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Motorcycling from Col-du-Glandon  to Alpe d'Huez

MOTORCYCLING FROM COL-DU-GLANDON TO ALPE D'HUEZ

France - Alps / Km 85

 

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Bends and hairpin bends on motorbike from Saint Barthelemy to Col-du-Glandon to col de la croix de fer to Alpe d'Huez

Main country to visit: France

All countries: Frabce

All areas: Alps

Distance: 85 km

Category: Self-drive Tour on Paved Roads

Highlights: Saint Barthelemy to, Col-du-Glandon, col de la croix de fer, Alpe d'Huez

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MOTORCYCLING FROM COL-DU-GLANDON TO ALPE D'HUEZ

The route from Saint-Barthélemy to Col du Glandon to Col de la Croix de Fer to Alpe d'Huez offers some breathtaking scenery and thrilling motorcycle riding experiences, including bends and hairpin turns. Here's a general overview of what you might encounter along this route:

Saint-Barthélemy: Starting from Saint-Barthélemy, you may encounter some winding mountain roads as you ascend into higher elevations.

Col du Glandon: As you approach Col du Glandon, you'll encounter numerous bends and switchbacks as the road climbs to the summit. The Col du Glandon is known for its challenging hairpin turns and steep gradients, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

Col de la Croix de Fer: After traversing Col du Glandon, you'll continue on to Col de la Croix de Fer. This pass also features winding roads with tight bends and hairpin turns as it winds its way through the picturesque landscape of the French Alps.

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Alpe d'Huez: Finally, the road leads to Alpe d'Huez, famous for its iconic 21 hairpin bends that ascend to the ski resort. These hairpin turns are legendary among cyclists and motorcyclists alike, providing an exhilarating challenge and panoramic views of the Alps.

Along the entire route, riders should exercise caution, especially on the numerous bends and hairpin turns, as they require careful maneuvering and attention to road conditions. Additionally, the weather in the mountains can be unpredictable, so it's essential to be prepared for changing conditions and to ride safely at all times.

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Summary:

Departure: Saint-Barthélemy (default)

Arrival: Alpe d'Huez (default)

Things to visit:

Main country: France - (Alps)

Countries the tour goes through: Frabce

Areas the tour goes through: Alps

Highlights: Saint Barthelemy to, Col-du-Glandon, col de la croix de fer, Alpe d'Huez

Distance: 85 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:
- Roadbook: all necessary digital files plus high resolution tour maps are included in the Roadbook Package. Please, check here in details:
- Details:
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Title: Motorcycling from Col-du-Glandon to Alpe d'Huez

Category: Paved Roads 'Self-Guided' - France

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Publication date: 05/03/2024

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Map: Motorcycling from Col-du-Glandon to Alpe d'Huez

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