List of French mountains by prominence

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The following is a sortable table of the 37 more prominent peaks of France. Each of these summits has a topographic prominence of at least 1000 meters.

By descending to 1500m of prominence, this list includes all the Ultras of the country; mountains located on islands and overseas departments are not included.

Mountains[edit]

Rank Name Height Prominence Latitude Longitude Range Subrange
1 Mont Blanc 4808 4695 45°49'57" 06°51'52" Alps Graian Alps
2 Barre des Écrins 4102 2045 44°55'21" 06°21'36" Alps Dauphiné Alps
3 Chamechaude 2082 1771 45°17'17" 05°47'24" Alps Savoy Prealps - Chartreuse Mountains
4 Arcalod 2217 1713 45°40'54" 06°13'42" Alps Savoy Prealps - Bauges
5 Pointe Percée 2750 1643 45°57'20" 06°33'22" Alps Savoy Prealps - Aravis Range
6 Puy de Sancy 1885 1575 45°31'42" 02°48'51" Massif Central
7 Grande Tête de l'Obiou 2790 1542 44°46'32" 05°50'23" Alps Dauphiné Prealps
8 La Tournette 2351 1514 45°49'38" 06°17'11" Alps Savoy Prealps - Bornes Massif
9 Le Taillefer 2857 1490 45°02'23" 05°55'30" Alps
10 Aiguilles d'Arves 3514 1433 45°07'38" 06°20'13" Alps Dauphiné Alps
11 Puigmal 2909 1331 42°29'47" 02°05'37" Pyrenees
12 Grande Casse 3855 1305 45°24'19" 06°49'40" Alps Graian Alps - Vanoise Massif
13 Pica d'Estats 3143 1281 42°42'43" 00°57'23" Pyrenees
14 Mont Chaberton 3131 1281 44°57'53" 06°45'06" Alps Cottian Alps
15 Pic de Bure 2709 1268 44°37'38" 05°56'07" Alps
16 Crêt de la Neige 1720 1267 46°16'49" 05°57'16" Jura
17 Le Môle 1863 1251 46°06'25" 06°27'24" Alps Savoy Prealps - Chablais Alps
18 Dent Parrachée 3697 1180 45°17'21" 06°45'23" Alps Graian Alps - Vanoise Massif
19 Pic Bayle 3465 1175 45°08'16" 06°08'09" Alps
20 Le Grand Veymont 2341 1165 44°52'12" 05°31'36" Alps
21 Dent de Cons 2062 1155 45°43'47" 06°21'06" Alps Savoy Prealps - Bauges Massif
22 Mont Ventoux 1909 1148 44°10'26" 05°16'42" Alps Provence Alps and Prealps - Luberon Mountains
23 Mont Pourri 3779 1127 45°31'41" 06°51'37" Alps Graian Alps - Vanoise Massif
24 Mont Colombier 2045 1095 45°38'39" 06°07'11" Alps Savoy Prealps - Bauges Massif
25 Pic du Midi d'Ossau 2886 1092 42°48'22" -00°25'05" Pyrenees
26 Le Roc d'Enfer 2244 1081 46°11'23" 06°36'43" Alps Savoy Prealps - Chablais Alps
27 Grand Ballon 1424 1072 47°54'04" 07°05'53" Vosges
28 Aiguille de Scolette 3506 1069 45°09'36" 06°46'07" Alps Cottian Alps
29 Mont Lachat 2023 1064 45°55'38" 06°21'04" Alps Savoy Prealps - Chablais Alps
30 Grand Pic de Belledonne 2978 1054 45°10'09" 05°59'22" Alps Dauphiné Alps
31 Montagne de Céüse 2016 1040 44°30'32" 05°57'43" Alps
32 Le Roignais 2995 1028 45°38'35" 06°41'20" Alps
33 Vignemale 3298 1025 42°42'16 -00°03'50" Pyrenees
34 Le Tabor 2389 1022 44°58'39" 05°51'21" Alps Dauphiné Alps
35 Pic de Rochebrune 3320 1019 44°49'21" 06°47'16" Alps Cottian Alps
36 Soularac 2368 1007 42°45'58" 01°51'05" Pyrenees
37 Puig Carlit 2921 1001 42°33'39" 01°48'37" Pyrenees

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