Col de la Colombière from the south

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Le Grand-Bornand
The Col de la Colombière has featured in the Tour de France 20 times since 1960. It’s southern side, above the resort of the Grand-Bornand, is much less formidable than the climb from Scionzier.
Gradient: 6.5%
From 08/06 to 31/10.
  • SITRA services :
    • Route Aller / Itinerance
    • 690 Route
    • 10.5 Distance (km)
  • Levels of sporting experience :
    • Level black - very hard


Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.94175
Longitude : 6.429126
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