Full stage details to be announced on 6th August. Sales to open on Monday 9th August

Ardennes

20 - 27 April 2022

A completely new-look series of tough rides on the best roads of the Belgian Ardennes, including two ride-to-the-race stages to watch both the Fleche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege.

  • Start and Finish: Amonines ( Fly to Brussels or Liege). All rides start & finish from our base hotel.
  • Ride-to-Watch : Flèche Wallonne, Liege-Bastogne-Liege
  • Ride ++ versions of FW and LBL : +/- 250kms with 5000m of UP. All the climbs and more.
  • Explore :__ Luxembourg, the “roof” of Belgium ( Eiffel, Haute Fagnes), and the best roads around La Roche on Ardenne.**
  • Eight days of tough riding : Three " Packs" - “A” for all 8 days; “B” for the first 5 days, “C” for the final 3 days.
  • Difficulty level: 4**** (Many tough but steady climbs; overall good road surfaces; often quite hot at this time of the year

Rhone

23 May to 2 June SOLD OUT 2022

This new route will take you through the Haut Pilat, the Vercors, the Drome, the Vaucluse ( ascents of the Mont Ventoux from both the Bedoin and Malaucene sides, on separate stages), the Monts d’Ardeche, the National Park of the Cevennes and the Lozerre. A true CCC Journey.

  • Start and Finish: Chasse-s-Rhone (Lyon)
  • Total distance: 1,903 kms
  • Total climbing: 38,250 m
  • Stage average: 190kms / 3,820m
  • Difficulty level: 3*** (Less gradient than usual over 10% ; mainly steady climbs; rough road surface at times.)

Southern Alps

7 to 17 June SOLD OUT 2022

A CCC favourite now, this route offers a heady mix of the best of romantic Provence and the dramatic Hautes Alpes Maritime.

  • Start and Finish: Carros (Nice)
  • Total distance: 1,977 kms
  • Total climbing: 45,510 m
  • Stage average: 197kms / 4,550m
  • Difficulty level: 4**** ( Many tough but steady climbs; overall good road surfaces; often quite hot at this time of the year.

Lombardy

20 to 30 June ( On 30 April places left : 2 in single-room; 2 in twin-room.) 2022

The Lombardy and Piemonte regions are home to some of the most dramatic, steepest, and iconic climbs to be found anywhere. This route explores the best of Lombardy as it weaves its way around the Italian Lakes.

  • Start and Finish: San Pellegrino Terme
  • Total distance: 1700kms
  • Total climbing: 47,500m
  • Stage average: 170km / 4,750m
  • Difficulty level: 5***** ( Many steep gradients, narrow roads, technical descents.)

CC6 Northern Alps

4 to 10 July ( On 30 April places left : 1 in single-room; 2 in twin-room.) 2022

A totally new concept for 2022. SIX full-on CCC stages with a Rest Day after stage three. A real ‘Bucket List’ ride with names such as the Croix de Fer, Alpe d’Huez, Madeleine, Cormet de Roseland, Semnoz, Sarenne, Croix Fry, Saisies, Arpettaz, and so on!

  • Start and Finish: Sassenage ( Grenoble)
  • Total distance: 1,152 kms
  • Total climbing: 30,720 m
  • Stage average: 192 kms / 5,100m
  • Difficulty level: 4**** (Tough, long climbs; few sections over 14% gradient; good road surfaces.)

Classic Alps

29 August to 8 September SOLD OUT 2022

A totally re-worked version of the very first CCC held in 2009. A typical CCC mix of ‘Names’ and the unknown ‘CCC-special’climbs pave our way from Nice up to Annecy and back.

  • Start and Finish: Carros ( Nice)
  • Total distance: 19,440 kms
  • Total climbing: 48,240 m
  • Stage average: 194 kms / 4,800 m
  • Difficulty level: 4**** (Tough, long climbs with steady gradients ; few over-14% gradients; good road surfaces.)

Classic Pyrenees

12 to 22 September ( On 30 April places left : 4 in single room; 4 in twin-room ) 2022

In the same vein as the Classic Alps, this is a new version of the second CCC event first held back in 2010. The Pyrenees have often been the second revelation to riders once they have been blown away by the Alps.

  • Start and Finish: Rivesaltes (Perpignan)
  • Total distance: 1,865kms
  • Total climbing: 47,620m
  • Stage average: 186kms / 4,760m
  • Difficulty level: 5**** (Tough, long climbs with changing gradients; more over-14% gradients; tough road surfaces at times.)

CC6 East Pyrenees

26 September to 2 October ( On 30 April places left : 1 in single-room; 3 in twin-room.) 2022

The second of the new “CC6’s” explores the Eastern part of the Pyrenees and Andorra.

  • Start and Finish: Girona, Spain
  • Total distance: 1,122kms
  • Total climbing: 25,460m
  • Stage average: 187kms / 4,240m
  • Difficulty level: 3*** (Long steady climbs on good tarmac; some steep, but short, climbs in France; overall good road surfaces.)