Cycling Le Bourg d'Oisans and Alpe d'Huez

Here are some useful links for anyone planning a cycling trip to Le Bourg d'Oisans, an ideal base for riding Alpe d'Huez.

bike-oisansIf you're looking for a base from which to climb Alpe d'Huez or if you're simply looking for a good spot to clock up some mountain miles, you can't go wrong with Le Bourg d'Oisans.

The alpine town is well set up for cyclists, featuring as it does so regularly on or near the Tour de France route.

For great route advice (including downloadable PDF maps and GPX files), see the excellent bike-oisans website (I won't reinvent the wheel by rehashing it all here).

Cycling accommodation in Le Bourg-d'Oisans

Search our bike-friendly accommodation listings, in particular check out Chalet Saskia, Le Château d’Oz, Chalet PauletteChalet Ribot and Hotel Le Chamois. See also here for more advice on finding accommodation in France. You can also zoom in on our French Alps map below and click the icons for more information and links. As with bike hire (below), book well ahead, especially in summer.

Bike hire in Le Bourg-d'Oisans

See our Rhone-Alpes bike hire listings for a full range of options. Make sure you book AS FAR AS POSSIBLE AHEAD (yes, the caps are so you don't forget!) if you need bike hire around Tour de France time or at any other time during the summer holidays. This is doubly important if you want a particular type of bike or specific specs.

Cycling tours of Le Bourg-d'Oisans or Alpe d'Huez

Most cycling holidays that cover Tour de France cols will pass through or near Le Bourg d'Oisans in order to conquer Alpe d'Huez. Our tours database is a good place to start.

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