Cycling holiday in the French Alpes
The Auberge has a great location for road cyclists on there cycling holiday, because it is situated at the start of the climb to the Glandon/Croix de Fer. The climb to Alpe d’Huez is only 10 kilometers from the Auberge and is famous because of its 21 bends that has been featured in the Tour de France many times.
Other famous mountain passes in the area like the Galibier, Lautaret and Sarenne make sure that the valley of the l’Oisans has a lot to offer.
Do you like a challenge than you are up for La Marmotte, a famous sportive where you will climb four legendary mountain passes. Keep in mind that the mountain passes are not open all year round because of their altitude and therefore have a chance of snow cover. The best period to cycle this impressive sportive is from June to mid-October.
Besides the well-known mountain passes there are a lot of other beautiful and challenging mountain roads to discover, about which we can tell you everything once you’ve arrived at our Auberge.
Service and knowhow of road cycling
Whether you are going for just one climb or for a cyclo sportive event that lasts a week, it doesn’t matter because in Auberge la Cure we can help you prepare for any kind of activity you wish. If you take care of the actual cycling we will look after the rest.
We provide nutritious meals, which are low on fat and full of carbohydrates. We have a secure place to stall your bicycle.
We also have a lot of knowhow regarding the region and cycling which we would love to share with you. For your comfort we have made a complementary selection of the most enjoyable routes in the area.