The Col du Galibier is the guest star of Alpine mountain passes. Starting from La Grave or Villar d'Arène, the ride up to the 2642 m summit goes past the Col du Lautaret and the Alpine Gardens. A magnificent 360° panoramic view awaits those who reach the top, so get pedalling!
The Col du Galibier by e-bike
The Col du Galibier by e-bike (1)


Starting from either La Grave or Villar d'Arène, take the D1091 to the Col du Lautaret. If you're starting from La Grave, make sure you have a light on your bike for the tunnels.

Recharging: in restaurants at the Col du Lautaret.
A list of outlets offering the E-bike service is available on
Refreshments and restaurants during the ride: Col du Lautaret and Col du Galibier

Points of interest en-route:
Visiting the grain mill and bread oven in Villar d'Arène (by appointment, contact the tourist office)

Oppening periods

From 15/06 to 31/10/2017.


Free access.


The Col du Galibier by e-bike
La Grave