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.
Map and points of interest
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.
- Balisage Unmarked
- Itinerary type Loop
- Nature of the terrain Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring)
Equipment & services
Covered car park