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Col d'Izoard - Things to Know Before Visiting

Col d'Izoard, 05350 Cervières, France

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About Col d'Izoard

Col d'Izoard is a mountain pass that connects Briançon and the Guil valley in the French Alps. Near the summit, there is a monument remembering the epic battles between Fausto Coppi and Louison Bobet in 1950.

Attractions Near Col d'Izoard

Lago Nero
Lago Nero10.18km from Col d'Izoard

Lago Nero is a beautiful lake in the Province of Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. At an elevation of 2014 m, its surface area is 0.16 km². It is one of the main water source of this area and also a tourist attraction too.

Serre Chevalier
Serre Chevalier17.77km from Col d'Izoard

Serre Chevalier is one of the beautiful ski resorts in Franc Located near Écrins National Park. The resort includesa large skiing area, with 250 km of slopes.

Via Lattea
Via Lattea19.06km from Col d'Izoard

The Via Lattea consists of two parallel valleys just west of Turin that offer top-notch skiing facilities. The valleys hosted many events at the 2006 Winter Olympics, and the facilities and infrastructure remain state of the art. it comprises the five Piedmontese resorts and additionally the French resort Montgenèvre. Altogether there is more than 400 km (250 miles) of skiable pistes,120 of them with artificial snow, and 70 lifts.

Monte Viso
Monte Viso32.79km from Col d'Izoard

Monte Viso is the mountain highest of the Hautes Alpes and ' eponymous mountain range, including the subsection of the Monviso Alps, in Piedmont. Also known because at its foot there is the source of the river Po, the longest watercourse in Italy, since 29 May 2013 it has become a UNESCO heritage site as a cross-border biosphere reserve with France, and since 2016 it has been part of the Monviso Natural Park on the Italian sector, while the Queyras Natural Park insists on the French one.

Fenestrelle34.67km from Col d'Izoard

The fort of Fenestrelle is Europe’s biggest fortified structure and the largest walled construction after the Great Wall of China. A stone colossus that extends for about five kilometers along the hills of the Val Chisone and covers a height difference of almost 700 meters. Fenestrelle Fortress was intended to serve as an impenetrable barrier for Italy in the eighteenth century. It is now one of the major attractions in this area which attracts a lot of tourists.

Colle Sommeiller
Colle Sommeiller36.21km from Col d'Izoard

The Colle del Sommeiller is an alpine pass of the Cottian Alp, located along the border line between Italy and France, between Punta Sommeiller and Rognosa d'Etiache , connecting the city of Bardonecchia with the municipality of Bramans , in the French department of Savoy. During the short period of practicability of the entire road on the Italian side, the international motorcycle meeting Raid Stella Alpina is organized every year on the second Sunday of July, starting from Bardonecchia and arr

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