Col de l'Iseran

Road Cycling Highlight

Created by komoot users
Recommended by 29 out of 29 road cyclists

Tips

  • Kathi

    The Col de l'Iseran is with 2,764 meters the highest alpine pass ever. And that is exactly what makes it unique: While you are surrounded on many other passes by high peaks, you seem to be on the Col de l'Iseran already at eye level with them. The approach on the north side makes fun only from Val d'Isère. Because up to the ski resort, the road is quite busy. Naturally, ski tourism has also left its mark on the landscape.

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    • February 7, 2017

  • Andreas

    A great pass and the view is nice

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    • April 25, 2018

  • Mi.ri.

    Scenic Alpine pass is also the highest in the Alps.

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    • September 8, 2019

  • Helmut

    Highest Alpine crossing - if you do not count the bonus loop on the Bonette or Trails ;-)

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    • December 3, 2016

  • Olaf

    Fantastically beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. Especially the driveway of Lanslebourg offers unforgettable views of the glaciers of the French Alps.
    Fortunately, the restaurant was open and I was able to enjoy my usual French cafe as a reward for the ascent.

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    • February 8, 2017

  • Clemens ☀️

    Unforgettable, the highest alpine pass. Especially to the south beautiful departure.

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    • July 29, 2018

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Best Road Cycling Rides to Col de l'Iseran

Our Tour recommendations are based on thousands of activities completed by other people on komoot.

  • Difficult
    04:28
    47.5 mi
    10.6 mph
    6,050 ft
    6,050 ft
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    02:13
    22.7 mi
    10.2 mph
    3,200 ft
    3,200 ft
  • Difficult
    04:56
    47.5 mi
    9.6 mph
    7,525 ft
    7,525 ft
Location: Savoie, France

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  • Elevation2,820 m

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