Courses and holiday packages for all*:
Each year, we organise courses and holiday packages so you can explore, share, learn and recharge your batteries hassle-free. Each course/package comes in different formats depending on your preferred type of accommodation (private room, dormitory, camping, outdoors etc.).
Tel.: (+33) (0)4 73 53 16 94 / (+33) (0)9 65 25 55 22
Manager: Fabrice Rota – contact by email
Bicycle touring advisor: Dany Suaudeau – contact by email
Accompanied by an FFCT guide, you will spend each day winding your way across Livradois-Forez, sharing your passion for cycling with other enthusiasts. An ideal way to explore the region at a reasonable price.
Variety and vitality
A daily programme of gentle, fun activities: cycling, hiking, introduction to Nordic walking, toning and low-impact gym classes, stretching and warm ups.
The peaks of Auvergne
The aim of this package is to cover as many peaks as possible in Forez and Livradois, at altitudes of between 800 m and 1485 m. Explore the highlands at your own pace, choosing from routes of varying difficulty. Rise to the challenge and discover the freedom and friendliness of bicycle touring.
Cycling at Les 4 Vents
Enjoy all that Les 4 Vents Bicycle Touring Centre has to offer, for one low rate. Accompanied by an FFCT guide, you will spend each day winding your way across Livradois-Forez, sharing your passion for cycling with other enthusiasts.
On foot or by bike
This package gives you a daily choice of getting on your bike or lacing up your boots. Cyclists will be lead by two instructors, while walkers will explore the region with a guide.
A long-standing tradition at Les 4 Vents, this package offers a chance to relax and enjoy a different sport, with a focus on either hiking or snowshoeing. Our team will be on hand throughout your stay, offering a variety of fun activities both during the day and in the evening.
Cycling and bike mechanics
Spend half your day in the workshop learning bike mechanics and the other half exploring the region by bike. If you have a thirst for knowledge yet need to relax and get away from it all, this highly enjoyable course is for you.
Cycling and bike mechanics for women
Ladies, this course is just for you! With the help of our expert, you will learn more about bike mechanics so you can be more independent on your travels. You will be accompanied by a guide during the rides (half a day, every day).
Mapping and GPS
These week-long courses will introduce you to digital mapping and the use of GPS devices. We offer three different levels to help you enhance your knowledge of these impressive tools!
Mountain bike enduro
We offer the perfect terrain to improve your endurance skills, with support from our technical team. A minibus and trailer will take you to various starting points where you will set off with your instructor. Work on your technique, trajectory and “engagement” with obstacles. At the end of the day you will watch a video to analyse your posture.
Health and fitness
Lead by an FFCT doctor and two FFCT instructors, this course will arm you with a wealth of information to help you cycle healthily and improve your skills. You will learn to manage your energy levels, recover properly and set out your objectives for the season.
Advanced mountain bike mechanics
This course focuses specifically on mountain bike mechanics. It covers the latest innovations in the mountain bike world, how to choose the right products for you, how forks and shock absorbers work (settings, maintenance, fork cleaning), plus hydraulic breaks and telescoping seatposts (maintenance and settings).
* Rates are for information only and will vary depending on the type of accommodation selected, any potential reductions and additional services. Please contact us for more information.