Due to its central position in this area, Bourg d'Oisans is the ideal location for a road bike holiday in the Alps. The Col du Glandon and Croix de fer, and the Telegraph and Galibier are all within reach, and because Bourg d’Oisans is at the valley, all the rides will end with an amazing alpine decent into and along the valley to town.
The town has a population of approximately 3000 people which swells in the summer season with its cycling visitors. The town has plenty of bars and restaurants set along the main streets along with an abundance of patisseries and grocery and gift shops and a few cycle stores. When you are not cycling, the town has a great outdoor swimming pool open July and August, along with a tennis and squash centre, Museums and a small cinema. Throughout the summer the Tourist Office also arranges a programme of events and activities most of which are free join in.
There are also good bus services from the city of Grenoble.