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