Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Photo gallery

Linking the Maurienne and Tarentaise Valleys, the Madeleine is a must for all road cyclists visiting Savoie. The road via Montgellafrey is the 10th hardest climb in the area. With views of Mont Blanc from the summit, it's a must for pure climbers.

Map and points of interest

Let's go


In 2020, for the first time, the cyclists of the Tour de France will pass by this variant.

Period of opening

From 01/06 to 31/10.
Depending on the level of snow and weather condition the roads can be used. Before heading out please check with the local tourist office about the current road conditions.


  • Marked route Not avalaible


Free access.

Plus d'infos

Municipality : Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
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Itinerary overview

  • Difficulty
    Difficulty Level black - very hard
  • Positive elevation
    Positive elevation 1432 m
  • Distance
    Distance 34.2 km
  • Maximum altitude
    Maximum altitude 2000
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