This itinerary that leads you to discover La Grave and its authentic hamlets is without any major difficulty. Along this small and balcony road, the view is stunning! You will have a front seat to admire La Meije and its glaciers.
Itinerary no. 18 of the “Cycling in Oisans” guide (Oisans Tourisme)
Departure / Arrival: Bourg d’Oisans 720 m
Time: 5 h
Distance (R/T): 72 km
Highest point: 1823 m
Lowest point: 720 m
Total ascent: 1981 m
Max. gradient: 9%
Map: Michelin Local Map no. 333 Isère, Savoie
From Bourg d’Oisans, follow the D1091 towards “Briançon / Les 2 Alpes” as far as the Chambon dam. You will go through 4 lit tunnels on this portion. For your safety, make sure you are visible.
Once at the dam, continue towards “Briançon / La Grave” (other tunnels await you).
In La Grave, go through the village and the tunnel “Serre du Coin”. Immediately after the exit of the tunnel, fork right towards “Ventelon / Les Terrasses / Les Hières”. You climb above La Grave on a small balcony road facing La Meije.
First, you arrive at Ventelon, you can then turn right towards Les Hières. At the end of the road, make a U-turn and continue to Les Terrasses and then Le Chazelet.
When La Grave and its hamlets no longer hold any secrets for you, you can return to Bourg d'Oisans by the same route.
max. 1834 m
min. 717 m
Style : Mountain
Public : Cyclists
From Bourg d'Oisans follow the RD1091 towards Briançon.
After 5 km turn left into the gorges of the Infernet. Be careful when cycling through the tunnel.
Cycle past the Chambon barrage and carry on until you reach La Grave.
When coming out of the ‘Serre du Coin’ tunnel, above La Grave, follow the road that forks off to the right (D33).
Follow the road to the hamlets of Hyères and Ventelon.
Near Ventelon hamlet take on the right to reach Les Hyères.
Then return to Ventelon to join Chazelet.
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Oisans Tourisme - 08/09/2016
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