This package tour enables you to test your cycling prowess on the third stage of Tour de France 2022 that runs through Sønderjylland. The route includes mountain sprints and downhill sections over the course of 5 days in which you’ll be cycling down through Sønderjylland in the wheel tracks of the Tour riders.
In the programme you can read more about places to stay overnight and the highlights you’ll be cycling past on the way. On arrival at your first overnight stay, you’ll receive a welcome package that includes a cycling guidebook to the third stage of Tour de France 2022. In this, you’ll find a detailed description of the official tour stage, as well as an alternative route. The alternative route includes sections of the tour route, but also takes in a number of highlights found in Sønderjylland.
Your baggage will be transported from the place you’re staying overnight to the next venue, so all you need to do is get on your bike and enjoy the ride.
Arrival at Danhostel Kolding, which is located close to the town in green surroundings and with views of the castle at Koldinghus, the castle lake, the harbour and the fjord. No cycling is planned on this first day, so you have the chance to experience Kolding. The town is known for its art and design, with exhibitions at Koldinghus, the museum at Trapholt and Design School Kolding. You can also visit The Geographical Garden, in which plants have been collected from all over the world and planted at separate locations depending on where they originate from. At the same time, there’s also a good park to play in for children, and free access for the whole family. You’ll be staying overnight in one of the large, light comfort rooms at Danhostel Kolding.
After breakfast at Danhostel Kolding, you’ll get on your bike and set off on the tour route, which today takes in the coastal stretch of Côte de Hejlsminde Strand and a sprint in Christiansfeld. After putting yourself through your paces, you can enjoy the rest of the trip to Hejsager Strand, where you’ll be staying overnight at Pinnebergheim. Here you can enjoy the sea views and access to one of the best sandy beaches in the area. There’s a lovely garden and the opportunity to eat in their café, where they’re passionate about food made from local ingredients. You’ll be staying overnight in a double room with own bathroom and toilet, or otherwise in an apartment.
Breakfast is at Pinnebergheim, after which you continue your trip along the Tour route. Today the route takes in Côte de Genner Strand and the beautiful countryside that characterises Løjt Land. You’ll spend the night at Hotel Fjordlyst in Aabenraa in one of their rooms situated in picturesque surroundings with a fantastic view of Aabenraa fjord or town. The hotel lies 1.5 km from a lovely beach, where you can cool off after a day in the saddle.
Breakfast is at Hotel Fjordlyst, before setting off on the final section of the Tour route. Today you’ll cycle past Gråsten Palace and test yourself on the downhill section on cobblestones near the entrenchments at Dybbøl Banke, before arriving in the town of Sønderborg. Here you’ll cycle along the water’s edge surrounding the town before hitting the home stretch, where you’ll cross the finishing line of the third stage of Tour de France 2022.
In the evening you’ll stay overnight at Danhostel Sønderborg City in a standard or luxury room. Danhostel Sønderborg City is situated in green surroundings, where there’s a chance to experience fantastic attractions nearby, regardless of whether the countryside, history, cultural experiences or a nice shopping trip is your area of interest. Sønderborg has enterprising retail trade, a pleasant pedestrian precinct and a lively waterfront, which are all well worth a visit.
Breakfast and departure
1x Guidebook to the third stage of Tour de France
4x Baggage transport