1st Base Camp  -  Bourg-d’Oisans - 2013 Tour de Conquer 


Immediate access to
Alpe d' Huez, Villard Notre Dame, Col de la Croix de Fer, Col du Lautaret, Col du Galibier, Les Duex Alpes, Col de Sarenne, Col du Jandri - Les Clapiers 'et al'

51km drive SE from Grenoble  -  9 nights from Thursday, 5th Sept '13 to Friday, 13 Sept '13 inclusive

"Cycling Guide to Bourg-d’Oisans" provides comprehensive directions to over 40 climbs and day rides

Transport options to/from Bourg d'Oisans

Camping

*    Colporteur Campsite 5 min walk from the Village of Bourg d’Oisans with panoramic views of the Oisans mountains and Alpe d’Huez **** 38520 (nearest town is La Garde)

Hotel accommodation:   '3 stars'  or  '2 stars'

*    Hotel de Milan - 3 stars; or

*    Hôtel Le Florentin à Bourg-d'Oisans - 2 stars; or

  Hôtel des Alpes - 2 stars.

 

In 2012, four Muggs' cyclists stayed in chalets (cabins) at Colporteur Campsite 5 min walk from the Village of Bourg d’Oisans with panoramic views of the Oisans mountains Cheap 'n cheerful with friendly management - 300m from center of town.

Bourg-d'Oisans (el. 730m) is a municipality in the Isère department in south-eastern France, located in the Oisans region in the valley of the Romanche river, and Lake Laffrey, on the road from Grenoble to Briançon, and on the south side of the Col de la Croix de Fer.


    Romanche River

Invariably on the route of the Le Tour, as the town sits at the base of the road to Alpe d'Huez and the legendary switchbacks to the top of the mountain

Surrounded by several well-known mountain resorts, including Alpe d'Huez and Les Deux Alpes, with the Écrins National Park to the south-east of Le Bourg-d'Oisans (el. 730m).

The township of Bourg-d’Oisans

See MoreThan21bends.com,  24 Oisans climbs and Cycling Guide to Bourg-d’Oisans for lots of climbs from Bourg d'Oisans.

Bus & Train Timetables for Bourg d'Oisans

http://www.alpedhueznet.com/travel/taxis.html
http://www.alpedhueznet.com/travel/transfers/ben-s-bus-airport-transfers-alpe-d-huez.html
Shuttle or van transport from Bourg d' Oisans to St Jean de Maurienne on 14 Sept and back on 22 Sept 2013
How much to drive three cyclists with bicycles and one suit case each from -
* Colporteur Campsite in Bourg d’Oisans to Camping Municipal des Grands Cols Camp Ground in St Jean de Maurienne on 14 Sept; and
* from Camping Municipal des Grands Cols Camp Ground in St Jean de Maurienne back Bourg d’Oisans (or on to Grenoble) on Sunday 22 Sept.
Naturally, your price will be higher if you are interested in driving beyond Bourg d’Oisans to Grenoble?
Regards
Phil