the world's most spectacular roads


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 passElevationRangeSurface
Cime de Caron3.195 m (10,482 ft)AlpesGravel
Col du Jandri3.151m (10,337ft)Rhone-AlpesGravel
Mont Chaberton 3.131m (10,272 ft)AlpesGravel
Col de Caron2.996m (9,829 ft)Rhône-AlpesGravel
Col du Sommeiller2.993m (9,819ft)Alpi CozieGravel
Col de Rosael2.977m (9,767ft) Rhône-AlpesGravel
Col de la Montée du Fond2.974m (9,757 ft)Rhône-AlpesGravel
Mont Malamot2.917m (9,570 ft)Cottian AlpsGravel
Col des Lessières2.936m (9,632ft)AlpesGravel
Pic du Midi de Bigorre2.877m (9,439 ft) PyreneesGravel
Col de la Bailletta2.852m (9,356ft)Rhône-AlpesGravel
Col de Lauzun2.809m (9,215ft)AlpesGravel
Cime de la Bonette2.802m (9,193ft)AlpesAsphalt
Col de la Chambre2.786m (9,140ft)AlpesGravel
Col du Parpaillon2.780m (9,120 ft)Cottian AlpesGravel
Col de Viraysse2.772m (9,094ft)Cottian AlpesGravel
Col de l'Iseran2.770m (9,090 ft)Graian AlpesAsphalt
Col de la Met2.750m (9,022ft)Rhône-AlpesGravel
Col Agnel 2.744m (9,003 ft)Cottian AlpesAsphalt
Punta Bagna2.730m (8,956ft)Cottian AlpsGravel
Col de La Madeleine2.716m (8,910ft)AlpesGravel
Col de la Bonette2.715m (8,907 ft)AlpesAsphalt
Col de Restefond2.680m (8,790 ft)AlpesAsphalt
Colle delle Chaberton2.674m (8,772ft)AlpesGravel
Faux Col de Restefond2.656m (8,713ft)AlpesAsphalt
Col du Galibier2.645m (8,678 ft)Dauphiné AlpesAsphalt
Col des Laquets2.637m (8,651 ft)PyreneesGravel

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