London to Paris 2017
17 Sep 2017
£99 registration fee
Please note there is a minimum fundraising target of £1560
Embark on the challenge of a lifetime for charity and take on this iconic route which will lead you from the centre of London right into the heart of the chic and beautiful Paris.
Cycling from London to Paris is one of the great cycle experiences in Europe. Passing through picturesque countryside, we cross the Channel and continue through the small villages and medieval market towns of Northern France. With long days in the saddle and some strenuous hill-climbs, the sight of the Eiffel Tower, our finishing point, will evoke a real sense of achievement.
Day 1: London to Calais
The challenge begins bright and early from Crystal Palace heading south enroute to the coast. (Distance: approx 95 miles)
Day 2: Calais to Abbeville
La belle France! Stunning picturesque countryside awaits us in northern France as we travel south. (Distance: approx 75 miles)
Day 3: Abbeville to Beauvais
The route this morning follows the river Somme out of Abbeville. (Distance: approx 70 miles)
Day 4: Beauvais to Paris
The final day of cycling and the big push to Paris, our final destination. (Distance: approx 60 miles)
Day 5: Paris to London
The day is yours to soak up the Parisian way of life and explore the city. Eurostar home, arriving at St Pancras.
£1560 minimum sponsorship target of which 80% must be reached 12 weeks before the trip. The Lily Foundation pays 50% of this target at that time for the trip costs but is reimbursed upon receiving your full sponsorship.