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Stunning drive/ride

The highest road in Europe (2,800m - higher than anything in Switzerland!) with unique... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David L
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One of the best places in the World

This is one of the best places in the World. I love coming here. There are lots of places to stay... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Stephen_Bower11
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The highest road in Europe (2,800m - higher than anything in Switzerland!) with unique high-altitude β€œlunar” views. Much favored by bikers πŸš΅β€β™€οΈ and motorcyclists 🏍 but offering numerous walking/hiking options.

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was cycling so had my own reason to climb to the top of the highest road in France - arguably Europe too. However, despite the views it is bleak at the top some way above the tree line. There isn't much here except the...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

This is one of the best places in the World. I love coming here. There are lots of places to stay in the local area and the Col de la Bonette is a place to come and sit and marvel at the wonderful world we...More

Thank Stephen_Bower11
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

Thank crazytraveller1970
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
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
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 StuartM2948
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

Thank Phil6676
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!

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