Cycle Alpe d’Huez, Col de la Madeleine , Galibier and more in our original 1 week cycling tour that started it all for us way back in 2008
We are keeping it fairly local for 2022 so we have set aside a couple of week long dates where you can come and ride the best that the Oisans and Maurienne Valley have to offer. 5 Days of riding in the big mountains that have featured and will feature heavily in the Tour de France.
- Week commencing 18th June 2022 – (Includes free transfers from Geneva airport – T&C apply contact us for more info return transfer to be paid)
- Week commencing 25th June 2022
Arrival at our bike friendly house in the Oisans. Bike set up and welcome meeting
COL DE LA CROIX DE FER Sunday
Climbing from our base in the Oisans we will tackling the Col de la Croix de Fer before descending down the other side to the Maurienne valley via the short but spectacular Col du Mollard and its magical switchback descent.
LACETS DU MONTVERNIER AND THE COL DE LA MADELEINE Monday
The Lacets de Montvernier should be on every ones itinerary. They maybe short in alpine terms but they are certainly sweet. After this short introduction comes the huge Col de la Madeleine .
COL DU GALIBIER Tuesday
Today we will be climbing from our base in the Maurienne valley back over to the Oisans valley via the Col du Télégraphe and the highest point of this tour the Col du Galibier
FREE DAY Wednesday
Today is a free day to explore the area or do some shopping in Bourg d’Oisans
ALPE D’HUEZ AND THE COL DE SARENNE Thursday
Starting and finishing in the Oisans we will be tackling the 21 bends of Alpe d’Huez and then the beautiful Col de Sarenne that sits above Alpe d’Huez.
PAS DE LA CONFESSION Friday
This ride is a series of climbs that travers Alpe d’Huez and will be the highlight of your week. Think small impossible roads cut into the side of the moutains. Spectacular views and beautiful descents.
Today its time to say goodbye. With a good breakfast inside of you it will be time to depart the Oisans for your journey onto your next destination.