The highest road passes in France

France's most beautiful road passes

Petr Liška
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The highest road passes in France
Inserted: 16.10.2019

As an Alpine and Pyrenees country, France offers a range of high mountain passes. In France there is also the highest alpine pass ever. Let's look at the highest and most beautiful of them

Col de l´Iseran

The highest road pass of the Alps

| Altitude: 2 770 m / 9 088 ft

The Col de l'Iseran (2770 meters above sea level) on the eastern edge of the Vanoise National Park is the… continue reading

Col Agnel

Border crossing point between France and Italy

| Altitude: 2 744 m / 9 003 ft

In Queryas National Park, the climb begins to one of the highest road passes in Europe – Col Agnel (2744… continue reading

Col du Galibier

The most famous pass on the Tour de France

| Altitude: 2 645 m / 8 678 ft

At the northern end of the Ecrins National Park is the legendary Pass de France – Col du Galibier (2,645… continue reading

Col du Granon

Pass by the military area

| Altitude: 2 413 m / 7 917 ft

Col du Granon (2,413 meters above sea level) is a lesser known pass in the Savoy Alps. Even so, the famous… continue reading

Col d´Izoard

Pass in the "Tibetan" landscape

| Altitude: 2 360 m / 7 743 ft

The Col d'Izoard (2,360 m) is one of the legendary climbs on the Tour de France. In addition, the surrounding… continue reading

Little Saint Bernard Pass

The pass through which Hanibal went

| Altitude: 2 188 m / 7 178 ft

Little Saint Bernard Pass (2188m asl) / Col du Petit St. Bernard / is located on the border between Italy and… continue reading

Col de la Croix de Fer

A popular pass on the Tour de France

| Altitude: 2 067 m / 6 781 ft

The crossing of the Col de la Croix de Fer (2,067 meters above sea level) – the Iron Cross Pass – very often… continue reading

Col du Lautaret

Pass below the pass

| Altitude: 2 058 m / 6 752 ft

The Lauteret Pass (2,058 meters above sea level) in the Savoy Alps, open all year round, is located on the… continue reading

Col de la Madeleine

Pass at the ski resort

| Altitude: 2 000 m / 6 562 ft

Col de la Madeleine (2,000 meters above sea level) sometimes has a height (1,993 meters above sea level), so… continue reading

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