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 […]