Situated in the department of Savoie near the border of Italy at 2,764 meters above sea level - the Col de L’lseran is one of the top 50 hightest mountain roads in the Alps. This pass in an extraordinary labyrinth of winding road with sharp unsighted curves and acute switchbacks that leaves travelers on the edge of their sit. It’s no wonder that motorcyclists consider this road the Holy Grail of mountain passes. Col de L’lseran is part of tourist itinerary Route des Grandes Alps and is home to the popular ski resorts of Tignes and Val-d'Isère for those interested in making a stop and hitting the slopes. Travelers can look forward to the breathtaking views of the Isere Valley on the way up and enjoy the picturesque journey through Bonneval sur Arc on the way down. Bourg Saint Maurice, Lanslebourg - Mont Cenis and Bonneval sur Arc are 3 routes that can be taken to reach this pass and it is only accessible by road during the June through mid-October - so pistes and ski lifts will be necessary for those looking to travel through in the winter months.