Col del Sommeiller, at an elevation of 2,993 meters above the sea level, is a high mountain pass situated in the Alpi Cozie between the Italian and French border. This road can be made only during the summer due to the presence of snow, and it’s the highest valley pass in Italy and it's one of the highest accessible points by 4x4 in Europe.
Clue d’Aiglun, going by the D10 road, is a very scenic drive, with tunnels and at one point the road follows a narrow ledge cut into the rock. This stretch of road, located in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France, should not be attempted by novice drivers and those who don't know how to reverse!
Frequently recognized as the most magnificent road in the French Alps, this road through Combe Laval was constructed between 1861 and 1898 and originally served for the transportation of timber from the Forêt de Lente to St-Jean-en-Royans (France).
Col du Mont-Cenis (Colle del Moncenisio) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2083 m (6827 ft) above the sea level, located in Savoie, France, which forms the limit between the Cottian and Graian Alps. A road over the pass was built between 1803 and 1810 by Napoleon. The pass is traversed by D1006 road, and it’s seasonally closed.
Col du Chaussy is a high mountain pass, at an elevation of 1.533m above the sea level, in the D77B road, located in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.
The Gorges de l'Aude are accessed to the south of Quillan, itself south of Carcassonne (Languedoc-Roussillon region) of France. Quillan itself is a pleasant town, but with little in the way of great monuments. It is however well placed to explore both the Cathars castles to the east and the dramatic gorges to the south.
The Col du Jandri is situated in Rhone-Alpes and belongs to the Alps (France). At An elevation of 3.151m is one of the highest roads in all of the Alps, following the R1-2 trail.
The Col du Galibier, in the northern Dauphiné, reaches a height (in the tunnel) of 2,645 m/8,386ft above the sea level, and ranks with the Col de l'Iseran, 200 m/650ft higher, as one of the highest passes in France, offering magnificent views on both the ascent and the descent.
The Gorge du Loup is a stunning gorge which starts high in the hills above Greolieres and continues down to Pont-du-Loup, from where you can look up and see Gourdon perched on the cliffs high up above.
Le Passage de Gois ou Gôa is a natural, periodically flooded passage leading to the island of Noirmoutier in France. It is located between Île de Noirmoutier and Beauvoir-sur-Mer, in the department of Vendée. It is flooded twice a day by the high tide.
The Col de Turini is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1,607 m (5,272 ft) above the sea level, in the Alps in the department of Alpes-Maritimes in France. The pass lies near Sospel, between the communes of Moulinet and La Bollène-Vésubie in the Arrondissement of Nice. The road is basically a long series of hairpin turns that winds up the side of the mountains. There are very few turnoffs from the road and also very few houses or other buildings. Its kind of a lonely yet scenic drive. Many of the hairpins are built on retaining walls that add a very orderly touch to the route. In summer this is a beautiful drive, although in winter it is perhaps at its most spectacular, as the trees droop over you with their mantle of snow. The pass is traversed by D2566 road.
Col de Tende (or Colle di Tenda), at an elevation of 1870 meters above the sea level, is a high mountain pass in the Alps, on the border of France and Italy. The infamous road to reach the summit starts in the border with France. In 7km this terrific road includes more than 40 hairpin turns.
Gorges du Verdon, in south-eastern France (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence), is a river canyon that is often considered to be one of Europe's most beautiful, situated through the D71 road. It is about 25 kilometers long and up to 700 meters deep.
Col de la Bonette, at an elevation of 2715 m.(8907 ft.) above the sea level, is a high mountain pass in the French Alps, near the border with Italy, next to the Cime de la Bonette (2860 m). It is situated within the Mercantour National Park on the border of the departments of Alpes-Maritimes and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
Gorge du Cians is in the East of Gorge de Daluis and a circuit linking both gorges makes an excellent day out, passing through tunnels, past ravines and waterfalls cut into the stunning red rock, and is a photographers dream come true. Is situated in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and belongs to the Alpes Maritimes.
The Mont Blanc Tunnel is a road tunnel in the Alps under the Mont Blanc mountain, linking Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, France, and Courmayeur, Aosta Valley, Italy.