Cyclotour: Aymavilles – Lillaz (Cogne)

Aymavilles, Aymavilles, Cogne

  • Best period:
    from 01/06 to 30/09
  • Departure:
    Aymavilles (Piazza IV Novembre)
  • Arrival:
    Lillaz (End of road, municipality of Cogne)
  • Difference in level:
    970 m
  • length:
    23,1 Km
  • Ascent:

The Val de Cogne is part of the protected area of the Gran Paradiso National Park. Aymavilles is at the entrance to the Valley in a position that has enabled vine-growing to flourish. The climb continues towards Cogne, regarded as the “capital” of the Gran Paradiso National Park. Cogne used to be an important mining centre and can boast a rich past in terms of history, culture and traditions. The old mining village is home to the National Park Visitors’ Centre. The route finishes in the hamlet of Lillaz where you can admire the beautiful waterfalls with its three flights of cascading water from the Urtier river descending over 150 metres.

Places you go through on the route:
- Aymavilles (640 m)
- Ozein junction 4.2 km (950 m)
- Vieyes 9 km (1,135 m)
- Epinel 15.8 km (1,440 m)
- Cogne 19.7 km (1,540 m)
- Lillaz 23.1 km (1,610 m)

Route included in a stage of the Giro d’Italia in 1985 (St-Vincent/Cogne). Stage won by Hampsten (USA)


Tourist Areas
Tourist Areas

Mont Blanc

Gran Paradiso

Great Saint Bernard

Aosta and surroundings


Monte Rosa

Central Valley

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