Your cycling destination in the Alps

Cycle-touring in Savoie Mont-Blanc

Pays d’Albertville is the perfect place for a cycling holiday, with a wide variety of routes that take in the lake and mountain scenery. Come in the spring to warm up before your summer holiday, or in the autumn, before you hang up your bike for the winter! Whatever your level of experience and fitness, cycling through the valleys or up the legendary mountain passes gives you an exhilarating sense of freedom.

Pays d’Albertville: perfectly equipped for cyclists

As the departure point for numerous point-to-point cycle paths and circular routes, Pays d’Albertville is the perfect cycle-touring base. It lies at the crossroads of the Alpine valleys and within easy reach of numerous mountain areas: try Val d’Arly, the Beaufortain Mountains, the Tarentaise Valley or Savoie Mont-Blanc.

Planning to explore our valleys as part of a cycling holiday or cycle-touring break? Everything you need is on hand in Pays d’Albertville: bicycle hire, cycle repair workshops, baggage transport services and more.

Cycling circuit

Routes for all, from the Sunday cyclist to the serious enthusiast

Got the cycling bug? Whether you’re a beginner, an experienced rider or an expert, with its medium and high mountain passes Pays d’Albertville will become your favourite playground for week-ends and holidays with friends or family.

The stunning landscapes are very easy to access. Why not head out to explore the famous Savoie Wine Route, at the foot of the Bauges Mountains? To see a different side to the Rhône-Alpes region, pick one of our circular routes - they’re ideal for families. If you’re looking for something more challenging, tackle the Madeleine Mountain Pass or the famous Cormet de Roselend. You’ve watched the Tour de France climbers battle their way up; now it’s your turn!

Our cycling infrastructure

Pays d’Albertville is known as one of Savoie Mont-Blanc’s cycling destinations. With short rides at low altitudes in the valleys and forests, or long-distance routes taking in mountain passes, cycling is the perfect slow travel adventure. In the saddle, you’re closer to nature, and you can roam free along cycle paths and green lanes.

One cycle route takes you to Annecy in Haute-Savoie, to cycle around the lake. Alternatively, you could opt to tackle the Mont-Blanc area or the Vanoise Mountains.

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Cycle friendly seal of quality

Making cyclists feel at home is a priority in Pays d’Albertville. Whatever your style of cycling, you can count on 25 venues with the cycle-friendly seal of quality “Accueil Vélo” to help you on your way, with accommodation, food, services and information.


To qualify for the seal of quality, the venues are required to be within 5km of a cycle route, have facilities for bikes (such as secure cycle parking and repair kits) and also offer a warm welcome with all the information cyclists need (routes, weather, etc.). Lastly, they must provide services for cycle-tourists, such as energy-boosting breakfasts, luggage transfers and even bike washing!

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The sanitary pass is required in leisure and cultural places for anyone aged 18 and over.

In this context, you will be asked to come to the entrance of the information office of the Maison du Tourisme, located at the Halle Olympique, 15 avenue Winnenden, with your up-to-date health pass, to access all our facilities.

However, our Tourist Information Offices located in the city centre of Albertville and Ugine are not subject to this regulation.

The opening hours of all our reception offices remain unchanged.

Enjoy your stay in Albertville!