ride the stunning EUROPEAN ALPS with us
for your ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME
we've cherry-picked our favourite passes for you
tick these off your bucket list
Grimsel, Susten, Furka, Gotthard, Nufenen (Switzerland's highest pass), Klausen and Forclaz in Switzerland
Galibier, Montets, Saint Gervais, Izoard and L'Iseran (France's highest paved mountain) in France
Stelvio (the Italian legend), Agnello and the Dolomites in Italy
Vršič in Slovenia
Grossglockner (Bridget's favourite by a smidge) in Austria
and so many more.
best mountain passes
"... you deliberately picked the best mountain passes, possibly on the continent ..."
Simon's favourite: "... due to the roads, the road conditions, the scenery, the technical aspects of it, I actually think Grossglockner (Austria)."
you don't have to go with strangers
come with us!
We lean into every sweeping curve and hairpin with you.
You follow our local guide up and down the majestic mountain passes.
We ride Tail End Charlie for the whole tour, so you have the freedom to focus on the amazing roads.
Your tour price will depend on several things:
which bike you choose, if you bring your own bike or if you're riding pillion.
if you're an Australian rider (GST is added) or not
The prices are based on twin or double share accommodation in mainly 4 star hotels, ie. you'll share a room with another person.
You can also choose to have a room to yourself, by adding a single room supplement when you book your spot.
included in your tour
An unforgettable experience riding through the magnificent European Alps
Late model motorcycle with top case
GPS with all the routes uploaded
Third party liability insurance + comprehensive vehicle insurance
Experienced local guide on a motorcycle
Support van with driver for your luggage and a spare bike
We ride Tail End Charlie so you have the freedom to ride ahead.
Highway vignettes (required in Switzerland and Austria)
Day ticket to access Grossglockner (Austria)
Accommodation in mostly 4 star hotels
Breakfast every day
Dinners most nights, mostly in traditional local restaurants
Airport transfers to/from our tour hotel, up to 5 days prior to the tour start, on the last day of the tour + one day after the tour
Your personal travel insurance
Dinners on the rest days
Drinks (non-alcoholic + alcoholic)
Your personal spending
spots are limited
small group = big fun
We keep the group small, ie. minimum of 6 bikes and maximum of 10 bikes.
This means you won't feel 'lost in the crowd' of a big group.
And it'll be easier for us to stay together when we're riding as a group. :)
"We had a fantastic time riding together."
"... just the scenery. It is mind-blowing."
let us make it easy for you
the DIY way
You could spend days, weeks, even years researching where to ride - and where not to ride - and then put together a DIY tour.
And then cross your fingers that it'll be as good as you hoped.
the EASY way
Let us do it all for you. :)
We'll organise an awesome route, your motorbike, hotels, meals, vignettes, local guide, support van and spare bike, sightseeing options, airport transfers and much more.
this tour is for YOU if ...
You're ready to experience the very best alpine roads in Europe.
You want to be part of a group of riders having the time of their lives.
You're moderately or highly experienced with riding hairpin bends.
You want the freedom of us being Tail End Charlie for the whole tour.
You're ready to say 'yes' to the adventure of a lifetime.
You're ready to take your uplevel your skills on challenging roads.
You want to experience the stunning alpine scenery.
You want indulge in the delicious local cuisines and beers and wines.
You want to stay in alpine hotels in incredible locations.
You want to seize the moment and make lifelong memories.
You want the freedom and lightness of riding without panniers.
You're ready for a high-end experience in the European Alps.
this tour is NOT for you if ...
You're inexperienced with hairpin bends and challenging cambers.
You prefer riding alone and don't enjoy riding with other people.
You prefer camping or budget accommodation to 4-star hotels.
you don't need to be Rossi to ride these mountains
Day 1 is an easy riding day so you can get familiar with your motorcycle and riding on the right hand side of the road.
We ride at a steady pace, so you don't have to worry about racing around hairpins bends - though there will be occasional opportunity to open up the throttle a little.
We'll be taking several breaks each day, so you can rehydrate and indulge in local cuisines along the way. :)
language skills a bit rusty?
we speak fluent Australian
Many people in Europe speak at least basic English and our local guide will help you interpret.
Bridget is also learning French, so she'll be able to help you un peu (a little) in the French Alps. :)
Most importantly, we both speak Australian fluently - haha!
take advantage of the rest days
manage your fatigue
Riding the Alps takes more focus and concentration than usual, so we've included four rest days.
This means you can relax and recharge after a few days of riding and stay fresh.
Check out some of the local sights or give your eyelids a rest. :)
fancy staying in an alpine hotel or two?
get a taste of alpine culture
Our hotels are chosen for their unique charm and comfort.
They have secure garages for our bikes, too.
So you can relax in comfort and enjoy the local cuisines and cultures.
full support with a van + spare bike
you won't be stuck on your own
If something happens, you won't be stuck in the middle of nowhere.
We have a support van with us, carrying a spare bike.
Our van will also carry your luggage every day, so you feel free and light as you lean into those curves.
It also has room for a passenger, so if you're unwell, you can hitch a ride that day.
your part of the deal
We'll be taking heaps of pics and videos of you - no surprises there, haha!
We'll ask you for testimonials about the tour, too. :)
This means you'll be featured in our marketing in the future.
terms + conditions
a tad dry but important
We encourage you to read them before you submit your booking form.
Check back here to see when they are published.