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Afternoon walk

Great walk , rewarded by waterfalls and natural pools . We saw some birds, Path is clean , water is... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
via mobile

I visited this place during Christmas 2016 what a wonderful place. Very difficult to get to but... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
James H
London, United Kingdom
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“locked gate”(2 reviews)
“small canal”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The waterfalls are at first not seen on any signs. You have to goole its position and follow by gps. A narrow hiking path goes from a small restaurant on the road side down following a small canal. I found the path was very beautiful...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Great walk , rewarded by waterfalls and natural pools . We saw some birds, Path is clean , water is fresh . Beautiful sunny day . Path is near saint - Gilles , Route du theatre

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Bassin des Aigrettes on a lovely hot day. First thing to say is there is a huge yellow warning sign at the entrance saying (in French) do not enter the pathway, there is an imminent danger of both rockfall and the track collapsing....More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I visited this place during Christmas 2016 what a wonderful place. Very difficult to get to but worth the trek. Very busy and the water was very cold at first takes time to get use to. Top tip be there for early afternoon otherwise it...More

1  Thank James H
Reviewed 3 September 2017

First, it's worth saying that we self drove to these waterfalls. If you like driving, then the trip was fun, winding up tightly twisting roads and stopping off at a couple of points before reaching the waterfalls. If you don't like driving, then probably best...More

Thank AlexL3090
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Park either on the main road or on the little car park with space for 3-4 vehicles. Ignore all the prohibition signs or don't! Follow the path down until you get to a crossroads with a little canal. Turn right, following the water down stream,...More

Thank DGWillis
Reviewed 18 March 2017

After an shot drive from Saint Gilles and a adventurous and tircky 30 min trek. We reached heaven. This place was absolutely beautiful. We even braved the chily water for a dip. If I had it my way... Would not leave this place and spend...More

Thank JamesCalmwater
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A 15 minute walk from the road, you walk alongside a small canal towards the waterfall. You get up close to the spectacular waterfall. It's not particularly high bit is worth the visit if staying near St Gilles and have a little time.

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4 November 2017|
Response from Sandrine H |
Yes you can get there with « Car jaune » / Yellow Bus, you will have ~45 minutes walk then
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