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Magic place

This is really a must see if you are in the region. Very special place mystique and... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Ralf K
Le sentier de la Vierge

We walked the 'Sentier de la Vierge' on a not so warm day, and it was a very pleasant walk, in... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Dan B
Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

This is really a must see if you are in the region. Very special place mystique and enchanted. Until now I have never seen anything comparable to this special forest.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ralf K
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We walked the 'Sentier de la Vierge' on a not so warm day, and it was a very pleasant walk, in quite magical landscapes, and silent forest. I've read some comments here and there from people complaining about organisation, because they sometime get lost. It's...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

Several routes to follow, part of GR4 route included on the"Corniche" route. They range from gentle to a little more challenging. Great views and unusual rock formations.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

Beautifull lime stone rocks in a dissidous forest about 8 km outside the town centre of Le Vans. One of the many hidden gems in the Ardeche regio. Not to be missed. Put on good walking shoes, it is a bit of a difficult terrain.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

We did the sentier de la vierge with our 6 and 9 year old. some parts are over the rocks which they loved. almost al the time in the forest with shade it is also a good walk during hotter days. The sentier de la...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank ilseke77
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We did took the green route (de la vierge). A nice one hour walk with the boys, although they don't like walking, they did like this trail. Nice views, fairytale scenery. My 12 year old son even wanted to go back!

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Lobke V
Reviewed May 10, 2016

This is a lovely and very interesting place. Quite an adventure for the children too, scrambling over the rocks and exploring the wooded glades. There was plenty of flora and fauna to spot too. There are short walks and long walks and we didn't come...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

The forest is quite exceptional with its huge rocks all over. Kids loved finding caves and hideouts there. The view over the river up high over the cliff is really beautiful. The walk is well marked and easy to follow.

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank 50patriceh
Reviewed September 28, 2015

A lovely place. Behind every rock or tree you expect some fairies, elves or gnomes to pop out. It is not an easy walk. Sometimes you have to climb a very rocky path and there's quite some going up and down. You don't have to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Annemiek B
Reviewed August 31, 2015

We parked at parking "de Lestong" where we started the yellow 4KM walk, with 4 kids (age 10 through 15). It took us about 2 hours to do the walk, because the kids wanted to look at every little cave they saw and climb on...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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