The road over the Col du Sabot is only open in the summer and for many centuries marked the entry into France from Savoy. When Savoy became part of France, the road fell into disuse...much to the joy of cyclists!
From Vaujany, follow signs for Le Collet up to the Col du Sabot - an 8km unspoilt climb through pastureland. Return along the same road.
Recharging: restaurants in Vaujany.
Refreshments and restaurants during the ride: Le Collet.
Points of interest en-route:
The Col du Sabot and the view over the Grand Maison dam.
Market: Friday mornings in Vaujany in the square next to the cable car.
Craft: Thermikboards, Vaujany - Museum: Musée de la Faune wildlife museum, Vaujany. Free entry.