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Col de la Bonette: a breathtaking roads in the Alps

COL DE LA BONETTE: A BREATHTAKING ROADS IN THE ALPS

France - Alps / Km 39

 

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Col de la Bonette: one of the most spectacular roads in the Alps

Main country to visit: France

All countries: Francia

All areas: Alps, Maritime Alps

Distance: 39 km

Category: Self-drive Tour on Paved Roads

Highlights: Alps, Jausiers, Col de la Bonette, Pta

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COL DE LA BONETTE: A BREATHTAKING ROADS IN THE ALPS

Col de la Bonette is indeed one of the most breathtaking roads in the Alps. Located in the French Alps, it is famous for being one of the highest paved roads in Europe, reaching an elevation of 2,715 meters (8,907 feet) above sea level. The road offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and alpine landscapes, making it a popular route for cyclists, motorcyclists, and drivers alike.

The road to Col de la Bonette starts from Jausiers and climbs steeply towards the mountain pass. As you ascend, you'll encounter breathtaking scenery, including towering peaks, lush forests, and alpine meadows. The road is well-maintained but can be narrow and winding in places, adding to the thrill of the journey.

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strong>At the summit of Col de la Bonette, there is a loop road known as the "Cime de la Bonette" that allows visitors to reach even higher altitudes and enjoy unparalleled views of the surrounding area. This loop road reaches an altitude of 2,802 meters (9,193 feet), making it one of the highest drivable roads in Europe.

Overall, the Col de la Bonette offers an unforgettable driving or riding experience through some of the most stunning landscapes the Alps have to offer. It's definitely a must-visit destination for anyone traveling in the region.

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Summary:

Departure: Jausiers (default)

Arrival: Pra (default)

Things to visit:

Main country: France - (Alps)

Countries the tour goes through: Francia

Areas the tour goes through: Alps, Maritime Alps

Highlights: Alps, Jausiers, Col de la Bonette, Pta

Distance: 39 km

Dates of Departure:
This is a Self-Guided Trip (means "individual") so you can leave on the date that is the most convenient for you, no need to adapt to pre-set dates.

Supposts:
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Title: Col de la Bonette: a breathtaking roads in the Alps

Category: Paved Roads 'Self-Guided' - France

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Publication date: 18/02/2024

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