Read this page first for a lot of background information about cycling in the French mountains – in particular the Alps and Pyrenees.
Map showing the location of the rides in France described in the pages below.
Cycling in the French Alps
Cycling in the Maurienne Valley
Cycling around Le Bourg-d’Oisans
Cycling around Barcelonnette (Ubaye Valley)
Cycling around Sospel (Maritime Alps)
Cycling in the French Pyrénées
Cycling around Luz-Saint-Sauveur
Cycling around Saint-Lary-Soulan
Cycling around Bagnères-de-Luchon
Cycling in other parts of France
Links and Other Clicks
Michelin Map. A wonderful online map.
Geoportail. Excellent but slow French maps.
ClimbByBike‘s web site where you can see profiles of many, many climbs.