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Gorges de Galamus

France
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There are 2 paths to the grotto, a beautiful meandering path through the trees and along the road... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AoifeBr
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Reason to do the detour

Nice scenic ride with interesting cave-church at the end. We stopped few times during the ride, and... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Jiří S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are 2 paths to the grotto, a beautiful meandering path through the trees and along the road down some steep steps with a handrail which helps. The path through the trees is steep in parts with some loose rocks. If your unsteady on your...More

Thank AoifeBr
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Nice scenic ride with interesting cave-church at the end. We stopped few times during the ride, and walked to admire the view. There are few places to do so along the way. One-direction regulations are no longer the case. Worth the extra driving time to...More

Thank Jiří S
Reviewed 2 March 2017

If you want to spend some time away from rutin and feel existence of moment, hermitage chapel is worth a visit. The cliffs and the river is amazing not just to see, but to go for hike along the river.

Thank Gitams
Reviewed 7 November 2016

A small road bring to the "Gorges de Galamus", you cannot cross them with a camper (too narrow) but it is vey nice by motorbike, car or bike. The gorges are approx. 5 km long. A good panorama at the entrance on the south side...More

Thank Jojo42660
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

An amazing drive along a corniche road that is so narrow in places that two cars could not possibly pass. The cliffs tower above you and the river is mostly out of sight far below, heard but not seen. The hermitage chapel is worth a...More

Thank Neil O
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We drove through the Galamus Gorge after visiting Queribus and Peyrepertuse castles. The gorge is traffic light controlled as there is only room for cars going one way at a time. The views are stunning for passengers but you can't stop for the driver to...More

Thank janerogers50
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Free and yet so well tended. It's one way alternating traffic when driving through the gorges. That is most definitely a good thing as the over hanging rocks and narrow road would making passing an on coming vehicle a bit trick to say the least!...More

Thank Leila D
Reviewed 24 July 2016

You can go (slowly) by car, but expect to be blocked and have some difficult manoeuvres if you cross someone from the other side. Better to park from one side or the other and walk along the road (30-45 minutes go and back) looking at...More

Thank aa27
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Came across the gorge by chance. Had visited Rennes le Chateau & sat nav took us on via this route. I loved the drive but passengers weren't happy :), especially the one who woke up half way through!

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Drove through the gorge on the way to the Cathar Castles in the area. Well worth the detour! Amazing drive through the narrow gorge with very steep and large drops to the river below! Spectacular! Stop off half way through the gorge to visit the...More

Thank TomGroome
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anita n
is the height on the road suitable for a campervan? our height is2.7m
26 April 2015|
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Response from Jane L |
We drove this in a rented Fiat Panda on Sunday and a camper van, style with a bed over the drivers head, came through and passed us (on coming) too. However, I could not vouch for whether they made out to the end. One vw... More
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