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The Route des Cols

Discover all the treasures of the Pyrenees on your bike, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, on the historic Route des Cols.

The Route des Cols

The "Route des Cols" runs along 911km through the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, crossing 34 great Pyrenean passes, with 15 937 meters of high level ...

The "Route des Cols" was created in the 19th century under the leadership of Emperor Napoleon III and his wife Eugénie. Thiis "Spa Route" linked together the various Pyrenean spa towns that were very popular amongst the leisured classes. This Route is still famous for its large number of spa towns. It also gained international recognition with the TOur de France event.

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Soon, an accessible route of the Pyrenean piemont like the Vélodyssée...