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 Tour de France climbs of the Pyrenees like Col du Tourmalet, Col du Soulor, Col d’Aubisque, Luz Ardiden and Hautacam. It also shows some of the lesser known hidden gem climbs of the Pyrenees, like Cirque de Troumouse, Col de Tentes and Col de Spandelles 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
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
The most famous and most ridden Tour de France col of all.
Max elevation: 2118 m
Total climbing: 3939 m
Max elevation: 2107 m
Total climbing: 2062 m
Max elevation: 1721 m
Total climbing: 1478 m
The Voie-Verte/Green-Way. Beautiful tarmac greenway running from Soulom to Lourdes through the Vallée du Lavedan. If you need a easy day or a recovery ride, there is none better.
Max elevation: 558 m
Total climbing: 275 m