MANCHESTER, UK — A three-week-long drama in 21 acts is the biggest annual sporting event in the world. This is Tour de France, a display of international cycling prowess since 1903.

One travel company for over two decades has specialized in making Tour de France accessible to cycling aficionados who wish to witness this spectacle. Sports Tours International ( arranges vacations to explore stages of the unfolding drama scheduled in 2020 from June 27 to July 19.

On sale now are champagne-worthy travel packages for toasting Tour de France competitors who begin this year’s charge on the French Riviera. The tour marks a milestone for Sports Tours International. This UK-based company has been named an official Premium VIP Tour Operator of Tour de France, one of only three companies so designated. Please see

A four-night 2020 Grand Départ – Nice vacation offers four nights lodging with breakfasts in centrally located hotels from June 25 through June 29 on the Code d’ Azur where cycling competitors will engage in the first two stages of the tour that finishes in Paris. This itinerary also includes exclusive Tour de France VIP hospitality access (including the Relais Etape and a cross-the-finish-line experience), airport transfers for guests and bikes, fully supported guided rides and more. A team of drivers, bike mechanics and bike guides assist guests to feel comfortable and welcome.

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Sports Tours International can also arrange other Tour de France attractions to be experienced sequentially or as one offs:

  • VIP experiences on every stage – BOOK NOW
  • VIP experiences Grand Depart Nice – BOOK NOW
  • Provence & Mont Ventoux – 29 June to 2 July – BOOK NOW
  • The Pyrenees – 2 July to 6 July – BOOK NOW
  • La Rochelle Spectator Tour – 6 July to 9 July – BOOKNOW
  • Lyon Spectator Weekend – 10 July to 13 July – BOOK NOW
  • Alps to Paris Tour – 10 July to 20 July – BOOK NOW
  • The Alpine Stages – 13 July to 17 July – BOOK NOW
  • Paris Final Weekend – BOOK NOW
  • Paris Hospitality tickets – BOOK NOW

You can even follow the entire Tour De France with Sports Tours International:

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Avid cyclists among Tour de France visitors may choose to stay on (at their own expense) for another week in France to prepare for the 30th edition of L’Etape du Tour. Sports Tours International is an official partner of this July 5 event that challenges cyclists to tackle the Tour de France route out of Nice. The company guarantees entry at £125. Four-day 2020 Etape du Tour Full Travel Packages are from £379 per person and include, among others,three nights accommodation with breakfast, airport and luggage and transfers (and storage) and a guided warm-up ride. For details please see

Sports Tours International has also partnering with Her Spirit (, to provide a women-only trip to the Etape du Tour. Her Spirit was founded by Mel Berry and Holly Woodford who challenge the diet and fitness industries they think are currently failing women. Their aim is to help women achieve such dreams as completing a stage of the Tour de France. The per person rates from £518 include among others, three nights accommodation with breakfast, airport and luggage and transfers, a guided warm-up ride with Mel Berry and Holly Woodford, a membership to Her Spirit for one year (a personalized coaching app for your Mind, Body and Fuel) and guaranteed entry into the July 5 event. For details please see:

Sports Tours International anticipates there will be strong interest especially in Stages 18-20, a mountain-driven suspense before the tour enters Paris. An 11-day spectator vacation package, 2020 Tour de France – The Alps to Paris, includes

  • the excitement of crossing the finish line yourself on Stage 18
  • exclusive finish line hospitality at the final uphill time trial (Stage 20).
  • the triumphant finale along Avenue de Champs Elysees in Paris.

The per person double rate for this July 10-20 fully supported itinerary is £2199. Included are accommodations with breakfasts in the Alps and in Paris, airport transfers, some evening meals and privileged access to finish line excitement and hospitality. For details please see:

For more information on all its programs worldwide, space availability and reservations please visit online:, email:, or call: (+44) 161 703 8161.

Sports Tours International is Europe’s leading specialist in sports travel. Since inception in 1973 they have hosted thousands of participants and spectators at major sporting events worldwide. With the tagline, ‘Our Experience Will Make Yours’, the company’s initial roots came from a devotion to running when founder Vince Regan began taking runners to the NYC Marathon. Since the early 2000s, the company now embraces international cycling events and triathlon competitions, sports training camps and corporate hospitality. With over 45 years’ experience the company has built long-standing official partnerships with all three cycling Grand Tours, all six World Marathon majors and most other popular events. They have exclusive deals with the best hotels in all the best locations, experienced reps on hand to provide support when needed, mechanical and extra feed stop support at many events. Sports Tours International is registered with major trade and travel associations for overall peace of mind, including ABTA, ATOL, and IATA.

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