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Cirque de Navacelles

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Well Worth The Trip To See This Place

The river below used to loop around the village at the bottom of the huge and very deep river... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Titchfield, United Kingdom
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Breathtaking views of an amazing place.

We had seen this advertised in many places so visited and were amazing at the way nature had made... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Newport, United Kingdom
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Between Herault department and Gard department, Saint-Maurice-Navacelles, France
+33 4 67 81 01 72
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All reviews the river car park breathtaking views well worth the trip mother nature driving down natural phenomenon lovely waterfall viewpoint village cevennes gorge route geology le exhibition
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

The river below used to loop around the village at the bottom of the huge and very deep river valley. In time the river straightened up and the ‘loop’ silted up (oxbow lake to those in the know)! The mini rock island in the middle...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Manohar50
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We had seen this advertised in many places so visited and were amazing at the way nature had made this phenomenon. A viewpoint with an exhibition and restaurant and then a challenging drive down and back up to a little haven of peace and tranquility.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Eleanor159
Reviewed 28 October 2017

You can drive down, you can walk down, you can bicycle down... each route has it's views. The geology here is humbling.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank happy9710
Reviewed 21 August 2017

If you are visiting the Cevennes this is one place that you MUST visit.... it is exceptional and classified World Heritage. By car, there is a carpark and a short walk to see this amazing Cirque de Navacelles in all it's breathtaking beauty. If you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Lizzie C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Although some sites suggest Not driving down, please do the views of the cirque are simply amazing. Remember to take your swimming gear with you as you will want to join in at the waterfall, especially if you have children with you, of any age....More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank John T
Reviewed 10 July 2017

On our grand circle of the Alps and all the countries that touch the alps we happened upon the pristine beautiful views of La Gorge Noire created by mother nature.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We were staying a fair distance away from here but we decided on our last day to visit. We were so glad that we had, the drive there was impressive but the view when we arrived stunned us. Don't miss it if you are in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank UlverstonJanet
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

...... well that is the auberge at the viewing point at La Baume Auriol, no one tells you that the information centre, cafe etc is closed over winter. That said, this is a very impressive geographical feature. Huge gorge with a fast flowing river, and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Happiness343306
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This wonderful place is well worth seeing even if you have to drive out of you way to do it. We stayed at a B&B L'Ammonite, Chambres & Table d'Hôtes for a few days and loved every minute of the experience. Great people in the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank hharris860
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We didn't do much walking but even so we could see how stunning this place is. Mind you, it was exciting enough venturing down the narrow road which only had a couple of passing places.Navacelles itself is a beautiful village as well albeit that it...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank David C
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22 July 2016|
Response from fredf460 |
It's summer, it'll be hot and dry... If you're nearby go and visit but do it in the morning when the light is better and temperatures not so high. There's a giftshop/tourist info you can call. The lady is very nice and will... More