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Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet

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Address: Chemin de Regleilles, 66130 Ille-sur-Tet, France
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+33 4 68 84 13 13
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Spectacular rock formations with a backdrop of snow covered Canigou mountain

Spectacular formations in large, circular site. Easy 800m walk through woodland to reach the site. Were staying in the area and thought we should see these rare sandy rocks- glad... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Spectacular formations in large, circular site. Easy 800m walk through woodland to reach the site. Were staying in the area and thought we should see these rare sandy rocks- glad we did! Amazing, worth 5 euros to get in.

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Peopleton, Worcestershire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We enjoyed our visit,this feature is both fascinating and beautiful. Easy to find with a good written guide. Very photogenic.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful - highlight of Ille-sur-tet. We were at a disadvantage as we had been to Cappadocia, Turkey so had seen these kind of formations before on a larger scale but still enjoyed.

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Soenderborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Take a brake from the beach and visit this "Masterpiece of Nature" in the Tet valley. Erosion through thousand of years made these spectacular sceneries. The local compare it with Bryce Canyon in USA

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Morston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Orgues are the remnants of a river bed formed in geological time and change constantly from erosion. There are spectacular pinnacles and galleys and great views over the surrounding area. The brochure handed out by the ticket office (5 euros entry) is very good in its account of the park. There's a small cafe with drinks and snacks when... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

The 'organ-like' rock formations in this area are truly spectacular. The gradually erosion caused by water over millennia create these towering sculptural formations. You can get great aerial views of des orgues by taking the road out from Ille-sur-Tet towards Montalba and there is a 'table d'orientation' or viewing spot that overlooks the site and gives amazing all round views.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Visiting this place was not in the planned itinerary, however, it attracted one of my friends by a post card in a souvenir shop during the trip. After we bought the tickets at the ticket office of the site, we followed the direction to walk along the path which took us around 15 mins to arrive the site. The site... More 

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Eus, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet is a charmant and lovely place. We are sitting in a front of a wonderful geology site. The power of water is just astounding. The walk does not last too long, but get your camera out, it's worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Definitely take time to visit this amazing place, but above all, TAKE A PICNIC! The walk up from the car park is very easy, we managed with our 4 kids all wearing flip flops and wondered why some folk were lacing up their hiking boots before they set off?! If you are lucky a lady will be selling perfectly ripened... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

It's definitely worth a trip to see these if you are in the locale. Fascinating walk though them. We took our dogs and were given pooper bags - it was funny, because in the UK people pretty much always use them, so they were pleased to find that we had already brought our own! It's good though, because it means... More 

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