Gran Fondo La Marmotte 2014
Gran Fondo La Marmotte
The Gran Fondo La Marmotte is a classic cyclo sportive event based in the French Alps and an ideal excuse for a French cycling holiday. It is held over a classic cycling Alpine route that rivals the Etape du Tour. Sports Tours International is an Official Tour Operator to La Marmotte.
The Marmotte 174km Gran Fondo starts in Bourg d’Oisans and climbs the Col de la Croix Fer, Col du Telegraphe, Col du Galibier before returning to Bourg d’Oisans and finishes up the 21 hairpin bend climb to the ski station of L’Alpe d’Huez. The following day you will have another chance to climb the 21 hairpin bend climb of L’Alpe d’Huez, this time in the Grimpe de L’Alpe, 13km mass participation cycling event from Bourg d’Oisans to the ski station of L’Alpe d’Huez. Each Marmotte rider will be given their personal time.
There's a great article worth reading on the Road Cycling UK about the Top 10 tips for La Marmotte.
Our travel packages to the 2014 Gran Fondo La Marmotte are now available. The date of the 2014 Marmotte is Saturday the 5th of July.
For more information regarding our travel packages, please click on the travel packages tab. To book now, please click on the green button.
Important Notice regarding La Marmotte
La Marmotte requires all riders to provide a medical certificate. The form must be completed in full and legible and also stamped and signed by your doctor or GP. Sports Tours International can accept no responsibilty for failure to comply with this instruction, and no refunds will be given. Click on this link for an online certification service Download La Marmotte entry/medical certificate form. Alternatively, get a medical certificate from your GP. The form has to state that you are in a good physical condition and that you are able to take part in competitive cycling events.
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