|Days 5 and 6: Luz-St. Saveur|
We had two days in Luz-St. Saveur, a quaint little town at the base of the Col du Tourmalet. Our first "rest" day wasn't - nearly everyone opted to climb the infamous Luz Ardiden. It was a tough climb - very steep for a long time! On our second day, a group of us opted to take Dick up on his offer of a van ride to Lourdes.
|Luz Ardiden||Looking down from the castle on the hill.||A typical post-ride view - eating and watching the Tour on TV.|
Luz Ardiden: 3300 feet, 18 miles.