Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Photo gallery

The hardest of Savoie’s Cycloclimbing Challenges.
Outstanding views of the Ecrins Mountains await you at the summit. Kilometre posts and a timing system have been installed so cyclists can time their ascent. Contact the tourist office for details.

Map and points of interest

Let's go


The Col du Galibier via the Col du Télégraphe is a true giant of a climb and much harder than any other climb in France or Navarre. You have been warned!

Period of opening

From 01/06 to 31/10.


  • Marked route Marked
  • Itinerary type Out and back

Equipment & services

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


Free access.

Plus d'infos

Municipality : Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Adress :


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Itinerary overview

  • Difficulty
    Difficulty Level black - very hard
  • Positive elevation
    Positive elevation 2290 m
  • Distance
    Distance 48.4 km
  • Negative elevation
    Negative elevation 220 m
  • Maximum altitude
    Maximum altitude 2645
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