Le Tour de France cycling week at Chalet Bluebell

Col de Ramaz

As seen on the Tour de France 2003, a circular route from Les Gets. A demanding 14km hill climb passing through picturesque alpine hamlets summiting at the beautiful winter ski resort of Pras de Lys. Stop at the top for a fantastic view of Mont Blanc and the surrounding Alps whilst enjoying the ambience of this pretty resort over a cuppa tea or cool beer. 
Length: 60km Ascent: 1000m

Col de Corbiere

A circular route from Les Gets. This fabulous route takes you from the Valley de Dranse to the Valley d'Abondance over a gruelling climb past some typical alpine farms with cattle grazing the meadows. There is a smashing café/restaurant on top of the col where you can recuperate in style.

 

Road Cycling in Les Gets

Our facilities for road cyclists:

  • Secure bike storage
  • Maintenance corner
  • Washing facilities
  • Maps of local routes
  • relax in the hot tub after a hard days cycling
  • nutritional meals 

Road Cycling

Road cycling from Les Gets offers so much choice, so many routes, great challenges, summer alpine weather, amazing mountain scenery and the exhilaration and sense of achievement when you’ve conquered a new col.  Whether you are a professional or experienced cyclist or a new to road cycling there are routes for everyone and for all abilities.   

100 passes within 100 miles
Whether you are planning a short break or a full week, you never need to cycle the same route twice!  Less than 30 minutes ride of Les Gets is the famous Col du Joux Plane and the route actually comes back through the top part of Les Gets before descending into Morzine. Other well known routes close to Les Gets include the Col de la Joux Verte, Col de la Ramaz and the Col de la Colombiere.

Cycling Holidays at Chalet Bluebell, Les Gets

Avoriaz Hill Climb

A circular route from Les Gets. Buy your timer ticket from the tourist office in Morzine to clock your speed on this arduous 14km climb. At the top see the unusual architectural merit of Avoriaz before passing down through the goat farming village of Les Linderets and past the azure Lac de Montriond.

Col de Joux Plane

A circular route from Les Gets and a popular climb on the Tour de France, from the pretty medieval town of Samoens, a nice 50-60 minute climb to the Joux plan where you can get a well-earned drink at the lake before descending down to Morzine surrounded by stunning mountain scenery.

We offer specialist cycling weeks at Chalet Bluebell throughout the summer.  

During the Tour de France week we will be following the Tour and planning rides with support vans on the many cols in the area, as well as watching The Tour arrive in Le Grand Bornand.

We Offer or Arrange:

  • Transfers to and from Geneva with your bike
  • Local bicycle hire
  • Packed lunch
  • For groups of 6+ we can arrange for a picnic to be waiting at the top of the Col
  • Evening massages