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Gorges de Galamus

France
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This is stunning !

If you're in this area it's definitely worth visiting this gorge. There is very narrow road, with a... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2015
joolselliott
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Breathtaking road journey

There is a very very narrow road that runs along this gorge and you need to take it very slowly as... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2015
Paul M
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 1, 2015

If you're in this area it's definitely worth visiting this gorge. There is very narrow road, with a steep drop down to a river one side and over-hanging rocks on the other. Driving down it is like a ride at Alton Towers, but amazing. Traffic...More

Thank joolselliott
Reviewed April 8, 2015

There is a very very narrow road that runs along this gorge and you need to take it very slowly as there are also a lot of bikers and walkers along the route with very very few places to pass. The gorge drops away quite...More

3  Thank Paul M
Reviewed January 27, 2015

I've been to Les Gorges de Galamus several times and each time, I'm just amazed by the narrow roads (why would the French have cut a road into the rocky mountains like that? It's incredible!) and the steep drop to the gorgeous (yes, that's a...More

Thank Katia M
Reviewed October 29, 2014

We visited the gorge in October 2014. The road is quite winding but we never felt unsafe. Of course we were not there during the season so I'm sure it can be quite a different experience if there was a lot of vehicles. We parked...More

1  Thank Kim G
Reviewed October 22, 2014

It is told that Galamus comes form Latin "gaudeamus", "let us enjoy". So yes, definitely, let us enjoy this gorgeous place. The road, starting at Cubiere sur Cinoble, will lead you snaking along the cliffs, hung up in the gorge, for an often windy experience....More

4  Thank PipingAngel
Reviewed July 20, 2014

This place is magical. One must walk down to the Hermitage, and down to the river at the bottom of the canyon. There is a chapel set in a cave, across the refuge that serve light drinks and food if i can remember. the small...More

Thank LaurentBourscheidt
Reviewed July 4, 2014

We coupled a tour of the gorge with a visit to the ruins at Peyrepertuse which turned out to make a wonderful day. How scary you find the road will depend on your previous road experiences. The roads are narrow and the drop off is...More

4  Thank bravo-cinzia
Reviewed June 22, 2014

I have always resisted having or using a Sat Nav, as being a "Control Freak" I prefer to be in charge of my route. However, having recently purchased a new car with Sat Nav ready fitted to the vehicle - I have been provided with...More

2  Thank Big_Bike_Buddy
Reviewed May 11, 2014

Even if driving trough the Gorges may be an interesting experience, we were suggested to leave the car in the parking lot at the entrance and walk. I think it was a good advice as we could both enjoy the amazing view :)

Thank Mishaellla
Reviewed November 5, 2013

Came across this Gorge by accident. Just out for a drive round after arrivin in nearby Quillan the day before. We drove down the gorge which is far the best way to do it but in a rhd car not for the faint hearted. Very...More

3  Thank Phil S
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anita n
is the height on the road suitable for a campervan? our height is2.7m
April 26, 2015|
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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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