A scenic and super quiet cycling loop in the French Jura Mountains. Map, photos, profile, etc.
Despite its great name, I had never cycled to La Vue des Alpes – in…
Mont Revard is the big Massif just north-east of Chambéry, overlooking the south-east side of Lac du Bourget. Its imposing cliff face dominates the views east and the roads up need to cycle around behind these cliffs from either the north (Aix-les-Bains) or the south (Chambéry).
Lac du Bourget and Surrounding Cycling Climbs
Cycling up to Pila: the ski station high above the city of Aosta. Map, photos, profile.
These are the last two climbs in the mountainous Stage 19 of the 2015 Giro d’Italia. Map, photos, climb profiles, trip report.
The Plateau de Chambaran is just to the south of the much higher, more savage Vercors Massif. This cycling loop managed 6 cols for the most part on super quiet roads.