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Via Ferrata de la Grande Fistoire

Maison du Tourisme, 04250 Le Caire, France
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Le Caire
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Owner description: Via Ferrata de la Grande Fistoire in CairoNear Sisteron and near the lake of Serre-Ponçon is the...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Owner description: Via Ferrata de la Grande Fistoire in CairoNear Sisteron and near the lake of Serre-Ponçon is the village of Cairo, "Lou Caïre", rock in Provençal. On this calcareous wall of 250 m of Tyrolean and Nepalese height, footbridge, slope, bridge(deck) (150 m, 130 m and 220 m) follow one another: one of the most beautiful French hikes(rides).
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Hampshire, UK
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This was an exhilarating climb, it took us 3.5 hours to climb all but the very last small leg, which is an overhang, you can cut off before this last bit. You must be fit, determined and have a very good head for heights, most of the climb is a sheer drop. We are novice climbers but reasonably fit, we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Beautiful site, at the begining of the Alps. The staff is helpful but instructions and safety advises are minimal. The climb is steap, well done and you can opt-out at different stages. There is 2 bridges and 3 zip lines. The overall take about 2 hours. If you have no rock climbing experience, don't go.

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