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Iseran pass from Modane

Modane
Col de l'Iseran from Modane - D. Cuvelier
  • Col de l'Iseran from Modane - D. Cuvelier
  • Col de l'Iseran from Modane - D. Cuvelier

After crossing the Haute-Maurienne, you will be "in the wheels" of the Tour de France. Arrival in the Vanoise National Park, in a high mountain landscape. The pass is equipped with mile markers.

Description

Here you are in the "wheels" of the Tour de France with the ascent in the top 5 of the highest difficulties of Savoie. You will meet alpine flowers, valleys and chalets, and high mountain landscapes more and more mineral. As you go up, you will enjoy splendid views of the Haute Maurienne glaciers. The ascent is entirely in the Parc de la Vanoise and the marmots will be your most faithful "supporters".

The road is in good condition. It is rather frequented in July and August.

You will have at your disposal a drinking water point in Bonneval-sur-Arc.
You will be able to eat at the start and finish of the course.
In Lanslevillard a repair point will be waiting for you.

You will have the chance to admire the beautiful village of Bonneval-sur-Arc, classified "Most beautiful village in France".

This itinerary is equipped with mile markers.

Equipment

  • Cycling itinerary

Rates

Free access.

Opening period

From 09/06 to 31/10.
Can be practiced outside the snow period and according to the weather conditions. Please contact the Tourist Office for information on the current conditions.

Location

A43

Animals

Animals accepted : No