Nice > Col de la Couillole
07/20/2024 - Stage 20 - 133 km - Mountain
On the road
Soak up the allure of the French Riviera in Nice, and enjoy a true feast for the senses. Set against a backdrop of azure waters and golden sunshine, this coastal gem captures the essence of seaside glamour.
The Old Town’s narrow streets are filled with historic charm, and at every turn you’ll find something fascinating, from stylish boutiques to bustling local markets. A stroll along the iconic Promenade des Angles is a must, but to see the city from a different angle, ascend to the Colline du Château, where panoramic views frame Nice's eclectic architecture against the stunning coastline.
Whether basking on sparkling beaches, savouring the scents of fresh produce at the vibrant Cours Saleya market, or exploring the city's cultural richness, Nice promises an enchanting escape. Whether you’re looking to dive into the culture or just get away from it all and relax, Nice is a truly inspirational destination, where every experience is bathed in the warmth of Mediterranean charm.
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Col de Couillole
Already a storied part of Tour de France history, Col de la Couillole is a mountain pass, high in the French Alps.
Climbing more than 1,100 metres over the course of 16 kilometres, this mountain road is surrounded by rocky outcrops and green meadows.
Starting in the commune of Saint--Sauveur-Sur-Tinée, the route takes in the picturesque villages of Roure and Roubion, whose colourful stone buildings stand out dramatically among the alpine flora.
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