Ready for the 10 top cycling climbs in France? The hills of this Gallic country have been made famous by the most legendary race in the sport: The Tour de France. The TdF began in 1903, stopping only for the two World Wars. The 21 stage race is mostly held in mainland France and changes every year. Several climbs have been featured in the race multiple times. Worldwide attention has been turned to climbing routes such as: Mont Ventoux - Bedoin, Col du Tourmalet East, Cols du Télégraphe & Galibier and more.