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04.07.2020 - The Sun Trip
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There were a lot of people in the family photo for this first public moment of the Sun Trip France 2020, this Friday, July 3 in Albertville town hall. Institutional and private partners came to say why they believed in this “post-crisis” project. It was also an opportunity to present the full program of the event in Savoie, a final at the summit, from August 6 to 9.

More than ever, in this 2020 context, the summer project could not have seen the light of day without the confidence, reconfirmed or new, of twenty partners, many of whom are based in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and more precisely in Savoie. The Sun Trip, or the art of bringing together good energies:

🔸️Ville d’Albertville, with the mayor Frederic Burnier Framboret and deputy Fatiha Brikoui-Amal
🔸️Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, with Fabrice Pannekoucke
🔸️EDF with Jacques Longuet, regional delegate Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
🔸️Groupama with Nathalie Morel, president of the Fédération des caisses de Savoie
🔸️Val Cenis (Haute Maurienne Vanoise) with the mayor Jacques Arnoux
🔸️Parc national de la Vanoise with Maëlle Lepoutre
🔸️Ethic étapes with Chistophe Delcellier, director of CIS Val Cenis Officiel;
🔸️ Univ Pop Albertville with Eric Rousseau.

A moment in the presence of Hervé Gaymard, President of the Department of Savoy, Martine Berthet Senator of Savoy, as well as Maxence Pioteyry, 2020 participant.

Briefly, the full Sun Trip France program in Savoie, from August 5 to 9, 2020:

August 5: Presentation at the Maison de l’enfance d’Albertville. Reception at CIS de Val Cenis in the evening.

August 6: Conference at Val Cenis (6 pm – Auditorium).

August 7: Climb to the Plan du Lac refuge, in connection with the Vanoise National Park.

August 8: Passage to Bessans (10h), Bonneval-sur-Arc (11h), Bourg-Saint-Maurice (17h), les Chapieux (19h).

August 9: Arrival in Albertville.

Albertville: A 5-Step Arrival

On Sunday August 9, participants will wake up in the Chapieux valley. Only crossing the Cormet de Roselend will remain to complete the circle!

We are working on the possibility of integrating some young people from disadvantaged backgrounds into the group, from the bivouac on August 8, then on these last kilometers, with electric bikes.

Once arrived in Albertville, the group will first take the direction of the city’s districts (4 p.m.), to meet the population and testify to their experience around the country.

At 5 p.m. the arrival will be celebrated in Place de l’Europe, in a party and sharing atmosphere.

At 6 p.m .: award ceremony, then at 6.30 p.m. the Popular University in Albertville will organize a conference on the theme “What is your Vélosophie? The bicycle in all its forms”, in the presence in particular of the designer Didier Tronchet, author of the successful book “Le Petit Traité de Vélosophie”.

The finish will end at 7:30 p.m. in the form of a ball, “La Boum à vélo”, organized with a street theater company.

Finally, a new meeting at the Albertville Childhood Center on August 10 with the participants and their bikes.


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