17/04/2021 Belley

18/04/2021 Belley


19/04/2021 Belley


20/04/2021 Belley



One Saturday per month from June to September, challenge the Grand Colombier on the scenic climb of Culoz on a traffic-free road. All events start from the Maison du vélo in Culoz where you can get a free coffee and finish at the top of the hors catégorie climb where you can get free food and drinks.

The cycling event you cannot miss this summer in Bugey Sud

Since 2012, the French department Ain organises along with the brotherhood les Fêlés du Colombier and the Tourism Information Centre, one Saturday per month, from June to September, the car-free cycling days of the Grand Colombier. 
During these events, the road is closed to all motor vehicles from 7 AM to 3 PM.

In 2020, the 3 events have gathered more than 400 riders on each occasion.
Stay tuned for more information about 2021 dates!
Although it is possible to start at any time, a group start is organised from the Maison du vélo in Culoz at 9 PM. 

The French department Ain with the brotherhood Félés du Grand Colombier organise a pit stop with food and drinks at the top.

Get ready to challenge Bugey’s giant

18.3 km, an elevation gain of 1262 m, with several parts at 14 %. Your reward: a wonderful point of view on the Bugey region, the Rhône river, the Alps, the Mont Blanc with Lakes Bourget, Annecy and Geneva.

Car free cycling days of the Grand Colombier

It is also possible to reach the top of the mountain on electrically assisted bikes :
Rent your bike by phone or online at Servinature for these events: 04 79 42 29 72 – www.servinature.com

Stay tuned for more information and cycling events in the area at: Bugey Vélo

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