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Cycling holiday Packing List

Packing list for a cycling holiday

Don't forget anything with our packing list

Your cycling holiday at Parc Madeleine in the French Alps is almost here. You've been looking forward to it for a long time and can't wait to start packing. But what should you take with you? You don't want to forget anything. Especially for this reason, we have created a packing list. With this packing list for a cycling holiday, packing will be a breeze and packing stress will be a thing of the past.



👕 Clothing

If you go cycling in the Alps, you need to take into account the climate and different temperatures. Therefore, in addition to your regular cycling clothes, remember to bring special clothing for the cool temperatures at the summit. Below is an overview:

  • Cycling shorts
  • Short-sleeved cycling shirt(s)
  • Long-sleeved cycling shirt(s)
  • Gilet
  • Rain/wind jacket
  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling socks
  • Undershirt(s) (thermo)
  • Arm and leg warmers
  • Cycling glasses
  • Cycling gloves
  • Cycling shoes
Packing list for a cycling holiday

🚴 Bicycle supplies

So, the cycling clothes are packed! But apart from all the cycling clothes, there are some other essential cycling supplies not to forget:

  • Water bottles
  • Heart rate monitor
  • Bike computer
  • Front and rear light
  • Bike lock

🔧 Spare parts / maintenance

Breakdown on the road? No problem if you have brought the right tools and important spare parts. While cycling in the mountains, it is also important to maintain the bike properly. Below is an overview of what is definitely handy to bring:

  • Spare tyres (indoor and outdoor)
  • Tyre levers
  • Multitool
  • Bicycle pump / CO2 cartridges
  • Chain punch
  • Spare brake pads
  • Chain oil
Packing list cycling holiday

🍌 (Sports) Nutrition

A whole day on the bike, that will make you hungry! It is good to make sure you take enough (sports) food with you for when you cycle. In addition, remember to drink enough. You could take the following with you:

  • Isotonic sports drink
  • Energy bars
  • Energy gels

Cycling holidays at Parc Madeleine

Not only our packing list will make your cycling holiday easier. We also offer special packages to make your cycling holiday complete. For example, if you book the 'Cycling like a pro' package, you get full cycling guidance, mechanical support and a sports massage. Are you a big fan of the Tour de France? Then check out our special Tour de France package in which you both visit the Tour de France and cycle a number of stages yourself. A unique opportunity! Check out the packages below:


The advantages of Villa Parcs:

  • Special & unique cycling packages
  • Ideal location in the middle of the French Alps and at the foot of the Col de la Madeleine
  • Comfortable stay on a full-board basis

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