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Gorges de Galamus

France
+33 6 79 95 78 44
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Not for the faint hearted

Somewhere you need to experience to really appreciate . My daughter was the driver and fortunately... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
thistledownUk
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UK
Exciting drive

We drove through the gorge after a visit to nearby chateau Queribus. The single alternate traffic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
HelenH1000
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somewhere you need to experience to really appreciate . My daughter was the driver and fortunately a very good one. The road through the gorges is very twisting with large overhangs of rock. For passengers the view of the drop down to the river is...More

Thank thistledownUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove through the gorge after a visit to nearby chateau Queribus. The single alternate traffic system was in place and worked really well as there are few places wide enough for traffic to pass. The views up and down the gorge were impressive as...More

Thank HelenH1000
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We were taken down this gorge 'road' by a 'local' - who had a grin on his face the whole distance. It is about 2 miles of literally cliff-hanging road, with no passing places - at least in summer they do arrange for one-way-traffic, which...More

1  Thank Trevor J
Reviewed 1 June 2017 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

1  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
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anita n
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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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