Normandy Hills

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMont des Avaloirs (417 m/1368 ft)
States/ProvincesNormandie (32%), Centre (27%), Pays de la Loire (22%), Île-de-France (9%), Brittany (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area55,517 sq km / 21,435 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent280 km / 174 mi North-South
353 km / 220 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long48° 28' N; 0° 27' E
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Map of Normandy Hills
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Normandy Hills.
North France-West Rhine AreaLevel 3 (Parent)
         Brittany HillsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Normandy HillsLevel 4
         North-Central FranceLevel 4 (Sibling)
         ArdennesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Burgundy HillsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         HunsruckLevel 4 (Sibling)
         VosgesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         JuraLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Normandy Hills

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Mont des Avaloirs4171368 
2.Signal d'Ecouves4131355 
4.Mont Pinçon3631191 
5.Forêt de Perseigne340+1115+ 
6.Monts d’Amain3071007 
7.Butte de Rougemont287942 
8.Bois des Vallèes256840 
10.Bois de Verrières174571 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Normandy Hills

Mont des Avaloirs
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The Belvédère des Avaloirs. Atop the highest hill in north-west France, the region of Pays de la Loire, and the Department of Mayenne, not surprisingly it gives great 360 degree views over the surrounding wooded countryside (2009-08-17). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Forêt de Perseigne
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From top of belvedere (2009-07-30). Photo by Phil Graham.
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