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Spectacular scenery and we encountered a wild boar at one stopover

A mini grand canyon with wonderful scenery and some very twisty roads! Stopped at various points... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter S
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Callington, United Kingdom
Superb and Underrated

These gorges just down the road from Sault and Mt Ventoux are stunning. The wild flowers at this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
HTTcyclist
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Hadlow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A mini grand canyon with wonderful scenery and some very twisty roads! Stopped at various points and enjoyed scenery and wildlife

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These gorges just down the road from Sault and Mt Ventoux are stunning. The wild flowers at this time of year in The verges are like a rock garden and the views across the gorge superb. Tunnels hewn out of rock, fantastic echos and even...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

absolutly worth coming here. By foot, car, bike, what ever you like. We drove through first and than had walk a long the river side. Nothing to regret, just enjoy

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We made the cycle ascent of Mont Ventoux from Bedoin then for a change of scenery we decided to come down via Sault and then the Gorges Nesque back to Bedoin. Must have run for 12 miles down hill what a ride. Must admit I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris W
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We drove the route up alongside the Gorges and stopped a number of times to appreciate the scenery. In late May the hillsides were green and full of wildflowers, and the air full of the scent of wild thyme. The promise of lavender in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sharpe26
Reviewed October 12, 2017

The road is narrow, with almost no shoulder, but it is wide enough for two cars to pass easily. Some, however, pass faster than others. We were there in September, so there were still a lot of bicyclists vying for road space. The views are...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Thomas1939
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Rode through this gorge as part of a cycle sportive. Wow. What an amazing place. Don't go in a car, it's a waste of time. Ride through it. A hot sunny Sunday, no traffic, no noise. Just me and 15 miles of downhill roads. Perfection.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

The vistas of the Gorges de la Nesque are stunning - deep ravines, dramatic cliffs and lush greenery. Be warned that although the D942 is a road loved by cyclists, it is a white knuckle, 22km drive in the car. The road is very narrow...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Martine B
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Modest climbs and splendid views - highly recommended. Roadways are smooth, minimal auto traffic, several good restaurants, and water stops...neat tunnels, too.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

With a grade of no more than 5% and very little of that, this ride is a cake walk and always fun. We ascended the D5, which by itself was pretty cool, had lunch at a gourmet stop in Monieux, and descended the Gorge. Had...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Response from Chris W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Well we were staying at Bedoin prior to cycling Ventoux but didn't want to come back the same way. At Chalet Reynard 6 K from the top, the three routes up Ventoux meet, so we took the Sault route down for maybe 15k... More
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