November 7 -10).
This four-day journey around Madison, Wisconsin begins and ends at Madison’s 10-room Mansion Hill Inn just steps from the State Capital. A joint venture between Trek Bikes and Trek Travel, the unique itinerary features a visit to the Trek Factory in Waterloo, Wisconsin to meet Jens and pick up a pre-ordered Trek Project One custom bike or have a bike custom designed at the factory. A VIP tour of the factory along with the famous Trek lunch ride with Jens will follow. Other highlights include participating in the “Trek 100 Ride for Hope”, featuring a 19, 36, 62 or 100 mile ride through the rural roads of southeast, Wisconsin.
Priced at $2799 per person, this four-day, three-night experience is offered from June 9 – 12. The Trek Factory experience is also offered for just one day and includes a VIP tour of the Trek factory and the custom designed bicycling experience. Bicycle is priced separately.
Join the final leg of the Tour de France and enjoy an evening cocktail hour and Q&A session with Jens during the Tour. Beginning in Grenoble, France and ending at the finish line in Paris, the Alps to Paris Ultimate trip features official VIP race access passes at Stage 19 and Stage 20 along with four and five-star accommodations. Guests ascend the famous Tour de France climbs of Alpe d’Huez, Glandon, Madeleine, Aravis, Saisies and Colombiere and attend a VIP reception in Paris to watch the conclusion of the race.
Priced at $7999 per person, based on double occupancy, the eight-day, seven-night trip is offered from July 18-25. Guests stay at the Chamois d’or in Alpe d’Huez, Relais & Chateaux “Au Coeur du Village” in La Clusaz and the Westin Vendome in Paris. Daily rides from 23 to 60 miles with up to 10,000 ft. of climbing.
Cycle with the man who made the phrase “shut up legs” famous. Jens Voigt will motivate and inspire on this six-day, five-night ride up and down the Spanish Island of Mallorca. A favorite training destination of the pros, Mallorca features mountainous peaks, white sand beaches and turquoise waters. With the famous Tramontuna Mountain range as a backdrop, cyclists ride among olive groves and orchards of almond and orange trees and experience some significant climbs including ascending 4,800 ft. and descending along Sa Calobra, the second-deepest gorge in Europe which ends on the beach. Other highlights include exploring the ancient coastal Moorish villages of Deia and Valldemossa along with visiting a family-owned winery and enjoying tapas on the beach.
Priced at $4999 per person, based on double occupancy, the six-day, five-night stay is offered from October 23-28. Guests stay at the Castell Son Clavet and Jumeriah Port Soller Hotel and Spa. Daily rides from 18 to 48 miles with up to 4,800 feet of climbing.
Ride with Jens and catch up with fellow cycling pro George Hincapie in Greenville, South Carolina. Guests of this four-day, three-night journey will stay at Hincapie’s Hotel Domestique and enjoy inspired farm fresh meals prepared by Chef Greg McPhee. Highlights include a ride with both Jens and George to Caesars Head, a seven mile winding mountain road followed by flowy, rolling roads through the 10,000 acre Dupont State forest. Guests will also challenge themselves with three local iconic climbs up the short but steep Green River Cove, Skyuka Mountain and Saluda Grade. The final day’s ride features a route on quiet country roads through the Poinsett Bridge Heritage Preserve which features the oldest surviving bridge in South Carolina, built in 1820.
Priced at $3999 per person, based on double occupancy, the four-day, three-night trip is offered from November 7-10. Guests stay at Hotel Domestique, designed after George Hincapie’s experiences as a pro cyclist. Daily rides between 19 and 80 miles per day with up to 5,900 feet of climbing.