Cycling the Italian Alps

Nearing the top of the Passo Sella climb in the Dolomites

Welcome to the roads of cycling legends! The northern region of Italy is dominated by several high mountain ranges which share borders with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. In the north-western corner is Valle d’Aosta and we actually covered a number of the famous road cycling climbs, such as, Sestrieres,… Read more …

Cycling Europe’s highest asphalted road

Pico de Veleta in the Spanish Sierra Nevada is a cycling paradise

Located deep within the Sierra Nevada mountain range in southern Spain is the towering summit of Veleta (Pico de Veleta). Veleta is the highest asphalted road in Europe and the cycling experience is challenging, unrelenting and rewarding to say the least. The Veleta peak sits at 3392m elevation however the… Read more …

Webinar – European Cycling Tours!

Cap d'Long climb in the French Pyrenees. Pyrenees Coast 2 Coast Cycling Tour

On 5 December 2019 Paul from Sierra Sports & Tours spoke with David from Cycling-Inform about three of Sierra’s fantastic Explorer style tours. Follow this link to watch a recorded Webinar video which focuses on our Dolomites Cycling Tour, Pyrenees Coast 2 Coast Cycling Tour and Grenoble to Nice (French… Read more …

2019 TDF – A Moment on Tour!

Col de l'Iseran

The 2019 Tour de France was an intriguing battle all the way to the Champs-Elysees in Paris. From sweltering temperatures, massive storms in the final stages and a tough final week in the French Alpes the 2019 TDF edition truly was a race of attrition! Our cycling tour group though picked things up… Read more …