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Iseran pass

Col de l'Iseran by bike - B.Filliol - OTHMV
  • Col de l'Iseran in spring - Y.Bellissand - OTHMV
  • Chapel on the Iseran pass in Savoie - B.Filliol - OTHMV

At 2770m, it marks the limit between the Haute Maurienne Vanoise and the Tarentaise. The road that crosses it is the only road crossing within the Vanoise National Park and the highest point of the Route des Grandes Alpes.


Inaugurated in 1937 by President Albert Lebrun, the pass road is open from June to October. After Bonneval sur arc, it crosses the Lenta valley and in three twists and turns in a mineral landscape, allows to contemplate the Vanoise and Grand Paradis glaciers.


  • Tourist routes


  • In the mountains


Free access.

Opening period

From 06/06 to 15/10.

Subject to snow conditions.

Additional opening

  • Subject to snow conditions

Spoken languages

  • French



Animals accepted : No

Iseran pass
D902 73480 Bonneval-sur-Arc
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