Val-Cenis - Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis

On the way up you'll have all the time you need to take in the beautiful scenery. The descent should put a smile back on your face.

Map and points of interest

Let's go


The 700-metre elevation gain on the way up takes grit, but with a steady pace on the regular incline you'll get there in the end. Most of the ascent is on a track. The descent begins on a picturesque singletrack path where you'll have some fun on the steep sections,. It ends on a track which will give your brakes a rest. From the top, there are superb views over the Mont Cenis range and the Vanoise glaciers.

Departs from: Val Cenis Lanslevillard

Period of opening

From 15/05 to 01/11
Opening hours daily .

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.


  • Marked route Marked
  • Itinerary type Loop
  • Precision markings Fédération Française de Cyclisme markings
  • Delicate passage Technical difficulty: Descent on nice singletrack with some steep sections. Physical difficulty: The climb is long and is done in one go, no flat areas to rest.
  • Nature of the terrain Stone Ground Grit


Free access.

Plus d'infos

Municipality : Val-Cenis - Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis
Adress :
Office de Tourisme de Val Cenis Lanslebourg


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Itinerary overview

  • Difficulty
    Difficulty Level black - very hard
  • Positive elevation
    Positive elevation 715 m
  • Distance
    Distance 13.1 km
  • Negative elevation
    Negative elevation 715 m
  • Maximum altitude
    Maximum altitude 2076
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