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Address: 84400 Rustrel, France
Phone Number: 04-90-04-96-07
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Buy the 3-euro map from the elderly lady at the entry to the trail

Once we worked out where to go, we got to see some very impressive scenery. We arrived late though and were thoroughly confused about where to go - there seemed to be three... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Once we worked out where to go, we got to see some very impressive scenery. We arrived late though and were thoroughly confused about where to go - there seemed to be three walking trails, and there was no differentiation between the length of any of the walks on any of the markers around. On top of that, a lot... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed our walk. Followed the three hour circuit but did it a lot faster. If you were pushed for time you could do twenty minutes of the orange , three hour circuit up to a view point and then retrace your steps. Paths vary from smooth to rocky.

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Milan, Italy
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I was very exited to visit this place, because I have seen so many pics and good notes about. It's very interesting and amazing, absolutely unexpected. The main part of the way is covered with red sand, so wear proper clothes and shoes: those will be red at the end! You have to pay only the parking ticket (about 5€... More 

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2 Thank PiccolaMer83
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

perfect red rocks are surrouned by forest. But i warn you - go there in the morning. I was in the spot around 14 h. And it was hot as crazy. And you cant enjoy it for 100% in this case

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Orebro, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, feels like you're in Arizona when you're actually in Provence. I would suggest going before 9 am as all the tourists usually get there at 10 am. So you can get some nice pictures without having to worry about other people everywhere. Head straight to 'Sahara' on the map and you can later go around the trail after seeing... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Beautiful and impressive! Arriving in the "Sahara" after a beautfiful walk in the forest, the scene is breath-taking... Absolutely impressive and magic! The children (3 & 7) were exstatic. This is such an original place and as a photographer, turned out absolutely fabulous. A must do for families in the area. But before noon as the heat gets difficult in... More 

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New Orleans
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

this is a regional Park. These types of parks are common in France. It has a place for camping. And it is easily accessible. There are beautiful trails that are well maintained throughout the area. What is interesting about this area is it is a abandon ocher mine. Ocher is a red – orange mineral that was used as a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I have been there twice. It's always a pleasure. You have the choice between three trails with different level of difficulty so no matter your fitness level you'll be fine. The price is really reasonable (5 Euro per car no matter how many people in the car). My biggest advice is to get there as early as you can in... More 

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Lyon, France
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73 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

the place is nice to have an enjoyable walk in the forest comming up finally to cliffs with different colours. it is like usual walk in the forest but with a theme :)) it should be very interesting for children. enjoy your walk :)

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Philadelphia
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44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We drove to see the canyon, which a guidebook said had some hiking trails for experienced hikers. We never imagined there is no view at all UNLESS you are an experienced hiker -- or have time and desire to undertake the two-hour or three-hour hikes. (The one-hour hike has a view of s sandy cliff in an area named "Sahara"... More 

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