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Let me say up front that we enjoyed about 2 hours of our 2 and a half hour walk. We agree with most of the positive reviews & would say to the negative ones ‘sure there’s always something better somewhere else but when you’re on...More
The views and wierd shapes that are formed in the rocks are well worth visiting.There is some clambering if you want the best views but also they have a Petit Train which will take people who aren't so mobile to see some of the site.
Date of experience: June 2018
JosephineBesson, Responsable web at Montpellier-le-Vieux, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018
Thank you Old60timer for your visit to our site - thanks for your comment ;-) we hope that you will keep a great memory of Montpellier le Vieux.
That was on my trip from Geneva to South coast of France when I could enjoy the Montpellier-le-Vieux views. The mountains look so picturesque in summer. Like huge giants hanging over the highway. I also liked the camping stops for cars, the toilets were decent....More
Decided to do the red route, which is indicated as taking 1.5 to 2 hours. We took 2.5 hours, which is an indication of how often we stopped to enjoy the amazing views.
There is a lot of unevenness in the route, with some high...More
after visiting the outlook at puncho d'agas i drove further to the end of road to visit this site
basically its a huge area of eroded sandstone which has me formed into 100s of pillars and towers of various shapes
there are 4 colour coded...More
This place (also advertised as Chaos de Montpellier le Vieux) features some out of the ordinary shaped rocks and a few semi-impressive view points. The area supports several 30-40 minutes walks and a little ¨steam¨ train.
This is a great place which makes the incredible geology of the area accessible to people of all ages and levels of interest. From the fun 'train' which serves
to get people quickly to the heart of the place, to the serious climbers who we...More
Great walk through rocky surroundings - we took care to stay away as much as possible from the tourist herds, though. Come before noon, afterwards it became a bit too crowded.
Some relatively steep areas to walk, great views, overall a nice experience.