© Roc d'Azur
The number one mountain bike event in the world, there are a large number of courses on offer, from those especially tailored for children and families, to relay races or tough long trials, and even a triathlon.
The main course, the Roc d'Azur, is a 52km race with a 1,200m altitude gain. Additionally, there is a bike salon showing the newest trends in all disciplines.
The event has grown exponentially since 1984, and now expects over 20,000 participants, 300 exhibitors and 150,000 visitors over the five day event.
Visit their website to sign up.
Where & when
Base Nature François Léotard - held here since 1997.