Discover the French Riviera from a totally different perspective with us on a gravel bike trip… We’ll take you off the beaten track in search of adventure in the beautiful Côte d’Azur countryside around Nice.


A new season means a new destination! The Côte d’Azur joins our French lineup, ideal for early season gravel riding. From the snowy peaks to the warm waters of the Mediterranean, this gravel playground is filled with the sweet scents of olive groves and orchards. Plus trails a-plenty of course!

Here’s just a few reasons why you should come ride here with us:

  • Everything is included. You just need to bring your best smile and we’ll take care of the rest!

  • A local guide for the entire trip.

  • Quality bikes to hire, either standard or electric.

  • Experience the Côte d’Azur like never before with yoga, wellbeing and local wine/food tastings.

So come explore the Côte d’Azur with us!

Choose your expedition level

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From €1,250
3 days / 2 nights
Daily distance:
40 - 60 km
Daily elevation:
500 - 1000M+
3 / 10

Our long weekend trip is designed so that you can experience the Côte d’Azur from an entirely new perspective, exploring from the Mediterranean sea to the wilderness just on the doorstep.

From €1,750
5 days / 4 nights
Daily distance:
50 - 80 km
Daily elevation:
1000 - 1500 M+
6 / 10

Are you ready for an adventure from the shores of the Mediterranean to the mountains of the Mercantour? Join us for 5 days of point to point gravel riding and see the Côte d’Azur backcountry from a totally different perspective.

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Climbing mountains makes you happy ! This second experience with gravel up was awesome. Another group, another destination, and I could find the same atmosphere that only the gravel up team is able to foster within just a weekend and between people who don’t know each other beforehand !

Angèle P. - May 2022

Angèle P.


The other side of the Côte d'Azur

Flashback on a three-day traffic-free adventure beyond the tarmac of the Côte d’Azur. Read how GravelUp and Café du Cycliste joined forces to offer a unique experience of the French Riviera to 8 lucky riders coming from all over Europe.

Gravel Up, our expeditions to discover the French Riviera on a gravel bike.

Our team has designed routes to satisfy all types of riders, from sporty riders to bikepacking enthusiasts.

Together we go for a 3 to 5 days adventure, ride the French Riviera from Nice and discover its breathtaking landscapes. During your adventure, GravelUp takes care of everything for an unforgettable gravel experience: comfortable accommodations, breakfasts, meals and snacks adapted to the effort of cycling.

But not only that: our guides will introduce you to some of the local figures for some authentic and picturesque gourmet breaks. All you have to do is choose your formula and prepare your gravel for this memorable expedition.

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