There are actually 3 ways up the Turini.
The first, starting from the west just north of Lantosque, it is a relentless climb at a fairly consistent gradient mainly through woodland, but with plenty of amazing viewpoints along the way.
The middle route from l’Escarene itself offers a couple of options: the road divides after the pretty village of Luceram, one route tackles the Col Saint Roch, the other route tackles one of the most highly engineered bits of road in the region, a series of short hairpin turns. Both roads converge at around 1300m.
The easterly route from Sospel is the longest and with the greatest height gain. The test is not so much the gradient which is never steep, but the length at 25km, and the 1250m height gain.
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