"Pays d'Albertville": THE 2018 cycling destination

Grands highlights for cycling 2019 !


Cycling events : To your agendas !


Saturday, July 21st

Forward - the first one, the registrations in the Stage of the Tour de France of next Saturday, July 21st for the stage Albertville - Val Thorens on: www.timeto.com 

You have the soul of a climber? You like the bike and dream to confront with the best world racing cyclists?
Join us on July 21st of this year to travel in preview the stage 20 of the runners of the Tour de France that is about 135 km between Albertville and Val Thorens ! 

There are still some numbers then made fast, reserve your place !


Saturday, July 27th

135 km in zone mountain among which 33, 4 km of rise(ascent) in 5,5 %: of what challenger our climbers...
Before crossing the highest finishing line of the history of the Stage of the Tour de France, the runners will have to support one made uneven positive of 4 563 meters all in all.

Before perceiving the highest mountain resort of Europe, they will attack the Cormet de Roselend, will dip back on Bourg Saint Maurice then will follow the coast of Longefoy to fall over on Notre-Dame of the Meadow before the final rise on more than 33 km in an average slope of 5,5 %.

This stage signs the ultimate mountain stage before the arrival to Paris Sunday, July 28th.


Some ideas of routes from the Country of Albertville !

We have what you need ... Shall you start with a little warm up with easy circuits to start the season ?

We warm up to prepare the assault of the great passes of Savoie this summer ...

Decidedly, course of plains, in valley, in forest, crossings of orchards, routes in mountain, mythical passes and challenges climbers ..., the Country of Albertville is the ideal base camp for your excursions cyclo.

A diversity of exceptional landscapes and unequaled possibilities of itineraries await you on the handlebars of your bike.


Passionate about two wheels, whether you are beginner, well-trained or expert, with family or friends, the Pays d'Albertville will be your favorite playground for a weekend or active holiday!




Our itineraries’ suggestions  for this new season!


My first cycling challenge: The Tamié circuit


A bucolic course which proposes you to go to the assault of Tamié pass! A breathtaking view of the Combe de Savoie and Mont Blanc awaits you throughout a sustained climb. The descent will allow you to appreciate the beauty of the valley of Tamié and its famous abbey, until Faverges. Back to Albertville by the cycle route.


Starting point: Albertville        Altitude max: 907 m                  Level of difficulty: Medium


Distance: 42.6 km                  Height difference: 610 m


My second cycling challenge: go around Annecy lake!


The bikeway lets you go to Annecy, the return is then made by the northern shore of the lake. A variant by the Forclaz pass is possible for more trained (+ 600m of altitude to predict). Beware of the portion between Talloires and Doussard which can be tricky because of the intensity of car traffic.

Starting point: Ugine                 Altitude max: 556 m                  Level of difficulty: Medium

Distance: 72.1 km                    Height difference: 407 m

The Cycling Map of the Pays d'Albertville: discover a selection of 16 itineraries for all levels to start your cycling season!

Some suggestions of routes and itineraries from the “Pays d'Albertville”!


After a little training, a worthmaking excursion is proposed... it's time now for the great passes of Savoie ... the Madeleine, Iseran or even Galibier !


Find the whole bike offer here!


The destination "Pays d'Albertville" commits with the label "Accueil vélo" (cyclists welcome)

The Pays d'Albertville commits itself. For us, the reception of cyclists is a priority and more than 20 hosts of the territory are now labeled "Accueil Vélo".

This national label, guarantee of a quality welcome, adapts to the needs of our cyclists. Accommodation providers, tourist offices and bike shops are committed to providing a wide range of services, including:

- adapted breakfast

- Bike maintenance equipment

- Catering on site or nearby

- Bike shelter

- Repair kit

- Possibility of luggage transfer

- Infos weather conditions

- Adapted tips



Our providers labeled "Accueil Vélo" (cyclists welcome):


Need a rental or equipment ?

The Pays d'Albertville is also 5 specialized stores dedicated to cycling (Cyclo / VTT / VAE)



A multimodal station at your disposal in Albertville station !

The bike station in the city of Albertville welcomes you 24 hours a day with easy access by credit card.

A device compatible with the "OURA" card

Electric bicycle rental

4 VAE for rent

Rates: € 5 per hour / € 10 half day / € 15 per day / € 45 for 7 days

Sales and Information at Bus Info Point


Tél. + 33 (0)4 79 89 77 32