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 (miles)Average gradientStart altitude (feet)Top altitude (feet)Facilities at topTour de France appearancesMountain rangeClimb name
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-via-col-du-lauteret-briancon/Col du Lauteret 5.3 36.28% 6,752 8,668 Yes58French AlpsCol du Galibier
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-col-du-telegraph/Valloire 11.2 36.26% 4,613 8,668 Yes58French AlpsCol du Galibier
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-dizoard/Briançon 12.1 30.92% 3,996 7,743 Yes35French AlpsCol d'Izoard
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-dizoard/Guillestre 19.0 23.37% 3,314 7,743 Yes35French AlpsCol d'Izoard
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-portet/Saint Lary Soulan 10.6 8.30% 2,628 7,267 No1PyreneesCol de Portet
https://www.seektravelride.com/route-des-lacs/Oredon 3.4 6.60% 6,066 7,251 No0PyreneesLac d'Aubert
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-des-tentes/Gavarnie 6.7 7.70% 4,511 7,244 No0PyreneesCol de Tentes
https://www.seektravelride.com/route-des-lacs/St Lary Soulan 14.4 5.90% 2,677 7,126 Yes0PyreneesLac de Cap-de-Long
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-tourmalet-2/Sainte Marie de Campan 10.6 7.40% 2,792 6,939 Yes89PyreneesCol du Tourmalet
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-tourmalet-2/Luz Saint Sauveur 11.7 7.40% 2,333 6,939 Yes89PyreneesCol du Tourmalet
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-cirque-de-troumouse/Gèdre 9.2 6.90% 3,556 6,923 Yes0PyreneesCirque de Troumouse
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-glandon-via-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/St Jean de Maurienne 18.2 26.90% 1,883 6,781 No19French AlpsCol de la Croix de Fer
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/Allemond 18.0 24.27% 2,408 6,781 No19French AlpsCol de la Croix de Fer
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-glandon-via-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/La Chambre 14.1 37.66% 1,470 6,781 No19French AlpsCol de la Croix de Fer
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier/Le Borg d'Oisans 29.8 14.63% 2,388 6,752 Yes11French AlpsCol du Lauteret
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-via-col-du-lauteret-briancon/Briancon 17.1 16.11% 3,999 6,752 Yes11French AlpsCol du Lauteret
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-pailheres/Usson les Bains 9.5 7.90% 2,585 6,565 No5PyreneesCol de Pailhéres
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-pailheres/Ax les Thermes 11.7 6.80% 2,352 6,565 No5PyreneesCol de Pailhéres
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-madelaine/La Chambre 12.4 41.02% 1,490 6,562 Yes25French AlpsCol de la Madelaine
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-madelaine/Feissons sur Isére 15.7 33.08% 1,362 6,562 Yes25French AlpsCol de la Madelaine
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-alpe-dhuez-col-de-sarenne/D1091 turnoff 8.0 39.35% 3,428 6,558 No1French AlpsCol de Sarenne
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-alpe-dhuez-col-de-sarenne/Roundabout turn off 5.2 11.71% 5,955 6,558 No1French AlpsCol de Sarenne
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-glandon-via-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/Allemond 16.5 23.71% 2,408 6,312 No13French AlpsCol du Glandon
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-glandon-via-col-de-la-croix-de-fer/La Chambre 13.2 36.59% 1,470 6,312 No13French AlpsCol du Glandon
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-alpe-dhuez/Borg d'Oisans 8.2 42.84% 2,441 5,955 Yes30French AlpsAlpe d'Huez
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-superbagneres/Bagnéres du Luchon 10.7 6.80% 2,077 5,899 Yes6PyreneesSuperbagneres
https://www.seektravelride.com/plateau-de-beille/Les Cabannes 10.1 7.60% 1,778 5,866 No6PyreneesPlateau de Beille
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-port-de-bales/Bagnéres du Luchon 12.1 5.80% 2,077 5,758 No5PyreneesPort de Balés
https://www.seektravelride.com/cycling-luz-ardiden-in-the-pyrenees/Intersection Route de l'Ardiden 8.1 7.60% 2,369 5,627 No8PyreneesLuz Ardiden
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Laruns 10.3 7.20% 1,719 5,607 Yes48PyreneesCol d'Aubisque
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Col du Soulor 6.6 4.60% 4,836 5,607 Yes48PyreneesCol d'Aubisque
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-portet/Saint Lary Soulon 6.9 7.90% 2,628 5,512 Yes10PyreneesPla d'Adet
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-les-deux-alps/Le Freney d'Oisans 8.3 28.92% 3,048 5,456 Yes2French AlpsLes Deux Alpes
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-semnoz/Annecy 10.7 37.02% 1,490 5,446 Yes2French AlpsSemnoz
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-semnoz/La Quintal 16.0 24.60% 1,503 5,446 Yes2French AlpsSemnoz
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-hautacam/Argeles Gazost 9.1 8.00% 1,519 5,364 Yes5PyreneesHautacam (Col du Tramassel)
St Jean de Sixt 8.1 29.49% 2,927 5,308 Yes22French AlpsCol de la Columbiere
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-peyresourde/Genos 4.6 8.30% 3,163 5,184 No6PyreneesCol d'Azet
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-peyresourde/Saint Lary-Soulan 6.3 7.30% 2,605 5,184 No6PyreneesCol d'Azet
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-peyresourde/Avajan 6.0 6.80% 2,982 5,148 No48PyreneesCol de Peyresourde
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-peyresourde-2/Bagnéres de Luchon 8.6 6.90% 2,041 5,148 No48PyreneesCol de Peyresourde
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-col-du-telegraph/Saint Michelle de Maurienne 7.0 39.62% 2,356 5,138 Yes29French AlpsCol du Telegraph
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-du-galibier-col-du-telegraph/Valloire 2.6 18.86% 4,646 5,138 Yes29French AlpsCol du Telegraph
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daspin-2/Guchen 6.6 7.40% 2,546 5,131 No3PyreneesHourquette d'Ancizan
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daspin-2/Sainte Marie de Campan 10.6 4.20% 2,792 5,131 No3PyreneesHourquette d'Ancizan
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-mont-du-chat/Le Bourget du Lac 8.5 48.64% 794 4,934 Yes1French AlpsMont du Chat
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-mont-du-chat/Bordeau 11.8 31.01% 1,273 4,934 Yes1French AlpsMont du Chat
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daspin-2/Arreau 7.2 6.70% 2,316 4,856 No71PyreneesCol d'Aspin
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daspin-2/Sainte Marie de Campan 8.0 5.00% 2,779 4,856 No71PyreneesCol d'Aspin
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Arrens-Marsous 4.7 8.00% 2,881 4,836 Yes22PyreneesCol du Soulor
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Ferrieres 7.5 7.60% 1,834 4,836 Yes22PyreneesCol du Soulor
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-croix-fry/Thones 8.3 33.26% 2,044 4,813 Yes4French AlpsCol de la Croix Fry
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-croix-fry/Thones 11.7 23.70% 2,044 4,813 Yes4French AlpsCol de la Croix Fry
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-cauterets/Cauterets 4.3 6.90% 3,199 4,790 No0PyreneesPont d'Espagne
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-ax-3-domaines/Ax Les Thermes 4.8 8.20% 2,362 4,528 Yes4PyreneesAx 3 Domaines
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-du-spandelles/Argeles Gazost 10.1 5.90% 1,385 4,521 No0PyreneesCol de Spandelles
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-du-spandelles/Ferrieres 7.2 7.60% 1,814 4,521 No0PyreneesCol de Spandelles
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-borg-doisans-loop/D526 Turn off 7.0 30.31% 2,388 4,498 Yes8French AlpsCol d'Ornon
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-borg-doisans-loop/D212F intersection 10.5 19.65% 2,434 4,498 Yes8French AlpsCol d'Ornon
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-borg-doisans-loop/La Valette 7.1 18.71% 3,163 4,488 Yes2French AlpsCol de la Morte
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-borg-doisans-loop/Séchilienne 9.6 34.18% 1,217 4,488 Yes2French AlpsCol de la Morte
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-cauterets/Cauterets 3.4 6.70% 3,274 4,485 No3PyreneesCambasque
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-couraduque/Aucun 4.0 7.70% 2,844 4,485 Yes0PyreneesCol de Couraduque
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-mente/Pont de l'Oule 10.2 5.00% 1,736 4,426 Yes19PyreneesCol de Menté
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-mente/Saint-Béat 6.0 8.70% 1,647 4,426 Yes19PyreneesCol de Menté
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-forclaz/Menthon Saint Bernard 6.6 33.37% 1,598 3,796 Yes4French AlpsCol de la Forclaz
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-col-de-la-forclaz/D42 turn off 5.6 39.60% 1,581 3,796 Yes4French AlpsCol de la Forclaz
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Estaing 1.8 5.80% 3,245 3,793 No3PyreneesCol des Bordéres
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-daubisque/Arrens-Marsous 2.4 7.30% 2,881 3,793 No3PyreneesCol des Bordéres
Le Bas Roizon 5.3 22.18% 2,612 3,783 No2French AlpsCol de Malissol
La Valette 2.2 30.17% 3,127 3,783 No2French AlpsCol de Malissol
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-mente/Saint Girons 11.4 3.00% 1,726 3,507 Yes32PyreneesCol de Portet d'Aspet
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-mente/Pont de l'oule 6.0 5.60% 1,736 3,507 Yes32PyreneesCol de Portet d'Aspet
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-marie-blanc/Bielle 7.0 5.20% 1,473 3,396 No14PyreneesCol de Marie-Blanc
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-marie-blanc/Escot 5.7 7.70% 1,076 3,396 No14PyreneesCol de Marie-Blanc
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-lingous/Lugagnan 3.5 4.40% 1,886 2,700 No0PyreneesCol del la Croix Blanche
https://www.seektravelride.com/pyrenees-col-de-lingous/Lugagnan 4.9 2.10% 1,335 1,886 No0PyreneesCol de Lingous
Morzine 7.1 6.30% 3,232 5,548 Yes12French AlpsCol de Joux Plane
https://www.seektravelride.com/col-de-liseran/Lanslebourg 18.3 5.20% 4,577 9,088 Yes6French AlpsCol d'Iseran
Arette 14.1 5.80% 1,096 5,413 No6PyreneesCol du Soudet
Macot La Plagne 10.9 7.40% 2,628 6,867 Yes4French AlpsLa Plagne
Anglefort 9.5 8.10% 869 4,925 No3French AlpsCol du Grand Columbier
https://www.seektravelride.com/col-de-montgenevre-pass/Briançon 7.6 5% 3,999 6,070 Yes10French AlpsCol du Montgenevre Pass
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-les-lacets-de-montvernier-and-col-du-chaussy/Pontamafey 8.3 7.60% 1,644 5,030 Yes1French AlpsCol du Chaussy
https://www.seektravelride.com/col-du-granon/Saint Chaffrey 7.1 9.20% 4,383 7,917 Yes1French AlpsCol du Granon
https://www.seektravelride.com/french-alps-les-lacets-de-montvernier-and-col-du-chaussy/Pontamafey 2.1 8.20% 1,644 2,405 Yes2French AlpsLacets de Montvernier

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