Col de la Cayolle, Barcelonnette

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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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  • Amazing views and beauty but the drive up feels perilous. Great views at sunset. Make several stops along the way where possible to take it all in. Probably closed now for winter.  more »
  • The Col de la Cayolle must be one of the finest drives you can ever have - it has everything. Coming from Barcelonette the initial drive is on a rather narrow road with craggy rocks on the side, so...  more »
  • Good spot for the cayolle lakes hike
  • One word ...fantastic !! Lovely and good road to the top
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