On the Route des Alpes
Between the Pic de Rochebrune (3308 metres) and the Pic de Côte Belle (2854 metres), the mountain pass Col d’Izoard is one of the accesses to the Regional Nature Park of Queyras and sets between the region of Briançon and Queyras. Listed on the Route des Grandes Alpes, this mountain pass became famous for the legendary climbs of the Tour de France, that passed here over 30 times. The laces of roads that lead to the summit at 2361 metres have seen the exploits of famous cyclers like: Bobbet, Copi, Mercx, etc. The southern slope is the most laborious one, with a climb of 31,7 kilometres and 11% of difference in height at some spots.