2011 Pyrénées & Massif Central

2011 The Pyrénées & Massif Central

Tour Summary

Coat of arms of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department Coat of arms of the Hautes-Pyrénées department

Click to read the Pyrenees tour summary report Click to read the Bewdley to Plymouth report for Sun 3rd July Click to read the Santander to Arreau report for Mon 4th July Click to read the Arreau report for Tue 5th July Click to read the Arreau report for Wed 6th July Click to read the Arreau to Carcassonne report for Thur 7th July Click to read the Carcassonne to Saint-Jean-du-Gard report for Fri 8th July Click to read the Saint-Jean-du-Gard to Clermont-Ferrand report for Sat 9th July Click to read the Clermont-Ferrand to Avranches report for Sun 10th July Click to read the Avranches to Bewdley report for Mon 11th July Click to see all the photos taken during the tour

Outbound Ferry on Brittany Ferries
Sun 3rd 15:30 Plymouth-Santander arriving Mon 4th 12:00 (local time)

Inbound Ferries on Brittany Ferries
Mon 11th 11:30 (local time) Cherbourg-Poole arriving same day 13:00 (local time)
Mon 11th 12:15 (local time) Cherbourg-Portsmouth arriving same day 14:15 (local time)

Mon 4th-6th Résidence Balcons De La Neste in Arreau – €33 PPPN (excl. breakfast)
Thur 7th La Gentilhommière in Trebes (Carcassonne) – €75.50 PPPN (incl. breakfast)
Fri 8th La Corniche des Cévennes in Saint-Jean-du-Gard – approx. €56 PPPN (€8 breakfast)
Sat 9th Citéa Clermont-Ferrand Carré Jaude in Clermont-Ferrand – €50/€55 PPPN (excl. breakfast)
Sun 10th Hôtel de la Croix d’Or in Avranches – €62 PPPN (€9.20 breakfast)

This year the riders were Andy on his Ducati Multistrada, Kyle on his Suzuki GSX-R1000, Phil on his BMW S1000RR, Cat on his Yamaha V-Max, Chris P on his Honda Fireblade and Gaz on his Honda Blackbird.

The riders

Andy Kyle Phil Cat Chris P Gaz
Tour Itinerary
July 2011

Possible Passes & Roads
(Over 1,000m)

Sun 3rd
Mon 4th
Tue 5th
Wed 6th
Thur 7th
Fri 8th
Sat 9th
Sun 10th
Mon 11th

Bewdley to Plymouth
Santander to Arreau
Tunnel d’Aragnouet-Bielsa & Col du Tourmalet
Port de Bales & St. Lary
Arreau to Carcassonne
Carcassonne to St. Jean-du-Gard
St. Jean-du-Gard to Clermont-Ferrand via Mont Ventoux
Clermont-Ferrand to Avranches
Avranches to Bewdley

FranceCol du Tourmalet – 2,115m
SpainPort de la Bonaigua – 2,072m
FranceMont Ventoux – 1,912m
FranceSpainCol du Pourtalet – 1,794m
FrancePort de Bales – 1,755m
SpainColl del Canto – 1,730m
FranceCol d’Aubisque – 1,709m
FranceSpainCol du Somport – 1,632m
FranceCol de Peyresourde – 1,569m
FranceCol d’Aspin – 1,489m
FranceCol du Soulor – 1,474m
SpainColl de Fadas – 1,470m
SpainColl de Espina – 1,407m
FranceCol de Mente – 1,349m
FranceSpainCol du Portillon – 1,293m
FranceCol de Port – 1,249m
FranceCol de Portet d’Aspet – 1,069m
SpainPuerto de Ibaneta – 1,057m
FranceCol de Marie Blanque – 1,035m