The Haute Tarentaise valley regularly features in the Tour de France and the Tour de l’Avenir and boasts some stunning routes around Sainte Foy Tarentaise for road cycling aficionados: mythical mountain passes (Montée de l’Iseran, Cormet de Roselend, and Col du Petit Saint Bernard), breathtaking mountainside routes, and picturesque cycle paths await you…
If you’re on a cycle tour, you’ll be within easy reach of Annecy, the Aosta Valley in Italy, the Beaufortain, and the Maurienne Valley…
956 Points – The climb to La Savonne is a gem – 6.6 km at an average gradient of 10.7%! Your efforts will be rewarded by spectacular views of the north faces of some of the Vanoise’s highest peaks.
lac du saut
1069 Points – Lac du Saut is set amidst magnificent countryside. The views of Lac du Chevril and all the summits of the Vanoise make this a particularly beautiful ride.
les arcs 2000
959 Points - The Tour de France visited Les Arcs in 1996. To ensure a more peaceful – but harder – ride, the route avoids a section of the main road to the resort.
starting in bourg saint maurice - the cycloclimbing challenges
Bourg St Maurice lies at the foot of no fewer than three world-famous passes, making it a honeypot for cycloclimbers in the Tarentaise.