Cycling in the Sancy


The Sancy is a fairly unknown cycling area, but we are going to change that.On this page we are going to map out the possibilities for you


There are 4 challenges in the Sancy

  • Col de la Croix Morand
  • Col de la Croix St. Robert
  • Col de la Geneste
  • Puy de Dome

Col de la Croix Morand:
Open all year round.Please note: this road may be closed to traffic in winter.Was last climbed in the Tour in 2008.

Col de la Croix St. Robert
It is the highest mountain in the Sancy.
It offers stunning views of the Couze Chambon Valley and the Montes Dore at an altitude of 1451 metres. Open all year round, can of course be temporarily closed due to snowfall

Col de la Geneste:
Route: departure from the hamlet of Chareire.Length of route: 8,160 km.
Ascent of 5,250 km (198 m elevation difference)

Puy de Dome
Fourteen times an end point of a stage of the Tour de France.Once a year in June, a tour is organized for cyclists in which a maximum of three hundred cyclists are allowed to cycle to the top. There is a mtb route that you are allowed to drive. But it’s really for the daredevils.