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Gorges du Fier

Lovagny, 74330 Annecy, France
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Ranked #7 of 25 attractions in Annecy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Merelbeke, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

If you want to visit a gorges and you want to be completely in it and feel and hear the water rushing under you than you have to visit this lovely gorges. It is at some places so narrow that you can tuch both rock walls. About 10 km away from Annecy.

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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113 reviews 113 reviews
14 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

If you're afraid of heights; don't go. If you love what nature is capable of doing, do go! Even our teenage kids liked what they saw and recommended this to other teenagers!

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Annecy, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I've done this excursion twice and I like taking visitors to see it. The passage around the gorges may be a little scary for people afraid of heights but it is safe although sometimes slippery. Entry cost is reasonable and there is information in multiple languages although some of the geology info is only in French. You can take toddlers... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Got the #1 bus to Poisy from Annecy, then couldn't find the stop for the #12 bus to Lovagny. Therefore we missed the bus and the next one wasn't for another two hours so be careful if you're getting the bus there from Annecy. On the bright side we enjoyed a nice lunch in Poisy.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The title says it all: it is a nice little walk in a beautiful nature environment. The footbridges are nice but if you have the fear of heights, you may want to avoid that. Takes about 1h to go back and forth, there a picnic places and a little café in case you don't bring food.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

at the entrance the nice cashier promised an hour tour all around. it took us ten minutes each way. there is no doubt that the site and sight ar breathtaking and the maintenance is good. walking above the gorge is an interesting yet short experiance.

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Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Quite an amazing change of pace - a river gorge carved in rock with viewing from above on a suspension walkway cliffside in canyon. Loved checking it out. Did not disappoint. I think young and old were enjoying it. Supervision of kids required by site.

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Annecy, France
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

For all (locals and tourists alike), this is a "must do"! The price (at €5 per person), can be a bit steep for big families but, considering the maintenance the site needs and its beauty, it is more than worth it! The staff at the coffee/gift shop are extremely friendly and helpful. The site is not wheelchair accessible.

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We were blown away by Gorges du Fier. It was just a few minutes drive from Annecy. It is an amazing geological phenomenon. The walkway along the rock was nerve - wracking to say the least, but it was worth it! I loved the legend of Diane as well, and the walk back was fun looking for the faces on... More

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Birmingham, England
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Fantastic walkway along the inside of the gorge. The walkway is attached to the wall of the gorge, not as scary as it sounds...it's quite secure. You probably need something of a head for heights. It's not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs and such. The walkway is mostly fairly flat; just the section at the other end of the gorge... More

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