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The Portes du Soleil...

Validated by the Tour de France

The Portes du Soleil, 3 valleys, 2 countries. The paradise of the road bike.

There is something for everyone. The vast mountain territory that the Portes du Soleil covers offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts. French-Swiss passes, Tour de France passages, long or short climbs, slopes with different gradients…

There is something for everyone, no matter where they start and/or finish!”

Linking pins

... and miles of passes


The most beautiful passes of the Portes du Soleil

Good to know

Prepare your outing in the Chablais

Check the weather before you go. :Local weather with Chamonix Météo by phone at 08 99 71 02 74 (voice weather report) or on the website + the excellent app Swiss Weather

Find out about ongoing roadwork. These are usually done in spring or autumn and some passes may be closed or difficult to pass, especially on the way down. For your information: 04 50 66 10 74 or on the website

Some high passes close in winter. Learn about the opening status of the passes by clicking here

The Tour de France

2 stages in Les Portes du Soleil in 2023

14th stage: Annemasse – Morzine les Portes du Soleil

152km. Quite an alpine piece, 152km without the slightest respite, with a start from Annemasse, on the shores of Lake Geneva, then an impressive sequence of difficulties: the Col de Cou, the Col du Feu, the Col de Jambaz, the Col de la Ramaz (13.9km at 7.1%) and to finish the impressive Col de Joux Plane (11.6km at 8.5%)

Stage 15 (July 16) : Les Gets Les Portes du Soleil – Saint-Gervais – Mont Blanc

180km. Another beautiful mountain stage in Haute-Savoie


Dedicated mountain biking routes

The Portes du Soleil area is the largest cross-border mountain biking area in Europe with trails for all levels running through its 12 resorts and 5 internationally renowned Bike Parks. It offers mountain bike routes suitable for everyone. The Mountain Bike tour covers 80 kilometers. It allows you to ride through different villages and nature nooks and crannies in the heart of the mountains, passing through Les Gets, Morzine, Avoriaz, Champéry, Châtel, Lake Geneva and Montriond.

Discover the 2021 route map

Free distribution in the Portes du Soleil tourist offices. Practical course map to carry in your pocket. Something to help you find your way around the area!