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Very impressive and beautiful climb!!

If you love to cycle, please go up there! It is a "must do" in every way. The climb itself is not... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
crazytraveller1970
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Ghent, Belgium
breathtaking route

in case you did't already ride or drive it, you have to know this is a "must do" thing in France... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Sorin s
,
Bucharest
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

If you love to cycle, please go up there! It is a "must do" in every way. The climb itself is not that difficult but it is a long way and it is the highest col in Europe...these two make cycling up to the top...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

in case you did't already ride or drive it, you have to know this is a "must do" thing in France while travelling to or from Italy. Instead of follow the boring highways you should allocate additional few hours to see one of the most...More

Thank Sorin s
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

My husband is a cyclist and so we visited all 7 Cols. This was one of my favorites. There are waterfalls, sheep, and amazing views at every turn. I have to say it is a bit scary at the top during bad weather. We went...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

you should never miss that beautiful spot, the highest col of Europe, close to the top like you feel to be on the moon, spectacular views all the way, and unique experience that you should not miss

Thank Pierre B
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Probably my favourite Col. The old war installations near the summit are well worth exploring but take a good torch and be prepared for the weather changing quickly. Stunning beautiful and a road surface in great condition.

Thank Stuart M
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We drove the weekend from the cote d'Azur to Jausier over the col de la Bonette to spend a night. The pass is only open when snow free meaning its closed end Oct to end May. The way up is along some old bunkers from...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Came from Nice on my way to Risoul 1850, wasn't sure what to expect.... the scenery blew me away. A must for anyone who enjoys great views!

Thank Dan C
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

Drove up from northern side to this great little hill in early June and was pleasantly surprised by the road surface. Probably due to Giro but the whole ride up was really pleasant all the way. Cime was still closed so couldn't do the glory...More

1  Thank krummeh
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

Most moto bikers have gone up to the Stlevio, Rombo, Großglockner, etc. Well, you guys should climb the Col de la Bonette: the view is spectacular, not as crowded as the other European Passes, but unique. Not as tough to drive up than the Stevio...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Fabulous views but super scary towards the top particularly if the cloud descends like it did for us. Amazing driving road though

Thank Catherine H
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