Pyrenees 2019

Pau Béarn · 17th - 23rd August 2019

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

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Discover narrow roads, wild country and steep climbs on the Haute Route Pyrenees. Serving up a good helping of the best of the Pyrenees, this 7-day event is a challenge designed for cycling enthusiasts from across the globe.

The Haute Route Pyrenees is the most rustic and naturally beautiful Haute Route event boasting spectacular scenery and a rich small-town backdrop at one with local culture.The seventh edition will both start and finish in Pau and will allow you to discover the raw beauty of this mountain range.

Simplifying logistics, you will get to sleep three nights in Pau, two nights in Bagnères-de-Luchon and 2 nights in Argelès-Gazost. The course will feature a new time trial course in 2019, up the stunning Col des Spandelles, a true hidden gem of the Pyrenees.

Climbs like the magnificent Col du Tourmalet often act as the centerpiece and the highest point of the week, but there are plenty of other climbs on quiet roads, surrounded by wildlife and unspoiled terrain, which showcase the Pyrenees at their best.

In keeping with the Haute Route proposition, you will be privy to the unrivalled level of both on and off the bike that makes the Haute Route such a unique experience. Living and riding like a professional for a full week, you will get to benefit from a host of services including mechanical support, massages, luggage transport, briefings, road security and much more.

Whether you are looking to compete, to enjoy a momentous week in one of Europe’s most iconic and beautiful cycling regions or simply aiming to get this epic challenge ticked off, the Haute Route Pyrenees will be a week to remember.

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

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

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What's included

Rider's Pack

Rider's Pack

  • Complete cycling kit
  • 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 party
  • Pasta Party

What's next?

Live an adventure of a lifetime on the Haute Route

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Main Partner

Pyrenees 2019 sponsor logo

Official Timekeeper

Pyrenees 2019 sponsor logo

Host City Partners

Pau 2018 sponsor logo Béarn sponsor logo

Official Suppliers

Vélosophe sponsor logo Wattbike sponsor logo France Bike Rentals sponsor logo

Official Charity

Team Type 1 sponsor logo