Col de Vars

2109m, in the centre of the Route des Grandes Alpes

A hotspot for cycling, the Col de Vars is ideally located at the intersection of the most famous passes in the Alps: Bonette, Cayolle, Allos, Izoard, Agnel and Galibier.

One of the unmissable stages between Dauphiné, Provence and Italy, a road route that reaches an altitude of 2109m and which sees thousands of cycle enthusiasts lining the roads.

At the heart of the famous Route des Grandes Alpes

Opened in 1937, the Route des Grandes Alpes is the most beautiful mountain touring route.
From Geneva to the Mediterranean, 684km and 16 passes including the Col de Vars guide competitive cyclists, tourism cyclists, motorcyclists and motorists through an exceptional area.

Col de Vars: key info