With the 2018 Tour de France in full swing, Sports Tours International announced the first of its packages for the event’s 2019 run. The tours offer access to the viewing stages at the race’s start in Brussels and VIP treatment at the finish line in Paris.
Biking enthusiasts hoping to view the race’s start can choose the company’s July 4-9 Grand Départ Brussels package. Participants receive three nights at a Brussels hotel, airport transfers from Brussels Zaventem Airport, daily guided bike rides and bike storage. At the Tour de France’s starting area, the package offers access to the Izoard, Village Depart and Relais Etape hospitality areas on various stages.
The Tour will finish July 28 in Paris. Sports Tours International offers one, two and three-night options for travelers hoping to see the winner cross the finish line. The offers include lodging at the four-star Hotel Mercure Paris Arc de Triomphe Wagram and the opportunity to ride over the official finish line. Guests can choose from a variety of grandstand seating options and will receive VIP Hospitality packages.
Sports Tours International provides these different vantage points through its assortment of finish line packages: Tour de France ‘La Terrasse,’ Tour de France Tribune Elysee, Tour de France Triomphe Package, Tour de France Le Berkeley Programme and Espace River Gauche.
Starting with the NYC Marathon in 1973, Sports Tours International combines travel with major athletic events. The company maintains official partnerships with all three cycling Grand Tours, all six World Marathon majors and other large events.