Oh, the marvels of electricity! You no longer need to be super fit or follow a draconian training programme to enjoy the famous climb up the 21 switchbacks to Alpe d'Huez! The road is now open to all cyclists, so welcome to the world of Tour de France exploits!
The road up to Alpe d’Huez, the classic climb by e-bike
The road up to Alpe d’Huez, the classic climb by e-bike (1)
The road up to Alpe d’Huez, the classic climb by e-bike (2)

Description

ROUTE
Follow signs for Briançon out of Bourg d'Oisans and turn off onto the D211 to tackle the 21 switchbacks up to Alpe d'Huez and the official stage finish of the Tour de France on Avenue du Rif Nef at the top of the resort.
You can also carry on to Lac Besson (5.5 extra kms and 250m extra height gain).
Return on the same road.

PRACTICAL INFO
Recharging: in restaurants in Huez and Alpe d'Huez.
A list of outlets offering the E-bike service is available on bike-oisans.com.
Refreshments and restaurants during the ride:
Bars and restaurants in the villages of La Garde and Huez.
Full services available in Alpe d'Huez.

DON'T MISS
The Musée d'Huez et de l'Oisans museum (free entry) in the Palais des Sports in Alpe d'Huez.
Year-round market: Saturday mornings in Bourg d'Oisans town centre.
Summer market; Friday mornings in Alpe d'Huez, in front of the Tourist Office.

Customers and groups

  1. Cyclists

Oppening

From 01/05 to 31/10.

Prices

Free access.

Location

The road up to Alpe d’Huez, the classic climb by e-bike
Le Bourg-d'Oisans