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In France cyclists can find 4279 interesting climbs between 1 and 2802 meters above sea level. Col du Galibier is the toughest ascent with difficulty score of 1612. Climbs have an average length of 6.7km and 342 meters total ascent. climbfinder users shared 1 review/story of this climb and uploaded 5 photos.

Ranking list France

Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
Col du Galibier
Col du Galibier
82 famous beautiful
34.8km
5.5%
5.5% 1612
Col de la Loze from Brides les Bains
Col de la Loze from Brides les Bains
8 famous beautiful
21.4km
7.7%
7.7% 1471
La Saussaz from Saint-Martin-de-la-Porte
La Saussaz from Saint-Martin-de-la-Porte
13
15.5km
9%
9% 1454
Col de Portet from Saint Lary Soulan
4
Col de Portet from Saint Lary Soulan
9 famous beautiful
16.1km
8.7%
8.7% 1381
Col du Grand Colombier from Talissieu via Chavornay
5
Col du Grand Colombier from Talissieu via Chavornay
hidden
13.9km
9%
9% 1368
Mont Ventoux
6
Mont Ventoux
115 famous beautiful
20.8km
7.7%
7.7% 1352
Signal de Bisanne from Ugine / L'Arcy
7
Signal de Bisanne from Ugine / L'Arcy
4
20.2km
7.4%
7.4% 1347
Col de la Madeleine
8
Col de la Madeleine
12 famous beautiful
19.6km
7.7%
7.7% 1305
Signal de Bisanne from Queige
9
Signal de Bisanne from Queige
beautiful hidden
16.6km
8.1%
8.1% 1294
Mont Ventoux from Malaucène
10
Mont Ventoux from Malaucène
52 famous beautiful
21km
7.5%
7.5% 1288
Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
Chemin des Riffroids
Chemin des Riffroids
0.4km
16.9%
16.9% 112
Mur d'Allex
Mur d'Allex
0.2km
15.6%
15.6% 41
Côte de la Roche Guyon
Côte de la Roche Guyon
0.6km
15.4%
15.4% 140
Chemin des Acacias from Obernai
4
Chemin des Acacias from Obernai
0.4km
15.2%
15.2% 96
Chemin de Saint-Julien
5
Chemin de Saint-Julien
0.2km
14.9%
14.9% 40
Montée de Fonfreyde
6
Montée de Fonfreyde
0.5km
14.3%
14.3% 105
Mur de San-Martino-di-Lota
7
Mur de San-Martino-di-Lota
1.2km
14%
14% 276
Mont d'Ecault via Rue Eugène Varlin
8
Mont d'Ecault via Rue Eugène Varlin
0.8km
13.5%
13.5% 168
Mur de Monieux from Monieux
9
Mur de Monieux from Monieux
2
1.4km
13%
13% 265
Bastille de Grenoble
10
Bastille de Grenoble
5 famous beautiful
2km
13%
13% 416
Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
Col de l'Iseran
Col de l'Iseran
27 famous beautiful
47.4km
4.1%
4.1% 1261
Col d’Arcarota from San Nicolao via D330
Col d’Arcarota from San Nicolao via D330
44.1km
1.9%
1.9% 664
Col de Vergio from Ponte Castirla
Col de Vergio from Ponte Castirla
38.8km
2.9%
2.9% 451
Val Thorens from Moutiers
4
Val Thorens from Moutiers
36.3km
4.9%
4.9% 1269
Col de Vergio
5
Col de Vergio
5
35.8km
4%
4% 885
Col du Galibier
6
Col du Galibier
82 famous beautiful
34.8km
5.5%
5.5% 1612
Col du Galibier from Briançon
7
Col du Galibier from Briançon
16 famous
34.8km
4%
4% 782
Mont Aigoual from Le Vigan
8
Mont Aigoual from Le Vigan
34.8km
3.7%
3.7% 695
Col de la Cornille from Fayence
9
Col de la Cornille from Fayence
34.5km
3.2%
3.2% 715
Col du Lautaret
10
Col du Lautaret
13 beautiful
33.9km
3.9%
3.9% 833
Name Length Gradient Difficulty points
Col du Galibier
Col du Galibier
82 famous beautiful
34.8km
5.5%
5.5% 1612
Col de l'Iseran
Col de l'Iseran
27 famous beautiful
47.4km
4.1%
4.1% 1261
Val Thorens from Moutiers
Val Thorens from Moutiers
36.3km
4.9%
4.9% 1269
Col de la Bonette from Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée
4
Col de la Bonette from Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée
11 famous beautiful
25.4km
6.5%
6.5% 1260
Col de la Loze from Brides les Bains
5
Col de la Loze from Brides les Bains
8 famous beautiful
21.4km
7.7%
7.7% 1471
Port d'Envalira from Ax-les-Thermes
6
Port d'Envalira from Ax-les-Thermes
1 beautiful
33.4km
4.8%
4.8% 852
Mont Ventoux
7
Mont Ventoux
115 famous beautiful
20.8km
7.7%
7.7% 1352
Col de la Bonette
8
Col de la Bonette
30 famous beautiful
23.3km
6.8%
6.8% 1281
Col de la Madeleine from Feissons-sur-Isère
9
Col de la Madeleine from Feissons-sur-Isère
12 famous beautiful
25.9km
6.1%
6.1% 1215
Mont Ventoux from Malaucène
10
Mont Ventoux from Malaucène
52 famous beautiful
21km
7.5%
7.5% 1288

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Cycling routes France

Personally mapped out and verified by climbfinder!
Name Distance Total ascent Climbs
7 Majeurs
7 Majeurs
362.6km 10673m 7
L'Ardéchoise
L'Ardéchoise
277.8km 5780m 12
La Marmotte
La Marmotte
176.7km 5368m 3
La Volcanique
La Volcanique
176.5km 3435m 7
The marathon of the French Ardennes
The marathon of the French Ardennes
176.3km 3192m 13
In Flanders Fields
In Flanders Fields
175.9km 1713m 37
The Houtland Eight
The Houtland Eight
167.9km 1566m 35
Tri-country Tour of Belgium, France and Luxembourg
Tri-country Tour of Belgium, France and Luxembourg
158km 2525m 23
On the roads of Ghent-Wevelgem
On the roads of Ghent-Wevelgem
146.7km 1616m 40
Granfondo Serre Chevalier
Granfondo Serre Chevalier
146.2km 3567m 4

Regions

Alps 5-2802m 3031
French Alps 7-2802m 1612
French Pyrenees 6-2409m 1381
Pyrenees 3-2409m 1381
Jura Mountains 207-1616m 1368
Provence & Riviera 4-2802m 1352
Basque Country 1-1774m 1179
Corsica 1-1800m 1139
Massif Central 114-1608m 1034
Cévennes 93-1561m 1034
Vosges 198-1359m 904
Auvergne 339-1608m 670
Monts du Forez 322-1608m 655
Ardèche 75-1508m 630
Monts du Lyonnais 161-883m 395
Beaujolais 199-1009m 381
Morvan 137-905m 375
Ardennes 63-694m 345
French Ardennes 113-496m 270
Pas-de-Calais 5-211m 168
Parc naturel régional des Caps et Marais d'Opale 5-211m 168
West-Flemish Hills & Houtland 3-165m 158
La Maurienne 328-2770m 1612
Bourg d'Oisans 369-2642m 1612
Annecy 305-1935m 1347
Serre Ponçon 643-2802m 1281
Grenoble 191-2103m 1191
Genève 418-1748m 1074
Briançon 875-2744m 1058

Countries nearby

Italy 3-2757m 3031
Spain 0-3384m 3017
Germany 3-1928m 2070
Switzerland 210-2501m 1674
Andorra 895-2408m 986
England 7-843m 688
Belgium 1-694m 345
Luxembourg 136-551m 285

Average climb

Difficulty points
245
Gradient
5.2%
Length
6.7km
Total ascent
342m

Road surface condition

66% 26% 8%
Based on 2107 votes
These are average ratings of all reviews on the road surface condition of the climbs in this region.

Traffic

69% 24% 8%
Based on 2097 votes
These are average ratings of all reviews about the traffic density of the climbs in this region.

Popular

Mont Ventoux

Mont Ventoux

famous beautiful
Alpe d'Huez

Alpe d'Huez

famous beautiful
Col du Galibier

Col du Galibier

famous beautiful
Mont Ventoux from Malaucène

Mont Ventoux from Malaucène

famous beautiful
 

Users with most climbs

Name Climbs Ranking list
WillaertMario WillaertMario
295 out of 4279
JFK JFK
245 out of 4279
Leon Leon
160 out of 4279
Vdm Vdm
136 out of 4279
4
Rogier Rogier
131 out of 4279
5
Gorgorbey Gorgorbey
117 out of 4279
6
armandgilson armandgilson
114 out of 4279
7
FrDe FrDe
83 out of 4279
8
Franck Franck
82 out of 4279
9
patrickbaert patrickbaert
71 out of 4279
10
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Reviews/stories (1)


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Région magnifique de belles sorties a vélo a réalisé avec de beaux cols pour tous niveaux beaucoup de col sympas à faire à Canet de s'attaquer au alpes

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