The Ten Highest Paved Cycling Climbs in France. Maps, photos, route descriptions, etc.
The quintessential south Alps loop. Three beautiful, long, not-crazy-hard Cols – all above 2000 metres. Approximately 120 kms and 3500 metres of climbing.
There may not be a better base in the French Alps for cycling than Barcelonnette.
It is literally surrounded by mountains looking to be climbed.