The Etape route is fantastic, whether you are part of the official event or not!
The Etape Caledonia is timed cycling event taking place annually, each May on traffic-free roads in the stunning scenery of Highland Perthshire. You can select to take on either the 85 or 40 mile routes of closed road cycling through Perthshire’s spectacular scenery.
85 mile route:
The 85 miles of closed road cycling begins and finishes in Pitlochry. The course consists of rolling hills and forest-lined roads around Loch Rannoch and Loch Tummel, combined with the demanding, twisting climb of Schiehallion (1,083m).
40 mile route - The 40 mile option of closed road cycling also begins in Pitlochry. The course will take you left away from the 85 mile route at Loch Tummel and then south towards Coshieville, round to Aberfeldy before you finish back in Pitlochry.
Once completed, relax and soak up the atmosphere in the event village and celebrate your cycling achievement.