Val-Cenis Photo gallery

A few more efforts on this last day to cross the Mont-Cenis pass and reach Italy!

Map and points of interest

Let's go


The last big stage before joining Italy, with the ascension the beautiful Col du Mont-Cenis. This historic passage will lead you to an Alpine gem: the Mont Cenis lake. Its turquoise waters will have you saying “wow”, that’s for sure ! Do not hesitate to get off your bike to discover the secrets of this site steeped in history at the Pyramid Museum or, why not, set off to storm the fortifications ! And remember that at this point in your journey, Italy has never been so close!

Period of opening

From 01/06 to 15/10.
Get information about the opening/closing of the Mont-Cenis pass from the department via the website "" because the dates can change from one year to another depending on the snow conditions.

Subject to snow conditions.


  • Marked route Not avalaible
  • Itinerary type ALLER_ITINERANCE
  • Nature of the terrain Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring)


Free access.

Plus d'infos

Municipality : Val-Cenis
Adress :
Au croisement entre la rue du Mont-Cenis et la Route de l'Iseran
Val-cenis Lanslebourg


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Itinerary overview

  • Difficulty
    Difficulty Level red – hard
  • Positive elevation
    Positive elevation 955 m
  • Distance
    Distance 34 km
  • Negative elevation
    Negative elevation 921 m
  • Durée
    Durée 4
  • Maximum altitude
    Maximum altitude 2097
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