Raising Sponsorship Money
Register and receive a fundraising pack full of information and ideas. Once you set your mind to it, it’s amazing what you can achieve! Classic Tours and your charity can help you out with lots of tips.
Who can take part?
Anyone over 18 years old is welcome as long as you are fit and healthy enough to do the challenge.
The event is aimed at people of average fitness who are prepared to put in plenty of training to enable them to meet the challenge. Classic Tours will provide a set of training guidelines to help you on your way.
You will need your own roadworthy bike and a cycle helmet. A full packing list will be sent to you.
Support on the event
Experienced staff (tour manager, guides, mechanics and doctor) will be there to provide help and encouragement whenever you need it.
Tourist class hotels throughout the ride.
Food & Drink
The food will be wholesome, tasty and plentiful. There will be snacks and water available whilst cycling.
Daytime temperatures will be 18-25ºC. However be prepared for rain or shine.
Tetanus and Hepatitis A inoculations are suggested. Please consult your GP for professional medical advice.
Visa & Travel Insurance
A visa is not required for British citizens. If you are a non-British citizen please contact Classic Tours for advice. You must be insured to take part - either through a company of your choice or the Classic Tours recommended policy. You will need to provide proof of your insurance 8 weeks prior to the challenge.
It is possible to stay on in Paris after the challenge, subject to availability. Full details will be sent out nearer the time.
Ferry Dover - Calais, Eurostar Paris – London, accommodation, transfers, full medical support, experienced guides, support staff, water and all meals except breakfast on day 1 and lunch and dinner on day 5.
Other costs to budget for
You will need to budget for personal travel insurance, any optional tours, gratuities and spending money.
Classic Tours operates a responsible tourism policy and you can off set your carbon emissions on our website.