Côte de Farnière

Vielsalm, Belgium

The Côte de Farnière is a col with a length of 1.8 kilometer. This is a category 4 col. It is located in Vielsalm, Wallonie, Belgium. The average grade of this col is 5.9% with a maximum of 9.6%. The Côte de Farnière ascents from 316 meter at the start, to 415 meter at the top, with a total of 99 ascending meters.


Côte de Farnière Profile


Distance 1.8 km
Elevation gain 99 m
Average grade 5.9 %
Maximum grade 9.6 %
Climb category 4
Minimum elevation 316 m
Maximum elevation 415 m

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Climb up to the castle of Farnières. It was completed in 1929. However, client Fernand Orban de Xivry never saw his castle, as he was killed in 1926, before the castle was finished. He belonged to a noble family from Belgium and wanted to build the castle to serve as a hunting lodge.