- LA MAISON
- LA VIE
WHERE TO RIDE FROM NICE – MORTOLA
Pretend you're James Bond on a bike as you spin along the Basse Corniche out of Nice towards Monaco, cliffs to your left, sparkling sea to your right. Ride a portion of the famous F1 Grand Prix course in Monte Carlo, and then climb out towards Menton, the last town in France, and over the border into Italy. A short loop takes you off the main road, up a lush Italian valley and then home the way you came.
Alternatively you can extend the ride to Dolceacqua for a proper Italian coffee in a picturesque riverside village. Either way, Monte Carlo can be congested during rush hour, so keep your eyes open.
Cruising the coast like James Bond? Stylish sunglasses cut out the glare from the Med and allow you to stare at the local residents politely on the traverse of Monaco.
Use this ride to scope out the start of the Col de la Madone, which begins in Menton. A town which is known as La Perle de France and is famous for its gardens and its lemons.
1 - THE ROUTE
2 - RENT AND RIDE
Travel light and book your bike. We offer a range of rental bikes, the R5 Cervelo road bike and the Aspero Cervelo gravel bike along with titanium road bikes from French marque Leon. Each bike is complete with pedals, tool bag and rear light while, if needed, each rental can also include Specialized shoes and helmet.
3 - THE CAFÉ
Located on the Old Port, our café is the prefect pre and post-ride meeting place. With some routes that begin almost outside, excellent coffee and a full range of our clothing collections for men and women. There are weekly rides as well if you’d like to discover riding on the Cote D’Azur with like minded companions.
When the ville of Nice decided to use #nicecyclingparadise to promote the grand depart of the 2020 Tour de France, there was definite method in the madness. If Paradise Lost has over ten thousand lines of verse, this cycling paradise found has almost as many routes, roads, stretches, views, climbs, cols, lacets, stops and starting points. Enough at least to satisfy even the most discerning cyclist.
To celebrate the local climbs and the roads we ride, we created a badge for each of our local cols, collected together in our Montagne à la Carte series. After that we raised our eyes and we added badges for some of the world's iconic climbs, creating our Montagnes du Monde series.
Ride the climb and claim the badge. From Col d'Eze on our doorstep to Sa Calobra, Mount Fuji, Mount Baldy and beyond.