Climbs in the French Alps and Pyrenees

In the table below you will find a list of climbs in the French Alps and Pyrenees. Click on the name to be taken to our page on that climb with suggested route.

ClimbStart pointClimb length (km)Average gradientStart altitude (metres)Top altitude (metres)Facilities at topTour de France appearancesMountain range
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-via-col-du-lauteret-briancon/Col du Lauteret8.56.87% 2,058 2,642 Yes58French AlpsCol du Galibier
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-col-du-telegraph/Valloire186.87% 1,406 2,642 Yes58French AlpsCol du Galibier
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-dizoard/Briançon19.55.86% 1,218 2,360 Yes35French AlpsCol d'Izoard
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-dizoard/Guillestre30.54.43% 1,010 2,360 Yes35French AlpsCol d'Izoard
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-portet/Saint Lary Soulan 17.0 8.30% 801 2,215 No1PyreneesCol de Portet
https://www.seektravelride.com/route-des-lacs/Oredon 5.5 6.60% 1,849 2,210 No0PyreneesLac d'Aubert
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-des-tentes/Gavarnie 10.8 7.70% 1,375 2,208 No0PyreneesCol de Tentes
https://www.seektravelride.com/route-des-lacs/St Lary Soulan 23.1 5.90% 816 2,172 Yes0PyreneesLac de Cap-de-Long
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-tourmalet-2/Sainte Marie de Campan 17.1 7.40% 851 2,115 Yes89PyreneesCol du Tourmalet
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-tourmalet-2/Luz Saint Sauveur 18.9 7.40% 711 2,115 Yes89PyreneesCol du Tourmalet
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-cirque-de-troumouse/Gèdre 14.8 6.90% 1,084 2,110 Yes0PyreneesCirque de Troumouse
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-glandon-via-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/St Jean de Maurienne29.35.10% 574 2,067 No19French AlpsCol de la Croix de Fer
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/Allemond294.60% 734 2,067 No19French AlpsCol de la Croix de Fer
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-glandon-via-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/La Chambre22.77.13% 448 2,067 No19French AlpsCol de la Croix de Fer
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier/Le Borg d'Oisans482.77% 728 2,058 Yes11French AlpsCol du Lauteret
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-via-col-du-lauteret-briancon/Briancon27.53.05% 1,219 2,058 Yes11French AlpsCol du Lauteret
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-pailheres/Usson les Bains 15.3 7.90% 788 2,001 No5PyreneesCol de Pailhéres
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-pailleres/Ax les Thermes 18.8 6.80% 717 2,001 No5PyreneesCol de Pailhéres
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-madelaine/La Chambre19.97.77% 454 2,000 Yes25French AlpsCol de la Madelaine
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-madelaine/Feissons sur Isére25.36.26% 415 2,000 Yes25French AlpsCol de la Madelaine
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-alpe-dhuez-col-de-sarenne/D1091 turnoff12.87.45% 1,045 1,999 No1French AlpsCol de Sarenne
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-alpe-dhuez-col-de-sarenne/Roundabout turn off8.32.22% 1,815 1,999 No1French AlpsCol de Sarenne
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-glandon-via-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/Allemond26.54.49% 734 1,924 No13French AlpsCol du Glandon
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-glandon-via-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/La Chambre21.36.93% 448 1,924 No13French AlpsCol du Glandon
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-alpe-dhuez/Borg d'Oisans13.28.11% 744 1,815 Yes30French AlpsAlpe d'Huez
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-superbagneres/Bagnéres du Luchon 17.2 6.80% 633 1,798 Yes6PyreneesSuperbagneres
https://www.seektravelride.com/plateau-de-beille/Les Cabannes 16.3 7.60% 542 1,788 No6PyreneesPlateau de Beille
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-port-de-bales/Bagnéres du Luchon 19.5 5.80% 633 1,755 No5PyreneesPort de Balés
https://www.seektravelride.com/cycling-luz-ardiden-in-the-pyrenees/Intersection Route de l'Ardiden 13.0 7.60% 722 1,715 No8PyreneesLuz Ardiden
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Laruns 16.6 7.20% 524 1,709 Yes48PyreneesCol d'Aubisque
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Col du Soulor 10.6 4.60% 1,474 1,709 Yes48PyreneesCol d'Aubisque
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-portet/Saint Lary Soulon 11.1 7.90% 801 1,680 Yes10PyreneesPla d'Adet
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-les-deux-alps/Le Freney d'Oisans13.45.48% 929 1,663 Yes2French AlpsLes Deux Alpes
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-semnoz/Annecy17.27.01% 454 1,660 Yes2French AlpsSemnoz
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-semnoz/La Quintal25.84.66% 458 1,660 Yes2French AlpsSemnoz
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-hautacam/Argeles Gazost 14.7 8.00% 463 1,635 Yes5PyreneesHautacam (Col du Tramassel)
St Jean de Sixt135.58% 892 1,618 Yes22French AlpsCol de la Columbiere
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-peyresourde/Genos 7.4 8.30% 964 1,580 No6PyreneesCol d'Azet
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-peyresourde/Saint Lary-Soulan 10.1 7.30% 794 1,580 No6PyreneesCol d'Azet
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-peyresourde/Avajan 9.7 6.80% 909 1,569 No48PyreneesCol de Peyresourde
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-peyresourde-2/Bagnéres de Luchon 13.8 6.90% 622 1,569 No48PyreneesCol de Peyresourde
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-col-du-telegraph/Saint Michelle de Maurienne11.37.50% 718 1,566 Yes29French AlpsCol du Telegraph
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-col-du-telegraph/Valloire4.23.57% 1,416 1,566 Yes29French AlpsCol du Telegraph
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daspin-2/Guchen 10.7 7.40% 776 1,564 No3PyreneesHourquette d'Ancizan
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daspin-2/Sainte Marie de Campan 17.0 4.20% 851 1,564 No3PyreneesHourquette d'Ancizan
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-mont-du-chat/Le Bourget du Lac13.79.21% 242 1,504 Yes1French AlpsMont du Chat
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-mont-du-chat/Bordeau195.87% 388 1,504 Yes1French AlpsMont du Chat
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daspin-2/Arreau 11.6 6.70% 706 1,480 No71PyreneesCol d'Aspin
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daspin-2/Sainte Marie de Campan 12.8 5.00% 847 1,480 No71PyreneesCol d'Aspin
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Arrens-Marsous 7.5 8.00% 878 1,474 Yes22PyreneesCol du Soulor
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Ferrieres 12.1 7.60% 559 1,474 Yes22PyreneesCol du Soulor
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-croix-fry/Thones13.46.30% 623 1,467 Yes4French AlpsCol de la Croix Fry
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-croix-fry/Thones18.84.49% 623 1,467 Yes4French AlpsCol de la Croix Fry
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-cauterets/Cauterets 6.9 6.90% 975 1,460 No0PyreneesPont d'Espagne
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-ax-3-domaines/Ax Les Thermes 7.8 8.20% 720 1,380 Yes4PyreneesAx 3 Domaines
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-du-spandelles/Argeles Gazost 16.2 5.90% 422 1,378 No0PyreneesCol de Spandelles
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-du-spandelles/Ferrieres 11.6 7.60% 553 1,378 No0PyreneesCol de Spandelles
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-borg-doisans-loop/D526 Turn off11.25.74% 728 1,371 Yes8French AlpsCol d'Ornon
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-borg-doisans-loop/D212F intersection16.93.72% 742 1,371 Yes8French AlpsCol d'Ornon
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-borg-doisans-loop/La Valette11.43.54% 964 1,368 Yes2French AlpsCol de la Morte
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-borg-doisans-loop/Séchilienne15.46.47% 371 1,368 Yes2French AlpsCol de la Morte
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-cauterets/Cauterets 5.5 6.70% 998 1,367 No3PyreneesCambasque
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-couraduque/Aucun 6.5 7.70% 867 1,367 Yes0PyreneesCol de Couraduque
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-mente/Pont de l'Oule 16.4 5.00% 529 1,349 Yes19PyreneesCol de Menté
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-mente/Saint-Béat 9.7 8.70% 502 1,349 Yes19PyreneesCol de Menté
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-forclaz/Menthon Saint Bernard10.66.32% 487 1,157 Yes4French AlpsCol de la Forclaz
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-forclaz/D42 turn off97.50% 482 1,157 Yes4French AlpsCol de la Forclaz
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Estaing 2.9 5.80% 989 1,156 No3PyreneesCol des Bordéres
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Arrens-Marsous 3.8 7.30% 878 1,156 No3PyreneesCol des Bordéres
Le Bas Roizon8.54.20% 796 1,153 No2French AlpsCol de Malissol
La Valette3.55.71% 953 1,153 No2French AlpsCol de Malissol
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-mente/Saint Girons 18.4 3.00% 526 1,069 Yes32PyreneesCol de Portet d'Aspet
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-mente/Pont de l'oule 9.7 5.60% 529 1,069 Yes32PyreneesCol de Portet d'Aspet
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-marie-blanc/Bielle 11.2 5.20% 449 1,035 No14PyreneesCol de Marie-Blanc
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-marie-blanc/Escot 9.2 7.70% 328 1,035 No14PyreneesCol de Marie-Blanc
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-lingous/Lugagnan 5.7 4.40% 575 823 No0PyreneesCol del la Croix Blanche
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-lingous/Lugagnan 7.9 2.10% 407 575 No0PyreneesCol de Lingous
Morzine11.46.30% 985 1,691 Yes12French AlpsCol de Joux Plane
https://www.seektravelride.com/col-de-liseran/Lanslebourg 29.4 5.20% 1,395 2,770 Yes6French AlpsCol d'Iseran
Arette22.75.80% 334 1,650 No6PyreneesCol du Soudet
Macot La Plagne17.57.40% 801 2,093 Yes4French AlpsLa Plagne
Anglefort15.38.10% 265 1,501 No3French AlpsCol du Grand Columbier
https://www.seektravelride.com/col-de-montgenevre-pass/Briançon12.35% 1,219 1,850 Yes10French AlpsCol du Montgenevre Pass
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-les-lacets-de-montvernier-and-col-du-chaussy/Pontamafey13.37.60% 501 1,533 Yes1French AlpsCol du Chaussy
https://www.seektravelride.com/col-du-granon/Saint Chaffrey11.59.20% 1,336 2,413 Yes1French AlpsCol du Granon
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-les-lacets-de-montvernier-and-col-du-chaussy/Pontamafey3.48.20%501733Yes2French AlpsLacets de Montvernier

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