Signposted cycling routes

Road-cycling route: Chamrousse ascent from Uriage

Start from Uriage-les-Bains, a spa resort with 19th-century architecture typical of spa towns. This route climbs gradually around long curves to Chamrousse resort overlooking Grenoble and the valley.

From Uriage-les-Bains, head towards Vaulnaveys. Turn left at the golf course, then right onto the D111.
Climb up to the Chartreuse de Prémol, pass by a small lake then head for Chamrousse on the D111.
On arrival in Chamrousse near Roche Béranger - Chamrousse 1750, the route detours to Col de Chamrousse, the highest point of the ride at 1,795 m.
Head back down to Saint-Martin-d'Uriage via Les Bonnets, then turn left to return to the starting point.

This route passes through widely diverse natural environments and landscapes with fields, conifer forests and peat bogs, to finish at the foot of the high peaks of Belledonne massif.

Technical information

Cycle sports, Signposted Cycling routes

Target clientele:
For experts / practiced

40 km

Trail type:

Elevation gain:
1401 m

Elevation drop:
1389 m

Average gradient:
7 %

Daily duration:
2h 50m

Terrain type:
Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring)

Type of waymarkers:
White and green signs for "Montée de Chamrousse"

Practical information

Free of charge

Good deals!

Tomme de Belledonne cheese: excellent cow's milk cheese sold at farms and the many farmers' markets in the massif villages.

Contact details & information

Office Thermal et Touristique d'Uriage-les-Bains

Getting here

  • 5 avenue des Thermes
    B.P. 10
    38410 Saint-Martin-d'Uriage

Opening times

From 05/01 to 10/31.


Free access.


Information updated on 21/06/2022 by Isère Attractivité

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Road-cycling route: Chamrousse ascent from Uriage

5 avenue des Thermes
B.P. 10
38410 Saint-Martin-d'Uriage

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