5 Reasons to Ride the Haute Route Pyrenees


#1 Conquer The Mighty Col Du Tourmalet
Tick this incredible Pyrenean climb off your bucket list with the summit finish on stage 4

#2 Discover The Hidden Beauty Of This Incredible Region
Enjoy the empty roads, encounters with wild animals and unique atmosphere for which the Pyrenees is world renowned amongst cyclists. Discover the Col des Spandelles, Col d’Hourcère, Hourquette d’Ancizan and Port de Balès

#3 Ride The Double Double
Ride the Double-Double of the Col d’Aubisque and Col du Soulor on stages 6 and 7. Get to know these famous climbs inside out as you summit them from both sides.

#4 Enjoy Simple Logistics Throughout The Week
Featuring just three different host towns (Pau, Argelès-Gazost, Bagnères de Luchon) you will get to make the most of your riding, recovery time and rider services.

#5 Celebrate In Style
Hosted in the Palais Beaumont, the Closing Ceremony of the Haute Route Pyrenees is not to be missed. Uniting as finishers following an incredible week of cycling, you will be able to enjoy a stylish closing ceremony in the ballroom of the exquisite Palais Beaumont.