The Pyrénées is a range of mountains that forms a natural border between France and Spain in southwest Europe.
The Pyrénées in France is a road cyclists’ heaven offering challenging climbs and high speed descents .
The Col du Tourmalet is one of the most famous climbs on the Tour de France (2,115 m / 6,939 ft ).
The town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur.
The central section of Pyrenees range is home to the highest summits , Le Vignemale, at 3,298 metres the highest point in the French Pyrenees… and the Pic du Midi de Bigorre (2,877 m) topped by an astronomical observatory .
The Col du Tourmalet is one of the most famous climbs on the Tour de France. The first rider over was Octave Lapize.
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