Col du Galibier

Road Cycling Highlight

Recommended by 55 out of 56 road cyclists


  • Martin Donat

    The Galibier is a classic that you simply have to put on your To Do list if you're an ambitious racing cyclist. Apart from that, the Alps present themselves from their most beautiful side, the barren landscape and the view in the upper part will impress you.

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    • November 28, 2017

  • Andreas

    Gorgeous climb, do not forget windbreaker ...
    At the top there is a rest stop.

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    • November 6, 2018

  • D3nnis

    Fabulous view! In the distance you can see the Mont Blanc.

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    • August 21, 2017

  • Ben Thompson

    One of top climbs in the alps. Cold at the top. Be prepared

    • May 6, 2018

  • Clemens

    A dreamlike nice pass. It is best to drive in September, because it is the quietest and usually free of snow.

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    • May 16, 2018

  • Superti

    Beautiful pass. Here the rough alpine world shows itself from its most beautiful side.

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    • November 13, 2018

  • Sigi Sommer

    Spectacular driveway with a unique panaroma. Even in hot weather, it is fresh and very windy on the Col. Stop near the bridge over the Valloirette recommended.

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    • July 12, 2019

  • Schinger

    Unfortunately, despite the tunnel, all felt over the top. Cars, motorcycles, motorhomes ... The whole traffic has unfortunately clouded the mood a bit. It was kind of stressful. Too bad. Nevertheless, one must have driven the Galibier times.

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    • August 23, 2019

  • Allrounder92

    Best of both sides drive. It's worth it!

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    • September 5, 2019

  • M. R.

    Most beautiful driveway from St. Michel-de-Maurienne over the Col du Telegraphe. There are about 2070 Hm to deal with. He is one of the most beautifully landscaped Alpine passes. Great view to the north and south.

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    • September 8, 2019

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Best Road Cycling Rides to Col du Galibier

Location: Savoie, France


  • Elevation2,700 m

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