As the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes on the French Riviera in the southeast coast of France, Nice first hosted an IRONMAN event in 2005 and since then has been one of the most popular locations on the IRONMAN race circuit.. The world championship is the pinnacle event in the IRONMAN 70.3 calendar and with global rotation that began in 2014, it showcases the best venues IRONMAN has to offer around the world.
The event expects to attract more than 6,000 athletes from over 100 global qualifying events in locations such as Austria, Australia, China, Germany, Spain, South Africa, Sweden and the Americas.
- IRONMAN race entry cancellation insurance;
- Bike storage or bike permitted in bedroom;
- Early breakfast on race day arranged;
- News updates direct from the race organisation;
- Direct access to the Nirvana Europe experienced event crew;
- Water temperature updates and forecasts;
- That feeling of having the support of experienced operators around you;
- Use of cycle track pumps in hotels & in transition prior to the race start;
- Access to our bike mechanics and masseurs, exclusive to Nirvana Europe clients.
Worried about taking your pride and joy to the event? Nirvana has a group policy arranged by the cycle insurance experts at Yellow Jersey with blanket cover for customer’s bikes up to £15,000 for those choosing to opt-in. By opting to include your bike, it will be covered to and from the event and even whilst racing. Some of the highlights of our group bicycle insurance are: damage in transit, theft from a hotel room, theft from overnight transition, damage whilst racing and lots more. Read the full T&C’s HERE
Bike Mechanical Services
Tired of having to disassemble and reassemble your bike before and after your event, and risk affecting your personal bike measurements? Our professional bike mechanics can alleviate these worries and anxieties by assisting you with the following services:
Drop-off and Tune-up: Is your bike already assembled and ready to ride, but not ready to race? Schedule a final pre-race tune up.
Unpack, Assemble and Tune-up: Unpacked from your bike box or bag, assembled and pre-race tune-up.
Disassemble and Pack for Transportation: Once you have finished your race, drop off your bike along with your bike box or bag and we will disassemble and pack your bike, ready for transportation.
Unpack, Assemble and Tune-up, Storage of Case and then Disassemble and Pack for Transportation: The full works - all of the above!
Bike Course Tour
Taking in one loop of the course, our bike course tour by coach offers you the chance to experience the look and feel of the course ahead of race day.
RACE ENTRY CANCELLATION INSURANCE
Worried you might get injured or become ill prior to your event? As part of Nirvana’s services, via Yellow Jersey, we provide you with FREE entry fee cancellation insurance to ensure you're not out of pocket. The cancellation insurance starts from when you confirm your accommodation booking and covers not being able to attend your event due to various specified reasons, such as: injury or illness; vehicle breakdown; work relocation and more. Read the full T&C’s HERE
We can book your flights and take the hassle away from your travel plans.
Bike carriage (if applicable) will always be pre-booked and pre-paid where possible. As airlines each have individual carriage policies, we have the expertise to make sure your bike will travel securely and correctly
Best possible itineraries researched, taking into consideration your preferred departure airport(s), costs and bike carriage
We always tailor your request to fit your needs and will look through all the options to find the best value for your trip
All flights booked and departing the UK are ATOL-protected by the Civil Aviation Authority, Nirvana Europe Ltd, ATOL Holders 6985
Nirvana Event Support Staff
Our experienced event staff will be with you on the ground throughout your stay. Our staff’s aim is to assist you with any queries or questions you may have, no matter what time of day, and to alleviate any and all stresses or concerns.
We aim to provide accommodation to suit all budgets, as well as offering options as close to your event as possible. Whether you're looking for a budget bed & breakfast, a 5-star hotel or anything in between, we can cater for your requirements.
Airport Meet & Greet with return Transfers
Our airport transfer service is readily available to both participants and spectators and offers a professional and comfortable journey, as well as safe storage for any luggage or bike boxes (if applicable) that require transportation. We will be waiting in your destination arrivals hall, wearing our famous bright orange Nirvana Europe t-shirts.
Worldwide Bike Transport
Go beyond with Nirvana's Worldwide Bike Transport service!
Whether you're travelling from outside the UK/Ireland or are a UK/Ireland resident looking to travel to an event in Europe or further afield, we can provide secure return transport for your bike.
If you would like to avoid the usual stress of transporting your own bike and negotiating with airline check-in staff or taxi drivers in-resort, then look no further!
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