Conquer the Thrills of Col d'Andrion: A High Mountain Adventure in the French Alps
Col d'Andrion is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.667m (5,469ft) above the sea level, located in the department of Alpes-Maritimes, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of France.
Is the road to Col d'Andrion paved?
Set high in the Alps, the road to the summit is not for the sissies. It’s paved, filled with potholes, and extremely narrow, totally impassable for 2 cars at the same time. It’s called D332. At the summit is a former military camp called Granges de la Brasque. The pass links the Vésubie River valley and the valley of the Tinée River.
How long is Col d'Andrion?
The road is 19.7 km (12.24 miles) long, running from La Tour to Les Granges de la Brasque. The climb is very steep, hitting a 13.3% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps.