L’Ardéchoise, the first road cycling event in the mountains in Europe, is a must-attend event for cycling enthusiasts. Drawing an average of 15,000 cyclists each year, this event offers a unique human experience. Participants take on a series of demanding mountain passes in the beautiful setting of the Ardèche, surrounding Mont Gerbier de Jonc. With 9,000 volunteers spread across 160 villages, a friendly and authentic atmosphere is guaranteed. Accessible to all cycling enthusiasts, regardless of their level, L’Ardéchoise offers routes tailored to the needs and desires of each participant, including cyclosport riders, cyclo-tourists, hikers, e-bike riders, and adaptive sports. It’s the perfect opportunity for cyclo-tourists to discover the Ardèche landscapes at their own pace and for cyclosport riders to take on the challenge of a demanding mountain road race.