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Col de Tourmalet

| Rd 918, La Mongie, France
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Great drive

A great drive from either side. Tremendous views as you would expect. It is amazing that people... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gordonj258
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Le Tour at its best!

Worth a detour on any road trip to drive this! How the Tour de France cyclist climb this at speed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James Y
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| Rd 918, La Mongie, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great drive from either side. Tremendous views as you would expect. It is amazing that people, both young and old, can ride their bikes up to the top, especially the very young and older cyclists, they put us car drivers to shame. A perfect...More

Thank gordonj258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a detour on any road trip to drive this! How the Tour de France cyclist climb this at speed every year is incredible! Many other cyclists on the road so join a group if you can...

1  Thank James Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A challenging drive up a mountain road so not for the faint hearted or nervous driver but well worth the visit. A Mecca for cyclists and a stunning part of the world.

Thank Donald P
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Some of the best Motorcycle roads in the area, read roads great view not to much traffic don't miss this pass

Thank willie u
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Lots of hairpin bends and cyclists made for an interesting drive to the summit. Parked up and walked part way up the path to the pic de midi. Superb views of vultures flying only slightly above us which turned out to be the best views...More

1  Thank Mike345048
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Rode the tourmalet from Luz St sauveur. Good steady climb most of the way. 7-8% a lot of it. Some 9-10% with the last K to the top quite steep. Pavement is in good shape. One small town on the way you can get water....More

1  Thank Pedalpeaks
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Drive up to the col, walk or bike up! The views are amazing. Sometime you can find lamas up there and always sheep. In winter the col is shut for the ski resort to operate. Fabulous views in winter!

Thank MountainGirlGavarnie
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Must do! Very nice climb up the hill with phenomenal views. Important to realise there are a lot of cars/motors going up as well. At least 2 people are taking photos on the way up so if needed you can order a picture online.

Thank CMWouters
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This is another fun area off of La Mongie that you can drive up to. It offers stunning views of the Pyrenees (in fact you can skip the pricey cable car to be here instead and get similar views). Good place to trek, but not...More

Thank Ulysses S
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

To the top on the bikes from Luz St Sauveur. A challenging but throughly enjoyable climb with fantastic views. Small cafe and gift shop at the top.

Thank sdmmb
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