The icing on the cake will happen in 2023, with the third stage of the AMA Alps Challenge!
While Part I was all about Austria, Italy, and the Dolomites, Part II showed you around Switzerland and introduced you to the French Alps, the third challenge will get your mind blown and top it off with almost 30 passes!
Starting at the French Riviera in Nice, the deep blue ocean and vibes will give you an immediate sense of the savoir-vivre. The city itself is worth an extra day or two, it gives you the ability not just to see this amazing place but also to settle into the European time difference.
As soon as we´re off, we´ll head north and will soon cross the border with Italy, ticking off the first passes of the tour we´ll spend the night in a typical picturesque mountain village. In the next few days we´ll switch from the Italian to the French side several times. You tell us what side is more beautiful!
We´ll reach the most northern point of the tour, just a little south of Chamonix, where we´ll spend time in the Alps Challenge II. On our way back we´ll stay in the French Alps and we´re pretty sure you can´t keep count of the switchbacks you ride everyday. Passing the popular skiing area of Valloire and several Tour de France passes will give you the best motorcycle riding ever!
Are you ready for this once in a lifetime adventure? Join Mitch and Edelweiss on the Alps Challenge III!
From Mitch Boehm, AMA Editorial Director:
"I can’t tell you how much fun we had on the AMA Alps Challenge Tours! With a mix of AMA members from around the country and a handful of my friends (none of whom had ever ridden in the Alps), we had a total blast each and every day, riding the rollercoaster-esque roads, negotiating the many switchback-infested passes, enjoying the amazing geography and history of the region, and of course sampling each day the food and – at night – adult beverages. It was the best Alps trip of my life, and I’ve been on several. So come play with us, either on the AMA Alps Challenge I, the AMA Alps Challenge II, or the icing on the cake at the AMA Alps Challenge III! You know it´s gonna be epic!"
|Nearest airport:||Nice (NCE)|
|Duration:||9 days vacation, 7 riding days|
|Route:||Total distance: 1578 km, 981 miles
Daily distances: 190-260 km, 118-162 miles
|Accommodations:||comfortable middle-class hotels|
|Minimum number of participants:||6
Please note paragraph 6.4. a) of our terms and conditions of travel to find out more about the cancellation of tour through Edelweiss Bike Travel when the minimum number of participants is not reached - Terms and Conditions
|DAY 1:||Arrival in Saint-Paul-de-Vence|
|DAY 2:||Saint-Paul-de-Vence - Beguda|
|DAY 3:||Beguda - Briançon|
|DAY 4:||Briançon - Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise|
|DAY 5:||Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise - Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne|
|DAY 6:||Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne - Embrun|
|DAY 7:||Embrun - Barcelonnette|
|DAY 8:||Barcelonnette - Saint-Paul-de-Vence|
|DAY 9:||Departure from Saint-Paul-de-Vence|
Price for rider in double room
|BMW G 310 GS|
BMW G 310 R
Honda NC 750 S
Honda NC 750 X
Suzuki V-Strom 650
Yamaha TRACER 7 GT
|BMW F 750 GS (LSP)|
Yamaha Tenere 700
|BMW F 850 GS|
BMW F 900 R
BMW F 900 XR
Ducati Monster 821
Honda CRF 1100 L Africa Twin
KTM 890 Adventure
Suzuki V-Strom 1050 XT
Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro
Yamaha TRACER 9 GT
|BMW R 1250 GS|
BMW R 1250 GS (LSP)
BMW R 1250 R
BMW S 1000 XR
Harley-Davidson® Pan America Special
KTM 1290 Super Adventure S
|BMW R 1250 GS Adventure|
BMW R 1250 RT
|Price for passenger in double room||$ 3.630,-|
|Single room supplement||$ 490,-|
AMA Part III - We are coming! The Dream Team on Tour again. She is so excited riding two weeks on a bike ...
Everything prepared for tourstart!