Places of Interest nearby
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The famous Col du Tourmalet at 2115 m. This climb has been included in the Tour de France since 1910.
Col du Tourmalet (2,115 m / 6,939 ft) is the highest road in the central Pyrenees in the department of Hautes-Pyrénées in France. Sainte-Marie-de-Campan is at the foot on the eastern side and the ski station La Mongie two-thirds of the way up. The village of Barèges lies on the western side, above the town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur.
There is also a cheese named Tourmalet. The cheese is made from sheep milk produced in these mountains.
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Great picture of the climb of the Tourmalet
18,2 km—- gem. 7,7%—- max. 13,0%