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Road cycling

There is an abundance of challenging and rewarding cycling on offer in the area around Sauze d’Oulx. Famous climbs from the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia are close by along with some fantastic rides along lesser well known roads.

We would be glad to advise you on routes and also arrange suitable transport to and from the airport if you were bringing your bike with you, alternatively we can arrange local bike rental. We can also advise on suitable hotels and apartments so please get in touch if you’re planning a bike holiday in Sauze d’Oulx.

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Great local climbs

Bardonecchia Jafferau 7.8 km 746 mt 9.5% 21km
Colle del Moncenisio (Susa) 30.5 km 2018 mt 6.6% 58km
Col de Montgenevre 20 km 1034 mt 5% 24km
Colle del Sestriere (Cesana) 13.4 km 744 mt 5.5% 26km
Colle del Sestriere (Perosa Argentina) 37.5 km 1870 mt 5% -
Colle della Scala (Bardonecchia) 11.7 km 645 mt 5.5% 30km
Colle della Finestra (Susa) 18.5 km 1684 mt 9% 48km
Colle della Finestra (Usseaux) 11.2 km 758 mt 6.5% 52km
Oulx - Cotolivier 11.8 km 960 mt 8% 15km

Cycling holidays

If you’re looking for a hassle free cycling holiday then we are happy to recommend AlpiCiclo who offer organised cycling breaks to a host of classic cols in the Italian and French Alps. Based in Sauze d’Oulx they want to share their passion for the beautiful mountains and offer fully supported challenging cycling. Let them plan and organise every aspect of your holiday.

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Cycle days

Many of the famous cols in the area are closed to vehicles on certain days throughout the summer giving cyclists safe access to the climbs. The Galibier, Izoard, Moncenisio, Telegraph and Iseran all have bike only days and are all accessible from Sauze d’Oulx.

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Giro d’Italia 2020

This years edition of the Giro will take place between 3rd & 25th October. The first 3 stages are in Hungary before heading over to Sicily. The riders then wind their way up the peninsular heading towards the mountains. The nearest stage to us will be stage 20 with a mountain top finish in Sestriere.

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