NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Garmin and Active4adventures decided to join forces to create the challenge of a lifetime: an epic crossing of the Pyrenees, one of the world's most impressive mountain ranges. Cycle from the Atlantic coast to the Mediterranean by climbing up the many passes of the Pyrenees and in particular the Col du Tourmalet made famous by the Tour de France, during which this pass has been climbed more than 75 times and several times during the Vuelta a Espana. Cover more than 700 km from Biarritz to Collioure in nine days. You will be accompanied by the famous Garmin GPS, which will be yours at the end of the trip.
"Garmin has always been involved in sports and outdoor activities, it's a real pleasure to work with Active4adventures and their wonderful tours," said Gregoire Neimari – Sports and outdoor marketing manager (Garmin France).
Since 1989, with its high tech communication and navigation equipment, Garmin has enabled people to travel safely. This company has always met the requirements of its clients and in particular those of the cyclists. They also have a Tour de France team: Garmin-Sharp. From the beginning, they have anticipated the success of GPS navigation and that's also what they do with the crossing of the Pyrenees.
Active4adventures formerly known as Discover France has been creating cycling trips for 17 years. They have many guides who have their own specialty and their favorite region of France. The company pays close attention to your needs and does all that is possible to turn your holiday into a great adventure.
"Our partnership has been going for years and Garmin's involvement has never decreased. It's a way for us to offer our clients the best service possible including the best access to GPS navigation," saidThomas Boutin – CEO of Active4adventures.
Cycle safely thanks to Garmin technology through breathtaking landscapes on a tour created by Active4adventures. Take on the challenge of a lifetime!