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Cycling in the French Alpes

The best of Alpine cycling can be found in our valley with its mythical climbs to ski-resorts, charming mountain villages and famous cols.

Famous ski-resorts and mountain villages

Alpe d'Huez (1.860 m.) Oz en Oisans (1.350 m.) Oulles (1.400 m.)
Les Deux Alpes (1.700m.) Besse en Oisans (1.500 m.) Villard Reymond (1.640 m.)
Vaujany (1.300 m.) Clavans en Haut Oisans (1.430 m.) La Bérarde (1.713 m.)
Villars Réculas (1.440 m.) Auris en Oisans (1.600 m.)  


Famous cols

Col du Galibier (2.642 m.) Col de Croix de Fer (2.068 m.) Col de Sarenne (1.999 m.) 
Col du Lautaret (2.057 m.) Col du Glandon (1.924 m.) Col d'Ornon (1.367 m.)

The owner of the 'Chalet Carpe Diem' is also a cycling enthusiast and can share his knowledge of the surrounding mountain passes in the French Alpes, and also the Swiss and Italian Alps.
Do not hesitate to ask him for further information.

Hikers and nature lovers

For hikers and nature lovers, Bourg d'Oisans proposes crystal clear lakes, streams, rivers and waterfalls. Take the time to enjoy and admire the spectacular panoramas and try to spot chamois and marmottes. Interesting surrounding towns and villages to visit such as Briançon (70kms) or Grenoble (50kms) take about an hour car journey.