After traversing the Haute Maurienne and going up some steep switchbacks lined with kilometre markers, you emerge at the Col du Mont Cenis beside its eponymous lake at almost 2000 m.

Map and points of interest

Let's go

Period of opening

From 01/05 to 15/11.
Depending on the weather.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.


  • Balisage Marked
  • Itinerary type Out and back

Equipment & services

  • Picnic area
  • Bar
  • Public WC
  • Parking


Free access.

Plus d'infos

Municipality : Modane
Adress :


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Itinerary overview

  • Difficulty
    Difficulty Level black - very hard
  • Positive elevation
    Positive elevation 1163 m
  • Distance
    Distance 34.4 km
  • Negative elevation
    Negative elevation 135 m
  • Maximum altitude
    Maximum altitude 2083
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