The Col du Pillon is a mountain pass in the western Swiss Alps, linking Aigle, Le Sépey and Les Diablerets in the canton of Vaud.
The Stelvio Pass, at 2760 m (9045 feet) is the highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps, and the second highest in the Alps, slightly below the Col de l’Iseran (2770 m, 9088 feet). Perhaps made famous by the Top Gear team in their quest for the best driving road. Not the prettiest road, in fact barren in places, but nevertheless dramatic scenery if you dare look.
Meaning windy mountain, Mont Ventoux can be seen from almost everywhere in Provence. Its position makes it a dominating feature, and it is a very popular climb with cyclists, having featured in past Tours de France, so watch out for bikes.
The Maloja Pass is sometimes called ‘the pass that never was’ due to its geographical peculiarity. It connects the Engadin Valley with the Bregaglia Valley and Chiavenna in Italy, and marks the watershed between the Danube and Po basins. Maloja village has an elevation of 1809 m.
The Trollstigen or ‘The Troll Ladder’ as it’s known in English, is a steep winding mountain road located in the Rauma region of Norway.