Bike Tour: The Route des Grandes Alpes Cols

bike tour Route des Grandes Alpes

The Routes des Grandes Alpes includes some wild and very impressive cols, which owe their fame to the Tour de France and the cyclists who show what they are made of during these challenging climbs. One can win or loose the Tour de France on this portion of the tour alone.

Journey Begins offers you the opportunity to cycle this part of the tour and to experience these cols as part of our Route des Grandes Alpes bike tour.

No less than 17 cols await you on the Route des Grandes Alpes, many of which are very well known

  • Col d’Eze
  • Col d’Izoard – 2360 m
  • Col de Castillon – 706 m
  • Col de l’Iseran – 2764 m
  • Col de la Bonette – 2715 m
  • Col de la Cayolle – 2326 m
  • Col de la Colombière – 1613 m
  • Col de la Couillole – 1678 m
  • Col de la Croix de Fer – 2068 m
  • Col de la Madeleine – 1993 m
  • Col de Turini – 1607 m
  • Col de Vars – 2111 m
  • Col des Aravis – 1486 m
  • Col des Gets – 1170 m
  • Col des Saisies – 1650 m
  • Col du Galibier – 2677 m
  • Col du Lautaret – 2058 m
  • Col du Télégraphe – 1566 m
  • Col Saint Martin – 1500 m

Our fully van supported and guided tour will take you from Lake Geneva to Nice on the Cote d'Azur, covering over 700 km over some of Europe’s highest mountain roads, and you will see some of the most stunning views on the way.

A truly satisfying road cycling holiday and experience not to be missed.

You can find more details, an itinerary and book through our Route des Grandes Alpes bike tour page.