London to Paris sponsored bike ride 2013 - charity cycle challenge | World Development Movement

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London to Paris cycle ride

Take on the experience of a lifetime: cycle from London to Paris!

A group of people with bikes in front of the Eiffel Tower

It was simply the most rewarding thing I have ever done"
- 2010 participant Jon Magidsohn

See beautiful sights, meet like minded people and gain a fantastic sense of achievement. Cycle from London to Paris and raise vital funds for WDM's campaigns to tackle the root causes of poverty.

Where: London to Paris
When:  20th-24th May

Days: 5 days (4 days cycling)

Non refundable deposit: £99
Minimum sponsorship: £1,470
What’s included: Travel to France via ferry and return to London from Paris via Eurostar, accommodation, meals, mechanics, guides and medical support.

For a free information pack or to find out more about this amazing event call Jon or Hamza on 020 7820 4900 or fill out this contact form

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The route will take place over four days and cover a distance of around 300 miles passing magnificent and historic settings.

Day 1: London to Calais
The bright and early start from south east London takes us through rural Kent on towards Dover. Here the ferry will take us on to Calais and the first nightly stop.

Day 2: Calais to Abbeville
Our first day in France consists of cycling through quaint villages and market towns with amazing architecture. The night will be spent in historic Abbeville.

Day 3: Abbeville to Beauvais
As we continue south the route will follow the River Somme, cycling through a region steeped in history.

Day 4: Beauvais to Paris
Stunning countryside and woodland are the scenery for the final push to Paris. The Eiffel Tower is the majestic finishing point and then the celebrations begin!

Day 5: Paris to London
The last day is an opportunity to explore Paris before finally leaving for London on Eurostar.

The ride is open to all and you will be supported the entire time.

Additional benefits:

  • A great motivation to get fit
  • Support from the team
  • Free WDM t-shirt
  • Celebratory meal in Paris

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