#7Countries7Passes - The final preparation

Copenhagen to Andorra, via some of the highest mountain passes in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and France. 3,000 kilometres. 50,000 metres of climbing. The #7Countries7Passes tour is imminent.

The bike is packed, the kit list is finalised, and the route is plotted on the map. My approaching departure from the Danish capital of Copenhagen, will mark the start of my longest and hardest bike tour to date.


The Route

My route plans have been tweaked and modified over the last few months, but here is the current (still changeable) plan:

Checkpoints/Passes/Highlights

  • Start: Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Checkpoint 1: Villingen (Germany)
  • Pass 1: Hochtannbergpass (1675m) (Austria)
  • Pass 2: Timmelsjoch (2474m) (Italy)
  • Checkpoint 2: Merano (Italy)
  • Pass 3: Stelvio Pass (2757m) (Switzerland)
  • Pass 4: Col de Montgenèvre (1854m) (France)
  • Pass 5: Mont Ventoux (1911m) (France)
  • Checkpoint 3: The ‘Cycling House’ (France)
  • Pass 6: Col de Pailhères (2001m) (France)
  • Pass 7 (Finish): Port d'Envalira (2408m) (Andorra)

Route Card



The Bike



The Kit Selection



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