Col des Saisies

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Col des Saisies
Col des Saisies is located in Alps
Col des Saisies
Col des Saisies
Location of Col des Saisies
Elevation 1,657 m (5,436 ft)
Traversed by D 925/D 218
Location Savoie, France
Range Alps
Coordinates 45°45′30″N 6°31′43″E / 45.758333°N 6.528611°E / 45.758333; 6.528611Coordinates: 45°45′30″N 6°31′43″E / 45.758333°N 6.528611°E / 45.758333; 6.528611

Col des Saisies (el. 1657 m.) is a mountain pass in the Alps in the department of Savoie in France. The pass is delimited by the peak of Bisanne to the west, and by the peaks of Légette (Lézette) and Chard du Beurre to the east. The ski resort of Les Saisies is situated on the pass.

Appearances in Tour de France[edit]

The pass is often used as part of the route in the Tour de France, most recently in 2010.

Year Stage Category Leader at the summit
2010 9 1  Jérôme Pineau (FRA)
2009 17 1  Thor Hushovd (NOR)

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