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Gorges du Pont du Diable

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Address: Le Jotty, 74200 La Vernaz, France
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A lovely gorge in a pretty forest setting. Our guide explained the history in both French and English and was very friendly. The tour takes about 40 minutes. There are lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rose660xford
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely gorge in a pretty forest setting. Our guide explained the history in both French and English and was very friendly. The tour takes about 40 minutes. There are lots of steps going down/up so you need to be quite mobile.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This is absolutely amasing. The price is 6€ for adults, is accessible from Thonon/Evian in about 25min driving along la Dranse (river in celtic) the route des grandes alpes.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Realy worth the visit. Beautiful gorge, with impressive rock formations. The guides are also really good.

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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Quite a breath taking trip down into pre-history seeing this natural bridge over the River. When a glacier melted it gouged out an amazingly sculptured scene. Really quite spectacular, but it comes at a cost!!! There is a very steep descent down into the gorge, with many steps to climb down, making it quite difficult for elderly people. Worth a... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

On the main road running from Thonon to Morzine, this is a fantastic gorge which is really worth a visit. There are a lot of steps (approx 375 up, and many down also), and I would not recommend it if you are very claustrophobic or scared of heights, as some of the drops and passages are quite narrow. That aside,... More 

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Thank Catherine C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

This was a beautiful place to visit, we came by it on the map and decided to take a look. We're so pleased we did as it was worth every euro. There are lots of steps before you get down to the Gorge itself, they are shallow at this point with lots of places to stop and sit if you... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We began at the roadside, with a mixed nationalityt group (though I think we were the only two non French speakers). The guide tried to look for Chamois on the cliff face opposite (?), Then we all started the long descent down into the valley, down through some very pleasant and interesting woodlands, with bilingual explananation displays as we went... More 

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Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A free bus from Les Gets brought us to this attraction. A one hour guided tour took us down to the gorge, along walkways with impressive rock formations. I enjoyed it, but feel they should have warned people that the walk down was very steep as was the return journey - not for the unfit!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

While visiting the eagle park in Sciez, I came across a brochure for this gorge located up in the mountains. I had not heard of it before but apparently it is one of the top ten tourist attractions in the Haute Savoie with over 50,000 visitors every summer. It is about 58 km from Geneva or an hours drive. You... More 

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Birmingham, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We visited on an amazingly hot day which made the coolness of the gorge very welcome. Its not a place for people with mobility problems as you park the car by the road near the visitor centre and then have one heck of a walk steeply down a zig-zag path to the gorge entrance and more difficult still, a steep... More 

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