Route Napoleon

The fabulous Route Napoleon is one of the most famous driving roads in the South of France. The road is approx. 325 km in total and begins in Golfe-Juan on the coast, winding all the way up to Grenoble in the French Alps. The current Route Napoléon is a part of the famous route from […]

Mont Ventoux

One of the best driving roads in France is the road that goes up on the mountain Mont Ventoux, all the way up to 1,912 m above the sea level in Provence. Venteux is the French word for windy and at the summit wind speeds as high as 320 km/h have been recorded, and sometimes […]

Col du Galibier

Up in a remote region of the Graian Alps in France, on the famous Route des Grandes Alpes that includes several scenic drives in the French Alps, is Col du Galibier. Rising 2,645 m above sea level this road is the sixth highest paved mountain pass in the Alps. When you stand at the top […]

Route de Thorenc

Route de Thorenc, a driving road that also goes by the name Route de Gentelly, is a breathtaking balcony road in Alpes-Maritimes. This road is one of our favourite roads in South of France, and also one of the best driving roads in Europe if you ask us. Côte d’Azur is a wonderful driving destination […]

Superbagnères

In the French Pyrenees, just next to the border to Spain, there is a ski resort called Station de Ski Luchon-Superbagnères. The drive to Superbagnères starts from a town called Bagnères-de-Luchon, with a population of less than 3000 people. The drive to the top is 18.5 km at an average gradient of 6.3%, and even […]