Climbing the Puy de Dôme

Erwin with the Puy de Dôme on the background Climbing the Puy de Dôme individually is no longer possible. Because of the creation of a tourist train - the Panoramique des Dômes - the Puy de Dôme is closed to individual cyclists. However, a special event for cyclists is being organised each year, in general on the 3rd Sunday in June.

La Montée du Puy de Dôme

Climbing the Puy de Dôme on a bicycle should have been possible on Sunday, 28 June 2020 during the La Montée du Puy de Dôme event. A maximum of 300 cyclists can normaly participate in this event. Because of covid-19 the event had to be cancelled.

Strava segment Puy de Dôme

The climb covers 494 meters of climbing in 4,5 kilometers which leads to an avarage percentage increase of 11%. A Strava segment does exist.