Cyclist poking out tongue on Cil de Chaussy cycling climb on Marmot Tours guided road cycling holiday French Alps

15% off road cycling mini-break in the Alps and other great news!

Pair of cyclists Summiting Col de la Madeleine on Marmot Tours guided road cycling holiday in French Alps

We’re a certified B Corp™ – our road cycling holidays are even better!

We’re thrilled to announce that following a rigorous evaluation process over the past year, we are now a certified B Corp!

We are hugely proud to join a global community of nearly 4,000 like-minded organisations putting purpose above profit. Think Patagonia, The Body Shop, Pukka, Ben & Jerry’s, and many more brands you will have heard of.

Pair of cyclists on mountain pass in Swiss Alps on Marmot Tours Road cycling holiday B Corp certified

You can read more about the process we’ve gone through by heading over to our webpage B Corp European Cycling Tours, where we explain what it took to achieve certification and what it means for us and for you.

Now, when you choose to come road cycling with Marmot Tours, you do so safely in the knowledge that you too are part of a community using business – and in our case travel – as a force for good.

15%* off our road cycling Alpine mini-break!

We’re celebrating becoming a certified B Corp by offering a whopping


We’ve revamped this tour so you can now cycle all of the iconic climbs of La Marmotte sportive, including the opportunity to conquer the legendary Alpe d’Huez!

This is a fantastic, three-and-a-half-day mini-break where you’ll stay in two hotels with whom we have long-standing, great relationships.

The cycling is second to none – think Col du Galibier, Chaussy, Croix de Fer, Lacets du Montvernier, Alpe d’Huez and more …

Pair of cyclists celebrating at Alpe d'Huez cycling climb with Marmot Tours guided road cycling holidays
Conquer Alpe d’Huez with our full support

You’ll have the customary, exceptional support of two fantastic Marmot guides along with their bespoke support vehicles. For full details of this incredible road cycling mini-break, head here.

But hurry! To be eligible for this offer, you need to book and pay your deposit by 10 January 2024, so act quickly if you’re keen!

Just click ENQUIRE NOW from the webpage but as always, do you get in touch if you’d like to discuss your enquiry with one of our team.

* TERMS & CONDITIONS: 15% discount is only applicable to the basic cost of your holiday and does not apply to single supplements or bike hire. 15% is the maximum discount applicable on any booking. Offer is subject to availability. Offer is only valid on bookings made with a deposit paid by 10th January 2024.

Planning your 2024 cycling holiday

It’s great news for us that across our range of holidays, we’re already 85% booked! We also have limited tours with space for groups.

However, it’s not too late to make a booking. We find that the holiday season is often a time when people pin down their plans for the following year. Many people take time off work and can sit down with families and friends to think about the year ahead.

Pair of cyclist climbing in towering Italian Dolomites on Marmot Tours guided road cycling holidays
Experience the breathtaking Italian Dolomites in 2024

Currently, our tours and departure dates with greater availability are:

We have availability on several other tours too but these are just a highlight of some that have more space if you’re interested in coming as part of a group.

Do you get in touch by clicking on ENQUIRE NOW from any of the itinerary pages on our website, and Kerstin or Sabine will get back to you to help you find the best holiday for your needs. Then it’s just a case of getting some training in, and crossing the days off the calendar!

Wrapping up another fabulous year of road cycling tours in the mountains of Europe!

2023: What a fantastic year of road cycling tours it’s been! We want to express our heartfelt thanks if you came on a trip with us this year. We know that purchasing a holiday involves much careful consideration and that you put your trust in us when you choose Marmot Tours. It’s especially hard to decide which company to go with if it’s your first time on a guided cycling holiday.

We want to thank you sincerely for choosing us as your tour operator, whether it was your first time with us or you’re a seasoned Marmoteer! Either way, we hope that we met (or better still, exceeded) your expectations and that you won’t want to ever go on a cycling holiday with anyone else!

Marmot Tours road cycling holiday team smiling 2023
Team Marmot 2023

We pride ourselves on our meticulous planning and attention to detail and we hope this is evident when you book with us. From the moment you email us your enquiry, to dropping you at the airport at the end of your trip. From our pre-departure communication with you to the route notes and GPS files that guide you each day. From the van snacks, bike spares, and exceptional support from our fantastic, fun-lovin’ guides, to the route planning, hotels, and photos on your return home. They all make up ‘the Marmot way’ of doing things. We send you enormous thanks for putting your trust in us when choosing who to go on holiday with.

Christmas holiday office hours

Like everyone, we enjoy taking a break away from the office to spend time with loved ones at Christmas. As a result, our office hours will be limited to mornings only between 21st December and 5th January 2024 (excluding weekends and public holidays).

We appreciate that people like to get things ironed out over the holiday period, so we’re here to help you with your planning and any questions you may have.

Father Christmas riding bike through snowy forest for Marmot Tours European road cycling holidays christmas newsletter

Finally, from everyone in Team Marmot – James, Helen, Sophie, Sabine, Kate, Catherine, and Kerstin, as well as all our fabulous guides dotted around Europe – we wish you a very happy and healthy Christmas. We really are grateful if you chose us as your road cycling tour operator in 2023, and we hope that next year brings good health, prosperity, and more incredible cycling adventures. We’re looking forward to seeing many more of you exploring the mountains of Europe on two wheels in 2024!