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Located in Western Europe, France is the largest country in the European Union. It’s a very mountainous country. The two most important mountain ranges of the country are the Alps and the Pyrenees.

Highest mountain passes of France:

Mountain passElevationDepartmentSurface
Cime de Caron3.195m (10,482ft)SavoieGravel
Col du Jandri3.151m (10,337ft)Isère Gravel
Mont Chaberton 3.131m (10,272ft)Hautes-AlpesGravel
Bellecote3.003m (9,852ft)SavoieGravel
Col de Caron2.996m (9,829ft)SavoieGravel
Col du Sommeiller2.993m (9,819ft)SavoieGravel
Col de Rosael2.977m (9,767ft) SavoieGravel
Col de la Montée du Fond2.974m (9,757ft)SavoieGravel
Aiguille de Péclet2.951m (9,681ft)SavoieGravel
Grand Col2.939m (9,642ft)SavoieGravel
Pic de Château Renard2.936m (9,632ft)Hautes-AlpesGravel
Mont Malamot2.917m (9,570ft)SavoieGravel
Col des Lessières2.936m (9,632ft)Savoie Gravel
Glacier du Varet2.883m (9,458ft)SavoieGravel
Pic du Midi de Bigorre2.877m (9,439ft) Hautes-PyrénéesGravel
Col de la Bailletta2.852m (9,356ft)SavoieGravel
Col de Lauzun2.809m (9,215ft)Savoie Gravel
Le Bouchet2.803m (9,196ft)SavoieGravel
Cime de la Bonette2.802m (9,193ft)Alpes-Maritimes/Haute-ProvenceAsphalt
Col dés Ves2.793m (9,163ft)SavoieGravel
Col de la Chambre2.786m (9,140ft)SavoieGravel
Col du Parpaillon2.780m (9,120ft)Alpes-de-Haute-ProvenceGravel
Col de Fresse2.777m (9,110ft)SavoieGravel
Col de Viraysse2.772m (9,094ft)Alpes-de-Haute-ProvenceGravel
Col de l'Iseran2.770m (9,090ft)SavoieAsphalt
Pointe de la Masse2.760m (9,055ft)SavoieGravel
Col de la Met2.750m (9,022ft)SavoieGravel
Lac de Céma2.745m (9,005ft)SavoieAsphalt
Col Agnel 2.744m (9,003ft)Hautes-AlpesAsphalt
Pic Blanc2.732m (8,963ft)IsèreGravel
Punta Bagna2.730m (8,956ft)SavoieGravel
Col de La Madeleine2.716m (8,910ft)SavoieGravel
Col de la Vallée Étroite2.716m (8,910ft)SavoieGravel
Roche de Mio2.716m (8,910ft)SavoieGravel
Col de la Bonette2.715m (8,907ft)Alpes-Maritimes/Haute-ProvenceAsphalt
Crête de la Pendine2.705m (8,874ft)Hautes-AlpesGravel
Sommet de la Saulire2.697m (8,848ft)SavoieGravel
Col de Restefond2.680m (8,790ft)Alpes-de-Haute-ProvenceAsphalt
Col du Palet2.677m (8,782ft)SavoieGravel
Colle delle Chaberton2.674m (8,772ft)Hautes-AlpesGravel
Faux Col de Restefond2.656m (8,713ft)Alpes-de-Haute-Provence Asphalt
Col dés Pres2.652m (8,700ft)SavoieGravel
Col du Galibier2.645m (8,678ft)Savoie/Hautes-AlpesAsphalt
Col des Laquets2.637m (8,651ft)Hautes-PyrénéesGravel
 

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