Pyrenees 2019

Pau Béarn · 17th - 23rd August 2019

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Featuring legendary climbs, hidden gems and empty roads, discover the raw beauty of this mountain range.

key climbs

Tourmalet, Aubisque, Port de Balès



key difference

Easy Logistics

time trial

Col de Spandelles

Date Range




Event details

Discover the empty roads, wild country and steep climbs of the French Pyrenees
7th edition in 2019.

Start: Pau.
Finish: Pau.
Host Towns: Bagnères-de-Luchon, Argelès-Gazost

Enjoy easy logistics for the entire week and ride through a beautiful and calm environment for a unique cycling experience. Seven days of timed and ranked stages for a total of 780km and 19,000M+ featuring a time trial up the little known but stunning Col des Spandelles, inaccessible to even the Tour de France. Benefit from a professional level of both on and off the bike services including mechanical support, massages, briefings and post race meals.

Conquer the iconic Col du Tourmalet and ride like a professional in a stunning mountain range for an entire week.
Want to come with some friends and family who won’t be riding? Check out the Friends and Family packages here.

Find out all about the Haute Route and what to expect on event.

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It is time to get planning! Learn all about what takes to enter the Haute Route Pyrenees.

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Stage 1 Pau - La Pierre Saint-Martin
96km | 2750M+

Stage 2 Pau - Port de Balès
138km | 2900M+ (+20km to the village)

Stage 3 Bagnères-de-Luchon - Hospice de France
131km | 1500M+ (+11km to the village)

Stage 4 Bagnères-de-Luchon - Col du Tourmalet
82km | 3250M+ (+37km to the village)

Stage 5 Argelès-Gazost - Col de Spandelles
ITT - 15km | 920M+

Stage 6 Argelès-Gazost - Pau
131km | 2700M+

Stage 7 Pau - Pau
127km | 2300M+

​Charming villages, warm welcome, wild and beautiful roads. The Pyrenees region is worth a visit in summer and winter.

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​Be rewarded for referring riders onto the Haute Route.
For every brand new rider you refer onto the Haute Route you can receive a discount on your own entry!
Further details available here.

Medical Certificate - Click to download

Rules and Regulations - Click to download

Stage 1 to 7 - GPX files - Click to download

Our friendly support staff is always on hand to help you. Contact us via the online chat, by phone at +41 21 641 43 99 or by email at [email protected] for a quick answer.

What's included

Rider's Pack

Rider's Pack

  • Cycling gilet
  • Travel bag
  • Backpack
  • Detailed roadbook
  • Goodies from partners
On the road

On the road

  • Marshals
  • Motorcycle escorts
  • Security vehicles
  • Mavic mechanical support
  • Medical assistance
  • Live timing system
  • Feed stations
Post stage

Post stage

  • Secure bike park
  • Bike wash area
  • Hot meal
  • Massage
  • Daily ranking and awards
  • Safety briefings
  • Drinks party
Additional Services

Additional Services

  • Transportation of travel bag
  • Transportation of bike bag
  • Mid-week laundry service
  • Videos produced daily
  • Professional photos
  • Closing ceremony
  • Welcome dinner

What's next?

Live an adventure of a lifetime on the Haute Route

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Official Global Partners

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Official Continental Partners

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Host City Partners

Pau 2019 sponsor logo Communauté d’Agglomération de Pau sponsor logo Béarn sponsor logo Comité Départementale Pyrénées Atlantiques sponsor logo La Pierre Saint-Martin sponsor logo Bagnères-de-Luchon 2017 sponsor logo Argelès Gazost 2018 sponsor logo Vallées de Gavarnie sponsor logo