Starting from Mizoën, ride up to the Col de Sarenne, stopping off to admire the villages of Besse and Clavans. This second category Col was in the spotlight in the 18th stage of the 2013 Tour de France.
From Mizoën follow the D25 to Besse and take a break to stroll through the lanes of this magnificent village. Ride back up the way you came to the junction with the D25a and carry on up to the Col de Sarenne, via the hamlets of Clavans. You also have the option of a short round-trip to see the Cascade de Ferrand waterfall starting from Le Perron.
Recharging: in restaurants in Besse and Clavans le Bas.
Refreshments and restaurants during the ride:
Bars and restaurants in Besse en Oisans
Bars and restaurants in Clavans le Bas.
Points of interest en-route:
The village of Besse and the hamlets of Clavans. The panoramic view from the road up to the Col de Sarenne.
La Tourte de Besse - a traditional bakery in Besse en Oisans.
Museum: La Maison des Alpages in Besse en Oisans.