Stage 4 - Bourg d'Oisans - Alpe d'Huez

15.5KM | 1,100M+ · Thursday 24th August

Who hasn’t yet done the climb to Alpe d’Huez?

It seems to be on the must-do list of every half-serious cyclist. It is a tough climb, on the main road, often very hot, frankly more to be endured than enjoyed. Essential, nevertheless. While some brave souls will ignore what is to come on Stage 5 and throw everything into getting a good time, most sensible riders will take the time trial at a steady endurance pace, conserving energy for the remaining three days. Come back another time to set a record.

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Alpe d'Huez (Bourg d'Oisans) profile

Host Venue: Alpe d'Huez

Alpe d’Huez isn’t just a legendary climb! It’s a paradise for anyone who loves open spaces, mountain air, summer sports, outdoor adventures, hiking and cultural activities. Located in the Oisans mountain range, near the Meije (3.984 meters), the Barre des Ecrins (4.102 meters), Italy and nature parks of Ecrins and Vercors, Alpe d’Huez also neighbours the Hautes Alpes!

It offers perfect conditions for holidays with your partner, your friends or your family. Sunlight is in abundant supply thanks to its south facing nature, and you can take in breathtaking sceneries over the most beautiful French peaks. On top of natural beauty of its surroundings, Alpe d’Huez also has modern sports infrastructures that offer a lot of options year round.

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