Road cycling

There is an abundance of challenging and rewarding cycling on offer in the area around Sauze d’Oulx. Famous climbs from the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia are close by along with some fantastic rides along lesser well known roads.

We would be glad to advise you on routes and also arrange suitable transport to and from the airport if you were bringing your bike with you, alternatively we can arrange local bike rental. We can also advise on suitable hotels and apartments so please get in touch if you’re planning a bike holiday in Sauze d’Oulx.

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Great local climbs

CLIMB LENGTH VERT ASCENT AV. GRADIENT
Bardonecchia Jafferau 7.8 km 746 mt 9.5%
Colle del Moncenisio (Susa) 30.5 km 2018 mt 6.6%
Col de Montgenevre 20 km 1034 mt 5%
Colle del Sestriere (Cesana) 13.4 km 744 mt 5.5%
Colle del Sestriere (Perosa Argentina) 37.5 km 1870 mt 5%
Colle della Scala (Bardonecchia) 11.7 km 645 mt 5.5%
Colle della Finestra (Susa) 18.5 km 1684 mt 9%
Colle della Finestra (Usseaux) 11.2 km 758 mt 6.5%
Oulx - Cotolivier 11.8 km 960 mt 8%

Challenge a Champion

Each year you have your chance to challenge the great champions of Italian cycling. During August a prestigious uphill time trial takes place on some of the regions famous climbs where you get your chance to go up against the times set by riders such as Diego Rosa and Fabio Aru.

Cycle days

Many of the famous cols in the area are closed to vehicles on certain days throughout the summer giving cyclists safe access to the climbs. The Galibier, Izoard, Moncenisio, Telegraph and Iseran all have bike only days and are all accessible from Sauze d’Oulx.