Location: D918 Laruns to Argeles-Gazost (29 miles)
The Col d’Aubisque is the second most visited pass in Tour de France history – after the Col du Tourmalet – and joins Laruns – also the start point for the Col du Pourtalet – with Argeles-Gazost via the D918.
When crossing the Aubisque the Col du Soulor is also crossed and whilst it rightly finds fame in cycling circles this is not a pass we’d recommend. The road surface was dreadful, very narrow and deformed, and in our opinion best left to the cyclists.
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