Col de la Cayolle

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Col de la Cayolle
Col de la Cayolle.jpg
Sign at the summit, showing the border between the two departments
Elevation 2,326 m (7,631 ft)
Location France
Range Alps
Coordinates 44°15′32″N 6°44′38″E / 44.25889°N 6.74389°E / 44.25889; 6.74389Coordinates: 44°15′32″N 6°44′38″E / 44.25889°N 6.74389°E / 44.25889; 6.74389
Col de la Cayolle is located in Alps
Col de la Cayolle
Col de la Cayolle
Location of Col de la Cayolle

Col de la Cayolle (el. 2,326 m) is a high mountain pass in the French Alps at the border between the departments of Alpes-Maritimes and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence in France.

It connects Barcelonnette in the Ubaye Valley and Saint-Martin-d'Entraunes.

It lies parallel to the Col d'Allos and Col de la Bonette in the Parc National du Mercantour.

The Var River has its source near the pass.

The road leads to the red-rock Gorges de Daluis.

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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.