Sat 22 Aug 2020

Les 3 Ballons

Luxeuil-les-Bains , Haute-saône
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After preventive actions against COVID-19 (better known as coronavirus), it is very likely that the date of the cyclist Les 3 ballons will be modified. The date it will take place will be announced shortly.



Les 3 Ballons is a famous French cyclist! It will take place on 22nd of august and not on June 6, 2020.

There are 2 laps, one long and one short: 211km or 122km. It is an international reference event that each year has a higher participation.

The long lap will have a route of 211 kilometers with 4,400 meters of elevation gain, ending in the Planche des Belles Filles. The short one is 122 kilometers and the accumulated positive difference is 2,660 meters. The tour is beautiful.

Les 3 Ballons, is a test organized by GOLAZO of Cycling Classics France , which offers 12 tests of all levels and with long versions and a Half Fund.


Les 3 Ballons has a route that passes through the high peaks of the southern Vosges.

In the long lap of the Granfondo of 211 kilometers and 4,400 meters of accumulated positive elevation gain. The test begins in the town of Luxeuil-les-Bains and includes the following ascents: Ballon de Servance (1,143 meters), Col d'Oderen (876 meters), Markstein (1,247 meters), Grand Ballon (1,321 meters), the Ballon de Alsace (1,055 meters) and, of course, La Planche des Belles Filles (1,025 meters), a short finish (5.9 kilometers).

It is very demanding with some ports with slopes greater than 15%. There will be 3 aid stations located in the Col d'Oderen, Grand Ballon and Ballon de Alsacia.


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Friday June 5, 2020:

  • 10h - 19h: Exhibitors Village
  • 10h - 19h: Collection of bibs

Saturday June 6, 2020:

  • 6h - 7.15am: Collection of bibs
  • 7.15 a.m .: Departure from Granfondo
  • 7.45 am: Mediofondo departure
  • 10 a.m .: Exhibitors Village and activities
  • 12 p.m .: Opening of the Pasta Party
  • 4 p.m .: Prize giving