Oisans and its 6 valleys offer a series of clear, winding roads. Whether crossing over mountain passes or following long stretches of tarmac reaching far into the Ecrins mountains, each itinerary features beautiful landscape and the sheer pleasure of motor cycling for all bikers seeking wide-open areas and well-chiseled routes.
Once Oisans has been explored from side to side and end to end, cross over the gateways into Savoie via the Col de la Croix de Fer and the Col du Glandon, or else into the Hautes-Alpes and Italy via the Col du Lautaret. As for the Col d’Ornon, this will take you southwards via the Dévoluy and Gapençais.
To follow is a taster of the routes for exploring the finest Oisans roads by motorbike.
The Grand Marathon
This is a superb day out for bikers, covering around 260 km in 5 hours. It takes in three mountain passes linking magnificent villages on a route across the Alps, surrounded by wonderful scenery!
The Tour du Taillefer
A 140 km ride to explore the Lignarre Valley, followed by a section of the Matheysin plateau. A short detour takes in the spectacular and refreshing Cascade de Confolens waterfall just before Le Perrier.
The Vénéon Valley
This trip, which is about 70km long, is an open invitation for all lovers of unspoilt nature to discover one of the most beautiful landscapes of the Alps. It follows the edge of the Ecrins National Park, renowned for its outstanding hiking. It’s a great way of exploring this lovely valley!