Alpine Cols Of The Tour De France

Italy

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A spectacular cycling route through the Italian and French Alps

Details

Duration: 8 Days
Starts in: Italy
Group Size: 6-16

Operated by:

Exodus Travels

The original adventure and activity holiday company specializing in cultural, walking, cycling, winter and wildlife adventures.

Itinerary

Start Cuneo in the Italian Alps.

Ride from Cuneo to Isola across the Col de la Lombarde.

Ride to Jausiers over the Col de la Bonnette.

Climb the Col de Vars en route to Guillestre.

Ride to Briançon across the Col d'Izoard.

Climb the famous Col du Galibier before descending to Saint Jean de Maurienne.

Climb the Col de la Croix de Fer and the legendary Alpe d'Huez; descend to Bourg d'Oisans.

End Bourg d'Oisans.

Additional Information

This epic ride starts in the charming Italian town of Cuneo, before climbing into France in search of some of the most iconic climbs in cycling history. The first big challenge is the Col de la Bonnette, at 2802m the highest col in Europe and a favourite of Robert Millar. From here on the legendary climbs come in quick succession as we make our way across the spectacular cols of Vars, Izoard, Galibier and Croix de Fer. We finish the route by tackling the famous 21 hairpins bends to Alpe d’Huez, a memorable finish to a memorable trip!

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