LOISIUM WINE & SPA HÔTEL CHAMPAGNE

1 Allée de la Sapinière - Mutigny
JUNE 20 - 23 2024
$3,803.44
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Celebrate the heritage of cycling and gastronomy on our most luxurious experience, touring the stunning vineyards and chateaus of Champagne alongside three-time Tour de France winner, Greg LeMond. Get a taste for the terroir with menus curated by Michelin-star chef Anthony Demetre, as well as pit-stops at the region's most exclusive artisan Champagne houses. In between the riding and dining, you’ll be unwinding at the Loisium Wine & Spa Hôtel Champagne, a 5-star wine country retreat nestled on a scenic hill overlooking Épernay.

STAGES

CHAMPAGNE ITINERARY /

THUR AFTERNOON

PROLOGUE

Pedal your way gently into the weekend with a short, relaxed ride to loosen the legs, taking in stunning local roads around Mutigny.

THUR EVENING

TIME & PLACE

Your culinary journey begins with a celebration of the vibrant, diverse produce grown nearby, with a 3-course menu at l’Horisium restaurant, created by Chef Antoine Madelaine.

Working with a selection of the region's best producers, they'll showcase, course by course, the ingredients that make Champagne a world-renowned culinary destination.

FRI MORNING

JOYRIDE 01

Get your first taste of the rolling vineyards of Champagne, side-by-side with Greg LeMond and our team of cycling legends. Along the way, we’ll make a few stops to taste some of the region's best produce, and in true Champagne style, we'll visit an artisan Champagne House for a private tour and tasting.

There will be riding groups for all abilities, with four distances ranging from 50km to 120km.

FRI AFTERNOON

RECHARGE

At the Losium Spa Club there are countless post-ride pampering options both indoors and outside on the sundeck embedded into the surrounding vineyards. 

Grab a glass of Champagne and melt into relaxation mode, enjoy the healing effects in their state-of-the-art Finnish sauna, or leave yourself feeling invigorated with a range of beauty treatments and massages.

This is your time to unwind.

FRI EVENING

A TASTE OF CHAMPAGNE

The culinary journey continues with a taste of the most coveted cuvées from local independent, avant-garde producers. These ultra-limited, single-vineyard bottlings will be paired with 3 exquisite dishes created by Antoine Madelaine.

SAT MORNING

JOYRIDE 02

Ride side-by-side with Greg as together you re-trace roads he rode in the Maillot Jaune, as well as stopping off at the nearby town of Épernay, which has featured 7 times and hosted two finishes in Le Tour. Your reward for all of that thirsty work will be yet another taste of the terroir, as we visit a local patisserie to refuel before finishing with a glass of Champagne at the hotel.

There will be riding groups for all abilities, with four distances ranging from 50km to 120km.

RECHARGE

Take the afternoon to relax and unwind after another glorious day in the saddle, taking full advantage of the 5-star facilities at the Hotel. 

SAT EVENING

TOUR DE FEAST

A 5-course Michelin-star homage to 'L'Americain', Greg LeMond celebrating Greg's greatest moments through flavours on your plate, created by Anthony Demetre. Each dish includes a champagne pairing chosen by our Master of Wine.

SAT EVENING

TALES OF A YELLOW JERSEY

An intimate fireside chat with Greg LeMond hosted by Matt Stephens. Unwind with a glass of InchDairnie RyeLaw and enjoy epic tales from the road as Greg recounts his 3x Tour de France victories, 2x World Road Race Championships and his epic comeback from a near fatal shooting. 

SUN MORNING

JOYRIDE 03

Soak in more of the beauty of Champagne for the final time, as you enjoy a shorter, more leisurely ride to sample local delicacies famous in these parts.

SUN AFTERNOON

THE FINISH DINE

The final culinary celebration. An opportunity to share stories with fellow guests and enjoy a relaxed meal created by Chef Antoine Madelaine.

TEAM

Greg Lemond

Greg Lemond

BIO
Matt Stephens

Matt Stephens

BIO
Anthony Demetre

Anthony Demetre

BIO
Sean Yates

Sean Yates

BIO
"Tranquil roads, Michelin-star feasts, and a stunning view of the rolling hills of Champagne from my luxurious suite. I could get used to joyriding..."

NICOLAS - GENT

"Riding and dining with Johan Museeuw is something I'll never forget. Legendary joyriding doesn't do this weekend justice. "

JOHN - LONDON

"I had one of the best five days of my life. Incredible cycling, gastronomy and guest speakers. I cannot find the words to express how wonderful it was!"

PHILIPPE - MONTREAL

DESTINATION

OUR BASE

LOISIUM WINE & SPA HÔTEL CHAMPAGNE

Witness naturality reinvented and celebrate 'savoir vivre’ in the heart of Champagne at Loisium Wine & Spa Hôtel, the stunning hilltop hotel that reimagines the wine-country retreat, boasting 5-star luxury spa facilities and views of an endless sea of vines. With over 4,000 bottles of champagne displayed throughout the hotel, you can rest assured you will get a real taste of the terroir throughout your stay.


RIDING

A JOYRIDERS DREAM

"Champagne is hilly, with lovely terrain, a tranquil atmosphere with beautiful green hills and vineyards. I haven’t been there since 1991 when I raced the Tour de Champagne-Ardenne. Sadly, I didn't get to drink any champagne (we were racing) - that’s something I am going to make up for this time around." — Matt Stephens

DINING

A TASTE OF THE TERROIR

Famed not just for its protected status grapes and viticulture, but it’s world-class produce, the sensory overload that is the rolling vineyards of Champagne makes for an unmissable destination for the cycling gourmand. With our team guiding your taste buds around the region, artisan producers spoiling you with sumptuous champagne pairings, and stunning menus created by chef and owner of Michelin-starred Wild Honey St James, Anthony Demtre. You’ll experience a unique taste of the terroir at every turn.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

riding

RIDING

A place on all of our rides across the weekend with our team of cycling legends and pro ride leaders. Each ride has 3-5 different groups, with lengths tailored perfectly to any level of riding.
Dining

DINING

A Michelin standard of dining and drinks created by the world’s finest chefs. All of your meals are included, with a comprehensive list of wine, beer and soft drinks.
Hospitality

HOSPITALITY

The experience begins the moment you book with our concierge taking care of everything. Whether you’re riding or relaxing, you’ll have personally tailored hospitality from our team, with massages from soigneurs and access to hotel facilities.
Luxury Bikes

BIKES

Our team of mechanics will be on hand to tune-up your bike when you arrive, and we’ll also have a selection of Specialized Aethos bikes available to test ride across the weekend.
Custom kits

CUSTOM RAPHA KIT

Limited edition kit by Rapha will be included in the package, including a LeBlanq team jersey, gilet and cap. We also offer a laundry service.
Membership

MEMBERSHIP

Book any joyride package and you’ll also become an annual member of our club, with access to monthly joyrides and dining experiences at some of the UK’s best restaurants, as well as an RCC membership.

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Travel to and from your destination
  • Personal Ride Insurance
  • Accommodation pre/post trip (please ask our Concierge for preferential rates)
  • Beverages outside of our drinks list

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

Champagne in Room
A bottle of Champagne on ice waiting for your arrival.

InchDairnie RyeLaw whisky
A bottle of InchDairnie RyeLaw whisky in your room awaiting your arrival.

Bianchi bike hire

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CHAMPAGNE

France · JUNE 20 - 23 2024