|Traversed by D 902|
|Elevation 2,108 m|
|Location Hautes-Alpes/Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France|
Similar Alps, Col d'Izoard, Col de la Bonette, Col de la Cayolle, Col d'Allos
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Col de Vars, elevation 2108 m (6916 ft) is a high mountain pass in the Alps between the departments of Hautes-Alpes and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence in France.
Map of Col de Vars, 04530 Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye, France
It connects the Ubaye Valley with the Queyras valley and Embrun. The pass is open only from May to October.
It is traversed by highway D 902, which leads from Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye in the southeast to Vars and on to Guillestre in the northwest.
The pass has been included in the Tour de France 33 times since 1922, when Philippe Thys crossed the pass for the first time. (Tour de Franc 1922 - 2000)
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ReferencesCol de Vars Wikipedia
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