Featured in Le Tour de France 2016
Distance 194 km
Ascent 3670 m
The pro route - featured in Le Tour de France 2016.
Starting in the Swiss capital Bern, the first 65km are rather flat before a first 7.5km climb up to Saanenmöser. The next climb is around the corner – the Col des Mosses. Coming from Château d’Oex it is a 14km climb.
Following a long descent to Aigle the route follows the course of the Rhone River for a mainly flat section until Martigny. Here the road goes up again first slowly and then towards the Col de la Forclaz, a massive climb with an average gradient of 7.9% over 13km. After a short downhill, the closing climb up to the Emosson dam is demanding - 10.4km at an average 8.4% with the closing section steepest at 12.3%. After the tough ride, enjoy the spectacular views at the dam
An enjoyable tour includes the careful planning of the same. Please inform yourself in advance at the local information center about the route and weather conditions. Depending on the season and weather conditions, this route may be blocked or interrupted