Adventurer's Index, France, Galleries Hills to Great Heights: Eastern France from the Sea to the Alps Posted on January 24, 2015March 7, 2018Author Slowlanefrance Above Cassis along the Mediterranean. Looking down to the sea from above Cassis. The port of Cassis. Mont Sainte-Victoire in winter. Driving the Luberon mountains in winter. A hint of spring. Mont Ventoux, Province’s highest peak from the village of Rousillon. The rouge cliffs of Roussillon. Rock formations above Fontaine-de-Vaucluse in the Luberon. Norwestern Provence in spring, near the village of Crestet. A spring sunset behind Mont Ventoux. The wine country of Beaujolais in late spring. Mountains rise from the light blue of Lake Annecy. Another view of the hills around Lake Annecy. The Montenvers Glacier above Chamonix can be reached by cog railway as well as foot. A glistening glacier in the Mont Blanc range. Afternoon clouds engulf the Aguille de Midi above Chamonix.