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Gorges de la Nesque

  • Author: Roger

Gorges de la Nesque

This walk goes through an oak forest in the valley of the Nesque to the spectacular Gorges de la Nesque. Besides the gorge, you have beautiful views on the way of the valley of the Nesque and the plateau of Sault.

Distance: 8.5 km.

Time: 3h30.

Grade: Moderate.

Type: Circular.

Gps Track: Yes.

Route description: Yes.

Wheelchair: Not suitable.

Dog: Allowed.

Height gain: 380 meters.

Trail: Paved and unpaved.

Marking: White-Yellow and White-Red GR9.

Hiking shoes recommended.


Chapel of Saint-Michel.

You start at the Lac de Bourget and pass through an oak forest interspersed with scrub along the course of the small river Nesque in the direction of the Gorges de la Nesque. Down in the gorge it is pure enjoyment of the wild nature and the high cliffs. At the Saint-Michel chapel, you climb back out of the gorge and walk through a varied landscape in the direction of the village of Monieux. Along the way you have beautiful views of the valley of the Nesque, Monieux and the plateau of Sault.

Gorges de la Nesque

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Map & Poi's.