Travel guide to the top of Col du Festre
Col du Festre is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.441m (4,727ft) above the sea level, located in the Hautes-Alpes department in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.
The road to the summit is asphalted. It’s called D937. The pass has been climbed by the Tour of France race. Starting from Barrage du Sautet, the ascent is 22.1 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 648 meters. The average percentage is 2.9 %. And starting from La Madeleine, the ascent is 14.4 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 591 meters. The average percentage is 4.1 %.