A map showing the main rivers which flow in and through France. The most well know are the major rivers such as the Seine, the Rhone and the longest is the Loire.
To the east, the rivers are fed by the snows of the Alp mountains, whilst in the south it is the mountains of the Pyrenees. You can easily identify the massive area occupied by the Loire and the direct north to south route of the Rhone
Learn how the rivers are connected by the inland waterways and canal network which is on the next map.