Category Archives: Alpe d’Huez

A post featuring information on Cycling, mountain biking and accommodation in Alpe d’Huez

Good luck to everyone taking part in La Marmotte 2016

Good luck to everyone and especially all our groups dotted around the valley, taking part in La Marmotte today.   Part of our group staying with us in Venosc at our catered chalet. 

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La Marmotte Granfondo 2016 – Le Bourg d’Oisans – Alpe d’Huez

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Tunnel du Chambon

Tunnel du Chambon – Alternative route linking Bourg d’Oisans and the Col du Galibier almost finished The temporary route being built to replace the closed Tunnel du Chambon is near completion and should be ready in time for the 2015/2016 winter season. … Continue reading

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Tunnel du Chambon closed. Revised opening dates, ferry and new road

The closure of the Tunnel du Chambon in April, linking Bourg d’Oisans to the Col du Lautaret and beyond, has sparked widespread discussions amongst the locals and cyclists planning to visit the region, such as when will it reopen, are … Continue reading

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2 bedroom chalet available for Alpe d’Huez Tour de France week

CHALET SLEEPS 5 AVAILABLE FOR ALPE D’HUEZ TOUR DE FRANCE WEEK Chalet available 3rd week of Tour de France Due to another cancellation for €800/wk, we now have available, this beautiful two bedroom chalet in Bourg d’Arud, just along the … Continue reading

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Tour de France 2015 Modane – Alpe d’Huez. Closures to the Tunnel du Chambon

With the reopening date for the Tunnel du Chambon tentatively set for the 10th of July, organisers of the Tour du France will have to have an alternative route in the back of their minds. After the closure of the … Continue reading

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Tour de France Bike Hotel and accommodation Bourg d’Oisans

During the final few days of this summers (2015) Tour de France, the race will have 3 days within a days bike ride of Le Bourg d’Oisans. For those wishing to witness the race first hand over these three days, there is … Continue reading

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Places still available for the 2015 Marmotte

This summer on the 4th July, the La Marmotte Granfondo Cyclosportive will once again start in the picturesque and popular cycling town of Le Bourg d’Oisan. At between 7 and 8am, over 7000 cyclists will start the race which heads … Continue reading

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Oisans Col Series

During July and August, every Tuesday morning is dedicated to the Oisans Col Series, were a different local climb is closed to motorised vehicles and reserved for cyclists. The climbs are purely recreational, untimed and require no registration. Refreshments are … Continue reading

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Car free cycle path. Le Bourg d’Oisans – Allemont

One of the highlights of visiting the lake and mountains around Annecy for a cycling trip is the 45km paved road which links Annecy to Albertville. The road starts along the banks of beautiful Lac (Lake) Annecy and largely makes use … Continue reading

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