The Twenty Highest Paved Cycling Climbs in France. Maps, photos, route descriptions, etc.
The other weekend Doreen and I went to Val d’Isère to cycle Col de l’Iseran the highest paved mountain pass in Europe – and definitely one of the most beautiful.
Thanks to Ashley for pointing out this truly spectacular high altitude (2385 metres), fully paved, climb in the Haute Maurienne Alps.
Map, profiles, photos. Cycling the highest paved mountain pass in Europe. Last weekend this beautiful road was closed to motorized traffic on both sides. Nice!
Don’t worry, only one climb today. It does happen to be the LONGEST climb in France.
Col de l’Iseran appeared in stage 9 of the 2007 Tour. Formerly, the highest road…