The French mountains give eternal snows, deep valleys, gorges with rapid rivers, sleepy volcanoes, mountain peaks over 4000 metres above sea level in the Alps and 3000 metres in the Pyrenees to the south on the French-Spanish border.


In the Auvergne sleeping volcanoes with a coating of autumn snow.

Midi-Pyrénées mountains in the south west of France

South in the Midi-Pyrenees home to sheep and also bears.

Alpes de Haute Provence

Alpes de Haute Provence in the late summer, a few miles from the Mediterranean sea

Lure and Monges

Summer in the high hills of the Lure and Monges, Haute-Provence in the south-east of France.

The Rhone Alpes

To the east the mountains peak high in the Alps