Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Photo gallery

With its 18 small hairpins, the tiny road twists and turns, clinging to the mountain, and is the most spectacular roads of the Savoy. It is a challenging and fun ride for all cyclists. A nice panorama at the top rewards you.
Warning : roadworks this summer 2021. Deviation by motorable path or please get off the bike on the work area and see directly with the workers.


This pleasant and easy-to-follow circuit is full of surprises. From Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, ride in direction of the A43 motorway. Then, at the Hermillon roundabout, follow signs to Pontamafrey, then go up the spectacular Montvernier switchbacks to Le Châtel. The Tour Bérold de Saxe, above the village, is open to visitors (free). Go back down to Hermillon and Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne.

Period of opening

All year round.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Equipment & services

  • Picnic area
  • Bar
  • Public WC
  • Car park
  • Orientation board
  • Covered car park


Free access.

Languages ​​spoken

  • English English
  • French French


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Itinerary overview

  • Difficulty
    Difficulty Level green –very easy
  • Positive elevation
    Positive elevation 374 m
  • Distance
    Distance 16 km
  • Negative elevation
    Negative elevation 374 m
  • Maximum altitude
    Maximum altitude 785

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