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Activities

Discover the many activities and entertainment during these 3 days of the village. Want to spend an enjoyable moment as a family? Don’t wait any longer and find us in the village where many surprises, activities and entertainment await you.

Detailed programme of the village’s different zones:

Discover the detailed programme of the different zones of L’Etape du Tour’s village below.

 

OUR PARTNERS’ ACTIVITIES AND ENTERTAINMENT

Discover the activities and entertainment of our l’Etape du Tour partners which will set the tempo on the dedicated podium!

This area dedicated to the activities of the event's partners will be located in the heart of the partners’ zone, opposite Trek.

A great time and gifts to look forward too!

  • On the Partners’ Podium:

 

  • At our partners’ stands:

  • Participation in the Tour de France experiential zone with a dedicated photo call
  • Distribution of goodies

  • Presentation of the renowned mechanical assistance vehicle
  • Bike presentation by Chris Boardman

Discover the Rapha Cycling Club (RCC) and the advantages its offers by going to the Rapha stand

  • Photo call on stand
  • Distribution of goodies
  • Presence of the Skoda team

Competition to win a Trek bike

IMMERSION IN THE TOUR DE FRANCE

  • Activities in the experiential zone

This year, the Etape du Tour offers a total immersion in the Tour de France universe.

Explore over a century of history with an educational zone where you can find out what goes on behind-the-scenes at the biggest cycle race in the world and learn more about life in the peloton. 

The huge range of entertainment and activities on offer include the opportunity to meet Jean-Christophe Péraud, second in the Tour de France in 2014, become a real Tour rider with a unique virtual reality experience, and take your photo with the famous Didi the Devil, a regular feature on the Tour de France's route for many years!

 

 

  • Entertainment on the Giant Screen and the Podium

Make the most of last-minute expert advice from a professional on the podium

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday

A jump contest to gain height! Come and pit yourself against one of the monuments of the Tour de France!

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Are you a true Tour de France fan? Meet us in front of the podium and try and win one of many prizes with our special Tour de France quiz!

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Come and experience the emotions of the professionals on the giant screen and get ready to enjoy your STAGE!

  • Every day, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 3pm to 5.05pm,

 

ACTIVITIES IN THE VILLAGE:

  • ENJOYING YOURSELF

Find your name on the 20-metre high wall among the names of the 15,000 participants and immortalise the moment by sharing it on social media!

Take a photo of yourself as a professional rider on the Tour de France!

Spectacular bike show: spectacular acrobatics on a road bike to put you in the mood for the big day!

Meet at the Partners’ Podium:

  • Friday at 10.45am; 1.30pm & 5.45pm
  • Saturday at 10.30am; 5.45pm & 7pm
  • Sunday at 10.45am; 2.15pm & 4.15pm

Etape du Tour 2016 - 09/07/2016 - Megève - France - Vilage
Etape du Tour 2016 - 09/07/2016 - Megève - France - Vilage - ASO/Jacvan

A real circus for kids and/or adults!

Pedal to burst a balloon, a challenge for future Etape du Tour cyclists! Each mini-cyclist will leave with his or her Etape du Tour balloon

  • Throughout the day, during the 3 days of the Village

Adults and kids take to the saddle on their own or in teams. A great atmosphere with plenty of fantastic creations: “LES VELOS DELIRES”

The Celerifere created in 1790, the Draisine in 1817 and the Velocipede invented by Michaux. Walking machines and other crazy bikes, one-offs or simply bikes that history has forgotten!

100 % ecological and pedal power guaranteed!

  • Throughout the day, during the 3 days of the Village

Find out how well prepared you are for  L’Etape du Tour, or simply have fun as a family at the Vélodrome slot: pedal and your cyclist moves forward on the slot track at your pace!

  • Throughout the day, during the 3 days of the Village

  • “PATRI’MÔMES” MINI HERITAGE WORKSHOPS  from 10 am to 12 noon and from 2pm to 7pm

 

  • DRAISINE AREA for kids from 2 to 4 years old

                Sunday 16th July from 11 am to 12 noon and from 4.30pm to 5.30pm

 

  • HERITAGE

Stands, boutiques, workshops for children, shuttle buses for guided tours of the Cité Vauban.

Guided tours of the Cité Vauban and the fort du Château (admission fees apply)*

Friday 14th July: 11am - 3pm - 4pm*

Saturday 15th July: 11am - 2.30pm - 5pm

Sunday 16th July: 9.30am - 11am - 2.30pm - 5pm



  • RELAX AND ENJOY YOURSELF

Enjoy the comfort offered by L’Etape du Tour’s official partner: Isostar.

Deckchairs and beanbags on the grass in front of the giant screen and the terrace in the food zone for relaxing and watching videos of past Tours, enjoying the demonstrations and watching the finish of the Etape du Tour de France

Relax and enjoy the Village and spend some time with your family or friends in the food zone where there’s something for all tastes and a terrace with sunshades to enjoy a relaxed meal.

  • Throughout the day, during the 3 days of the Village

Local producers and artisans in Briançon and Queyras introduce you to the flavours of our region and their skills and expertise.

  • Fromagerie de Château Queyras: Mountain cheeses made and matured by us from milk produced in the north of the department. Bleu du Queyras, Tomme Grise, Berger, Viso, Aigue Blanche. Tasting sessions.
  • Artisanal beer of the great passes: Craft beers brewed in Briançon under the brand name "LA TOURMENTE".
  • Com Com Briançonnais "Partners of local producers": Local agricultural produce grown on joint municipal authority land.
  • Aux saveurs du bon vieux temps: Kits for making morel mushroom fondue and cep mushroom fondue.
  • La Croquette des alpages: The famous Queyras croquant biscuits with hazelnuts, almonds, honey and chocolate.
  • Le Plantivore: Mountain liqueurs (genepi), jams, cordials, dried plants and much more.
  • Les pattes noires: Decorative objects created from recycled bike parts: clocks, magnets and keyrings.
  • SARL Les produits laitiers: Fromage frais, soft cheese, tome cheese, blue cheese, goat’s cheese made by Queyras Tradition and the Col Bayard Dairy.



  • KIT YOURSELF OUT

Drop by our official Tour de France shop and don’t miss out on the special offers on souvenirs from YOUR Tour de France!

  • Situated on the grass, near the Tour de France Zone and the screen giant

Discover the partners’ and exhibitors’ different offers, discounts and even some prizes to be won! 

  • This interactive machine will be located in the INFORMATION BOOTH tent

  • Pace your visit to the village thanks to many activities and competitions organised by our exhibitors:
  • Come and test the BKOOL connected home trainer on stand 68, Apesud Cycling.
  • Try to win a stay in Serre Chevalier Vallée Briançon on stand 15, Serre Chevalier Briançon.
  • Competition: win a Phénomèn'Alpes cycling jersey on stand 16, Hautes-Alpes/ Guillestrois-Queyras.
  • Feel like a coffee break or a hot drink? We look forward to seeing you on stand 63, Katusha Café. Come along and join us to on Friday 14th July for a fun bike ride with other bike enthusiasts.
  • Try your luck with our competition and take a photo of yourself climbing the mythic Maurienne passes on stand 32, La Maurienne.
  • You can also discover competitions allowing you to win many prizes on stands 59, 20, 52, 27, etc.
  • Test X-BIONIC® clothing and X-SOCKS® socks (from Friday to Sunday) in real conditions. X-BIONIC / X-SOCKS BIKING.
  • Join us at stand 36, Velox/ Guidoline, to have your guidoline or jantex handlebar tape fitted.

       

       

    ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE THE VILLAGE

    Briançon’s water park has several indoor and outdoor pools, plenty of fun activities and a well-being zone with a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi, great for families and sportspeople alike!

    An extensive 20,000 m² outdoor space with plenty of trees (picnics allowed).

    • Opening hours: 10.30am - 7.30pm
    • Admission fees apply.

    Briancon’s indoor air-conditioned Olympic-sized ice rink is great for sport or leisure skating with family or friends.

    • Opening hours: Friday 8pm – 10pm, Saturday and Sunday 2pm – 6pm
    • Admission fees apply.