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Wonderful drive!

My husband and I are avid Tour de France fans, as such this is a bit of a mecca of sorts for fans... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Heather M
Scary stuff!

Drove over here yesterday along with lots of cyclists, and many campervans getting ready for le... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

My husband and I are avid Tour de France fans, as such this is a bit of a mecca of sorts for fans! The drive through the Col and to the peak is absolutely gorgeous and well-worth the time. Be aware of cyclists, it's their...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Heather M
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Drove over here yesterday along with lots of cyclists, and many campervans getting ready for le Tour de France. Never again. Beautiful views but really not fun to drive at times!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank BellaJojo5
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Did the Tourmalet from the Luz-Saint-Sauveur side an early morning in July. Got rewarded with quite roads and splendid views both on the way up an down. A must do!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kjelgaard
Reviewed 6 July 2018

As cyclsists and theyr motorised staff do not respect the road rules, ( speeding, o ertaking in 3rd position, using warning lights while driving, overtaking with no signals) , and as there is no police, one of the moest dangerous roads have been this year!...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Christian R
Reviewed 5 July 2018

What a drive up the Col with the winding roads, circling eagles and the snow. We passed many hardy cyclists making their way up the mountain, you need to be very fit! A Tour De France stage and a must if you are in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JEnnaa5154
Reviewed 9 January 2018

So I decided to ride up the Tourmalet by bike on a sunny September day in 2017. Leaving from Luz, the first 1/3 of the road is pretty unassuming. Some pleasant views, but it's not until you go through the town of Bareges that the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Yoyowinkler
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great views, very small and cosy place with wonderful nature all around you... a bit like a posh place to visit

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MF543
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great views and drive from the town of La Mongie. It s absolutely beautiful there. Then you arrive at the Col du Tourmalet famous from Me Your de France. There are a lot of people cycling up to reach the Col. You can also walk...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Yuelin17
Reviewed 4 August 2017

A great drive from either side. Tremendous views as you would expect. It is amazing that people, both young and old, can ride their bikes up to the top, especially the very young and older cyclists, they put us car drivers to shame. A perfect...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank gordonj258
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Worth a detour on any road trip to drive this! How the Tour de France cyclist climb this at speed every year is incredible! Many other cyclists on the road so join a group if you can...

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank James Y
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