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Oxygene has launched its own dedicated travel service, Oxygene Ski Collection (OSC) that helps holiday makers in summer and winter choose accommodation and activities in the French Alps.
To run alongside Oxygene’s established ski and snowboard school, the company has now launched its very own cycle brand, Oxygene.bike
Now, through the OSC and Oxygene.bike, mountain enthusiasts can book a range of cycling activities in several resorts, including tailor made e-mountain biking experiences.
Resorts include Meribel, Val d’Isère, Tignes and Courchevel.
Why go on an eMTB holiday?
Electric mountain bikes have opened up the opportunity for many different levels of rider, whatever their fitness level might be, to help access and explore the mountains like never before.
Having an electrically assisted motor helps the rider move forward more easily and often faster, meaning they can cover more area with less effort.
Oxygene Marketing Manager, Angeline Chauvin, said: “Thanks to the new Oxygene Ski Collection travel agency, you can enjoy tailor-made mountain holidays, not only in the winter but now in the summer too. Explore the most beautiful itineraries and marvel at the spectacular mountain scenery during your stay. An eMTB holiday provides an ideal mountain break for families, friends and even seminars or team building groups. You’ll be in awe of the beauty of the French Alps while breathing plenty of ‘Oxygene’ along the way”.
Examples of family e-mountain bike holidays:
eMTB summer Alpine family discovery
Collected by a guide from their accommodation, the group will be taken on an itinerary ideally suited to the requirements and experience levels of each individual. Guided tours and private outings can be booked for a half-day or full-day for 3 to 6 people. Cost, from €150. 3 half-day Discovery session or Bike Park courses to learn and progress further are also available. Cost from €179.
The Electric Cheese Tasting Experience (8 years old+) is a brie-liant experience for any cheese lover. A guide will take participants on an e-bike adventure through alpine pastures to discover how cheese is made locally, before a tasting session and ride back. Cost from €65.
An e-MTB trip with friends
Discover the Bike Park with a professional Oxygene instructor along with your friends. Learn and become familiar with the equipment in a fun environment, and then take it to the next level on banked turns, jumps and rollers…Costs: Beginner Discovery session from €45€, half-day Bike Park session from €65€, and full-day Bike Park session from €95€
A sunset aperitif
eMTB the French way. A guide leads the group to a mountain viewpoint, where a local aperitif is enjoyed as the sun sets. Start time 5pm, cost from €65.
There is a wide choice of accommodation to choose between; 3* and 4* hotels, self-catered apartments and chalets for up to 26 people.
OSC Summer holiday booking:
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