Col de la Faucille

Orientation & Geography

Europe, France, Ain

Col de la Faucille is a high mountain pass in the department of Ain in the French Jura. It connects the town of Gex in Ain to the towns of Les Rousses and Saint-Claude in the department of Jura. The Tour de France has traversed this category 3 climb 41 times, starting in 1911 and most recently in 2007. The area has become popular as a ski resort known as Mijoux – Col de la Faucille.