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Col de Vence - Pont du Loup


Basic data & ranking

Average grade: 3.1 %

Length: 24.5 km

Height start: 195 m

Height top: 963 m

Ascent: 768 m

Maximum: %

Col de Vence rankings

Difficulty ranking world: 4248 (all)
Ranking France: 1015 (all)
Ranking Alps: 1391 (all)
Difficulty score: 54.77 what?

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Description

The Col de Vence is situated in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and belongs to the Alps . Starting from Pont du Loup, the Col de Vence ascent is 24.5 km long. Over this distance, you climb 768 heightmeters. The average percentage thus is 3.1 %.

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Stories, information and comments from Col de Vence climbers
Story by Hamish from , United Kingdom, submitted on 25/02/2008
My favourite road climb in the world so far. I did it 3 days after Ventoux, making it seem pretty easy in comparison, but it is still a lovely day out. The scenery (coming from/through Gorge du Verdon) is some of the most beautiful you will see anywhere, and the gradually changing gradients make for interesting as well as challenging climbing. Beware of traffic, 1 or 2 tunnels are not well-lit, but French drivers are generally far more considerate then those I am used to at home!
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