SOURCE: Trek Travel LLC

March 13, 2007 08:00 ET

Trek Travel Announces London Start & Grand Tour - France Trips

MADISON, WI -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 13, 2007 --With the upcoming historical start of the Grand Tour from London, England, Trek Travel has announced the development of sensational trips that will put riders and enthusiasts in the middle of the excitement and history in the making.

"For the first time in the history of Great Britain, the tour de France will start in London and continue to a finish in Paris," says Tania Worgull, President and founding member of Trek Travel. "Our guests will experience this great historical event, and everything these great cities have to offer, up close and personal."

The Grand Tour packages offered by Trek are open to any qualified guest and include riding and non-riding options, both of which deliver the excitement and energy of the race itself, with the perks and benefits of all the cities themselves have to offer, such as five-star restaurants, cultural venues and luxury accommodations.

The London start riding package will include a 6-day 5-night journey from London to Champagne where guests will begin with a Prologue viewing of the Grand Tour start (with a glass of Champagne to set the mood!) and enjoy all that London has to offer. Then it's off on a sensational riding journey from London to Paris, experiencing along the way the finest in food and culture, 5 amazing Grand Tour stage viewings, and wondrous scenic beauties, all fully supported by world class Trek Travel guides.

Trek Travel is also offering additional breathtaking packages that include journeys through the French Alps and Pyrenees, as well as a non-riding 3 or 4 day Paris Finishing Package for enthusiasts to catch the surely exciting race end. From London to Paris, Trek Travel has a Grand Tour experience for everyone.

Trek Travel LLC began in 2002 as a subsidiary of Trek Bicycle Corporation offering cycling vacations across North American and Europe. Trek Travel offers bike trips in 30 destinations across 11 countries around the globe, including trips to all three European Grand Tours cycling races and the Tour of California. With an emphasis on complete riding flexibility, Trek Travel has a cycling vacation for any level of rider. Top of the line Trek bikes, highly trained world class guides, and unique local connections have helped set Trek Travel apart in an increasingly competitive and growing active travel industry.

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