Pyrenees Cycling Routes
All of the cycling routes listed below can be cycled from the doorstep of the Pyrenees Cycling Lodge in Saint Savin. These cycling routes include the classic 8 Tour de France climbs of the Pyrenees that are right on our doorstep; Col du Tourmalet, Col du Soulor, Col d’Aubisque, Col de Spandelles, Col des Borderes, Luz Ardiden, Hautacam and Cauterets-Cambasque. It also shows some of the lesser known hidden gem climbs of the Pyrenees, like Cirque de Troumouse, Col de Tentes, Col du couraduque and Lac du Estaing which are unmissable for the area…take our word for it!
You’ll find some sample gpx files below the maps.
**If you’re are staying with us please contact us for more tailored gpx files and itinerary ideas that we’ve put together especially for our guests…we’ll make sure you’re a local by the end of your trip!**
And if you’d like more information on cycling in the area we also recommend PJAMM Cycling the leading global resource for cycling climbing around the world. They have assembled the most comprehensive information, incredible photos & videos and proprietary software tools to help cyclists plan and complete any cycling climb. Plus with their members page feature, it allows you to be part of a fantastic cycling community, where you can interact with other people who share the same passion for cycling climbing. A brilliant resource for adding to your bike-it list!
19km from Pyrenees Cycling Lodge to Hautacam. A Tour de France classic, one which many riders say is the hardest in the Pyrénées.
Max elevation: 1495 m
Total climbing: 1342 m
Col d’Aubisque & Col du Soulor
Perhaps the most beautiful road in the world. A true classic which was on the route of the 1910 Tour de France. Unmissable.
Max elevation: 1679 m
Total climbing: 1766 m
Col du Tourmalet Loop East to West
The most famous and most ridden Tour de France col of all! Combine it with the Pyrenean foothills for a grand day out.
*This sample gpx file goes east to west. Contact us for the west to east route, which climbs Tourmalet first…the way we recommend to do it!*
Max elevation: 2118 m
Total climbing: 3939 m
Col du Tourmalet Out & Back
A classic out & back climb to Tourmalet.
Max elevation: 2107 m
Total climbing: 2062 m
Max elevation: 1721 m
Total climbing: 1478 m